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E. T. Barnette  -  Related Materials
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Alaska's libraries include audio, visual, and written material about E. T. Barnette and the early history of Fairbanks. Visit your local library or go online to see what's available in holdings all over the state. Take these simple steps:
  1. Access SLED (State Library Electronic Doorway) at
  2. Click on the listing for ALNCat (the Alaska Library Network Catalog) to view the Basic Search window.
    Go to the Keyword field, and type in E. T. BARNETTE or FAIRBANKS ALASKA HISTORY.

Recommended Reading

Alaska Geographic Society. Fairbanks. Anchorage: Alaska Geographic Society, 1995.

Cole, Dermot. Historic Fairbanks: An Illustrated History. San Antonio, Tex.: Historical Publishing Network, 2002.

Cole, Dermot. Fairbanks: A Gold Rush Town that Beat the Odds. Fairbanks: Epicenter Press, 1999.

Cole, Terrence. Crooked Past: The History of a Frontier Mining Camp, Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 1991, 1994. First published as E.T. Barnette: The Strange Story of the Man who Founded Fairbanks. Anchorage: Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., 1981, 1984.

Hedrick, Basil Calvin; Savage, Susan C. Steamboats on the Chena: The Founding and Development of Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks: Epicenter Press, 1988.

Heller, Herbert L. Sourdough Sagas: The Journals, Memoirs, Tales, and Recollections of the Earliest Alaskan Gold Miners, 1883-1923. Cleveland World Publishing Co., 1966.

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