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Adams & Larkin fonds

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Adams & Larkin fonds

Title Notes 


Formerly titled Adams & Larkin and Cantwell Photograph Collection.

Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 



Dates of Creation 


[ca. 1901-1902]

Physical Description 


153 photographs : nitrate negs

Scope and Content 


The fonds consists of images which primarily depict miners working in the Klondike gold fields surrounding Dawson City, 1901-1902. There are also interior and exterior views of businesses that operated in the Yukon as well as images of cabins, houses, residents and leisure activities in the Klondike region. The fonds also includes a few photographs by George C. Cantwell, another Dawson photographer. Specific locations include Bear Creek, Bonanza Creek, Caribou Village, Eldorado Creek, Gold Run Creek, Henry Gulch, Hunker Creek, Last Chance Creek, Lindow Creek, Mint Gulch. Businesses and organizations include the Dawson Exploration Company Department Store, Arctic Brotherhood Hall, Home Hotel, Cascade Steam laundry, Sixty Mile Lime Company, Dawson Flume Hose Factory, Yukon Order of Pioneers (YOOP) and the Post Office. There are also a number of portraits.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Adams & Larkin

Other Names Access Point(s) 


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Cantwell, George C.

Custodial History 


Nitrate negatives acquired from Bob Coutts in 1977.

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 


Catalogued photographs #9046-9198 (84/51) have been digitized and are available online for research and viewing.
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There is an inventory which describes each photograph (Inventory #62). Its information duplicates what is available online.

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




Specific Location 


9046-9198 (84/51) : Catalogued photographs

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