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Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce fonds

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Title 

 

Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce fonds

Title Notes 

 

Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 

 

Fonds

Dates of Creation 

 

1936-2000

Physical Description 

 

18.7 m of textual records and other material

Scope and Content 

 

The fonds consists of the Chamber of Commerce's administrative and operational files which include minutes, committee, research, subject, membership, and conference files. It also includes a small number of photographs relating to Chamber activities or issues of interest as well as maps and plans of Whitehorse, a promotional video on Yukon business, and published reference material. Also included are the minutes of the first meeting of the Yukon Tourist Advisory Council on November 30, 1964 (81/138) and one poster titled "Shop in Whitehorse: Buying Locally Makes a Difference".

The records are arranged in the following series: Administrative and Operational Records; Miscellaneous Photographs; Whitehorse Plans and Miscellaneous Maps; Promotional Video; Miscellaneous Sound Recordings; and Published Reference Material.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

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Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce

Immediate Source of Acquisition 

 

The records were donated to the Yukon Archives in five accessions by the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce in 1978, 1982, 1988, 1994 and 1997.

Restrictions on Access 

 

Permission to copy the video (V-316) and audio cassette (SR 146-1) must be granted by the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce. See series description for more information.

Notes 

 

Funding for the arrangement and description of this fonds was made possible by financial assistance from the federal government through the National Archives of Canada, the Canadian Council of Archives and the Yukon Archives.

Physical Description Notes 

 

Includes: 47 b&w and col. negative and positive photographs; 14 maps and plans; 1 audio cassette; 1 audio reel; 1 VHS videotape; 1 poster.

Availability of Other Formats 

 

The sound recordings in accession 78/44 were digitized as Production Masters for access in October 2010.

Finding Aid 

 

Inventory to the Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce fonds held at the Yukon Archives Acc. #78/44, 82/10, 82/456, 82/459, 94/12R, Reprinted 2003.
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Caption list is available for the photographs in accession 82/10.
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Caption list is available for the photographs in accession 82/456.
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Caption list is available for the photographs in accession 94/12R.
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Accruals 

 

The Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce designated the Yukon Archives as the official repository for their records in 1975. Records are transferred every four to five years. Accruals were received in 1997, 2000 and 2002. These accessions are unprocessed.

Accession(s) 

 

78/44, 81/138, 82/10, 82/456, 82/459, 93/15, 94/12R, 97/106, 97/112, 2000/115, 2002/101

Specific Location 

 

COR O/S 6 (82/10) : Textual records
COR O/S 6 (82/456) : Textual records
COR 8 (81/138) : Textual records
COR 135 - COR 149 (82/10) : Textual records
COR 150 - COR 171 (82/456) : Textual records
COR 237 - COR 238 (82/459) : Textual records
COR 957 - COR 969 (94/12R) : Textual records
PHO 57 (82/456) : Photographs
PHO 481 (82/10) : Photographs
PHO 481 (94/12R) : Photographs
V-316 (94/12R) : Videocassette
SR 48(1) (78/44) : Sound recordings
SR 146(1) (82/10) : Sound recordings
H-513 to H-515 (82/10) : Maps
P-467 (93/15) : Poster
43/1/1 (97/106) : In-process material
43/2/4 (97/112) : In-process material
42/8/1 to 42/8/7 (2000/115) : In-process material
44/7/1 to 44/7/7 (2002/101) : In-process material

Record Last Modified 

 

2015-07-14

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%204979?SESSIONSEARCH

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