Specialty Series

Alaska Writer Laureate Series

For the Sake of the Light

For the Sake of the Light

 

The Rising and the Rain book cover

The Rising and the Rain

 

 

Classic Reprint Series

Edited by Terrence Cole

Arctic Village book cover

Arctic Village

A 1930s Portrait of Wiseman, Alaska

By Marshall, Robert

More information

 

Fifty Years Below Zero: A Lifetime of Adventure in the Far North book cover

Fifty Years Below Zero: A Lifetime of Adventure in the Far North

A Lifetime of Adventure in the Far North

By Brower, Charles D.

More information

 

Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-Fields, 1896-1898 book cover

Two Years in the Klondike and Alaskan Gold-Fields, 1896-1898

Out of Print

By Haskell, William B.

 

Noel Wien: Alaska Pioneer and Bush Pilot book cover

Noel Wien: Alaska Pioneer and Bush Pilot

Alaska Pioneer Bush Pilot

By Harkey, Ira B.

More information

 

Two Women in the Klondike book cover

Two Women in the Klondike

 

Exploration of Alaska, 1865-1900 book cover

Exploration of Alaska, 1865-1900

 

Across Arctic America book cover

Across Arctic America

Narrative of the Fifth Thule Expedition

By Rasmussen, Knud

More information

 

Abandoned book cover

Abandoned

The Story of the Greely Arctic Exploration 1881-1884

By Todd, Alden

More information

 

Thousand-Mile War - The book cover

Thousand-Mile War - The

World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians

By Garfield, Brian

More information

 

Old Yukon book cover

Old Yukon

Tales, Trails, and Trials - Memoirs of Judge Wickersham

By Wickersham, James
     Cole, Terrence (editor)

More information

 

 

Oral Biography Series

Edited by William Schneider

The Life I've Been Living book cover

Life I've Been Living - The

 

With a Camera in My Hands book cover

With a Camera in My Hands

William O. Field, Pioneer Glaciologist

By Field, William O.

Recorded and edited by C Suzanne Brown.

More information

 

Kusiq book cover

Kusiq

An Eskimo Life History from the Arctic Coast of Alaska

By Bodfish Sr, Waldo
     Schneider, William (editor)

Recorded, compiled, and edited by William Schneider in collaboration with Leona Kisautaq Okakok and James Mumigana Nageak.

More information

 

Whales ~ They Give Themselves - The book cover

Whales ~ They Give Themselves - The

Conversations with Harry Brower, Sr.

By Brewster, Karen (editor)

Recorded and edited by Karen Brewster.

More information

 

 

Rasmuson Library Historical Translation Series

Edited by Marvin Falk

Volume 1 -- Holmberg’s Ethnographic Sketches

Out of print

by Heinrich Johan Holmberg

Edited by Marvin W. Falk; translated by Fritz Jaensch, 1985.

 

Bering's Voyages book cover

Volume 3 -- Bering’s Voyages: The Reports from Russia

by Gerhard Friedrich Mϋller

Translated with commentary by Carol Urness, 1986.

More information

 

Volume 5 -- The Khlebnikov Archive

Unpublished Journal (1800-1837) and Travel Notes (1820, 1822, and 1824)

Out of print

Edited by Leonid Shur; translated by John Bisk, 1990.

 

Historical Translation Series book cover

Volume 7 -- Journals of the Priest Ioann Veniaminov in Alaska

1823 to 1836

Introduction and commentary by S. A. Mousalinas; translated by Jerome Kisslinger, 1993.

More information

 

Volume 9 -- Essays on the Ethnography of Aleuts

by R. G. Liapunova

Translated by Jerry Shelest with W. B. Workman and Lydia T. Black, 1996.

More information

 

Grewingk’s Geology of Alaska book cover

Volume 11 -- Grewingk’s Geology of Alaska and the Northwest Coast of America:

Contributions toward Knowledge of the Orographic and Geognostic Condition of the North-West Coast of America, with the Adjacent Islands

by Constantine Grewingk

Edited by Marvin W. Falk; translated by Fritz Jaensch, 2003.

More information

 

Through Orthodox Eyes book cover

Volume 13 -- Through Orthodox Eyes

Russian Missionary Narrative of Travel to the Dena’ina and Ahtna, 1850s-1930s.

Edited and introduction by Andri A. Znamenski, 2003.

More information

 

Natalia Shelikhova book cover

Volume 15 -- Natalia Shelikhova

Russian Oligarch of Alaska Commerce

Edited and translated by Dawn Lea Black and Alexander Yu. Petrov, 2010.

More information

 

Exploring and Mapping Alaska book cover

Volume 17 -- Exploring and Mapping Alaska

The Russian America Era, 1741-1867

By Alexey Postnikov and Marvin Falk.

Translated by Lydia Black.

More information

 

Volume 2 -- Tlingit Indians of Alaska

Out of print

By Anatolii Kamenskii

Translated and introduction by Sergei Kan, 1985.

 

Volume 4 -- Russian Exploration in Southwest Alaska

The Travel Journals of Petr Korsakovskiy (1818) and Ivan Ya. Vasilev (1829).

Out of print


Edited and introduction by James VanStone; translated by David H. Kraus, 1988.

 

Historical Translation series book cover

Volume 6 -- The Great Russian Navigator A. I. Chirikov

By Vasilii A. Divin

Translated and annotated by Raymond H. Fisher, 1993.

More information

 

Historical Translation Series book cover

Volume 8 -- To the Chukchi Peninsula and the Tlingit Indians 1881-1882:

Journals and Letters by Aurel and Arthur Krause

By Aurel Krause and Arthur Krause

Translated by Margot Krause McCaffrey, 1993.

More information

 

Fedor Petrovich Litke book cover

Volume 10 -- Fedor Petrovich Litke

 

Steller's History of Kamchatka book cover

Volume 12 -- Steller’s History of Kamshatka

Collected Information Concerning the History of Kamshatka, Its Peoples, Their Manners, Names, Lifestyle, and Various Customary Practices

By Georg Steller

Translated by Margritt Engel and Karen Willmore, 2003.

More information

 

Until Death Do Us Part book cover

Volume 14 -- Until Death Do Us Part

The Letters and Travels of Anna and Vitus Bering

By Peter Ulf Møller and Natasha Okhotina Lind

Translated by Anna Halager, 2009.

More information

 

Seventeen Years in Alaska book cover

Volume 16 -- Seventeen Years in Alaska

A Depiction of Life Among the Indians of the Yakutat

By Albin Johnson

Edited and translated by Mary Ehrlander.

More information