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Genealogical, historical, lineage, veterans, fraternal, family name, and ethnic societies often collect, transcribe, and publish records useful to family historians. Local genealogical societies often help family history researchers contact local record searchers or copy records that mention the researcher's ancestors. A current list of archives and libraries can be found in the Alaska Archives and Libraries Wiki article. Some of these organizations have their own Internet sites. You can also find local society addresses by using directories cited in the United States Societies Wiki article.

To learn of Alaska genealogical and historical societies that have records and services that may help you, contact:

Statewide Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Alaska Genealogical Society
7030 Dickerson Drive
Anchorage, AK 99504

Anchorage Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 242294
Anchorage, AK 99524
E-mail: Info@anchoragegenealogy.org
Website

Fairbanks Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 60534
Fairbanks, AK 99706
E-mail: [fbksgensociety@gmail.com]

Facebook page
Website

Regional Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Gastineau Genealogical Society
3270 Nowell Avenue
Juneau, AK 99801
Telephone: (907) 586-3695
E-mail: ggs@alaskan.com
Website

Genealogical Society of Southeast Alaska
P.O. Box 6313
Ketchikan, AK 99901

Lineage and Hereditary Societies[edit | edit source]

Alaska Society, Sons of the American Revolution
President: Walter W. John
6552 Lakeway Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99502-1949
Telephone: (907) 243-4768
Website

Alaska State Society, Daughters of the American Colonists
NSDAC - Parent organization
2205 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20008-2813
Telephone: (202) 667-3076
E-mail: cc@nsdac.org
Website

Alaska State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
NSDAR - Parent organization
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5392
Telephone: (202) 628-1776
Facebook: Daughters of the American Revolution National Headquarters
Website

California Commandery
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (includes Alaska)
600 South Central Avenue
Glendale, CA 91204
Website

Department of Washington & Alaska
Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865
National Headquarters – DUVCW - Parent organization
PO Box 211
Springfield, IL 62705-0211
Telephone: (217) 544-0616
E-mail: duvcwnational@comcast.net
Website

Ethnic and Religious Societies[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

African American Historical Society of Alaska
P.O. Box 143105
Anchorage, AK 99514
Telephone: (907) 884-6860
E-mail: aahsa@gci.net

Filipino[edit | edit source]

Filipino American National Historical Society - Alaska Chapter 17
2607 Kona Lane
Anchorage, AK 99517
Website

Slovenian[edit | edit source]

Slovenian Genealogy Society International, Pacific Northwest Chapter
President:Gary L. Gorsha (Gorše)
E-mail: gorsha@juno.com
Website

Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Alaska Historical Society
P.O. Box 100299
Anchorage, AK 99510-0299
Telephone: (907) 276-1596
E-mail: members@alaskahistoricalsociety.org
Facebook: Alaska Historical Society
Website

Tanana-Yukon Historical Society

PO Box 71336
Fairbanks, AK 99707-1336
Telephone: (907) 456-8947
E-mail: tyhs@alaska.net
Facebook: Tanana-Yukon Historical Society
Website