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  • Here are entered works related to technologies and systems used to transmit and receive information.

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        27 Archival description results for Communication

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        This accession consists of strategic planning documents, vision papers, survey results, and program descriptions related to the department's development and use of Internet-related services and infrastructure. It includes "From Vision to Reality: Strategies for the Use of Information Networks to Address the Needs of ECE" as well as records from the Information Networks Development Project, Information Networks Steering Committee, and Communication Networks Development Project.

        Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Information Networks division
        Davis, Arthur P., b. 1914
        N-1992-015 · Accession · 1933-1937

        The textual records include correspondence, a radio licence issued by the federal Dept. of Marine, and one letter from BEAR Assistant Superintendent, George K. Foster. Photographs depict BEAR radio equipment, personnel, camp buildings, and the surrounding area. Two images also depict Back's chimneys at Old Fort Reliance.

        Davis, Arthur P., 1914-
        Wop May fonds
        18 · Fonds · [1928-1948]

        This fonds consists of 580 copy negatives (35 mm) and 196 prints which are duplicates of the negatives. These are copies of photographs which belonged to Wop May. Though many of the images are not dated, however, the original photographs appear to date from circa 1928 to 1948. Many of the photographs were taken in northern Alberta, but locations within the Northwest Territories include Aklavik, Fort Norman, Rae, Arctic Red River, Hay River, Fort Providence, Fort Simpson, and Fort Resolution. The images include pilots, aircraft, and various aspects of air mail delivery.

        This fonds also includes one map which appears to have been published in the Edmonton Journal. The map depicts Canada Post's inaugural air mail flight on December 10, 1929 between Edmonton and Aklavik piloted by Wop May.

        May, Wop
        N-2015-007 · Accession · [1958?]-[196-]

        The slides depict airport radio stations and former Royal Canadian Corps of Signals stations. They were created by Milton Watts during his time as a radio technician in Norman Wells, Fort Smith, Wrigley and Fort Norman (now Tulita) in the 1950s and 1960s.

        Watts, Milton

        This accession consists of records from the Policy, Legislation and Communications division of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment. Many of the records relate to communications, including policy, briefing notes, reports on ITI programs and initiatives, program/service catalogue, communications plans, Trappers newsletters, NWT Arts newsletters, sector profiles, brochures, fact sheets, informational booklets,signage content, website content and look and feel, Visual Identity Guidelines for NWT Arts branding, and records of the ITI Communications Committee. Other records relate to the negotiation of socio-economic agreements with De Beers (Gahcho Kue), Avalon, and Fortune (NICO), including correspondence, negotiation mandate, workplan, draft agreements, briefing notes, meeting notes and agendas, a decision paper, a table comparing agreements, presentation slides, and speaking notes.

        Yellowknife Radio Ltd
        429-S09 · Series · 1956-1982
        Part of Glick family fonds

        Series consists of records relating to the operation of Yellowknife Radio Limited (also known as Yellowknife Radio and Records Shop and YK Radio). Records include financial statements, meeting minutes, and advertisements, as well as recordings of local bands that were made in the store.

        YK Radio was a retail establishment for records, radios and appliances in downtown Yellowknife. Harold Glick began the business in October 1948, selling products and offering repair services. The store was initially in a wall tent next door to the Gold Range Hotel, and by 1952 had moved into a new building. In 1958 an addition was added to the shop. The store’s offerings expanded to include jewelry and furniture. As of 1968-1970, the company had three directors: Harold Glick (President), Zelda Glick (Secretary-Treasurer), and Jacob Isaac Glick (Vice President). By 1972, Derek A. Finall had replaced J.I. Glick as a Director. In 1986 the business was sold to Roy Williams.

        Glick, Harold
        G-1999-055 · Accession · 1969-1977
        Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Information fonds

        These files were from the Central Registry and were from the following Central Registry blocks: Policy (11-000) which contains files about departmental and territorial policy and directives; Settlements (11-004) contains files on Rae, Port Burwell, Iqaluit and Fort Smith; Tours (11-005) contains files on the Commissioner's Tours of the Arctic; Publications (11-006) contains copies of the GNWT publication 'H.Q. Bulletin' and Communications (11-012) contains files relating to the development of community broadcast stations in the north.

        Wop May
        N-1992-213 · Accession · [1928-1948], copied 1980-1981
        Part of Wop May fonds

        These are copies of photographs which belonged to Wop May. Though many of the images are not dated, the original photographs appear to date from circa 1928 to 1948. Many of the photographs were taken in northern Alberta, but locations in the Northwest Territories include Aklavik, Cameron Bay, Fort Norman [Tulita], Rae, Arctic Red River [Tsiigehtchic], Hay River, Fort Providence, Fort Simpson, and Fort Resolution. The images include pilots, aircraft, mining exploration, and various aspects of air mail delivery and the aviation industry.

        N-2007-003 · Accession · [197-?]

        The textual records consist of a membership card and blank letterhead from the Tuktoyaktuk Broadcasting Association which operated CFCT Tuktoyaktuk Radio Station. The sound recording is of the radio log for one day of programming (date unknown).

        CFCT Tuktoyaktuk Radio Station
        Dennis Duffy fonds
        146 · Fonds · 1977

        This fonds consists of two audio reels (archival masters) and one audio cassette (original master) containing the recording entitled "Hooked on the North." The recordings were compiled from oral history tapes of Marjorie Nichol (N-1992-019) and Dennis Williams (N-1992-018). These excerpts are interspersed with narration and music.

        Duffy, Dennis
        Strock, Reeve O.
        N-1992-259 · Accession · 1938

        This accession consists of one card, mailed in August 1938, confirming a QSO (amateur radio contact) between Arctic VE5LD in Gjoa Haven and W2GTZ in New York on 5/11, 1937.

        N-1997-018 · Accession · [1992]

        The sound recording contains examples of recordings broadcast by the Fort Liard Communication Society radio station CHFL. The recordings include local reports, elders' stories, interviews with Members of the Legislative Assembly, local musicians and Christmas messages.

        Fort Liard Band Council
        O'Reilly, Kevin, 1958-
        N-1990-505 · Accession · 1989

        This accession consists of one envelope bearing a postmark stamped 30 June 1989, the last day of business for the first Frame Lake South Post Office operated in Yellowknife.

        Canada Post
        Canada. Canada Post
        N-1992-035 · Accession · 1934-1973

        This accession consists of one register entitled "General Record of Registered Letters", and was compiled by Post Office employees at Lake Harbour.

        Canada Post
        Oblates of Mary Immaculate
        N-1998-050 · Accession · 1971 [copied 1986]
        Part of Oblates of Mary Immaculate fonds

        Records are comprised of photocopies of documents found among Father LeMeur's papers shortly after he died. Included are English translations of Father LeMeur's Inuvialuktun radio program broadcast over CFCT Tuk Radio, a manuscript entitled "True Experiences- Men of the North," a notebook in Inuvialuktun and miscellaneous papers most of which are also in Inuvialuktun.

        Nick Sibbeston fonds
        258 · Fonds · [193- to 197-]

        This fonds consists of 92 photographs and 70 audio reels (original master) copied from records loaned to the NWT Archives by Nick Sibbeston and 71 sound CDs (archival master). The original Sibbeston family photographs believed to date from the 1930s to the 1960s, feature the Fort Simpson area although few of the images have identifications. The original audio recordings probably all date from the 1970s and include episodes of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) program "Dene Gonde" and recordings of the General Assembly of the Metis Association of the Northwest Territories in Fort Providence during the fall of 1976.

        Sibbeston, Nick
        Nick Sibbeston
        N-1992-272 · Accession · [197-], copied 2000
        Part of Nick Sibbeston fonds

        Many of the sound recordings are episodes of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) program "Dene Gonde."

        Drama Arctic fonds
        191 · Fonds · [ca. 1975?]

        This fonds consists of one DAT audio cassette and one sound cassette. The DAT is approximately 60 minutes in length and is of Inuit and Dene raven legends retold by Drama Arctic. The recording, produced by CFYK in Yellowknife, features the voices of Kathleen Johnson, Mick Mallon and Louis Blondin.

        Drama Arctic