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Ian Burnett, Territorial Archivist
400 College Dr., Whitehorse, Yukon
Phone: (867) 667-5321
Fax: (867) 393-6253
Geographical and cultural context
Mandates/Sources of authority
Records management and collecting policies
Total Volume: 2334 metres textual, 138,938 photographs, 12,209 cartographic records, 25,159 library publications, sound recordings, films and videos<BR>Inclusive Dates: 1735-present<BR>Predominant Dates: 1897-1988<br><br>The Yukon Archives is responsible for acquiring, preserving and making available documentary sources related to Yukon and northern history, cultures and development. In fulfilling this mandate, the Yukon Archives acquires material from all types of records creators, including government (territorial and municipal), First Nations, corporate, and private sources. Our holdings represent records related to events, experiences, and cultures unique to the North, including: the Klondike Gold Rush, the construction of the Alaska Highway and Canol project, the White Pass & Yukon Route, the North West Mounted Police, Beaufort Sea Development, and northern First Nations.
Finding aids, guides and publications
Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday and Monday closed.