Fonds PR-2166 - White Pass and Yukon Route fonds

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White Pass and Yukon Route fonds

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  • 1907-1940 (Creation)
    White Pass and Yukon Corporation

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63 cm of textual records

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The White Pass and Yukon Railway Company, or White Pass and Yukon Route, was a company established to run the rail system from Skagway, Alaska to Whitehorse, Yukon

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The records originated in the Auditor's Office for the White Pass and Yukon Railway Company located in Skagway Alaska. The BC Archives purchased the records from Kern's Antiques, Marysville, Ohio, in 1980.

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Fonds consists of records from the auditor's office of the White Pass and Yukon Railway Company. Includes draft annual report forms prepared for the Dept. of Railways and Canals in Ottawa. Fonds also includes correspondence of the auditor. The annual report forms document the financial affairs of the British Yukon Railway Company and the British Columbia Yukon Railway Co.

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The British Yukon Railway Company operated the Yukon portion of the White Pass Route. The British Columbia Yukon Railway Co. operated the British Columbia portion of the White Pass Route.

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Accession number(s): 80-009

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