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Zimmerlee family fonds

  • yuk yuk-998
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1987 (originally created 1927-1944)

The fonds consists of copies of photographs from the Zimmerlee family. Shots include the Zimmerlee and Horsefall families involved in trapping and leisure activities at Fort Selkirk, Russell Post, the MacMillan River, a lake near Carmacks, and the Pelly River, Yukon ca. 1927-1944.

Zimmerlee family

Yukon Women's Project fonds

  • yuk yuk-996
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1975

The fonds consists of recordings and partial transcripts of interviews with Yukon First Nations women about their traditional and contemporary lives. The interviews were part of the Yukon Women's Project. Clara Frost, Sara Able, Mira Moses, Renee Charlie, and Jeanne Harbottle discuss the traditional lifestyles of native women, including medicine, food preservation, childbirth and the sexual division of labour. Judy Gingell, Peggy Nolan and Rachel Dawson describe the problems faced by contemporary native women, such as the loss of native status, discrimination and employment. Marnie Ryder, Hilda Hellaby and Mattie Chapman discuss public health service in various Indian villages, Anglican Church history, residential schools and their own lives in Yukon. Recordings of these interviews were donated. Yukon Archives has transcripts but no recordings for interviews with Bessie Lawrence, Mary Rich, Maggie Waddington, Edith Bohmen and Mary Charlie. Interviews were conducted by Jenny Jack in 1974.

Yukon Women's Project

Yukon Vocational and Technical Training Centre collection

  • yuk yuk-994
  • Collection
  • 1968-1981

This collection contains photographic and architectural records of the Yukon Vocational and Technical Training Centre, 1968-1981. Included are a set of 9 architectural drawings for a proposed Roman Catholic Church in Burwash Landing. The plans were prepared by students of the Yukon Vocational and Technical Training Centre in 1968. The building was erected using this design in 1975, however it became the site of the Kluane Museum of Natural History. There are 4 architectural drawings prepared by students at the Centre, 1967-1968, for the Roman Catholic Church in Teslin. The church was built according to these plans in 1970. The photographs show students, course activities and class graduation, 1963-1981. There are also two posters.

Yukon Vocational and Technical Training Centre

Zachary Taylor Wood fonds

  • yuk yuk-1022
  • Fonds
  • Copied [ca. 1994] (originally created 1890-1899, 1994)

The fonds consists of a photocopy and a typed transcript of a Tagish North West Mounted Police (NWMP) Post diary kept by Superintendent Zachary Taylor Wood, dated 24 September 1898 to 12 January 1899. Wood writes about the weather, arrival and departure of sternwheelers, and the activities of his men including building new structures at the post, constructing furniture, travelling to Dawson City, Yukon with the mail, and investigating crimes. The diary was transcribed by Helene Dobrowolsky.

Wood, Zachary Taylor, 1860-1915

Yukon Waterway Sites fonds

  • yuk yuk-995
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1973

The fonds consists of 1609 black and white photographs (and some photocopies) from the Yukon Waterways Site study of building ruins and outlines along a portion of the Yukon River. The photographs are arranged according to site and include the following: Upper Laberge, Upper Laberge Indian Village, Lower Laberge, 17 Mile Wood Camp, Hootalinqua, Hootalinqua Shipyard Island, Boyer's Camp, Big Eddy, Big Salmon, cabin (mile 131.5), dredge (mile 135.5), Erickson's Wood Camp, Twin Creek cabin, Little Salmon, Lakeview, Carmacks, Five Finger Coal Mine, Kellyville, Five Finger Rapids, Rink Rapids, Yukon Crossing, Merrice Creek, Minto, Fort Selkirk, Britannia Creek, Ballarat Creek, Coffee Creek, Wood Camp (mile 359), Kirkman Creek, Carlisle Creek, Thistle Creek, Stewart Island, Ogilvie Island, Moosehide and Forty Mile. The textual records consist of a three page introduction to the study which provides a basic timeline of how the recording was conducted, and lists the names of individuals and/or consultants involved with the project.

Yukon Waterway Sites

Zera Strong fonds

  • yuk yuk-812
  • Fonds
  • Copied 2000 (originally created 1885-1910)

The photographs are of Dr. Zera Strong and his family from 1885 to 1910. Includes portraits of Dr. Strong as a champion runner (1885), his wife, Jean, and daughter, Dorothy May, Dr. Strong in his home in Dawson City, Yukon and portraits of Helen Parker and her husband Bert Parker with Dr. Strong taken in 1899.

Strong, Zera

Yukon Teachers' Association fonds

  • yuk yuk-993
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1977

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, committee reports, negotiation files, financial records, photographs and information relating to conferences, institutes and in-service training sponsored by the Yukon Teachers' Association. The textual records document the association's activities, mainly from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. The photographs show association members, schools, teacherages, contract signings and presentations.

Yukon Teachers' Association

Yukon River Basin Committee collection

  • yuk yuk-989
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1980-1985]

Collection consists of photographs and textual records. The photographs were removed from the Yukon River Basin Study project report, no. 4: "An Assessment of the Fisheries Resource in 18 Lakes Within the Yukon Territory, Canada", by Aileen Horler, R.A.C. Johnston, G.M.W. Cronkite in 1983. The textual records were collected and prepared by the Energy Work Group of the Yukon River Basin Committee. There are 85 files of photocopied excerpts from energy-related reports. Files 86-88 contain a card file index to the reports, photocopied cross-references to the reports, and a chronology of upper Yukon River studies, 1946-1968.

Yukon River Basin Committee

Yukon Research and Development Institute fonds

  • yuk yuk-988
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1981

The fonds consists of minutes, constitution and by-laws correspondence, financial documents and subject files generated by the Yukon Research and Development Institute during the years 1964 to 1981.

Yukon Research and Development Institute

Yukon Social Service Society fonds

  • yuk yuk-990
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1975

The fonds is made up of three separate accessions, acquired from different sources. The major portion of the records were acquired from the president of the YSSS: records include a copy of the constitution, 1970, Minutes of Board meetings, Annual Reports for 1970-1974, correspondence, bank statements, briefs and reports, membership lists and copies of the Directory of Community Services, 1972.

Yukon Social Service Society

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