Collection yuk-354 - Glenbow Museum collection

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Glenbow Museum collection

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  • Source of title proper: Previously titled Glenbow Photographs and Glenbow-Alberta Institute manuscripts. Title based on the donor institution

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yuk yuk-354

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  • Copied before 1973 (originally created 1896-1968) (Creation)
    Glenbow Museum and Archives

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14 photographs : b&w copy prints;.01 m of textual records : 21 x 26 cm

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Previously Glenbow - Alberta Institute

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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.

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General copyright or institutional or legal restrictions may apply. If the photographs are used for publication, credit the Glenbow Museum and Archives.

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Inventory of the photographs is available (Inventory #20)

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