Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0211 - George Oswald Shaw collection
ACU GBA C0211
George Oswald Shaw collection
- [ca. 1904-1912] (Creation)
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Name of creator
George Oswald Shaw was a businessman in Dawson, Yukon Territory, and operated the Klondike Nugget and Ivory Shop for many years. He also served as an Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in the territorial legislature. He received the Order of Canada in 1973 for his contributions to the development of the Yukon. Shaw retired to Richmond, British Columbia.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of George O. Shaw, 1963.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of photographs of Dawson, Yukon Territory and vicinity, including gold miners and buildings.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but a few of the photos have been digitized.
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Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on August 12, 2015.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Friday, March 04, 2016