United States Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office : Aerial Views of Alaska Villages, 1972-1977
Scope and Contents
Many of the photographs were taken in 1974 by North Pacific Aerial Survey, Inc. of Anchorage for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and used to document land selection and land claims for the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The villages photographed were organized at the time under the following Alaska Native regional corporations: AHTNA, Inc., Aleut Corp., Arctic Slope Regional Corporation, Bering Straits Native Corporation, Bristol Bay Native Corporation, Calista Corporation, Chugach Alaska Corporation, Cook Inlet Region, Inc., Doyon, Limited, Koniag, Inc., NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.
- circa 1972-1977
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Use
Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be discussed with the Librarian. Photocopying does not constitute permission to publish.
~1268 Photographic Prints (3 boxes of ~1,268 black and white photographs)
Language of Materials
In 1985, the Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs, Juneau, transferred this series of aerial photographs to the Historical Collections library. They received it over time from the Bureau of Land Management. Acc. # 1985-012.
The folders are arranged alphabetically by the name of the village. The views are not sleeved but are filed in archival folders. The collection is stored in archival boxes. There is a finding aid available to the folder level.
- Finding Aid for the United States Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office : Aerial Views of Alaska Villages, 1972-1977
- In Progress
- Revised by: Staff, Feb. 2004 ; Revised by: Connie Hamann, May 2019 ; ArchivesSpace Finding Aid by: Connie Hamann
- 2019 June
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