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Manberg family fonds

  • yuk yuk-554
  • Fonds
  • Copied 2000 (originally created 1898-1998, predominant 1898-1949)

The fonds consists of copy prints and photocopies of newspaper clippings, certificates, and family histories relating to the Manberg family's life on Bear Creek near Dawson City, Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush and their later move to Washington in 1905. The photographs (1898-1949) include portraits of Salamon and Hanna, their children Hilma, Lillian, Edward and Mamie, and Salamon's discovery claim on Bear Creek.

Manberg family

Margaret and Earle Waddington fonds

  • yuk yuk-895
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1975

The fonds consists of textual records and photographs created by Margaret (Maggie) and Earle Waddington, reflecting their involvement in the Whitehorse Credit Union, Yukon Crossroads (support organization for alcoholics), the Yukon Progressive Conservative Association, and Maggie's Museum. The series are thus: Maggie's Museum, Yukon Crossroads, Yukon Progressive Conservative Association, Whitehorse Credit Union and Photographs.

Waddington, Earle, 1912-1979 Waddington, Margaret Helen (Maggie), 1913-1994

Marguerite Myers fonds

  • yuk yuk-625
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1925

The fonds consists of original black and white photographs belonging to Marguerite Myers. The majority of the photographs were taken by Marguerite or J.L. Myers. Others may have been taken by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The photographs depict Dawson City, people and places around Dawson City, and the activities of the RCMP in Dawson City and the surrounding area. The RCMP photographs include views of patrols, police buildings, police outposts including Fort McPherson, and officers posing in formal and informal situations. The Dawson City photographs depict people, buildings, and various views of the city. The fonds is arranged into the following series: I. Photographs of Dawson City and rivers, II. Photographs of buildings in Dawson City, III. Photographs of dogsledding, IV. Photographs of Constable J.L. Myers and Marguerite Myers, V. Photographs of boats, VI. Photographs of people in Dawson City, VII. Photographs of RCMP activities in and around Dawson City, VIII. Photographs of mining operations in Dawson City and of the RCMP in Dawson City and other areas.

Myers, Marguerite

Martha and Brian Kates collection

  • yuk yuk-486
  • Collection
  • Copied 1976 (originally created [ca. 1907-1949])

The collection consists of images of the First Nation community of Moosehide, Yukon and its residents. Also included are images of Dawson City, the river-tug "Brainstorm" on the Porcupine River, Chooutla School in Carcross and a potlatch in Eagle, Alaska. Most of the individuals are identified and listed in the inventory. Included are Robert Charles, Dave Roberts, Charlie Abel, Dan Curry, Jane Hayden, Magdalene Roberts, Sara Roberts, Bertha Russel, Richard Martin, Ellen Silas, and John Smith. Two of the photographs were taken by Stanley Rivers.

Kates, Martha Kates, Brian

Martha Louise Black fonds

  • yuk yuk-116
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1975, 1986

The fonds consists of material created and collected by Martha Black. Glass lantern slides (308) with scenes of the Yukon were used by Mrs. Black in slideshows she presented, often when travelling outside the Yukon. The slides are described in the Photograph Collection series, (82/294). A photograph album contains family photographs and Dawson City scenes. There are also 19 loose photographs of the Blacks and their friends (82/218). Also included is Martha Black's typescript of her book "My Seventy Years", correspondence, her House of Commons diary, speech notes, postcards and calling cards (82/218). The audio reels consist of Florence Whyard interviewing Martha Black in 1956 for CBC's Trans-Canada Matinee (82/218). There is also a drawing done by Martha Black in the 1930s and two colour

Black, Martha Louise Munger Purdy, 1866-1957

Martz fonds

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  • Fonds
  • Copied before 1973 (originally created 1905)

The fonds consists of 27 copy negatives and b&w reference prints by Mr. Martz. The photographs, originally created in 1905, include panoramic views in and around Dawson City, Yukon, First Nations people, Klondike City, sternwheelers, and ice formations during spring break-up.

Martz, Mr.

Mary Heim collection

  • yuk yuk-410
  • Collection
  • Copied 1979-1989 (originally created 1903-1981)

The collection consists of copies of photographs collected by Mary Heim of her time in the Yukon, as well as textual records of that time. The photographs are of the McRae and Puckett families, Takhini Roadhouse [Braeburn?], Ear Lake, Ole Dickson, Mrs. Wilde and the ladies' bowling team. Included in the textual records are a copy of Mary's baptismal certificate, a copy of "Flashback" a reminiscence by Mary of her family's stay in Whitehorse, written in 1976, three photocopied photographs, taken after 1980, of the "Boutillier Girls", the Gold City Hotel lounge in Dawson City and Mary Heim. There are also two copies of newspaper articles, 1980-1981, about Dawson City and Alaska, which were annotated by Mary Heim.

Heim, Mary Isabella McRae, 1904-

Masonic Whitehorse Lodge #46 Charter fonds

  • yuk yuk-562
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1997 (originally created 1903)

The collection consists of a photograph of the 1903 charter for the Masonic White Horse Lodge No. 81. The original charter was 27 1/4 inches x 23 1/4 inches parchment enclosed in a glass frame with a wooden backing.

Masonic Whitehorse Lodge #46 Charter

May Menzies fonds

  • 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

Mel Bakke fonds

  • yuk yuk-84
  • Fonds
  • Copied [ca. 1979] (originally created 1967-1969)

The fonds consists of letters and documents arising from Mel Bakke's collection and design of coins. In one letter Bakke lists the medals he knew to have been struck in the Yukon; another is from the Yukon Centennial Committee. There are copies of Bakke's design and patent for the centennial coin he produced in 1967.

Bakke, Mel, 19- -

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