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Colonel C. Hannington fonds

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Title 

 

Colonel C. Hannington fonds

Title Notes 

 

Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 

 

Fonds

Dates of Creation 

 

1942-1944

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.

Notes 

 

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 

 

Caption list available.
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Accession(s) 

 

82/363

Specific Location 

 

PHO 46 (82/363) : Photographs

Record Last Modified 

 

2013-10-23

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%204393?SESSIONSEARCH

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