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Colonel C. Hannington fonds

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Colonel C. Hannington fonds

Title Notes 


Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 



Dates of Creation 



Physical Description 


119 photographs : b&w prints

Scope and Content 


The fonds contains photographs showing scenes of the Alaska Highway (1942-44), community airports from Edmonton to Aishihik (1943-44), and the Canol Road. Aerial photographs of the following airports are included: Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Dawson Creek, Ft. St. John, Ft. Nelson, Watson Lake, Teslin, Whitehorse, Snag River, Smith River, Beaton R. and Aishihik. Photographs of various landscapes along the Alaska Highway include the Liard River, Sikanni River, Valley of Toutel, B.C., the Racing River, the junction of the Peace and Pine Rivers, and Boundary, Alaska. Photographs of the Canol show the road itself, the surrounding landscape and various ice formations in winter. Specific sites include the Dodo Valley above Canyon Ice-Form, and aerial surveys of the Canol Pipeline.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Hannington, C., Colonel

Custodial History 


The photographs were given to Alan Innes-Taylor by Colonel C. Hannington, an old friend. Mr. Innes-Taylor donated them to the Yukon Archives on 1970.

Restrictions on Access 


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



Seven reports about the building of the Alaska Highway and Canol Road, which accompanied this donation are part of book collection in the Yukon Archives library.

Finding Aid 


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Specific Location 


PHO 46 (82/363) : Photographs

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