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Henderson family fonds

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Title 

 

Henderson family fonds

Title Notes 

 

Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 

 

Fonds

Dates of Creation 

 

1882-1952

Physical Description 

 

.5 m of textual records
51 photographs : b&w
21 maps

Scope and Content 

 

This fonds consists of records of Robert Henderson, his son and grandson with relevant newsclippings. Included are business papers, documents, correspondence of Yukon Gold Company, Joe Boyle (Canadian Klondike Mining Company), Klondike Mines Railway Company, Klondike Thawing Machine Company and A.N.C. Treadgold during the height of gold dredging activity in Dawson City; pamphlets, newspapers about Robert Henderson's life and death, and mining in Dawson City; photos depicting people and places in Dawson City and dredging on the creeks; and a map of Fortymile mining district and a series of Department of Land Survey maps of gold creeks.

The fonds is divided into the following series: Robert Henderson; Hugh Henderson; Chester Henderson; Yukon Gold Company; Klondike Mines Railway Company; Klondike Thawing Machine Company; and Canadian Klondike Mining Co. and Henderson Family Maps.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

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Henderson family

Other Names Access Point(s) 

 

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Henderson, Robert, 1857-1933
Henderson, Grant
Henderson, Chester
Yukon Gold Co.
Klondike Mines Railway Co.
Klondike Thawing Machine Company
Canadian Klondike Mining Co.

Immediate Source of Acquisition 

 

The one page declaration made by Robert Henderson was donated by Mrs. Isabel Wright, formerly Isabel Henderson, Robert's niece (Henry's daughter), in August 1979.

Custodial History 

 

Donated by Parks Canada, Klondike National Historic Sites, Dawson City, 1982.

Restrictions on Access 

 

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

Arrangement 

 

The records from other mining companies were intermixed with the family's records.

Finding Aid 

 

Finding aid for 82/204 is available.

Accession(s) 

 

79/87, 82/204

Specific Location 

 

SEE SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

Record Last Modified 

 

2011-10-06

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%204415?SESSIONSEARCH

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Records contained in this level of description 

Robert Henderson
Hugh Henderson
Chester Henderson
Yukon Gold Company
Klondike Mines Railway Company
Klondike Thawing Machine Company
Canadian Klondike Mining Co.
Henderson Family maps


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