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Hegg, E.A. (Eric A.), 1867-1948
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Anchorage Museum of History and Art collection

  • CA yuk yuk-62
  • Collection
  • Copied 1973 (originally created 1898-1907)

This collection consists of photographs depicting scenes and activities from Skagway and Dyea, Alaska to Dawson City, Yukon, between 1898-1907. It includes work by several photographers: H. J. Goetzman; Eric Hegg; J. Doody; and L. E. Robertson. Specific subjects include Bennett, Carcross, Dawson City, Dyea, Eagle (Alaska), Whitehorse Rapids, Hootalinqua, Juneau (Alaska), Skagway (Alaska), Lindeman, Marsh Lake, McQuesten and Co. store, Sheep Camp, sternwheelers and the White Pass Trail. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Anchorage Museum of History and Art

Bill Roozeboom collection

  • CA yuk yuk-166
  • Collection
  • Copied 1976 (originally created 1897-1901)

The collection consists of 31 black and white prints and accompanying negatives copied by Bill Roozeboom from an album he located in Vancouver. The images include: the reception of Governor General Minto's party which visited Dawson in 1900; Dawson street scenes; mining claims; people crossing the Klondike River; the Trail of '98; stampeders; scenes at Dyea, Lake Bennett, Whitehorse and Lake Laberge. Also images of Fort Selkirk and the Yukon Field Force. The majority of the photographs are by Larss & Duclos. The remainder are by Eric Hegg and Goetzman. The original album contained 40 photographs. Nine of the 40 were not copied as they duplicated images already held by the archives.

Roozeboom, Bill

Canadian Museum of Civilization collection

  • CA yuk yuk-196
  • Collection
  • Copied before 1995 (originally created 1898-1994)

The collection consists of photographs relating to the Yukon's Klondike Gold Rush trail and Dawson City, from 1898-1951. The majority of the photographs (230) are dated 1898-1900 and were taken by Larss & Duclos, and Eric Hegg. Subjects include Dawson City street scenes, businesses, residents, events at the Palace Grand Theatre, mining activity in the Klondike Gold Fields, members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), the tent city at Bennett, Chilkoot Pass, pack trains on White Pass Trail, sternwheelers, First Nations women and portraits of Dawson City women (82/273). The remaining photographs are a selection taken by anthropologists during their field work with First Nations in the Yukon. Anthropologist photographers include Catharine McClellan, Dorothy Raines, Douglas Leechman and W.E. Cockfield. The photographs document native lifestyles in the Atlin, Teslin, Carcross, Old Crow, Klukshu, Dalton Post and Burwash Landing areas, in 1927, 1946 and 1951 (91/36). Accession 81/43 relates to the Archaeological Survey of Canada and consists of copies of 50 manuscripts created between 1948 and 1979 on the geology and archaeology of the Yukon Territory. The manuscripts form part of the Archaeological Survey of Canada Collection at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Some are on microfiche (transferred in the 1970s). The textual records include a computer printout of the archaeological sites in the Yukon (81/23) and material on the customs and history of the Pelly Indians (dated 1913 and 1939) from the Poole Field Collection at the CMC (92/38 in-process material). The videocassette is titled "No Gap Where Time Began" and was produced by the CMC in 1994 (94/121).

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Dawson City Museum and Historical Society collection

  • CA yuk yuk-258
  • Collection
  • Copied [ca. 1974], 1980, 1982 and 1988 (originally created [ca. 1899-1978])

This collection consists of photographs from the Dawson City Museum and Historical Society and is made up of several accessions, which have been arranged into series. The first three series are primarily images of Nome, Alaska, created by some of the most well-known gold rush photographers, including Joseph Duclos and Eric Hegg. Also included are images of Dawson City and Mayo, of which five were taken by William S. (Bill) Hare. Subjects include ships and shipping in Nome harbour, 1899-1909; camps, street scenes, the railroad and activity relating to the Nome gold rush. Photographs in series 1 were brought to the museum by Father Bobillier. Series 4 and 5 are primarily photographs of Dawson City and include commercial and institutional buildings, 1900-1909, mines and mining activity in the creeks around Dawson City; portraits of unidentified individuals and many of the Klondike "personalities". Other subjects include sports, the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) and the Yukon Field Force. Series 4 is from an album by H. A. Darms; series 5 consists of a selection of photographs of Dawson City and area, from a number of photographers. The textual material consists of two manuscripts written by Sally Robinson prepared for an exhibit on the Athapaskan people. The collection has been arranged into 6 series based on accession. Series 1: Nome Alaska Shipping (80/132) Series 2: Nome Alaska Gold Rush, Eric Hegg photographs (82/302). Series 3: Nome Alaska Gold Rush (87/67). Series 4: Dawson City Buildings, H. A. Darms Album (82/20, 82/23). Series 5: Dawson City (82/311). Series 6: Sally Robinson manuscript.

Dawson City Museum and Historical Society

Glenbow Museum collection

  • CA yuk yuk-354
  • Collection
  • Copied before 1973 (originally created 1896-1968)

This collection consists of photographs and textual material. The 14 black and white copy prints are from the Bartsch Collection held at the Glenbow Museum and Archives. The collection, which includes the work of photographers J. Doody, Eric Hegg and Hugh Dempster, depicts for the most part the North West Mounted Police and the Yukon Field Force activity from 1896-1911. Other prints show sternwheelers, mines and mining, Miller Creek and artifacts from the McClintock Expedition at Melville Island. The textual material is a collection of miscellaneous papers which includes a business card for a Whitehorse store; 2 certificates of the Assignment of a Placer Mining Claim, 1900; receipt of stock shares, 1902; Bills of sale, 1902 and 1920. There are also 2 photocopied publications: a Bulletin for St. Paul's Church, 1908 and a program for Arctic Brothers' Annual Masque Ball, 1912.

Glenbow Museum and Archives

T.R. Lane collection

  • CA yuk yuk-520
  • Collection
  • 1898

The collection consists of photographs depicting T.R. Lane's journey on the Dyea Trail to Dawson City, Yukon in 1898. Images include Dyea street scenes, views of the Dyea Trails, Chilkoot Pass, Bennett, Whitehorse rapids, Dawson City street scenes, and stampeders including E. A. Hegg. Also included are photographs of agricultural, railroad, and transportation activities, and settlements in British Columbia.

Lane, T. R.

Vancouver Public Library collection

  • CA yuk yuk-887
  • Collection
  • Copied 1973 (originally created 1897-1965)

The collection consists of photographs that represent the work of a number of photographers, including Eric Hegg, E. E. Keir, Adams & Larkin, Case & Draper, H. J. Goetzman, Cantwell, Hamacher & Robertson. The majority of the photographs were taken between 1897 and 1900. Images of Dawson City and the settlements along the creeks constitute the bulk of the collection, which also includes images along routes to the Klondike. Specific locations include Bennett, Bonanza Creek, Dawson City, Dyea Trail, Eldorado Creek, French Hill, Grand Forks, Hunker Creek, Miles Canyon, King Solomon's Hill, Dominion Creek, White Pass Trail, Skagway and Whitehorse. Images are of mines and mining, agriculture, street scenes, boat building, sternwheelers, First Nations graves, miners, pack-trains and roadhouses. There are also images of the North American Trading Co., the North West Mounted Police, (NWMP) the Orpheum Theatre, the White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) and the Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) as well as a number of individuals.

Vancouver Public Library

W.A. Chisholm fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-217
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1975 (originally created [1899-1909])

The fonds consists of copy prints of the work of several amateur and professional photographers: Eric A. Hegg; Ken James; E. O. Ellingsen, as well as W. A. Chisholm. The majority of the photographs were taken in 1909 when Chisholm was visiting the Yukon. The photographs include various images of Dawson City: the library; houses; the curling club; North West Mounted Police (NWMP) barracks; the public school; residents; street scenes; the tennis club and courts; Dawson Amateur Athletics Association. Other subjects include Grand Forks street scenes; Klondike mines and mining; pack trains; churches and a photograph of W. A. Chisholm.

Chisholm, W.A. (Alec)

Walter M. Woodburn fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-952
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1898-1904]

The fonds consists of original photographs, ca. 1898-1904, primarily of Grand Forks, Yukon. Many images include views of Woodburn's Drug Store and other street scenes in Grand Forks. Also included are views of mining activities, mining machinery and Dominion Day celebrations in Grand Forks. The following photographer's images are represented here: Kinsey & Kinsey; Johnson; Cantwell; E. A. Hegg; and Larss & Duclos. Also included are three mounted official letters dated 1901, 1902 and 1903 giving Walter Mayne Woodburn power of office as postmaster, a pharmaceutical chemist, and the ability to administer oaths and declarations, all for Grand Forks, Yukon.

Woodburn, Walter M.