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J.D. Skinner collection

  • CA yuk yuk-784
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1920-1930]

The collection consists of financial records and correspondence kept by William S. Drury for collateral on J. D. Skinner, editor of the Whitehorse Star. Several Whitehorse, Yukon businessmen, including William Drury, William A. Puckett, J. P. Whitney, R. J. Alguire, and Captain Martin, loaned Skinner money to keep the newspaper in business.

Skinner, J. D.

J.G.G. Bompas collection

  • CA yuk yuk-125
  • Collection
  • Copied before 1975 (originally created [ca. 1950])

The collection consists of photocopied pages from the Mason, Cox and Bompas family trees, compiled by Arthur G. Bompas, and added to by J.G.G. Bompas. The genealogy of Bishop William Bompas is shown.

Bompas, J.G.G., Rev., ca. 1890-

Jack Burrows fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-35
  • Fonds
  • Copied [ca. 1983] (originally created 1972-1973)

The fonds consists of approximately 30 copied pages of correspondence and legal records arising from Burrows' request for an inquiry into actions of the City of Whitehorse.

Burrows, Jack D.

Jack Coleman fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-235
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1943

The fonds consists of photographs, mostly taken by Jack Coleman, documenting the construction of the Alaska Highway. Scenes include construction machinery, soldiers posing, camp cooking.

Coleman, Jack, 1914 -

Jack Meek fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-591
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1990

The fonds consists of a manuscript written by Jack Meek in 1955, "A Survey of Conditions of the Indians of Northern B.C., and the Yukon Territory, for the Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia". Meek discusses such things as community, households, family, education, religion and political participation etc. among the First Nations people of northern British Columbia and the Yukon (83/86). Also included in the fonds are three press releases entitled "The Cassiar Epicure", "Dominion Day at McDames Creek", and "The Pioneers of Lower Post", believed to have been written by Jack Meek, n.d. Three original photographs depict First Nations people at Old Crow, ca. 1950, and Ross River, and Harper Reed, Indian Agent on Dease River, 1936. A letter written by Jack Meek in 1990 explains the reports and the photographs (94/11).

Meek, Jack

James Albert Johnson fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-467
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1974

Fonds consists of photographs of George Carmack in his early years and of his parents, wife and family. Also includes images of Skookum Jim, Bob Henderson, Al Mayo and Bill McPhee, Dawson City, Whitehorse, Grand Forks and the Klondike Mines Railway. Many of the photographs were taken by commercial photographers Goetzman, Wolfe, Adams and Co., and Larss and Duclos. Textual records include a biography of Al Johnson, two newspaper articles about Yukon pioneers, and a poster announcing the opening of the Family Theatre in Dawson.

Johnson, James Albert

James Cahill collection

  • CA yuk yuk-172
  • Collection
  • 1979

The collection consists of a covering letter and 50 pages of signatures on a petition registering disagreement with Whitehorse City Council's decision to ban public drinking in the City, March, 1979.

Cahill, James P., 19- -

James Hadley fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-380
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1946]

Fonds consists of photographs taken by Mr. Hadley. Subject matter includes dredges and mining equipment in Dawson City.

Hadley, James, d. 1968

James Humphreys fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-440
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1942-1944]

Fonds consists of photographs taken by James Humphreys and includes scenes of the building of the telephone line from Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson.

Humphreys, James

James Parkin Harris family fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-455
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1914

The fonds consists of photographs of the Harris family in Dawson City, Yukon between 1910 and 1914. Images include the Harris children, James Parkin Harris as a miner with the Mining Recorder's office staff and as Quartz Commissioner with the Federal and Territorial administration staff, school children and officials, buildings including St. Mary's Catholic school and the Administration Building, and a view of the Sixtymile River valley.

James Parkin Harris family

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