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Archives research collection Yukon Territory Series
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International Fact Finding Committee (Canada-United States, 1931)

This series contains International Fact Finding Committee records to October 1931. In the early 1930s, separate Canadian and American committees (Canadian 1931, US 1930) were formed to study the proposed B.C.-Yukon-Alaska highway. The two committees met as a joint fact finding committee in Victoria in 1931. The Canadian committee did not publish a report but reported the results of its investigation to the U.S. Dept. of the Interior. The published report of the American commission contains information collected by the Canadian committee. This volume, which contains material relating to the study and the joint meeting, consists of notes on the joint meeting, route reconnaissance reports, preliminary construction estimates and individual reports on mineral, forest and water resources in the proposed route areas of British Columbia (2 copies).

International Fact Finding Committee (Canada-United States, 1931)

Records relating to CANOL project and Alaska Highway

This series contains records relating to the CANOL Project and the Alaskan Highway. The CANOL (Canadian Oil) pipeline project, conceived in response to fears of a Japanese invasion of Alaska, 1942, consisted of the construction of a road and pipeline from the Norman Wells (NWT) oil field to a refinery at Whitehorse which served as a junction for pipelines to Alaska and Alberta to supply refined petroleum products necessary for the defense of Alaska and the Canadian North. This body of records, part of the National Archives and Records Service's Record Group 338 - Records of the United States Army Commands, consists of general orders. international agreements, organization manuals, reports, briefs, correspondence and administrative records relating to the CANOL Project and the Alaskan Highway.

United States. Army Service Forces. Northwest Command

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Bennett (B.C.) Detachment records

This series consists of photocopied records from Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Bennett Detachment. Records include police constables' daily journal (1899-1900); register of persons entering and leaving Yukon Territory via Bennett, B.C. (Dec. 1898-July 1900); register of persons passing through Dawson (Dec. 1898-May 1899); and steamer passenger lists and registration of boats passing through Tagish, Yukon Territory, (1898-1900).

Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Bennett (B.C.) Detachment

United States. Dept. of State.

Diplomatic despatches. Despatches from the United States consuls in Dawson City, Canada. Reel B9727, Apr 1898 - Aug 1899; Reel B9728, Sept 1899 - Dec 1901; Reel B9729, Feb 1902 - Aug 1905; Reel B9730, Sept 1905 - Aug 1906. National Archives microcopy T-560.

United States. Department of State