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Maud Case Anderson fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-64
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1981 (originally created 1903, 1953)

The fonds consists of copies of typewritten transcriptions of thirteen letters written by Maud Case to her mother and brother, George Case, while she was travelling to, and living with her father at his mining camp in the Yukon. She describes the steamer trip to Skagway, the train ride to Whitehorse, and the boat trip to Dawson, then her life as cook in the mining camp. She added an epilogue in 1953 to explain the end to her summer, and her trip out from Dawson.

Anderson, Maud Case, 18- -

Max Hubbard collection

  • CA yuk yuk-435
  • Collection
  • Copied 1989 (originally created 1943, 1958)

The collection consists of copies of photographs collected by Max Hubbard. Photographs depict a 1958 forest fire, seen from Whitehorse, Yukon and views of downtown Whitehorse, taken in 1943 and 1958.

Hubbard, Max

May Menzies fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-593
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1978-1979 (originally created 1916, 1928-1939, 1946, 1978)

The fonds consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, correspondence and tape recordings documenting May Menzies and her family's life in the north. Ninety-four photographs (taken between 1928 and 1939) depict family scenes in the Yukon at Selwyn and Fort Selkirk, especially activities of the children, wood camps, neighbours along the river, sternwheelers and boats on the river, airplanes, dog teams, the flood at Selwyn, and scenes in Dawson City. There are also 11 original colour photographs taken by Bruce Batchelor in 1978 of May Menzies and her family, and of native beadwork that she collected while in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Also included are copies of 4 letters written by May, to her mother and sisters in the 1930s, from Hay River and the Yukon; a newspaper clipping about her wedding; a list of wedding guests and presents; an article about the Chooutla (Carcross) Residential School; and a partnership agreement between Joe Menzies and Frieda Schwartz, 1946. There are also three 60-minute tape cassette recordings (ca. 1978): two are of Bruce Batchelor interviewing May Menzies, and the third is May Menzies being interviewed by her granddaughter (78/23). The second accession (2006/123) consists of 29 original b&w negatives and 14 matching prints depicting activities of the Menzies family at Fort Selkirk and Selwyn River. A panorama of Dawson City is also included.

Menzies, May, 1893-1985

Mayo Local Improvement District fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-566
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1984

The majority of the records in this fonds concern the activities of the Mayo Local Improvement District from 1968, when it was established, to 1979. The fonds consists of Minutes of the Board of Trustees, By-laws, correspondence and financial records. The records are described in 4 series as follows: Series 1: Board and Council Records, 1968-1984; Series 2: Financial Records, 1968-1980; Series 3: Correspondence and subject files, 1965-1982; Series 4: Miscellaneous records and media files, 1973-1981. The media files include maps, plans and photographs.

Mayo Local Improvement District

Melanie Fafard fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-299
  • Fonds
  • 1997-1999

The fonds includes two copies of the transcripts of the oral history interviews with Old Crow elders Charlie Peter Charlie, Charlie Thomas, Steven Frost, Mary Kassi, and Peter Tizya that were recorded as part of thesis research, and six audio tape cassettes containing the interviews. These records relate to her thesis, "Dechyoo Njik (MIVm-4) and the Traditional Land Use Patterns in the Southwestern Portion of the Old Crow Flats, Yukon Territory.

Fafard, Melanie

Mervyn family fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-596
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1999 (originally created [ca. 1920-1943])

The fonds consists of photographs taken by the Mervyn family when they lived in Lansing ca. 1920 to 1943. The images include Lansing Post, Fraser Falls, the flood in Lansing and First Nations people and residents of Lansing including the Kimbels, Lonny Johnny, and Alex Van Bibber. Mervyn family members featured in the photographs include Jim, Julia, and their children Norman ("Dinky"), Florence, Maggie, Carl, Kaiser, and Julia with her second husband Frenchie St. Louis. The fonds also includes a photograph of Norman Mervyn ca. 1999.

Mervyn family

Mervyn-Wood family fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-597
  • Fonds
  • [1915?-196-?]

The fonds consists of photographs and slides taken by various members of the Mervyn and Wood families. The geographic areas represented in the photographs primarily include Whitehorse, Mayo, and Lansing, Yukon where most members of the Mervyn and Wood families lived. Dawson City, Carcross, Altin, B.C., and various other areas of the Yukon visited during hunting and trapping trips, and family vacations. Images of family members include: Jim Mervyn, Julia Mervyn St. Louis, Maggie Mervyn Wood and her siblings Norman "Dinky", Florence, Nora, Gordon, Carl, William "Kaiser", David "Dick", Jerry, Alice, and Alexander as young children and adults, Jim Wood, and children Doug and Bobby Wood. Other extended family and friends of the Mervyns and Woods that are depicted include Joe Andre, Andy Hooper, the Kimbels, Halls, and McCarters. Events photographed include Sourdough Rendezvous, parades, moving of the Queen's House and Klondike sternwheelers, the Winter Carnival of 1948, and Jim Mervyn's funeral in Ontario in 1957. Many of the photographs feature streets and buildings in Whitehorse and Dawson. There are also photographs relating to Jim Wood's work with the Army Signal Corps and Yukon Electrical Co. Ltd.

Mervyn family Wood family

Michael Cleary fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-224
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1985 (originally created 1953)

The fonds consists of photographs printed from slides that Michael Cleary took during the initial operations of the exploration done in the Anvil Range during the summer of 1953. There are views of the Canol Road, Ross River, the transport of supplies by pack horse and raft, the camp at Van Gorder Creek, and the first diamond drill set up at the site.

Cleary, Michael, 19- -

Michael Helm fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-411
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1976

The fonds consists of 213 photographs recording the construction of the Yukon Territorial Government complex on Second Avenue in Whitehorse from 1974-1976. The photographs are a detailed record of the interior and exterior structural form of the building as it takes shape - from the empty lot to the opening day celebrations. There is also a folder containing an opening day program with floor plans of the building and a descriptive list of the photographs. Another b&w photo and one colour photo, also taken by Michael Helm, depict the burning of the sternwheelers Casca and Whitehorse on June 20, 1974.

Helm, Michael

Mickey Lammers fonds

  • CA yuk yuk-519
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The consists of a 41 page typewritten manuscript, "Wool Dyeing - The Natural Way", with handwritten notations, by Mickey Lammers. The paper explains a variety of wool-dyeing techniques she experimented with using materials available in the Yukon Territory. The paper begins with instructions and continues with detailed recipes for dyeing with a large variety of materials including coltsfoot, horsetail, yarrow, low bush cranberry, fireweed, and garden parsley and red cabbage. Also included are 65 wool samples demonstrating the various dyes used. The samples are number coded to printed explanations in the written manuscript.

Lammers, Mickey

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