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Johnson, Dave
N-1992-045 · Accession · 1976

The textual records consist of two certificates of membership in the Polar Bear Chapter, Order of Arctic Adventurers, for having flown a radio controlled model airplane across the Arctic Circle. The images depict a Commanche 250 model airplane, David Johnson, his wife Gladys and their dog Joc.

Northern Map collection
N-2004-011 · Accession · [1897-196-]

The photographs include a colour photograph of the Northern Transportation Company vessel the "M.V. Kelly Hall" and a hand coloured black and white portrait of a couple. The settlement plans are from the communities of Yellowknife, Fort Smith, Aklavik, Fort Good Hope, Fort McPherson, Wrigley, Fort Simpson, Hay River, Port Radium, Fort Resolution, Taltson River, Pine Point, Fort Liard, Tuktoyaktuk and Fort Providence. In addition, there are maps showing water routes of steamships and mining claims in the Yellowknife area. Most of the maps and plans were published by various federal departments, including the Department of the Interior, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, and Department of Mines and Resources.

Fougere, Robert
N-1992-021 · Accession · 1951-1954

The photographs depict Wood Buffalo National Park, Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Resolution, Jean Marie River and the Great Slave region. The photographs include images of park wardens and their stations, forest fire monitoring and control, an abattoir for butchering bison, and fishing operations in the Great Slave Lake area. The fishing vessel 'Peter Pond' is featured prominently. Many of the pages of the first album that originally housed the photos were stamped with 'Conservation and Management Services' which appears to be a federal government division responsible for renewable resource management and conservation enforcement in the area.

Fougere, Robert
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).

Charles Reiach Interview
N-1997-022 · Accession · 1995

The sound recording documents an interview with Charles Reiach. The recording includes a narration of a film donated to the NWT Archives by Charles Reiach and his experiences as an HBC trader from 1926-1936.

N-1991-064 · Accession · 1857

This accession consists of one map entitled "Map of the North West part of Canada, Indian Territories & Hudson's Bay, 1857". It was compiled and drawn by Thomas Devine, Provincial Land Surveyor and Draftsman, by the order of the Hon. Joseph Cauchon, Commissioner of Crown Lands. The map is marked with the location of French Canadian forts existing at the time of conquest, and those that existed before 1713. Also included is an insert showing the profiles of various routes for the Pacific Railroad and a table of estimates for the Indigenous population of British North America.

A.W.R. Carrothers
N-2004-007 · Accession · 1965-1966

The photographs document A.W.R. Carrothers' travels while head of the Advisory Commission on the Development of Government in the Northwest Territories in August 1965 and March 1966. The photographs, which were taken in Iqaluit, Cambridge Bay, Detah, Tuktoyaktuk, Inuvik and other communities, document meeting sessions, aerial and other scenic views of the communities, Inuit and Dene families, including children. Transportation to meetings by way of canoe, boat, jet, floatplane, or trolley by commission delegates and stakeholders alike is a main theme. There are children at play photographs which include scenes at a playground and a baseball game. There are also photographs of youth playing billiards at a recreation centre. Featured in the Detah photographs is Chief Jimmy Bruneau. John Parker can be seen in many of the photographs. Two churches are featured, St. Georges in Cambridge Bay and the Saint Peter Roman Catholic stone church at Kugaaruk.