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Anton Vogee fonds

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Anton Vogee fonds

Title Notes 


Title is based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 



Dates of Creation 


1890-1982, predominant 1897-1903

Physical Description 


373 photographs : 370 glass plate negatives, 3 b&w copy negs.
1 folder of textual records

Scope and Content 


The fonds consists of photographs taken by Anton Vogee from 1897 to 1903 in his travels to various areas of the Yukon, British Columbia, and Alaska. The images include buildings and street scenes in Atlin, Dawson City, Dyea, Skagway, Bennett, Pine City, and Whitehorse; mining activity in Atlin and at Pine and Spruce creeks; scenes of the Dyea Trail and Chilkoot Pass including an avalanche of 1898; White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR), sternwheelers; and exterior views of Vogee's shops and galleries (82/271).

The fonds also contains photocopies of newspaper clippings, correspondence, display captions and three photographs relating to the 1973 Yukon House exhibit in Vancouver featuring Anton Vogee's photographs and memorabilia, photocopies of his citizenship papers, his son Arthur's birth certificate, stock certificates, personal correspondence, and a biographical sketch with revision notes made by Arthur Vogee in 1982 (82/523).

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Vogee, Anton, 1867-1950

Other Names Access Point(s) 


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Vogee, Arthur Edward

Custodial History 


Arthur Vogee, son of Anton Vogee, inherited the glass plate negatives and donated them to the Yukon Archives in 1972 (82/271). Photographs taken at a 1973 Yukon House display in Vancouver, and other documents relating to Anton Vogee, were loaned to the Yukon Archives for copying by Arthur Vogee in 1982 (82/523).

Restrictions on Access 


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

Physical Description Notes 


The Yukon Archives made copy negatives from the glass plate negatives in 1972.

Availability of Other Formats 


Reference prints are available.

Finding Aid 


Catalogued photographs #1-370 (82/271) have been digitized and are available online for research and viewing.
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There is an inventory which describes each catalogued photograph (Inventory #1). Its information duplicates what is available online.

Photocopies of the photographs are filed alphabetically by subject in the Photograph Visual Finding Aid.

Location of Original 


The original three photographs and documents loaned in 1982 (82/523) are presumably held by Mary-Ann Williams, granddaughter of Anton Vogee.



82/271, 82/523

Specific Location 


1-370 (82/271) : Catalogued photographs
MSS 122 (82/523) : Textual records
PHO 153 (82/523) : Photographs

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