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Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous fonds

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Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous fonds

Title Notes 


Title based on provenance.

Level of Description 



Dates of Creation 



Physical Description 


1.515 m of textual records and other material

Scope and Content 


The fonds consists of textual records, photographs, posters, and one film of the Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous dating from 1963 to 1990. The textual records include correspondence, financial records, minutes, news clippings and reports. Photographs include 254 original b&w and colour photographs of Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous activities and participants. Thirty-six posters advertise Rendezvous events, 1963-1978. The NFB (National Film Board) film is titled "Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous 1965" and depicts many activities including dog team races, flour packing, gambling, snowshoe races and the Queen pageant. The fonds also contains 10 Rendezvous buttons.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous

Immediate Source of Acquisition 


Accessions 78/30, 82/62, and 91/54R were donated on behalf of Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous.

Custodial History 


The NFB film (85/80) was transferred from the Yukon Government, Department of Education, Libraries and Archives Branch.

Restrictions on Access 


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



A Whitehorse Winter Carnival program, 1947, and Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous yearly souvenir program booklets have been transferred to the Yukon Archives Library.

Physical Description Notes 


Includes 254 b&w and colour photographs, 36 posters, 1 film (7 min., 45 sec., si., b&w), and 10 buttons.

Finding Aid 


File list available.



Further accruals are expected.



78/30, 82/62, 85/80, 91/54R

Specific Location 


COR 108 - COR 114 (78/30) : Textual records
COR 948 (91/54R) : Textual records
COR O/S 11 (82/62) : Textual records
PHO 85 - PHO 87 (78/30) : Photographs
P-89 to P-128 (78/30) : Posters
M-36 to M-38, M-56, M-62, M-70 to M-73, M-77 (78/30) : Misc. Objects
16-116 and V-121-4 (85/80) : Film/video

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