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Don Rawlins collection

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Title 

 

Don Rawlins collection

Title Notes 

 

Title based on creator of the collection.

Level of Description 

 

Fonds

Dates of Creation 

 

1943-1993, predominant 1943-1945

Physical Description 

 

106 photographs : 103 b&w prints, 3 negs
.02 m of textual records
2 architectural drawings : blueprints

Scope and Content 

 

The collection consists of records created during Rawlins work on the Canol Project, including original photographs showing Watson Lake signposts, Whitehorse, fishing, hunting, White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) trains and station, and postcards; textual records include his application for entry into Alaska, gun permits, driver's license, ship menu, issue of "Northern Newscast", an "Order of Alaska Cheechacos" certificate, three posters (a comical drawing of Whitehorse ca. 1920, the Kee Bird poem, and a route to the outhouse entitled "Trolley Line on the Alcan Highway"). The collection also consists of two blueprint plans of the Canol Project: Canol #3 line Swan Lake Booster Pump Station and Watson Lake Gasoline Pump House.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

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Rawlins, Don, 1914-

Immediate Source of Acquisition 

 

Don Rawlins donated this material in 1993.

Restrictions on Access 

 

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

Finding Aid 

 

Caption list is available.
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Accession(s) 

 

93/53R

Specific Location 

 

PHO 182 (93/53R) : Photographs
MSS 249 (93/53R) : Textual records
H-1918 and H-1919 (93/53R) : Maps
P-520 to P-522 (93/53R) : Posters

Record Last Modified 

 

2012-12-03

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%204743?SESSIONSEARCH

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