Fonds 59 - Paul Williamson fonds

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Paul Williamson fonds

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59

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  • 1937-1940 (Creation)
    Creator
    Williamson, Paul

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320 photographs : b&w prints

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Paul Williamson was a Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) employee who transferred from Portage La Loche, Saskatchewan to Yellowknife. He remained in Yellowknife from 1939 until 1940.

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This fonds consists of 320 photographic prints taken by Paul Williamson during his years in both Portage La Loche (Saskatchewan) and Yellowknife. Many photos have been removed from photo albums created by Paul Williamson. The fonds has been divided into three series: 1) La Loche, Saskatchewan; 2) Yellowknife; 3) Miscellaneous. The photographs of Yellowknife include views of: the Hudson's Bay Company store; gold mine operations; sporting activities including hockey, baseball and skiing; aircraft; the Yellowknife River and scenery around Yellowknife. There are also aerial views and images of the Hudson's Bay Company post in Hay River.

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      No copyright restrictions. Photographs are in the public domain.

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