Guide to the Russian Holdings in the Alaska Historical Library (Juneau, 1971).
The library holds a number of other manuscript items pertaining to the history of Alaska, some of which may contain information about Russians or Russian activity.
Alexander Fedorovich Dolgopolov ( ca. 1800-ca. 1960)
Papers. Correspondence, mss. of writings, scrapbooks, publications, clippings, photos, and other papers, relating to Russian life and history, particularly military and political history during the revolution of 1917-1921; Russians in the United States, particularly in Alaska, California, and Hawaii; Russian Orthodox Church; Old Believers; and related topics. Described in: A Guide to the Dolgopolov Collection in the Alaska Historical Library / by Patricia Wilson and Linda Tobiska (1982), p. 178-200.
David B. Walker (b. 1841?)
Papers, 1864–69, 8 items and 1 vol. Sailor. Includes letters, 1868, with instructions from the American Russian Commercial Company to him, and journal concerning voyages on the Russian vessel Olga and the American Russian Commercial Company vessel Cesarewitch, and Walker's commencing as superintendent of ice works on Wood Island, Kodiak, and Kenai, Alaska. (NUCMC 70–1437)
George E. Pilz (b. 1845)
Typewritten letter, 1922, 31 pp., to James Wickersham, with "Reminiscences of the Oldest Pioneer Miner in Alaska."
Innokentii, Metropolitan of Moscow (1797-1879)
Papers, 1821–40, 3 vols. Includes correspondence relating to the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska, papers of the Irkutsk Consistory, and Veniaminov's account of his trip to California in 1836. Manuscript in Russian, laminated. Microfilm only. (NUCMC 65–1712)
Richard Henry Geoghegan papers (1899-1942)
4.90 cu. ft. The Richard Henry Geoghegan Papers include genealogical and biographical materials, diaries, correspondence, linguistic notes, translations, notebooks, scrapbooks (including an ornate scrapbook of hand-decorated stationery and envelopes), and slides. Includes letters concerning Russian, Siberian, Asiatic, and Aleut linguistics, and Geoghegan's translations of Bishop Ivan Veniaminoff's Aleutian writings. The Richard Henry Geoghegan Papers include materials in English, Aleut, Athapascan, Chinook Jargon, Esperanto, Gaelic, Japanese, and Russian.
U.S. Bureau of Customs
Alaska customs records, 1867–1914, 264 vols. Includes 1 vol., 74 pp., by customs agents William Sumner Dodge and Hiram Ketchum, Jr., a manuscript record of events preceding and following the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States. Remaining records, uncatalogued, contain correspondence to and from U.S. customs agents in Alaska (Sitka, Juneau, Skagway, etc.) concerning commerce, vessels, and other matters. (NUCMC 65–1715)
Agent of the Western Fur and Trading Company. Journal or diary, 1 vol., in Russian, reflecting activities and observations at Nuchok, Kodiak, Tyonok, and Douglas, 1880–92. (On loan)
Western Union Telegraph Co. Expedition diaries (1865 Aug. 26-1867 Oct. 8.)
Microform. Subjects include Siberia, travel, and description. Call no: 0060 MFMS