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George Shaw fonds

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George Shaw fonds

Title Notes 


Title based on provenance of the fonds.

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Dates of Creation 



Physical Description 


.02 m of textual records
12 maps
4 photographs : b&w prints

Scope and Content 


This fonds consists of records created by George Shaw during his years on the municipal and territorial councils, 1957-1975. Included are correspondence, campaign and election records, newsletters, reports, minutes, photographs and maps relating to his involvement in the Dawson City council, Dawson Miner's Union, Dawson City hospital, Dawson City public library, Klondike Visitors Association, Territorial Council, and Progressive Conservative Association. There are series and item descriptions for the maps. The photographs include two images of a table top model of the proposed visitors observation centre on the Midnight Dome in Dawson City, a tintype of two men in winter clothing, and a card mounted image of three girls posing in a library.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Shaw, George Oswald

Immediate Source of Acquisition 


The fonds was donated by George Shaw in 1984.

Restrictions on Access 


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



Imprint material from George Shaw donation (82/226) has been transferred to the Yukon Archives library.



The files are arranged alphabetically by subject. Maps and photographs were removed from the files.

Finding Aid 


File list is available.

Caption list is available for the photographs in accession 84/94.
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Specific Location 


MSS 173 to MSS 178 (84/94) : Textual records
PHO 264 (84/94) : Photographs
H-1554 to H-1559, H-1562 to H-1564, H-1566 to H-1568 (84/94) : Maps

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