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Kate Rockwell fonds

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Title 

 

Kate Rockwell fonds

Title Notes 

 

Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 

 

Fonds

Dates of Creation 

 

1881-1973

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 

 

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

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.

Accession(s) 

 

82/207

Specific Location 

 

SEE SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

Record Last Modified 

 

2011-10-06

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%204097?SESSIONSEARCH

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Records contained in this level of description 

Correspondence
Ephemera
Scrapbooks and Photographs
Legal Affairs


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