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Morisset, Jean
N-1985-503 · Accession · [1980]

This accession consists of a typed manuscript collected by Jean Morisset between the years 1974 and 1978. The manuscript represents the life story of Ted Trindell of Fort Simpson. The manuscript, entitled "Ni blanc - Ni Indien" (Neither White - Nor Indian) and compiled from letters, tapes and conversations was edited by Jean Morisset and Rose-Marie Pelletier and contains the words of Ted Trindell. This manuscript was later published in 1984 under the title "Ted Trindell: Metis Witness to the North".

N-1979-564 · Accession · 1954
Part of Canada. Northern Administration Branch fonds

Records are comprised of a 1954 report produced by C.C. Johnson, a Resident Engineer from Fort Smith, entitled "Preliminary Report, Mackenzie Highway - Mills Lake Road." It includes 31 corner mounted photographic prints and 16 black and white negatives. The report discusses plans to build a road to Mills Landing.

G-1999-082 · Accession · 1968-1971
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Public Works (1968-1985) fonds

Records are from the Central Registry file system and contain files relating to the programs and administration of the department. This includes records from the design division, construction division, engineering division, operations and maintenance division, highways and marine operations, utilities and accommodation services (30 block).

Rae, Sir John, 1764-1848
N-1992-095 · Accession · 1877

Records are comprised of letter from John Rae to Mr. Hyde Clarke, signed and dated, 2 Addison Gdns. [London], 25 April, 1877, extending an invitation to Rae's lecture at the Royal Institute.

Cominco Ltd.
N-1980-002 · Accession · 1937-1977
Part of Cominco Ltd. fonds

These records provide information on the development and operations of Con Mine, and to a lesser degree, other mines operated by Cominco including Pine Point Mine, a lead and zinc mine at Pine Point, NWT, and Box Mine, a gold mine at Goldfields near Uranium City in northern Saskatchewan.

The textual records have been divided into 14 series and include general administration records, personnel records, legal records, financial records, records of development at Pine Point, records from the office of the mine superintendent, records from the office of the mine engineer, records from the office of the geologist, health and safety records, and the records of the Con Athletic Association. The company records consist of personnel files, health and safety records, financial records, mill logbooks, and assay test data statistics. Also included are personal files of A.J. Richardson and records of the Con Athletic Association.

The photographs come from a 1950 report produced by the Northern Transportation Company (NTCL) and document Northern Transportation Company Ltd. (NTCL) 'Radium' line vessels, barges and transportation activities at Waterways, Bell Rock and in the Great Bear Lake Region.

Buffum Fur Trade Ledgers
N-1992-074 · Accession · 1897-1907

Records consist of two ledgers dating from 1897-1907. The location of the store where these ledgers were used is unknown, but it is possible that they originate from the Hislop and Nagle in Fort Rae as George Buffum may have collected them during the time when he ran his trading post. The ledgers itemize furs traded for other goods.

Buffum, George
Erik Watt
N-2017-011 · Accession · 1978-1995
Part of Erik Watt fonds

The images primarily document mine sites and infrastructure, employees at work, and various employee leisure activities at mine sites. The slides are divided into seven series: Tundra Mine and Courageous Lake, Lupin, Thompson-Lundmark, Nanisivik, Con, Giant, and Polaris. The Tundra Mine and Courageous Lake series contains a subset of slides unrelated to the series title area. These 26 images primarily document prospecting activities in the Walsh Lake, Banting Lake, and Cabin Lake areas. They were created by journalist and media consultant Erik Watt between 1978 and 1995, although largely between 1982 and 1990

Albert Faille
N-1979-042 · Accession · [1940]-1973
Part of Albert Faille fonds

The textual records consist of correspondence with Albert Faille's son, a Nahanni Safaris brochure, and certificates belonging to Albert Faille. The photographs include images of the Nahanni Region, Albert Faille, Jean and Hal Bennett and Faille's son.

G-2006-020 · Accession · 1972-1998
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services fonds

Records date from 1972-1998, and mainly relate to legislative initiatives and amendments of Department of Health and Department of Health and Social Services legislation or acts. The files include options papers, draft proposals, and correspondence between legislative policy analysts and the department regarding the requested legislative amendments or initiatives. There are also files from the National Health Research and Development Program (NHRDP) related to the evaluation of NHRDP submissions, correspondence and minutes from the NHRDP Review Panel, as well as files identifying research needs in the NWT, development of health related workshops that would be delivered by the Department of Health, as well as program development in the NWT. In addition, the accession includes departmental strategic planning and reorganization files related to the amalgamation of the Department of Health and the Department of Social Services, as well as files related to the transfer of health services to the GNWT from the Federal Government. There are also records from the Community Transfer Initiative and how it impacted the transfer of health services to communities. There are also working drafts and development files for departmental reports such as the NWT Health Report, NWT Health Status Report, Ambulance Services Report, as well as program evaluation files about the AIDS project and Advanced Nursing Skills Program. The remaining files include management studies (Management for Results) for the various health boards, copies of MOU between the Department of Health and Social Services and Justice and Education, Culture and Employment, as well as files from the Vital Statistics Committee, Territorial Laboratory Standards Committee and Traditional Knowledge Working Group, in particular traditional knowledge activities at Stanton Hospital.

Northwest Territories. Department of Health and Social Services. Policy, Legislation and Communications division
Leonard, Doug
N-1992-077 · Accession · [1980]

The accession is 1 poem, handwritten on lined paper, titled "Spring". Poem was donated by Doug Leonard of the NWT Metis Association in March 1980, and was likely written the same year.

Leonard, Doug
John Davids
N-1990-008 · Accession · [1930?-1962?]
Part of John Davids fonds

These images were put together for a slide show at the request of some teachers, whose Grade 6 & 7 students were studying the exploration and development of the North (See Finding Aid for slideshow narration). The photographs document various airplanes used in the north, aerial photographs including views of communities in the western arctic and people involved in the aviation industry in the north. The print, taken in 1962, is thought to be the last photograph of Henry Busse before he died.

Union of Northern Workers
N-1994-019 · Accession · 1970-1994
Part of Union of Northern Workers fonds

The records have been arranged into four series: textual records, photographs, sound recordings and moving images. The textual records were then organized into six sub-series: Minutes of Full Executive Meetings, Minutes of the Triennial Conventions, Minutes of Meetings of NWTPSA and UNW Locals, "Sulijuq" newsletters, Collective Agreeements and UNW Filing System. The textual records document the development of the union movement in the Northwest Territories and the increasing politicization of the union's membership. They also document the internal administration and operations of the NWTPSA and the UNW, and their relationship to the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). The records also depict the relationship between the NWTPSA, UNW and the Northwest Territories Federation of Labour (NWTFLA). The textual records contain information on convention procedures, elections, the collection of union dues, revisions to By-Laws and Policies, and the transfer of federal employees to the territorial government. The sound and video recordings were made at the Triennial Conventions and the Full Executive Meetings. The photographs were taken at the Triennial Conventions, Full Executive Meetings, and at individual members' work-sites. There are also images of such political action campaigns as the annual Day of Mourning ceremonies, marches in support of striking workers at the Inuvik Housing Authority, Royal Oak Mines Limited, the federal government and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

N-1992-279 · Accession · 1980
Part of Northwest Territories Arts and Crafts Council fonds

The accession consists of one copy of the NWT Art and Crafts Council broadsheet dated spring 1980. The newsletter outlines some of the activities taking place in the Northwest Territories, Canadian Crafts Council news and information on upcoming art displays in the south. English and Inuktitut languages.

Northwest Territories Arts and Crafts Council
Eldorado Nuclear Limited
N-1991-036 · Accession · 1939
Part of Eldorado Nuclear Limited fonds

This accession consists of 12 Eldorado Gold Mines Limited purchase orders, dating from April 25 to November 23, 1939. Materials ordered include equipment, medical supplies, groceries and books. The book purchase order is annotated with the names of employees.

Records include annual workplans for Community Planning, minutes of Community Planners meetings, and manuals, handbooks, and guides to various Community Planning and Lands policies and procedures. Also included are annual reports regarding the monitoring of the Planning Act as well as a set of completed surveys related to Solid Waste Disposal.

Northwest Territories. Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Community Planning and Lands division
Esso Resources Canada, Ltd.
N-1992-277 · Accession · 1982-1989

This accession consists of issues of "Esso North", a newsletter published by Esso Resources Canada Ltd. The newsletter contains information on employment opportunities for local residents, environmental studies, histories of the Great Bear Lake and Mackenzie Delta region, as well as updates on the companies current and planned activities for oil extraction in Norman Wells and Tuktoyaktuk.

Esso Resources Canada Ltd.
Bobby Porritt
N-1987-016 · Accession · 1929-1984
Part of Bobby Porritt fonds

The textual records consists of correspondence, Porritt's notes, accounting records, banking records, other business records including a Traders Fur Record Book, records pertaining to the Northwest Territories Legislative Council (consisting primarily of copies), memorabilia, Jock McMeekan's records, a few annual reports and newsletters, some posters and ephemera. In particular, the records document Porritt's occupational and political activities, his personal interests and his relationships with many friends and family members. The photographs, taken and collected by Porritt, cover a wide variety of subjects and dates. The photographs were sorted according to a several categories including: communities such as Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Resolution, Fort Smith, Behchoko (Fort Rae), Tulita (Fort Norman), Lutselk'e (Snowdrift), Pine Point and Tsiigehtchic (Arctic Red River); family and friends; native people; aircraft and pilots; boats and ships; politics; prospecting and mining; logging; trapping, fishing and hunting; railways; and trucking.

G-1985-010 · Accession · 1932-1979
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources fonds

Records are comprised of oversized ledgers containing Hunting and Trapping Reports and Fur Export Tax Reports from across the Northwest Territories. The records indicate big game harvest, fur trade activities and where furs were exported. The ledgers include trading, hunting and trapping returns from Wood Buffalo Park, Franklin District, Keewatin District and the Mackenzie District.

Northwest Territories. Department of Renewable Resources. Wildlife Service