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G-2003-020 · Accession · 1980-1997
Part of Northwest Territories. NWT Housing Corporation fonds

They consist of records relating to various internal committees such as the Senior Managers Committees (SMC), Informatics Committee and Strategic Planning Committee. The files also contain reports and files related to Informatic plans, community level housing authorities, needs surveys fron Hay River and reports from community consultation meetings. The two Betamax videocassettes are entitled "Homeownership Assistance Program" and "House Construction (Part 1) Homeownership Assistance Program".

Northwest Territories. NWT Housing Corporation. Policy, Programs and Informatics division
Hugh Ross
N-1992-250 · Accession · 1933-1961
Part of Hugh Ross fonds

The textual records consists of letters written by Hugh Ross between 1933-1936 from the Fort Norman Wireless Station to his future wife. In addition, there is a copy of a pseudo newsletter of the Royal Canadian Corps. Of Signals Northwest Territories and Yukon Radio System called "Notes of Interest." The negatives and photographs, which are located in a photo album that was compiled by Hugh Ross, include images of military personnel, wireless stations and the military base at Alert. The films show Yellowknife in the 1940s and 1950s, as well as aerial footage and the base at Alert in the 1960s.

Sven Johansson
N-1990-002 · Accession · 1965-1989
Part of Sven Johansson fonds

Records include three videos about the Geological Survey of Canada charter of Johansson's boat the "North Star" in 1972, a sound recording of the narration for the videos, a manuscript of the choreography for the dance "Hunger," and one photocopy of the typed manuscript "Canadian Reindeer Herd," both by Johansson. The original audiocassette was copied to a DAT audiocassette in 1997.

N-1992-274 · Accession · 1936-1990
Part of Girl Guides of Canada. Northwest Territories Council fonds

The records date from 1936 to 1990 and have been divided into four series: textual, photographs, moving images and sound recordings. The textual records, which date from 1961 to 1990, were divided into 8 sub-series: Minutes of Meetings (1972-1990), Reports (1961-1989), Newsletters (1966-1990), Regional Administration Files (1966-1982), Alphabetical File System (1965-1981), Northwest Territories Council Executive Correspondence (1967-1978), Northwest Territories Council Programme Files (1967-1989), Chronological Correspondence Files (1966-1984). The records in this accession document the development of the guiding movement in the Northwest Territories. There is information on the transfer of the Northwest Territories guiding movement from the control of the Alberta and Quebec Councils, to the formation of the Yukon and Northwest Territories Council in 1964. The creation of two separate councils in 1975, the Yukon Council and the Northwest Territories Council is also documented. The files document the relationship between the Northwest Territories Council that is based in Yellowknife and the Local Associations throughout the Northwest Territories. The records also document the relationship between the Northwest Territories Council and Girl Guides of Canada headquarters in Ottawa. There is also some information on the development of guiding programmes that were designed to reflect the unique nature of guiding in the north. The photographs, which were scattered throughout the collection in community file folders and miscellaneous envelopes, document brownie and guide meetings, enrollment ceremonies, trips to national and international guiding events, guide camps in the Northwest Territories, Annual General Meetings of the Northwest Territories Council and training sessions for guide and brownie leaders. There are also a number of images of special events such as the 65th and 70th Anniversary Celebrations of the Girl Guides of Canada. The film reels were taken in 1971 during a Girl Guide trip to Ottawa. The audio recordings document the activities of guide and brownie packs, a training session and campfire for leaders, and also include an Inuktitut version of the Brownie law, promise and story. The sound recordings were produced at Pangnirtung, Fort McPherson, Broughton Island, Coppermine, Cape Dorset and Yellowknife.
Subjects depicted in this accession include guiding programmes and activities in the north, plans to improve the delivery of guiding programmes in the north, trips to both territorial, national and international camps, training programmes for guide leaders, and special projects undertaken by the Northwest Territories Council. The records were created by the Yukon and Northwest Territories Council, the Northwest Territories Council, and Local Girl Guide Associations throughout the Northwest Territories, which were affiliated to these two councils.

N-1995-012 · Accession · 1977-1995
Part of N.W.T. Council for Disabled Persons fonds

The material is dated from 1977-1995 and relates to the administration and functions of the Northwest Territories Council for Disabled Persons. The textual records, dating from 1977-1991, include monthly reports of the Executive Director, President, and various committees within the Council; minutes; records of clients throughout the Northwest Territories; the Ability column; and files from special projects and functions such as the Celebrity Auction, Bike-A-Thon, Handi-van, workshops and conferences. Some files relate to the Inuvik Council for the Disabled, and the communities of Pine Point and Hay River. The photographs date between 1986-1995 and contain images of: Kids on the Block (KOB) puppet performance tours by Barb Barnet and Barb Bond to Gjoa Haven, Cambridge Bay, and Coppermine; Celebrity Auction; National Access Awareness Week (NAAW) events; Bike-a-thons; posters; the Council's museum display for the International Year of Disabled Persons (IYDP); Run For Light (1986); conferences; and Rick Hansen's visit to Yellowknife. The sound cassettes, 1986-1991, feature recordings from conferences, an aldermanic candidates forum, and speakers on topics such as respite care, services in the north, advocacy and independent living centres, and accessibility. A few of the recordings are in Inuktitut. The accession also contains one 8 mm video tape of approximately 11 minutes of Kids on the Block puppet performances, and one poster published by the Northwest Territories Council for the Disabled for the International Year of Disabled Persons (1981).

Frank Gonda
N-1997-020 · Accession · [1960-1976]
Part of Frank Gonda fonds

The records document Frank Gonda's life in various northern communities. The textual records document Gonda's attempts to create curriculum for art to be used in schools in the Northwest Territories and his efforts to obtain a Masters degree from the University of Alberta. The cassette recordings appear to be interviews with elders or carvers from Pelly Bay.

Grollier Hall
N-1999-030 · Accession · 1977-1996
Part of Grollier Hall fonds

The textual records include files containing academic performance comments and observations of student behavior dated between 1994-1996 as well as nine journals that contain notes about the academic performance of students and recordings of daily events and activities at Grollier Hall. The notes and journals were kept by Grollier Hall supervisors. The photographs are from 1977-1993 and depict Grollier Hall students, activities and class trips. The 12 videocassettes depict activities and dances at Grollier Hall, drum dances, the 1988 Carnival and the 1993 year end awards banquet. The audiocassette is a recording of the 1990 Graduation at Grollier Hall.

Dr. Paris B. Stockdale
N-2002-026 · Accession · July 1946
Part of Dr. Paris B. Stockdale fonds

The video contains footage of Yellowknife, including a panorama of the town, streets scenes and buildings. It also has footage of the Peg Tantalum mine, footage of a plane taking of and landing in Port Radium, an aerial view of Fort Smith and footage of Coppermine. Dr. Paris B. Stockdale, a geologist from the University Of Tennessee, shot the original 16 mm film in July 1946. He was traveling across Canada with stock speculator, Harry Beekner, who owned stock in Canadian gold mines. In addition, there is also footage of the Fort McMurray, Alberta airport, Noranda/Val D'or Mining District in northwestern Quebec, the Noranda District in Ontario and Flin Flon, Manitoba.

Dr. Otto Schaefer
N-2002-034 · Accession · 1953-1955
Part of Dr. Otto Schaefer fonds

Records include footage of Aklavik dated between 1953-1955. The video documents ice break-up, buildings in the community, winter scenes including dogteams and tents, Easter services at All Saints Anglican church, Whitefish Station in the summer including images of schooners, as well as beluga whales being butchered. In addition, there is footage of the reindeer roundup at Richards Island.

NWT Mining Heritage Society
N-2003-021 · Accession · 2000
Part of NWT Mining Heritage Society fonds

The textual material includes agendas and minutes of meetings of the Giant Mine Heritage Working Group (now known as the NWT Mining Heritage Society), the final report on the assessment of Giant Mine, as well as correspondence and information related to the development of a mining museum at the Giant Mine site. The photographs document the interior and exterior of buildings at Giant Mine, as well as mining equipment and machinery. The photographs also document headframes, the junkyard, Boiler House, Assay Lab, Akaitcho mine, Giant Mine Refinery, Roaster, Mill House, Machine Shop, Refinery, Recreation Hall and the town site. The site plan showing Giant Mine buildings and locations. The videocassettes document the interior and exterior of Giant mine buildings, equipment and machinery.

Rene Fumoleau
N-2003-032 · Accession · 1976-1979
Part of Rene Fumoleau fonds

The films are entitled "Dene Nation" and "I Was Born Here." "Dene Nation" was directed in 1979 by Rene Fumoleau, and "I Was Born Here" was produced in 1976 by Rene Fumoleau.

Lyn Hancock
N-2005-008 · Accession · 1992-1994
Part of Lyn Hancock fonds

The textual records consist of transcripts of the sound recordings. The transcript for Mary Kraus includes 1994 interviews with Lyn Hancock and also includes rewritten transcripts from interviews with Kraus in 1972 that are part of N-1979-091 (Parks Canada fonds). There are also two transcripts from oral history interviews with Bella and Ted Trindell and with Adeline Hardisty that were part of sound recordings from G-1992-033. These transcripts were going to be used by Lyn Hancock as part of the "Northern Women" project. The photographs are portraits of the women interviewed, and were taken by Lyn Hancock. The videocassettes were recorded in 1992 and show Granny Celine Lafferty at the launching of the boat "MV Lafferty", a helicopter flight over Ram Plateau and Little Doctor Lake, and discussions with Mary Louise Norwegian in Fort Simpson. There may also be footage of Mary and Gus Kraus, Edwin Lindberg and Frank Schober. The sound recordings are of interviews that Lyn Hancock conducted between September and December 1994 in the Deh Cho as part of an oral history project entitled "Northern Women." The women interviewed include: Anna Lindberg, Mary Louise Norwegian, Mary Kraus and "Granny" Celine Lafferty.

Rene Fumoleau
N-2005-021 · Accession · 1976-1979
Part of Rene Fumoleau fonds

The three film reels are of "I Was Born Here;" "I Was Born Here French version" (also known as 'Mon pays est ma vie'), and "Dene Nation" (First Answer Print). The BetaCam videocassette and DVCam videocassette are copies of "Mon pays est ma vie." René Fumoleau produced the 1976 film, I Was Born Here (Mon pays est ma vie, 1977) and directed Dene Nation in 1979. "Dene Nation" was produced by the Dene Nation.

Tom Shandel
N-2013-001 · Accession · 1999-2000
Part of Tom Shandel fonds

The textual records are comprised of transcripts of the interviews and research conducted for the films. The moving images include two videocassette masters of the films "I, Emile Petitot/Moi, Emile Petitot" [2000, Getaway Films]. The remaining 45 videocassettes are of raw film footage.

Sam Otto
N-2017-004 · Accession · 1927-[196-?]
Part of Sam Otto fonds

Approximately two thirds of the photographs date between 1927 and 1950 and document Sam’s mining activities prior to his arrival in the NWT (1927-1929), his mining, prospecting and camping activities in the NWT (1929-1950), and his brief period working on the Canol Trail (1942-1943). The remaining third of the photographs and the film date from approximately 1952 to 1960 and depict Sam’s nuclear family life.