Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F2859 - William M. Chandler fonds
ACU GBA F2859
William M. Chandler fonds
- [ca. 1897-1922] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
Name of creator
William M.Chandler, worked for the Canadian Bank of Commerce in the Yukon during the gold rush. He later worked for the Union Bank in Calgary, Alberta, then the Royal Bank after 1925. He retired to British Columbia. Chandler and his wife, Jean M., had one son, Gordon M. Chandler, 1905-1978.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of estate of Gordon M. Chandler, 1982.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of the Yukon, including Dawson City, buildings, social events, prospecting, sports, banks, transportation, and churches.
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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 many 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
Tuesday, April 17, 2018