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Louise Paul collection

  • CA yuk yuk-658
  • Collection
  • Copied 1977 (originally created 1914-1949)

The collection consists of copies of photographs of native people in the Eagle, Alaska area.

Paul, Louise

Lt. Frederick Schwatka collection

  • CA yuk yuk-755
  • Collection
  • Copied 1994 (originally created 1883)

The collection consists of thirty-three b&w photographs. The photographs, made from negatives purchased from the Center for Legislative Archives, were published in "Report of a Military Reconnaissance in Alaska made in 1883" by Frederick Schwatka. The collection also consists of: a photocopy of a letter written by a Forty Mile native; literal translation from Kutchin to English of this letter; and a list of Kutchin - English words.

Schwatka, Frederick, Lieutenant, 1849-1892

Lucile Hooker fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-426
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1954

The fonds consists of panoramic photographs of the annual banquets of the Vancouver Yukoners' Association for the years 1937, 1939, 1948 (two photographs for this year), 1950 and 1954.

Hooker, Lucile, 1892-1999

Lyle Geary collection

  • CA yuk yuk-339
  • Collection
  • 1924, 1949

The collection consists of newspaper clippings about Geary's radio communications, 1924-1949.

Geary, Lyle, 19- -1976

Lyle Lyman fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-1025
  • Fonds
  • Copied before 2000 (originally created 1898)

The fonds consists of copies of handwritten letters Lyle Lyman wrote to his mother as he travelled to the Yukon from Chicago during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898. The letters describe in detail his trip north, climbing the Chilkoot Pass, building a scow and travelling down the Yukon River to Dawson City, and his activities while there.

Lyman, Lyle, 1873-1941

Mabel Moore fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-608
  • Fonds
  • 1937

The fonds consists of a paper, written by Mabel Moore, that describes how Jim and Mabel Moore, Jim's brother, and an old acquaintance made their way up to Dawson City, Yukon from Skagway, Alaska in 1898.

Moore, Mabel

Maggie's Museum collection

  • CA yuk yuk-553
  • Collection
  • 1898-1979

This collection consists of correspondence, log books, diaries, court records, certificates, photographs, maps and an original oil painting acquired by Margaret Waddington for her museum.

Maggie's Museum-Whitehorse

Margretta Gaundroue collection

  • CA yuk yuk-337
  • Collection
  • 1897-1973

The collection consists of photographs and reference files about the Klondike Gold Rush, collected by Margretta Gaundroue. The photographs depict mining along the creeks, and the streets and buildings of Dawson, ca. 1898-1950. There are captions on some of the photographs. Some of the views are of Granville, the Arlington Hotel at Hunker Creek, Gold Bottom Hotel, the Governor's residence, the Commissioner's residence, the homes of G.A. Jeckell and Dr. J.O. Lachapelle, the D.A.A. billiard room, rink and natatorium, the Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) hall, church buildings, Klondike City, some of the first claims on Bonanza Creek, creek settlements, bank employees watching over gold bricks and the staff of the Administration Building. Photographers include Duclos, Wolfe and Dam.; There are short articles about the discovery of gold, Bonanza Tours, the Yukon flag, the Klondike Visitors Association, and the sinking of the "Sophia". There is also sheet music published ca. 1900.

Gaundroue, Margretta, 19-

Mary Easterson fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-4
  • Fonds
  • 1984

The fonds consists of an unpublished paper, "The Effects of Colonization on the Yukon Indians", written by Mary Easterson for a course at the University of British Columbia. The paper is divided into the following three sections: The Yukon Indians: A Historical Perspective; The Postwar Years in the Yukon Territory: the Alaska Highway and Colonialism and their influence on the Yukon Indian People; and A Historical Examination of Government Policy: Its Relation to the Yukon Indian Land Claims and the Constitutional Process.

Easterson, Mary

Mary MacBride collection

  • CA yuk yuk-544
  • Collection
  • 1914-1964

The collection consists of original and copy prints of photographs collected by the MacBride family, and original and photocopied magazine and newspaper articles collected by Mary MacBride. The photographs show the MacBride family, relatives, and friends, including Jack Hulland, Ada Smith, Gudrun Erikson and Them Kjar. There are shots of airplanes, schools, and early homes in Whitehorse, as well as scenes of Atlin and Burwash. The collected articles are about air transport and plane crashes in Canada and Yukon prior to WWII, the construction of the Alaska highway, the drowning of Bob Smith and Laurence Pettigrew in Atlin Lake, photocopied passenger lists from the T.S.S. Prince Rupert and other coastal steamers, and poems, one of which is written by Mary's father, W.D. MacBride.

MacBride, Mary, 1921-

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