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Only top-level descriptions Yukon Archives Taylor, William D., 1912-
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Isaac Taylor fonds

  • yuk yuk-840
  • Fonds
  • 1915, [ca. 1929-ca. 1950], 1987

The fonds consists of original 16 mm films taken by Isaac Taylor of life in the Yukon from the 1930s to 1950s. Scenes include: downtown Whitehorse, Miles Canyon, picnic and berry-picking outings, work in Mayo, activities at the Taylor & Drury store in Whitehorse, equipment, Sarah and Isaac Taylor and their home, Carcross, vacations outside the Yukon, Teslin, family, shots, carnivals and parades, ceremony to hand over the Alaska Highway to the Canadian Army, Champagne rodeo, fishing at Klukshu, the White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) railway, recreational activities at Marsh Lake and family gatherings. It also includes photocopies of Isaac Taylor's Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) membership certificate dated January 1, 1915, as well as negatives of photographs taken of this certificate.

Taylor, Isaac, d. 1959

Taylor and Drury Limited fonds

  • yuk yuk-836
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1960, 1988

The fonds consists of records documenting the establishment and operation of Taylor and Drury Limited (T&D) and its branch stores and shareholder company from 1902 to 1960. Fonds contains correspondence, bills of sale, leases, certificates, wills, catalogues, invoices, counter books, and other financial records relating to the establishment of T&D, property and merchandise purchasing, management of the branch stores, daily business operations including inventory, accounting, shipping, and receiving of stock, sales of company shares, and the estates of various T&D store employees. Also included are by-laws, articles of incorporation, minute books, and financial statements of the Taylor and Pedlar and Company and the shareholder company, J.P. Whitney Co. and J.P. Whitney Black Silverfox Farm (1914-1950). A further accession includes two ledgers for the Selkirk branch: an accounts ledger for Taylor & Drury Ltd. (Selkirk) 1922-1944 and account book, Taylor, Drury & Pedlar Co. (Selkirk) 1916-1922. The Taylor and Drury Mayo Branch records (1919-1960) are divided into the following six series: Correspondence, Inventory, Financial records, C.D. Taylor School Workbooks and Miscellaneous papers, Publications, and Photographs. The fonds also includes 4 photographs and an audio cassette of an interview of Charlie Taylor conducted by Lesley Buchan and Jonathan Parker at the Yukon Archives in July 1988. Topics covered in the interview include bookkeeping and accounting procedures of T&D, particularly in Mayo, and personal narratives about his wife Betty Taylor and economic conditions in the Yukon.

Taylor and Drury Limited

Yukon Fish and Game Association fonds

  • yuk yuk-818
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1978

This fonds consists of records of the Yukon Fish and Game Association from 1945 to 1970, and includes sound recordings of interviews conducted by the Association in November 1950 with Patsy Henderson about George Carmack's discovery of gold and its impact on native culture; and with Isaac Taylor and William Drury about early trade. The tape cassette is an interview with Grant Lortie, a conservation officer, discussing the Yukon Territorial Government Game Branch and Yukon wildlife, particularly grizzly bears. The interview was conducted by Bill Oppen in March 1978 for the Yukon Archives.

Yukon Fish and Game Association