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Yukon Airways and Exploration Co. collection

  • mac mac-2
  • Collection
  • 1928-1930

The collection consists of papers relating to the death of John Melville Patterson, the chief pilot of Yukon Airways in 1929, a letter to White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) discussing advertising, a bill of sale for a Ryan Brougham airplane, a passenger, mail and express tariff, and an envelope commemorating the company's first flight.

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Arctic Brotherhood collection

  • mac mac-7
  • Collection
  • [1902-1940]

The collection consists of application forms and a withdrawal card, a booklet containing the "Constitution of the Grand Camp, Arctic Brotherhood and Constitution and By-Laws of the Subordinate Camps", the "Closing Ode" song sheet, sheet music by Gideon Pepin and correspondence. The photographs capture the Arctic Brotherhood Hall in Skagway, Alaska and the indoor baseball team.

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Unidentified album (#1) fonds

  • mac mac-58
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The fonds consists of an album chronicling one young family?s mining and recreational activities in the area of Atlin, British Columbia from approximately 1932 to 1936. The mining scenes include images of flumes, riffles, water pipelines, hydraulicing, underground mining, a washing plant, bulldozers, a tram line system carrying buckets, men working and a view of a mine site. Recreational activities include a man with a dog team, women in a garden, picnics, people swimming, automobiles, a young family?s camping and boating excursions aboard the cabin cruiser Aurora, a parade with decorated vehicles, and the sternwheeler Tutshi and passengers. Other subjects include scenic views of mountains and lakes in summer and winter, a small house on a lake, Atlin Lake, Tagish Lake, a cabin at Sucker Lake, Ben-My-Chree and a bush plane. Some of the photographs have captions written on the reverse.

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Unidentified album (#3) fonds

  • mac mac-61
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1932-1936]

The fonds consists of photographs which illustrate traditional placer mining techniques, probably from Alaska. Pictures include water flumes, sluice boxes, water monitors, men with picks and shovels, and a winter scene on a trail with a fully loaded sledge near a campfire. Also included are four summer time scenes; a camp with a canoe and tent, and men cooking flapjacks and meat over open fires. Captions can be found on the backs of loose photographs in the album. People identified include Charlie Thompson and Tom Blais.

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White Pass and Yukon Route collection

  • mac mac-35
  • Collection
  • 1900-1941

The collection consists of 38 stamp impressions from sternwheelers under British Yukon Navigation Co. (BYNCo.), American Yukon Navigation Co. (AYNCo.) and White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR), three navigational charts for sternwheelers on the Yukon River, certificates from the Department of Marine and Fisheries for the sternwheeler Yukoner and motorboat Neecheah, 3 promotional booklets and an advertisement, a poster with a drawing of Bennett, a handbill for winter service, a letter to the Purser on the sternwheeler Klondike, dining room check from the Casca, freight notification cards, letter from J.A. Fairborn WP&YR agent in Mayo, employee identification cards, bill of lading book, mailway bills and receipts of American Yukon Navigation Co. and Northern Commercial Co. (NCCo.), and a driver's manual for the highway division.

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