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Miscellaneous files

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Title 

 

Miscellaneous files

Title Notes 

 

Title based on contents of series.

Formerly Records of the Yukon Government, YRG 1, Series 2, Central Registry Files.

Level of Description 

 

Series

Dates of Creation 

 

1898-1950

Physical Description 

 

5.56 m of textual records

Scope and Content 

 

The records include the following: estate files; files on the insane; criminal, civil and Gold Commissioner Court case files; Yukon Territorial Government financial estimates; government directives; applications for land; sternwheeler tax records; sanitary inspectors' reports; records pertaining to the appointment of government officials, adoption, dental registration, forest fires, road maintenance and crews, building maintenance, mineral claims, Dawson City Coat of Arms, taxes, government employees, schools, U.S. Geological Survey, Ogilvie Bridge, World War I and war veterans, American Women's Club, fur farms, elections, Western Labour Board and International Labour Conference, family allowance payments, unemployment insurance, Air Transport Board, Whitehorse playgrounds, letters of credit, liquor licenses, and information on individual companies; and other files.

Custodial History 

 

The files were placed in storage in Dawson City and remained there when the capital of Yukon was moved to Whitehorse. The files were moved to the Public Archives of Canada in Ottawa with other Central Registry files in 1959 and 1968, and were transferred from Ottawa to Yukon Archives in 1973. Unlike the Correspondence and miscellaneous files series, this series was not microfilmed while in Ottawa because it contained exempted records and other material not considered of national significance.

Restrictions on Access 

 

As per Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act.

Finding Aid 

 

File list is available.
Click here to view online.

Information in Inventory to the Records of the Yukon Government, YRG 1, Series 2, Central Registry Files 1898-1950 held at the Yukon Archives now available in Central Registry records, Miscellaneous files description and file list.

Accession(s) 

 

no acc#

Specific Location 

 

GOV 1843 - GOV 1887 : Textual records

Record Last Modified 

 

2015-06-08

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%20126?SESSIONSEARCH

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