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Kate Rockwell fonds

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Kate Rockwell fonds

Title Notes 


Title based on provenance of the fonds.

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Physical Description 


26 folders of textual records
0.72 m of photographs
1 map

Scope and Content 


This fonds consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, ephemera, photographs and a map created and collected by Kate Rockwell (also known as Klondike Kate), from 1882 to her death in 1957, as well as some legal documents created subsequent to her death.

There are four series: Correspondence; Ephemera; Scrapbooks and Photographs; and Legal Affairs.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Rockwell, Kate, 1880-1957

Custodial History 


Purchased from D.W. Van Duren in September 1973.

Restrictions on Access 


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

Finding Aid 


There is a content listing for this fonds.

There is a bibliography of sources relating to Klondike Kate, available in the Yukon Archives Reference Room.

Associated Material 


Artifacts, including a sign, a book of matches, a necklace, ribbon, a name tag and a wooden menu, which were acquired with this material were passed on to MacBride Museum, Whitehorse. Photocopies of some of the photographs were sent to the museum in Dawson.




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Records contained in this level of description 

Scrapbooks and Photographs
Legal Affairs

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