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Fred Birnbaum fonds

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Title 

 

Fred Birnbaum fonds

Title Notes 

 

Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 

 

Fonds

Dates of Creation 

 

Copied 1987 (originally created 1942-1944)

Physical Description 

 

1 videocassette : master, col. and b&w, si.

Scope and Content 

 

The fonds consists of a videocassette copy of films taken by and of Fred Birnbaum during his work on the Alaska Highway and Canol Road. There are shots of army life at the military bases in Watson Lake, MP 308 (NWT), and Whitehorse; construction crews; furlough trips to Alaska and New York City; and scenery along the highway.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

Click on the link(s) below for more information.

Birnbaum, Fred

Immediate Source of Acquisition 

 

Loaned for copying by Fred Birnbaum in 1987.

Restrictions on Access 

 

There are no donor-imposed restrictions on this material. General copyright or institutional or legal restrictions may apply.

Availability of Other Formats 

 

Viewing copy of videocassette is available.

The videocassette was copied to master and viewing copy DVDs for preservation and viewing.

Finding Aid 

 

There are detailed shot listings for each of the films.

Location of Original 

 

Originals were retained by Fred Birnbaum.

Associated Material 

 

The Audio/Visual Unit of Whitehorse Public Library has two circulating copies of the videocassette.

Accession(s) 

 

87/91

Specific Location 

 

V-116 (87/91) : Video
DVD 21 (1) : DVD

Record Last Modified 

 

2008-11-27

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%204037?SESSIONSEARCH

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