The Alaska History Store is a service of the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and is administered by Digital Photographic Services, the photographic reproduction unit of the library. We are non-profit and all proceeds are used to continue the preservation and access work of the Rasmuson Library.

Please note that all reprints sold here are for personal use only. All other uses, including but not limited to publication and business public display, must be approved by the archives and additional fees may apply. Information about this policy, including fees and restrictions, may be viewed here.

How to Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Alaska History Store
c/o Digital Photographic Services
Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
P.O. Box 756808
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Physical Address:
Alaska History Store
c/o Digital Photographic Services
Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
University of Alaska Fairbanks
1732 Tanana Loop Rm. 334
Fairbanks, AK 99775

We also welcome visits! We have a selection of prints on display and many prints available for immediate purchase. We are located in the UAF Rasmuson Library in Room 334, which is one floor down from the ground floor, (4th) where you enter the building. Follow the signs for Digital Photographic Services. Due to small staff, our hours are 9:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 3:00 Monday-Friday. If you need other arrangements, please call and we will try to accommodate you.

Phone: (907) 474-6344
Fax: (907) 474-6412

Scheduled Closures

The Alaska History Store is closed on major Alaska state and U.S. federal holidays, including: January 1st and 2nd, Alaska Civil Rights Day (same as Martin Luther King Day), Memorial Day, July 3rd and 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Shipping and Handling Policies:

We ship via the U.S. Postal Service to all locations. We currently do not offer expedited shipping. All packaging for shipping is included in the item price. Our rates are based on your order total:

Shipping and Handling Cost Table
Order Total USPS First Class (US Orders) USPS Air Mail Parcel Post (Orders to Canada) USPS International Air Mail (International except Canada)
$0-$49.99 $6.50 $9.00 $24.00
$50.00-$99.99 $9.50 $13.00 $28.00
$100.00-$199.99 $13.50 $17.00 $32.00
$200.00 and over 16.00 $5.00 $20.00

Refund Policy: We will offer a full refund or exchange for all prints up to 17"x22" and all panoramas on 8.5" paper. There will be no refund on 24"x36" prints or any other custom prints, including panoramas on larger than 8.5" paper.

International Orders: We gladly accept international orders. However, due to the high incidence of international orders made with fraudulent intent, please be advised that orders may be reviewed by accountants or other counsel before processing. All international orders must be placed through this website. If you are not able to place your order through the website, please let us know and we will put you in contact with the archives research staff. This policy is not intended to discourage our valuable international customers. We will make every effort to ensure that all legitimate customers get prompt, efficient service. However, we will report all fraud or suspicious activity to the appropriate authorites.

Other Images and Services

Only prints of the images on this site are available through the Alaska History Store. If you want a digital file of any image you see here, or a print or file of any other image in the UAF photo archives, contact the Archives Research Room for more information or call (907) 474-6400.

If you would like custom digital services for your own work, please visit Digital Photographic Services for more information.

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