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Accession Number: 76-014

Title

Canada. Yukon Territory. Royal Canadian Mounted Police fonds. -- Microfilmed 3 May 1968. -- 12 microfilm reels.

Biography / History

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police had previously been known as the North West Mounted Police (from 1873 to 1904), and the Royal North West Mounted Police (from 1904 to 1920). On February 1, 1920, the name was changed to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The force was established to protect and police the newly acquired lands from various threats including American annexation and various illegal activities. It was also established to help encourage settlement throughout the region. Today, the RCMP is Canada's national police force.

Custodial History

The microfilm was created by and in the custody of the National Archives of Canada until it was purchased by the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of 12 microfilm reels of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Yukon Territory records which are located in the Public (National) Archives of Canada as RG 18 D, Series 1-4, Old or Series 1-3 New; PAC C-2143 to C-2154. This fonds includes Dawson City Headquarters records (letterbooks and general and local orders); detachment records; and general administration and other records. The records on the microfilm date from 1898 to 1951.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

This fonds was purchased from the National Archives of Canada.

The originals are located in the National Archives of Canada.

Restrictions: N

Microfilm. Set 13.

Finding Aid

Conversion List

Legend:
NVN = New Volume Number
OVN = Old Volume Number
Reel Number = RN

Series 1: Dawson City Headquarters - Letterbooks, 1899-1906

NVN 3030, OVN 1, RN 1: 18 October 1899 - 20 March 1900
NVN 3031, OVN 2, RN 1-2: 23 March 1900 - 3 October 1900
NVN 3032, OVN 3, RN 2: 4 October 1900 - 4 April 1901
NVN 3033, OVN 4, RN 2-3: 19 April 1901 - 4 February 1902
NVN 3034, OVN 5, RN 3: 5 February 1902 - 26 August 1902
NVN 3035, OVN 6, RN 3-4: 27 August 1902 - 5 June 1903
NVN 3036, OVN 7, RN 4-5: 6 June 1903 - 17 January 1904
NVN 3037, OVN 8, RN 5: 18 January 1904 - 12 October 1904
NVN 3038, OVN 9, RN 5-6-7: 12 October 1904 - 8 July 1905
NVN 3039, OVN 10, RN 7: 8 July 1905 - 1 March 1906

Series 2: Yukon General Orders, 1898-1910

NVN 3040, OVN 1, RN 7-8: Index to Yukon Orders, December 1903 - December 1908
NVN 3041, OVN 2, RN 8: Index, October 1906 - May 1910
NVN 3042, OVN 3, RN 8: Index, September 1913 - March 1916
NVN 3043, OVN 4, RN 8: Index
NVN 3044, OVN 5, RN 8: Index
NVN 3045, OVN 6, RN 8: Yukon Orders, October 1899 - October 1901
NVN 3046, OVN 7, RN 8: Yukon Orders, Yukon Orders, August 1903 - January 1905
NVN 3047, OVN 8, RN 8-9: Yukon Orders, January 1905 - March 1907
NVN 3048, OVN 9, RN 9: Yukon Orders, March 1907 - August 1910
NVN 3049, OVN 10, RN 9: Yukon Orders, July 1906 - February 1909
NVN 3050, OVN 11, RN 9: Yukon Orders, December 1908 - August 1910
NVN 3051, OVN 12, RN 9: Local Orders, Lake Bennett, 1898-1900
NVN 3052, OVN 13, RN 9: Local Orders, Dawson 1899-1900 (chronological)
NVN 3053, OVN 14, RN 9: Yukon Orders, Fort Herchmer-Dawson, 1898-1899
NVN 3054, OVN 15, RN 9: Local Orders, Fort Herchmer-Dawson, 1898-1899
NVN 3055, OVN 16, RN 9: Local Orders, Forts Cudahy & Herchmer, 1895-1898
NVN 3056, OVN 17: duplicates - not microfilmed
NVN 3057, OVN 38, RN 9: Local Orders, Upper Yukon - Fort Selkirk, 1898

Series 3: Daily Journals, 1896-1920

NVN 3060, OVN 1, RN 10: Lake Bennett, 1898-1899
NVN 3061, OVN 2, RN 10: Tagish, 1896
NVN 3062, OVN 3, RN 10: Dawson, 1898
NVN 3063, OVN 4, RN 10: Dawson, 1898-1899
NVN 3064, OVN 5, RN 10, Bennett, B.C., 1899
NVN 3065, OVN 6, RN 10, Bennett, B.C., 1900
NVN 3066, OVN 7, RN 10, Lake Bennett, September - December 1898; Bennett, B.C. February - March 1898
NVN 3067, OVN 8, RN 10: Tagish, January - July 1899

Series 4: Miscellaneous or General Administration, 1898-1951

NVN 3075, OVN 1, RN 10: Price Gaol Record, Dawson, 1899-1903
NVN 3076, OVN 2, RN 10-11: Convict Register, Dawson, 1899-1926
NVN 3077, OVN 3, RN 11: Price Court Record, Whitehorse, 1901-1947
NVN 3078, OVN 4, RN 11: Police Court Record, 1901-1924; 1947-1951
NVN 3079, OVN 5, RN 11: Register of Persons, Inward and Outward, 6 December 1898 - April 1899
NVN 3080, OVN 6, RN 11: Register of Persons, Inwards, December 1898 - September 1900; Outwards, January 1899 - July 1900
NVN 3081, OVN 7, RN 11: Chronological Register of Boats passing through Tagish, 28 May 1898 - 22 October 1898
NVN 3082, OVN 8, RN 11: Registration of Boats through Tagish, 1898, by number, 12377 - 14404
NVN 3083, OVN 9, RN 11: Registration of Boats through Lake Bennett, 1898, by number 1 - 2344
NVN 3084, OVN 10, RN 11: Steamer Passenger lists, Inwards and Outwards, 1899-1900
NVN 3085, OVN 11, RN 12: Register of Persons, Incoming December 1898 - May 1899; afterwards converted for Steamer Passenger lists, Inwards & Outwards, May 1899 - July 1899
NVN 3086, OVN 12, RN 12: Yukon Newspaper Clippings - Court Cases, 1904-1905
NVN 3087, OVN 13, RN 12: Sketches & Blueprints of Police Reserves, 1900-1903
NVN 3088, OVN 14, RN 12: Livingstone Creek Detachment Record Book, 1901-1903
NVN 3089, OVN 15, RN 12: Proceedings of Board of Officers on Price Stores in Yukon, 1900-1902. Also file on Staff Increases in the Yukon

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