The file consists of correspondence with the Franklin Probe Society, regarding research notes and materials into the Franklin Expedition. The file also contains 14 b&w photographs, 20 x 25.3 cm, depicting various scenes ca. 1930s-1940s such as: aircraft wreckage at the Yellowknife Airport, the ship Fort James blocked in ice likely ca. 1934 , the St. Roch RCMP patrol vessel, a man biting the ear of a moose skull, a portrait two men dressed in parkas, airplane on floats.
The file consists of memoranda and correspondence regarding the delegation of signing Authority for the Deputy Commissioner, "Orders, Rules and Regulations under the Northwest Territories Ordinances", an undated organizational chart, and a paper on the "Government of Northwest Territories: Financial Structure for the Thirty-First Session of Council."
The file contains a CBC Script for a documentary titled "The Fourth World" (by Dr. Bob Rodgers) and correspondence giving general impressions from Des Fogg, and Alex Gordon. Folder also contains copies of Northwest Territories Archaeological Sites Regulations (1960), and An Ordinance Relating to Historical Sites, Museum and Archives (1970) and correspondence relating to the Franklin Probe.
The file consists of Terms of Reference for the Territorial Division of the Northern Administration Branch, and lists sections, position and classification, duties, liaison - reference and authority, and recommendations for possible decentralization.
The file consists of policy papers and directives regarding staff housing and Crown housing in the North. Also in the file are minutes of the meetings of the Branch Northern Roads - Administration Group; and Memorandum to Cabinet : A Five Year Education Plan for the Northwest Territories and Northern Quebec (1965-1970).
The file consists of invitations, itineraries, personal notes and articles written by Stuart Hodgson as member of the NWT Council reflecting on his tour of the Territories (1964); and "Reference for Advice" requests from the Commissioner to members of the Council on labour legislation.
The file contains a study titled, "Economic Development in the Northwest Territories: Recommendations" prepared by W. A. Lewis, November 10, 1965 with correspondence from Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources to Commissioner.