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Arctic Brotherhood collection

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  • Collection
  • [1902-1940]

The collection consists of application forms and a withdrawal card, a booklet containing the "Constitution of the Grand Camp, Arctic Brotherhood and Constitution and By-Laws of the Subordinate Camps", the "Closing Ode" song sheet, sheet music by Gideon Pepin and correspondence. The photographs capture the Arctic Brotherhood Hall in Skagway, Alaska and the indoor baseball team.

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Chilkoot Trail collection

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  • Collection
  • 1897, [ca. 1980]

The collection consists of a letter and diary. The letter was written by W.P. Cellbish [?] to his father December 1897 from Lake Lindeman describing his experiences in getting to and hiking the Chilkoot Trail. The diary, written by an unidentified individual, documents a trip from Dawson City, Alaska to Whitehorse, to Skagway by train, and Dyea to Bennett Lake via the Chilkoot Trail.

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Flora and fauna photograph collection

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  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The collection consists of photographs of animals, plants and Ice Age bones. The photographs were part of unidentified collections and were organized under the title "Flora and Fauna" for research and exhibit purposes. They are of various sizes and formats and most were taken by amateurs although several were prints produced by well known photographers. Subject matter includes animals in natural settings - black bears and grizzlies, moose, caribou, mountain goats, Dall sheep, and a bison. There are numerous photographs of young animals, including bears, moose and rabbits, in captivity. The collection includes images of trophy game, water foul and game birds, sled dogs and huskies and a few images of flowers and gardens, and mammoth bones.

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Heritage Lecture series collection

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  • Collection
  • 1990-1995, predominant 1992-1995

The collection consists of audio tape cassettes of lectures from 1990 to 1995 relating to various aspects of Yukon heritage. Topics addressed by the speakers include archaeology, aviation, animals and wildlife, Alaska Highway, development of Whitehorse and other settlements, heritage conservation, geology, geography, gold rush, photography, prehistory, and Yukon First Nations culture including artistry, clothing, subsistence, and medicine.

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Identified personalities photograph collection

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  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The photographs were part of unidentified collections and were organized by "Personalities, Identified" for research and exhibit purposes. The styles and formats of the images in this collection are very wide ranging; they include posed and candid, professional and amateur, studio and natural, large and small. The subjects are known individuals, small groups, organizations, ship crews, sports teams, visiting dignitaries and royalty. Occasionally captions accompany the photograph and identify people, dates, locations and/or events. There are scenes of Martha Black and George Black at a Yukon farm, Percy DeWolfe operating his motor launch, a Klondike family standing outside their cabin at their claim, magazine photographs of the discoverers of gold, British Yukon Navigation Company (BYNCo.) personnel in 1901 posing outside the White Pass commissary, passengers on the sternwheeler Dawson City 1912, IOOF Lodge Number One Dawson members, 1901 Hockey Team, the royal visit of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the royal visit of Princess Alexandra and the opening of the MacBride Museum Centennial Building, the visit of Governor General Vincent Massey to MacBride Museum in 1956, J.W. Boyle's Machine Gun Detachment, the crew of the sternwheeler Yukoner October 10th 1900, crew of the Gleaner, a collage of the Soapy Smith shooting, a White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) construction scene in Caribou Crossing [Carcross], crew of Locomotive Engine 51, the Whitehorse and Skagway Brass Band, crew and passengers of the sternwheeler L.A. France, Rendezvous Queen and contestants in 1962, and a studio photograph of George Carmack, Dawson Charlie, Jim Boss, and Rev. W.A. Blackwell. There are several series of photographs including images of Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) with American service personnel, the crew of the WW II Navy Ship Weyburn, portraits of Commanders of the NWHS from 1946-1960, Skagway newsboys in 1898, Buchanan Boys in Atlin B.C. 1925, and Charles C. Percival in Abbot-Detroit "Bull Dog" on its 100,000 mile durability run. Communities and locations in this collection include: Whitehorse, Dawson City, Carcross [Caribou Crossing], Skagway, Miles Canyon, Pullen House, Assay office at the Pueblo Mine 1912, Atlas Mine, Atlin, North West Mounted Police (NWMP) Barracks and Customs House Boundary out of Haines, and Nice, France. Some of the personalities identified in these photographs include: Captain MacDonald of the Tutshi, Mr. Otto Partridge of Ben-My-Chree, members of the Whitehorse Band, Champs of Yukon and Alaska 1912 Baseball Team, Dawson Charlie, Martha Black, Commissioner George Black, Percy DeWolfe, Robert Henderson, Kate Carmack, George Carmack, Tagish Charlie, Commissioner W.E. Brown, Wilbur Greenough, Harry Marsh, Chief Isaac, Chief Jim Boss, W.A. Blackwell, Charles Mayne, Bishop I.O. Stringer, Mrs. Stringer, Inspector H. Cronkhite, Kitty Jack, Alan Innes-Taylor, Soapy Smith, John Melvin Patterson, George Dawson, Sam Steele, J.R.B. Jones, Klondike Kate, three former Commissioner's wives Black, Collins, and Gibson, Charles Percival, Bob Lowe, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Princess Alexandra, Governor General Vincent Massey, J.W. Boyle, John Raymond, Walter Sharp, Captain Geo. Roche, Hendrickson, Peter H.C. Boughman, Steward Carter, Captain J.O. Williams, Captain R. E. Cromacty, B.A. Fayse, W. Donnenworth, Patsy Henderson and his wife, Edith, Rendezvous Queen Alice Martin, Miss Popularity Dorothy Zablosky, and First Nation elder Johnny Joe. The professional photographers and studios contained in this collection include E.J. Hamacher, Kinsey, Wolfe, Yukon Photo, Star Photo, Case and Draper, Cantwell, H.C. Barley, Harry Conners, Duclos, James Quong, G.M. Taylor, T. Breslin, A.J. Gillis, Kinsey and Kinsey, and Delmar.

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Independent Order of Oddfellows (IOOF) collection

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  • Collection
  • 1901-1917

The collection consists of textual records relating to committee trials of misconduct of Brothers Guttshick and Stewart, correspondence with a lodge in Nebraska, copy of a gift certificate, an invoice from Landhal's Emporium and a poster. The photograph is a composite image of 17 members of Dawson Lodge, No. One, in Dawson City, Yukon.

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Industry photograph collection

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  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The collection consists of photographs that were part of unidentified collections and were organized under the title "Industry" for research and exhibit purposes. Photograph subjects include mining, boat building, agriculture, trapping and trading, fishing, and construction of the Alaska Highway. Many are images of mining in the Klondike Gold Fields: busy hand mining scenes with open cut mines, sluice boxes and flumes on Bonanza, Gold Hill, Sulpher Creek, Dominion Creek and Quartz Creek, rocking on Gold Hill and King Solomon?s Hill, hydraulicing on French Hill and Lovette Gulch, and underground mining on Eldorado #16. Klondike scenes also include dredges in Bonanza Basin, Canadian No. 1 at Bear Creek 1902, Dredge #3, a small dredge on Hyatt Creek, construction of a dredge, and a view of Canadian Klondike Mining Co. headquarters, in 1906 during the construction of the Klondike Syphon. There are a number of images of the open pit at Pueblo Mines, mining in the Atlin area with water wheels and placer mining in Alaska. Boat building includes a sternwheeler under construction at the Whitehorse shipyard, whipsawing boat lumber and boat building at Bennett. The agriculture photographs include a vegetable garden, a Northern Commercial Company (NCCo.) truck filled with cabbages, Acklen?s garden in Dawson City, the first load of hay harvested at Fairbanks, and images of apples, lettuce, cabbage, potatoes and a 10 foot high tomato plant in Dawson City. Other industry photographs in this collection include a trapper?s outfit in 1911, native men trading at Dawson City, a sled full of caribou in Fairbanks, a mule train alongside the Klondike River, the Northern Lumber Co. in the Klondike Valley, a portable sawmill used by engineers on the Alaska Highway, original bridge near Slims River during building of Alaska Highway, fish wheel on the Yukon River and interiors of Zaccarelli?s Bookstore and the Monte Carlo. Identified photographers are Larss and Duclos, Cantwell, Adams and Larkin, Darms, E.O. Ellingsen and E.A. Hegg.

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Klondike Mines Railway collection

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  • Collection
  • [1906-1913]

The collection consists of photographs depicting the first train in operation, the Klondike Mines Railway (KMR) bridge, hauling cordwood, and the rail line in Dawson City, Yukon. Also included are KMR first class return tickets from Dawson City to Klondike City and Grand Forks.

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MacBride Museum sound recording collection

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  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The collection consists of audio tape cassettes containing storytelling, oral histories, presentations, and other programs and events at the MacBride Museum and in greater Whitehorse. Includes First Nations creation stories told by Louise Profeit-LeBlanc and Ruth Carrol, drum songs by Kolvane Fox, and a narrative of Laurent Cyr's life in the Yukon presented at the 1991 Sourdough Rendezvous. The oral history interviews conducted by Museum staff and other individuals cover topics including biographical information of the persons interviewed, travel, transportation, geography, activities, and people in the Yukon. Interviews include: Roy Minter's visit with MacBride Museum Director Joanne Meehan in 1990 regarding the outdoor artifacts, his arrival in Whitehorse in 1955, involvement with the Museum, and friend William D. MacBride; an interview of Bonnie Piper by Marjorie Almstrom in 1991 on her life and travels in the Yukon beginning 1946; interview of Pat Olsen by Doreen Wahl in 1991 relating to the Whitehorse stamp club; and Neil McLeod interview relating to his work on the sternwheelers 1935-1941 and his photographs of the Yukon. The collection contains other miscellaneous sound recordings: Kitty Smith talking about her carvings, a presentation on Mount Logan by geologist Charlie Roots, the Alcan Highway and Soldier's Summit official openings, Robert Service reading his poetry, Pierre Burton on the Klondike Gold Rush, and various Museum talks and tours. Some of the audio tape cassettes were copied in the 1990s.

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MacBride Museum map collection

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  • Collection
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

Collection includes hand drawn map of Chilkoot Trail, Northwestern Canada, GSC maps of Northwest Shakwak Valley and Yukon Territory, the latter showing many winter roads and communities which no longer exist, Hudson's Bay Company Peace River District, Teslin, Kluane Corridor Regional Study, an early map of the Yukon and a Rand McNally map of Canada.

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