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Mary Davis Moody fonds

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Mary Davis Moody fonds

Title Notes 


Title based on provenance of the fonds.

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Physical Description 


144 photographs : 134 b&w prints, 1 col. postcard, 9 b&w negatives
.1 m of textual records

Scope and Content 


The fonds consists of photographs and textual records. The original photographs are assorted sizes and depict Mrs. Moody's stay in Dawson City and Carcross; the students at Chooutla School and St. Paul's Hostel; views of Eagle and Fort Yukon in Alaska; views of Moosehide, Old Crow, Fort Yukon, Rampart House, and Whitehorse in the Yukon; Anglican Church activities; fox farms; and dog teams. Also included are photographs from her visit in 1961.

The textual records consist of typescript manuscripts written by Mary Davis Moody, 1938-1974, titled "A New Zealand Bride on the Arctic Circle" (folder 1), "Alaska Re-Visited" and "An Interlude in the Lives of Two Little Eskimos" (folder 2); correspondence between Mrs. Moody and Florence Whyard, Mrs. Whyard's notes of conversations with Mrs. Moody, and a typescript manuscript "A River in the Klondike, the story of a New Zealand Bride in the Canadian North" by Mrs. Moody and told to Mrs. Whyard (folder 3); and newspaper clippings (folder 4).

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Moody, Mary Davis

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Whyard, Flo, 1917-2012

Immediate Source of Acquisition 


Donated to the Yukon Archives by Mary Davis Moody.

Restrictions on Access 


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

Physical Description Notes 


The 144 photographs represent 131 different images.




Specific Location 


PHO 83 (78/3) : Photographs
MSS 61 (78/3) : Textual records

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