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Anglican Church, Diocese of Yukon fonds

  • yuk yuk-999
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1994

The fonds consists primarily of the administrative and operational textual records of the Anglican Church, Diocese of Yukon. The fonds also includes photographs, maps and plans, a film and a sound recording. The fonds has been organized into the following six series: Diocesan Records; Parish Records; Related Organizations; Reference Files; Maps and Publications; and Photographs. (See the finding aid for detailed descriptions.) The following six accessions are not in the finding aid. Accession 80/129 contains 22 images of the Old Log Church, scenes at Carcross, the visit of Princess Alexandra to Whitehorse, Sourdough Rendezvous, and old buildings in Whitehorse. Accession 81/16 contains financial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, and annual reports of St. Paul's Anglican Church in Dawson City. There are also papers of various organizations within the church including the Sunday school, Women's Auxiliary, Chancel Guild, and Boys' League. Also in this accession are some records of St. Andrew's United Church in Dawson City, St. Barnabas Church in Moosehide, Church of Christ the Pioneer in Bear Creek, and the Good Samaritan Hospital of Dawson City. Accession 82/6 contains two booklets titled "The Consecration of Rev. Ronald Curry Ferris to be Bishop in the Church of God", Diocese of Yukon, Quinquagesima, 1981 and "The Installation of the Rt. Rev Ronald Curry Ferris as Ninth Bishop of Yukon in Christ Church Cathedral", Whitehorse, Y.T., Diocese of Yukon, Quinquagesima, 1981. Accession 84/72 contains a handmade Christmas card consisting of a pen and ink drawing of St. Paul's Anglican log church in Dawson City, a b&w photograph of the 1902 St. Paul's frame building, a brief hand-lettered history of St. Paul's Church by James R.H. Warren. There are also four b&w photographs of the card as described above. Accession 88/24 contains a six paged typed manuscript by Bishop Tom Greenwood of his recollections about his ministry in the Yukon. There are also 38 b&w and 9 colour images of the Greenwoods, various Anglican Church workers, Chooutla School staff, Old Crow parishioners, Camp Gikhychon, congregation at Minto, McCabe, and the refinery at Haines Junction. Accession 88/128 contains St. Paul's Hostel Matron's book and the Minute book of the Diocesan Board of the Anglican Church Women's Auxiliary, Diocese of Yukon.

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Yukon

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 Archives fonds

  • yuk yuk-997
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1995

The fonds consists of four series: Oral History Interviews, Yukon Potpourri, Displays and Photographs.

Yukon. Yukon Archives

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 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

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 Status of Women Council fonds

  • yuk yuk-991
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1992

The fonds consists of administrative records from Yukon Status of Women Council (YSWC). These records include subject files on topics of interest to women; organizational records on the annual meetings; funding, and other topics related to the functioning of the organization; records on related organizations; files from Family Law's Children's Rights Research Project; Media Watch files; Canadian Human Rights files; and a summary of the 1983 Yukon Women's Conference. The fonds also contains sound cassette recordings of meetings.

Yukon Status of Women Council

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

Back and Bee family fonds

  • yuk yuk-99
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1990

The fonds consists of photographs taken from the Back and Bee family photograph albums by Austin Bee in 1989, and prints made of slides taken by Austin Bee on a return visit to the Yukon in 1963. The photographs album contained shots of the families' lives in the Carmacks area. Most of the photographs were taken by Lois Back Bee who was an amateur photographer and did her own developing and printing. Ida May Back and Austin Bee took some of the photographs. The fonds also includes letters written by Austin Bee in 1989 and 1990, to Yukon Archives and Pelly River Historical Society detailing his family's history in the Yukon. The prints of the slides from 1963 show Carmacks buildings, including the Goulter's cabin, the Post Office, the Carmacks Roadhouse, the diesel electric generating plant, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) building, Carmacks Hotel, Tom Bee's Trading Post, Howard and Alice McMillan's residence, the Carmacks school under construction, and Carmacks residents, Fritz Guder, Frank and Ida May Goulter, Bill Langham, and the postmistress, as well as Austin's travelling companion Colonel Frank Noyes. There are also views from the Mount Freegold area, Seymour Creek and the Nordenskiold River.

Bee, Lois Back

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

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