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Yukon Order of Pioneers fonds

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Title 

 

Yukon Order of Pioneers fonds

Title Notes 

 

Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 

 

Fonds

Dates of Creation 

 

1887-1996

Physical Description 

 

0.85 m of textual records
8 photographs : b&w prints

Scope and Content 

 

The fonds consists of textual records and photographs described in four (4) series. The series are Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) (82/454), Grand Lodge (82/454, 83/31, 90/55), Dawson Lodge #1 (82/2, 82/454, 85/47, 86/92) and Whitehorse Lodge #2 (84/40).

The series Yukon Order of Pioneers consists of membership accounts, applications, registers and index 1894-1958. The Grand Lodge series consists of by-laws, minutes, correspondence, financial records, membership accounts and applications dating 1887-1986. The series Dawson Lodge #1 consists of minutes of 1972-1977, membership list 1943-1962, and photographs. The series Whitehorse Lodge #2 consists of application for membership 1966-1972 and minutes and attendance 1967-1980.

The fonds also consists of eight b&w photographs of Dawson City residents, members of the YOOP, and Orr & Tukey freight building in Dawson City (1900-1940). There is a printed program titled "Yukon Order of Pioneers. Golden Jubilee Celebration of the Klondike Gold Rush of '98 and Fifty-Second Anniversary of Discovery Day 1896 - Tuesday, Aug. 17 - 1948".

There are records of the Yukon Order of Pioneers Ladies Auxiliary that are unprocessed (97/59). A second unprocessed accession (2000/47R) consists of records from the Grand Lodge and Whitehorse Lodge #2. They include a History Scrapbook 1966-1996, minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs and membership lists.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 

 

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Yukon Order of Pioneers

Immediate Source of Acquisition 

 

Material donated by presidents of the Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP).

Restrictions on Access 

 

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

Notes 

 

Pamphlet transferred to the Yukon Archives imprint collection.

Arrangement 

 

No arrangement when received. Current arrangement does not reflect organization of microfilmed records.

Availability of Other Formats 

 

Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) records from 1886-1922, part of acc. 82/454, are on microfilm #58.

COR 224 f.8-9 and COR 225 were digitized for enhanced access in February and March 2011.

Finding Aid 

 

File list is available for the textual records in COR 221 - COR 225 (82/454).
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Index of membership applicants is available for the textual records in COR 224 f.8-9 and COR 225 f.1-3 (82/454).
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COR 224 f.8 (82/454), Membership Applications (A-L), has been digitized.
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COR 224 f.9 (82/454), Membership Applications (L-Y, A-L), has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.1 (82/454), Membership Applications, has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.2 (82/454), Membership Applications, has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.3 (82/454), Membership Applications, has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.4 (82/454), Membership Register, has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.5 (82/454), Constitution and Membership Roll, has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.6 (82/454), Membership Register, has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.7 (82/454), Alphabetical Index of Members, has been digitized.
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COR 225 f.8 (82/454), Alphabetical Membership Register, has been digitized.
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Accruals 

 

Yukon Archives has received additional material for this fonds that has yet to be included in this description. The material is in accession 2016/11. Further accruals are expected.

Accession(s) 

 

82/2, 82/398, 82/454, 83/31, 84/40, 85/47, 86/92, 90/55, 94/139, 97/59, 2000/47R, 2005/30

Specific Location 

 

COR 4 (85/47) : Textual records
COR 220 (82/254) : Textual records
COR 221 - COR 225 (82/454) : Textual records
COR 226 (84/40) : Textual records
COR 327 (83/31) : Textual records
COR 346 (86/92) : Textual records
COR 948 (90/55) : Textual records
COR O/S 8 (82/454) : Textual records
COR O/S 8 (94/139) : Textual records
COR O/S 12 (82/454) : Textual records
PHO 47 (82/398) : Photographs
PHO 318 (86/92) : Photographs
MF 58 (82/454) : Microfilm
2/15/7 (97/59) : In-process material
2/15/2 (2000/47R) : In-process material

Record Last Modified 

 

2016-07-21

Record URL 

 

http://yukon.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARC/DESC/SISN%205134?SESSIONSEARCH

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