How to Obtain Copies
Copies of E.W. Merrill photographs can be obtained from the Alaska Historical Collections of the Alaska State Library. The Alaska Historical Collections have 4 x 5 inch copy negatives of Sitka National Historical Park's original Merrill glass negatives.
The Alaska Historical Collections have a system in place for ordering high quality photographic prints of these pictures. You can obtain more information about ordering prints at their web address, www.library.state.ak.us/hist/hist.html; or they may be contacted at the Alaska Historical Collections, Alaska State Library, P.O. Box 110571, Juneau, Alaska 99811-0571, telephone: (907) 465-2925, fax (907) 465-2990.
Some of the Merrill photographs are considered sensitive and require special permission for reproduction. You may call the park curator for more information on sensitive photographs at (907) 747-0141.
Did You Know?
Brown and grizzly bears are classified as the same species. Brown bears found inland and in northern habitats are often called “grizzlies” while “brown bear” is used to refer to animals found in coastal areas.