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William Clay Wideman collection

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William Clay Wideman collection

Title Notes 


Title based on provenance.

Level of Description 



Dates of Creation 


Copied 2001 (originally created 1943-1944)

Physical Description 


69 photographs : b&w copy negs.

Scope and Content 


The collection consists of b&w copy negatives selected from an album of photographs accumulated by William Clay Wideman while he was in Whitehorse in 1943-1944.

The photographs depict a variety of Yukon scenes including Whitehorse; sternwheelers in the shipyards; Yukon residents; construction of the Canol Refinery; and sections of the Alaska Highway.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Wideman, William Clay, 1921-2009

Custodial History 


Album loaned to the Yukon Archives for copying by William Clay Wideman via Karl Gurcke, Historian, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

Restrictions on Access 


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

Availability of Other Formats 


Reference prints are available.

Finding Aid 


Caption list is available.
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Location of Original 


Original album was returned to William Clay Wideman.




Specific Location 


PHO 564 (2001/115) : Photographs

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