BEGICH, Nicholas Joseph, 1932-1972


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Alaska State Archives
Department of Administration
Juneau, AK
Papers: In Begich family papers, 1940-1972. 10 cubic feet.
Encompasses both the business and public life of Begich, including his years as an educator in Minnesota, his political and educational activities in Alaska, and congressional service. Copies of materials owned by family.


Minnesota Historical Society
St. Paul, MN
Papers: In the Karl Grittner Papers, 1951-1972, 2.5 cubic feet.
Other authors include Nicholas Begich. An inventory is available in the repository.


University of Alaska-Fairbanks
Alaska and Polar Regions Department, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
Fairbanks, AK
Papers: 1970-1973, 80 cubic feet.
The Nicholas Begich Collection contains congressional papers and correspondence, portraits, and memorabilia. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Guy R. Martin Papers, 1971-1972, 3 cubic feet.
Legislative research files and related material of Guy R. Martin, legislative assistant to Nicholas Begich. Included are published material, newspapers, committee reports relating to Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, the Ocean Mammal Protection Act, and various fisheries and Alaskan land and resource issues. A finding aid is available in the repository.

Oral History: March 1965 and October 7, 1972.
Interviews of Nicholas Begich by his son, Tom Begich.

Oral History: In the Kathleen Carlson Drabek Interview, 1994, 1 sound cassette.
Subjects include Nick Begich.

Oral History: In the Jim Pepper Interview, 1991, 2 sound cassettes.
Subjects include Nick Begich.

Oral History: In the Emil Kowalczyk Interview, 1985, 2 sound cassettes.
Subjects include Nick Begich.

Oral History: “A Living Tribute to Nick Begich.” January 7, 1973.
Copy of a recording KFQD Radio (Anchorage) produced for Nicholas Begich.

Oral History: In the Grandma Begich Interview, 1981.
Subjects include Nick Begich. Interview conducted by Tom Begich.

Oral History: In the Dorothy and George Biondich Interview, 1982.
Subjects include Nick Begich. Interview conducted by Tom Begich.

Oral History: In the Ed Isenson Interview, 1982.
Subjects include Nick Begich. Interview conducted by Tom Begich.

Oral History: In the Jendro and Pfunnanstein Interview, 1981.
Subjects include Nick Begich. Interview conducted by Tom Begich.

Oral History: In the Pohjola Interview, 1982.
Subjects include Nick Begich. Interview conducted by Tom Begich.

Oral History: In the John Rader and Bill Tanner Interview, 1982.
Subjects include Nick Begich. Interview conducted by Tom Begich.