"Flag Over The North" by L. D. Kitchener     Story of the Northern Commercial Company.

"The History of Ruby, Alaska "The Gem of the Yukon" by Betsy Hart

John Honea - Ruby a biography of a long time resident.

North of 53 by William R. Hunt       A history of Alaska and the Yukon from 1870 - 1914

The Sinking of the Princess Sophia Taking the North Down With Her by Ken Coates and Bill Morrison 1956

Sourdough Sagas by Herbert Heller 1967   Alaska 1883-1923


AlaskaGenWeb Alaska genealogy information

Alaska & Yukon Genealogy Center   A source of information on people who came north in the Klondike Rush.

Accessing Alaska Vital Records  Resource for locating vital records on the internet

Biographies of Yukon & Alaska Pioneers   Links to dozens of biographies of the famous and the unknown.

Explore North    Genealogy Resources & Databases: Yukon & Alaska

Canadian Genealogy and History   A listing of Genealogical and Historical Web sites from East to Western Sea.

Fairbanks Genealogical Society  A wide range of genealogy resources, including the names being researched by FGS members, and a listing of accessible databases with over 30,000 names indexed.

Ferguson's 1901 Alaska/Yukon Directory
Posted by the Family Chronicle Magazine, there are about 20,000 people listed here in alphabetical lists.

Genealogy Center  databases (including a 1,200-name listing of Yukon/Alaska roadhouse & cafe owners) and other appropriate resources.

How to find your Gold Rush relatives   A list of Alaska and Yukon genealogical resources for individuals who were in the north during the Klondike and Alaska Gold Rushes (1896-1914).

Military draft registration from WW1  Lists Alaskans who registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918.

Pan For Gold Database
This large searchable database contains data on people entering the Yukon, obituaries, mining claim registrations, ship passenger lists, etc.

Research Aids for the Family Historian
The Gene Pool has assembled this link site, which features many unique information sources, from how to decipher old handwriting, to oral history techniques.

ROOTS-L - Alaska Resources
A broad range of resource links and a Query Board has been operating since 1996.

Valdez Gold Rush Database
This huge site assembled by the Valdez Museum & Historical Archives lists 2,800 people who took part in the stampede through Valdez.

US GELOGICAL SOCIETY REORTS AND BULLETINS     These often have a lot more details than just mineral information. Some contain names of miners and claim owners plus other historical data.

Ruby-Poorman Mining District  BLM report 49 1993

USGS Bulletin 578

USGS Bulletin 592

Additional USGS Reports and Bulletins for Ruby


Alaska Resource Library & Information Service

Sources on Alaskan and Yukon: Gold Rushes and Gold Rush Communities resource guide published by Alaska Historical Society:   Office of History & Archaeology, AK Dept. of Natural Resources, 3601 C Street, # 1200, Anchorage, AK 99503, (907)269-8761

Guide to references to 130,000 pioneers:  Alaska & Polar Regions Dept., Rasmusson Library, P. O. Box 756800, Fairbanks, AK 99775, (907) 474-6594

Alaska Territory delegates to U.S. Congress Index of Politicians by Office Held or Sought 1906 - 1959

Alaska: Territorial Senate List of members of the Territorial Senate 1913 -1958

State of Alaska Central Microfilm Service. 907-465-2274  Many archived records such as early newspapers are available here.

Klondike Stampeders Relatives Association, P. O. Box 325, Skagway, AK 99840

National Archives and Records Administration Pacific Alaska Region

Seattle, WA
6125 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115-799
(206) 526-6501
(206) 526-6575 Fax

Anchorage, AK
654 W. Third Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501-2145
(907) 271-2441
(907) 271-2442 Fax

If you are sure the person passed through Skagway contact: Skagway City Museums, "Trail of '98", 7th & Spring Street, P. O. Box 521, Skagway, AK 99840, (907) 983-2420, (907) 983-3420 Fax

UAA Archives

University of Washington Library

Gold Rush Image Sites

Alaska Digital Archives

Digital Collections of the UofW Library


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