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Rev. Sheldon Jackson  -  Related Materials
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Visit the Library for More Information:

Alaska’s libraries include plenty of audio, visual, and written material about Rev. Sheldon Jackson and his times. 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.
  3. Go to the Keyword field, and type in SHELDON JACKSON EDUCATION.

More Reading:

Dauenhauer, Richard. Conflicting Visions in Alaskan Education. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Veniaminov Bicentennial Project, 1997.

Jackson, Sheldon. Report on Education in Alaska. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1886.

Jackson, Sheldon. The North Star: A Monthly Publication in the Interests of Schools and Mission in Alaska. Seattle: Shorey, 1973. Complete issues from December 1887 to December 1892.

Jackson, Sheldon. Report of the General Agent of Education in Alaska for the Year 1888-89. Washington, D.C, Government Printing Office, 1890, 1891.

Jackson, Sheldon. Education in Alaska, 1898-99. Washington, D.C, Government Printing Office, 1890, 1891.

Jackson, Sheldon. Memoranda Concerning Education in Alaska. Washington, D.C.: The Bureau of Education, 1892.

Lazell, Arthur J. Alaskan Apostle: The Life Story of Sheldon Jackson, New York: Harper, 1960.

Thomas, Tay, Cry in the Wilderness, Anchorage: Color Art Printing Co., Inc., 1967.

Tower, Elizabeth A. Reading, Religion, and Reindeer: Sheldon Jackson’s Legacy to Alaska. Anchorage, AK, 1988.

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