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Archives Descriptive Database

The Archives Descriptive Database is an online guide to the archival holdings at Yukon Archives.

Please note:

  • This database provides information about the holdings at Yukon Archives that allows you to identify records that relate to your research.
  • This database provides access to a small number of digitized archival records (photographs and sound recordings). As more records are digitized, access will be provided to them through this database.
  • This database does not include descriptions of all archival records. New information is added on a regular basis. In the meantime, you may have to consult paper-based inventories in our reference room to find what you need.
  • This database does not include published material from the Yukon Archives Library such as books, pamphlets and reports. This material can be searched through the Public Access Catalogue at

Choose one of the three search options below. For help, please click here.
Search Archival Descriptions
Search descriptions of the groups of archival records that make up our holdings (fonds, sous-fonds, series, sub-series). These include records created by both the Government of Yukon, municipal governments and the private sector. Where available, links are provided to lists of related files and items.
Search Files and Items
Search descriptions of files and items (such as letters, photographs, moving images, maps, or sound recordings) in the Yukon Archives' holdings. Where applicable, links to the larger group of records to which a file or item belongs are included.
Search Record Creators
Search descriptions of Yukon government agencies, municipal governments, persons, families, and private sector organizations that have created archival records in our holdings. Included are links to information about the archival records created by each person, organization or agency.