Skip to main content

Alaska Packers Association Records, 1891-1970

Identifier: MS 9

Content Description

Records: Correspondence, journals, maritime, administrative, operations, and personnel records, fish trap location maps, Soldiers' Additional Homestead surveys, general location maps, and fishery publications. 1891-1970. [San Francisco, Calif., Blaine, Wash.]


  • 1891-1970

Conditions Governing Access

Although most of the collection is unrestricted, some boxes contain personal medical information that may be protected by federal law. Access to content in boxes 66-71 (Medical Journals. Alaska Stations, 1952-1962) and box 72 (Insurance Claims (Personnel). 1950-1962) is limited, and other content may be restricted as well. Please contact us for more information.


124 Volumes (124 Boxes, microfiche and microfilm)

Language of Materials


Processing Information

The original, printed guide, A Guide to the Alaska Packers Association Records and to the APA Library,” was prepared by Ellen Greenberg March, 1972, who also established the original series, I through VII. In July of 1983, Phyllis DeMuth and Michael Sullivan prepared and published A Guide to the Alaska Packers Association Records 1891-1970 in the Alaska Historical Society. It incorporated the first guide and described a large accession acquired in 1982, with cross-references to the selection of records copied on microfiche (microfiche numbers APA 1 – 720, located in white binders in the Reading Room and in box at beginning of MS 9). See also MFMS 30.

The current collection guide was scanned from the printed guide and includes accessions since 1982.

Finding Aid for the Alaska Packers Association Records, 1891-1970
In Progress
Processed by Ellen Greenberg, March 1972 ; Added to and Revised by Phyllis DeMuth and Michael Sullivan, July 1983 ; Revised by Staff 2018 ; ArchivesSpace Finding Aid by: Connie Hamann, April 2019. Revised by Freya Anderson, October 2019
2019 October
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Alaska State Library - Historical Collections Finding Aids Repository

PO Box 110571
Juneau AK 99811-0571 US
907-465-2151 (Fax)