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          295 · Fonds · 1908-1978

          The textual records are comprised of journals kept by Captain Lewis Royal Morton's during his travels along the Mackenzie and Athabasca Rivers, letters of reference, newspaper clippings of the tug 'Mabel's' freezing in on the Athabasca River and subsequent court case, and a 1938 Welding Review with story on 'Radium Queen' and 'Radium King'. There are also documents pertaining to his service with the Royal Engineers during World War I. The photographs are primarily of Northern Transportation Company and Hudson's Bay Company steamers that traveled the waterways of the Northwest Territories and northern Alberta.

          Morton, Captain Lewis Royal
          J.I. Glick early life
          429-S01 · Series · 1925-1947
          Part of Glick family fonds

          This series documents the first four decades of J.I. Glick's life, before he and Sadie Glick moved to Yellowknife. Records relate to his involvement in the mining and fur trade in Ontario, his trials and incarceration, correspondence, World War II service records, return to civilian life and preparation to move to Yellowknife.

          Glick, Jacob Isaac
          Thompson, Keith, 1937-
          N-1986-003 · Accession · 1972

          This accession consists of 10 colour slides taken in June 1972 at Canol camp sites. The images show the buildings at the major installation base situated about five kilometres west of the Mackenzie River.

          Thompson, Keith, 1937-
          N-1986-009 · Accession · [192-?]

          This accession consists of 1 photographic print of R.P.P. Girard, O.M.I. dressed in his regimental uniform, signed by Rev. Girard and containing his address on the back.

          McCallum family fonds
          247 · Fonds · 1939-1943

          This fonds consists of 22 black and white photographs that were originally part of the McCallum family album. The images include the Yellowknife Lumber Company sawmill, American soldiers from the Canol Road project, Norman Wells oil derricks, the "Porphyry" (ship) at the Fitzgerald-Smith portage and views of Fort Smith and Fort Resolution.

          McCallum (family)
          N-1991-002 · Accession · 1879

          This accession consists of a message left inside a glass bottle written by Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka, dated 5 July 1879. The message lists body/bodies located.

          Schwatka, Frederick, 1849-1892
          Back, Sir George 1796-1878
          N-1992-126 · Accession · [ca. 1850], 1865

          This accession consists of two short notes written by George Back. One contains his salutation and signature.

          N-1992-282 · Accession · 1929

          "The Arctic Review" appears to be a newsletter written by Canadian military personnel in the western arctic, possibly Cambridge Bay. The newsletter is marked as having limited circulation and may have been written as a comedic piece of literature. The newsletter contains jokes, stories poking fun at high level military officials and witticisms

          John Anderson-Thomson fonds
          217 · Fonds · 1936-1985

          The fonds consists of 78.5 cm of textual records, 122 maps, 146 photographs, 7 postcards, and 5 architectural drawings created by John Anderson Thomson in the course of his work as a land surveyor, consulting geologist, Commanding Officer of No. 7 Company Canadian Rangers, Magistrate and Justice of the Peace, commissioner on the Great Slave Lake Railway Royal Commission, member of several professional organizations, and participant in the community of Yellowknife and life in the North. Records and photographs of Janet Anderson-Thomson's involvement in John's work and her own leisure activities are also included. The records include memoirs, draft Royal Commission report, financial records, correspondence, field notes, geological, survey and reference plans, survey instructions, photographs and scrapbooks, certificates, and articles.

          Anderson-Thomson, John
          Hugh Ross fonds
          194 · Fonds · [1933-1959?]

          This fonds consists of 12 film reels, 1 videocassette (VHS) which is a copy of the film footage, 3 cm of textual material and 83 photographs and negatives. The films show Yellowknife in the 1940s and 1950s including aerial footage and the base at Alert in the 1960s. The textual material 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.

          Ross, Hugh