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Alaska Purchase: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of the "Alaska Purchase" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Russian America, Seward, Treaty, Russia, Sitka, Walrussia, Gold, Nome, Alaska Appropriation
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1867 and 1903.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America