Organizations and clubs

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Scope note(s)

  • Here are entered works relating to associations or organizations dedicated to a particular interest or activity.

Source note(s)

  • NWTA, adapted from PAASH 2020 edition

Display note(s)

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    Organizations and clubs

      Equivalent terms

      Organizations and clubs

      • UF Clubs
      • UF Associations
      • UF Societies
      • UF Organizations
      • UF Non-profit organizations
      • UF Voluntary groups

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      Organizations and clubs

      36 Archival description results for Organizations and clubs

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      OutNorth fonds
      433 · Fonds · ca. 1990-2007

      This fonds consists of 9 cm of textual records and 20 MB (megabytes) of textual records and graphic materials generated by OutNorth. The records document OutNorth's advocacy, educational, and social activities and include meeting minutes and agendas, newsletters, press releases, websites, event flyers and tickets, membership recruitment, promotional materials, and newsclippings. The records also includes some event flyers predating OutNorth, and an interview with Lorne Gushue.

      N-2023-003 · Collection · [ca. 1955-1966]

      This collection contains a variety of material relating to the Kinette Club of Yellowknife, ca. 1961-1966, including a large wooden scrapbook ("Kinsmen - Kinette - Yellowknife"), which includes photographs and signature pages from Kinsmen events in the 1960s. Also included are a number of Kinsmen/Kinette newsletters, clippings and loose photographs.

      Ben Hall collection
      N-2013-015 · Accession · 1932-1993, predominant 1963-1978

      The textual records consists of one letter describing the audiocassette. Most of the photographs date from between 1963 and 1978, although there is one from 1932 and several from 1993. The photographs document the Reverend Ben S. Hall's life in Hay River from 1963-1970, as well as a 1978 Boy Scouting trip to Coppermine and Pine Point. They also depict images of public events, the local "Indian village," aircraft, clergy, and Yellowknife. The audio cassette narrates the series of colour slides of the Boy Scout trip to Coppermine and Pine Point.

      Hall, Ben
      N-1992-048 · Accession · 1981-1982
      Part of Native Communications Society fonds

      One series of five posters is titled "Our Elders Speak". This series was published in 1982 and shows Indigenous people hunting, fishing and attending a Dene feast. The second series of posters, published in the Spring of 1981, documents the history and function of five Indigenous organizations within the NWT. They are: NWT Metis Association, Dene Nation, NWT Native Women's Association, NWT Native Court Worker's Association and the Tree of Peace Friendship Centre.

      365 · Fonds · 2000

      This fonds consists of two audiocassette tapes, one sound CD, approximately 943 colour negatives, two 8 mm videocassettes, approximately 50 cm of textual material and one site plan generated or collected by the NWT Mining Heritage Society between 2000-2002. The audiocassettes and sound CD contain interviews with former employees of Giant Mine including Bill Case, Al Hall, Joe Malmsten, Jim McKay, George Dundas, Frank Horvat, Lorne Wrigglesworth, Tom Natyshen, Bill Hall, Sam Bitner, Dan Edjericon, J.C. Brien, Lew Whalen, Walter Dwyer, Mark Eveson, Francois H. Maille and Dave Nickerson. The interviews were coordinated and conducted by Bill Case, Walt Humphries and Brian Weir. The 943 images document the interior and exterior of buildings at Giant Mine, as well as show mining equipment and machinery. The videocassettes also document the interior and exterior of buildings, the Giant Mine site and machinery and equipment. 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. In addition, there is a site plan showing Giant Mine buildings and locations.

      NWT Mining Heritage Society
      372 · Fonds · July 1977

      This fonds consists of one reel of colour 8 mm film (original master) of what was likely the Native Women's Association of the NWT first conference, held in July 1977. The film, approximately 175 feet in length, runs ten minutes. The film was transferred to Betacam (archival master) in 1997.

      Native Women's Association of the NWT
      Robert S. Pilot collection
      N-2006-008 · Accession · [1972-1979]

      The textual records are comprised of one certificate, recording the establishment of the Council of the Order of St. John for the Northwest Territories on June 24, 1972, signed on the verso by some founding members; a 1979 Ball Programme for the NWT Council for the Order of St. John from November 24, 1979; and an oversized document describing the first animals at L.D. Livingstone's Polar Sea Dairy Farm in Aklavik. The photographs document the founding members of the NWT Council of St. John Ambulance, and the first induction of members to the Order of St. John. The sound recording is an LP record of 'Two Hands and For Ever: a new musical about Old Yellowknife', produced in 1978.

      Pilot, Robert S.

      The recordings are of the Dene Nation General Assembly held in Fort Good Hope in July of 1980. Item 0001 covers July 22; 0002-0004 July 23; 0005-0006 July 24; 0007-0010 July 25; 0011-0015 July 26; 0016 July 27.

      Northwest Territories. Department of Justice and Public Services. Museums and Heritage division. NWT Archives
      G-1979-015 · Accession · [1960-1975]
      Part of Northwest Territories. Office of the Commissioner fonds

      The material includes memorabilia from the 1973 Legislative Ball at the fictional "Fort Michener", a certificate in the name of Raymond the Raven, Pete Baker's certificate of election to the Council of the Northwest Territories, a commemorative brochure on Martin Frobisher signed by Capt. C. Frobisher, a notice concerning the establishment of the St. John Ambulance in the Northwest Territories, and a public notice concerning land ownership by the Chiefs in Council. These records were collected by Commissioner Stuart M. Hodgson.

      G-1979-003-S07 · Series · 1963-1970
      Part of Canada. Northern Administration Branch fonds

      The 1000 block covers general information about settlements, Indian, Metis and Inuit, and associations representing them, sensitive or confidential material, federal government operations not under Northern Affairs Branch, and miscellaneous subjects. The block contains the following series:

      • [1000-1009] General
      • [1010-1019] Miscellaneous Subjects
      Sport North Federation fonds
      261 · Fonds · 1969-2002

      This fonds consists of 35 cm of textual material, 151 photographs, four posters, one videocassette (VHS) and one CD-ROM. The records date from 1969 to 2002 and were produced and accumulated by the Sport North Federation and include some materials that may have originated from the Arctic Winter Games Corporation. The bulk of the textual records include correspondence from 1975 about the formation of Sport North; its by-laws and constitution; copies of the Sport North publication "Sports News"; publications, programs and pamphlets from various Arctic Winter Games; the 1984-85 Annual Report for Sport North; and copies of the Sport North 1984 and 1985 manual and directory. The remaining textual material includes two manuals entitled "Dene Games, A Culture and Resource Manual" and "Arctic Sports, A Training and Resource Manual." The material was written by Michael Heine and produced between 1998-2002 by Sport North Federation and the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. The manuals are accompanied by one CD-ROM which includes written accounts from elders speaking about Dene games, and includes video clips of the finger pull, stick pull, pole push, snow snake and hand games. The videocassette (VHS) is 45 minutes and length and includes archival photographs and film footage of traditional Dene life, as well as detailed footage of the five traditional games played at the Arctic Winter Games. The video shows each event and describes the rules and physical details of the finger pull, stick pull, pole push, snow snake and hand games. The video footage of the five traditional games was taken at the 1998 Arctic Winter Games. The fonds also contains six scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about sports dated from 1977 to 1979, as well as Sport North Federation and Arctic Winter Games posters. The photographs document the first and fifth Arctic Winter Games (AWG).

      Sport North Federation
      420 · Fonds · 1978-1993

      This fonds consists of records of operation of the Science Institute of the Northwest Territories. Records include Science Advisory Board meeting minutes and annual reports, Constitution and By-Laws and Some Observations and Recommendations on the Formation, Organization and Management of the Northwest Territories Science Institute, legislation, briefing notes, minutes of several meetings of the Science Institute Board of Governors, strategic planning and review documents and report, a draft policy manual, documents on goals and objectives, a polonium and lead transfer study, beluga whale review, staff meeting notes, board membership information, discussion notes, annual reports, and correspondence regarding the cooperation and eventual merger of the Science Institute with Arctic College (later Aurora College).

      Science Institute of the Northwest Territories
      262 · Fonds · [1949-1978]

      This fonds consists of 827 photographs and 1 cm of textual material from 1949 to 1978, documenting the activities of St. John Ambulance and other first aid projects in the Northwest Territories. The textual records are comprised of: Jack Adderly's story about Tony Dauksa and how his life was saved by the creation of survival cairns in the arctic by St. John Ambulance; a cover page and maps that accompanied a binder of photographs; and a 1982 St. John Ambulance press release. Two of the photographs relate to a survival cairn set up by a group of St. John Ambulance Cadets (6 from Great Britain and 6 Canadians), on July 31, 1976.

      St. John Ambulance. Northwest Territories Council
      Sanavisak Guild fonds
      107 · Fonds · 1965-1984

      This fonds consists of 79 colour photographs that were in an album compiled by members of the Sanavisak Guild in Pine Point. The accession also contains the minutes of a meeting held on September 8, 1965 to discuss the formation of the guild; two guild newsletters, one from March 1982 and the other from 1983; and the programme for the guild's 10th Anniversary dinner and dance. The photographs document many of the activities of the Sanavisak Guild in Pine Point between 1969 and 1984. The majority of the images are well identified. Activities depicted include craft and bake sales, Christmas parties and floats decorated by the guild for the annual Pine Days parade and celebrations.

      Sanavisak Guild
      Yellowknife Museum Society
      N-1979-555 · Accession · 1953-1970
      Part of Yellowknife Museum Society fonds

      Records include a certificate of incorporation, by-laws, meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence regarding the Society, museum, and other projects, building plans for the Museum of the North, museum opening records, including a speech and guest book, a brief and agreement with the Territorial government, and information about various artifacts and archives held by the Society.

      Reginae Tait fonds
      53 · Fonds · 1958-1969

      This fonds consists of 8 cm of correspondence from children that attended school in the following communities between 1958-1969: Aklavik, Arctic Bay, Baker Lake, Belcher Islands, Broughton Island, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Coppermine, Coral Harbour, Eskimo Point, Frobisher Bay, Great Whale River, Hay River, Fort Franklin, Fort Liard, Fort Resolution, Fort Smith, Fort Wrigley, Igloolik, Inuvik, Ivuyivik, Lac La Martre, Nahanni Butte, Norman Wells, Payne Bay, Port Harrison, Povungnituk, Resolute Bay, Snowdrift, Spence Bay, Sugluk, Whale Cove and Yellowknife. The letters were written in thanks to the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE) for books that were received by the children through the IODE Prize Books for Children of the Far North Project.

      Tait, Reginae
      YK Photo fonds
      425 · Fonds · 1963-1998

      The fonds consists of 2214 photographs (1232 black and white negatives, 982 colour negatives) created by both Gerry Reimann and Bob Wilson during the store’s operation. The photography is a mix of commissioned work, such as portrait or family photography, schools, businesses, organizations, or government work, and non-commissioned photography, such as community events or photography of YK Foto. Due to this, the commissioned work has multiple copyright holders, which are noted where appropriate.

      YK Foto
      161 · Fonds · 1968-1974

      This fonds consists of 4.4 cm of textual records and 8 photographs generated by the Yellowknife Toastmistress Club from its foundation in 1968 until early 1974, although the majority of the records only go to 1972. The records include bylaws, correspondence, minutes, financial records, guides and manuals, member lists, agendas, newsletters, and a scrapbook.

      Yellowknife Toastmistress Club
      56 · Fonds · 1971-1979

      This fonds consists of a financial ledger (1971-1974), posters (1974-1975, 1977-1979), minutes (1977-1979), a logo pasteup, "Handbook for Executives" [ca. 1979] and correspondence (1978) from the Yellowknife Film Society.

      Yellowknife Film Society