Sitka National Historical Park cares for more than 246,000 museum collection items. Tlingit ethnographic items, Russian American archeological and historical items, historical photos, archives, and herbarium specimens are found in the collection. Highlights of the collection include totem poles, Chilkat weaving, Tlingit oral history recordings, 19th century Russian furniture, Russian Orthodox icons and vestments, and over 1,100 original glass plate negatives by Sitka photographer E.W. Merrill.
E.W. Merrill Photographs
The park's museum collection includes 1,167 photographs by early 20th century photographer E.W. Merrill. His photographs are as important for the historical information they preserve as they are for their artistic composition.
The Doris Borhauer Collection
Sitka National Monument Record Collection (1910-1972)
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Last updated: September 11, 2017