The Yukon Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to the Yukon's documentary heritage. Photocopy, map and photograph reproduction services are available.
The Archives can also order reference material for patrons from other institutions through inter-library loan.
If you are unable to visit the Archives in person, reference assistance is available through correspondence. The Archives also offers periodic lecture series, film showings, displays, radio broadcasts, and newspaper articles on selected topics in Yukon history.
A Yukon Snapshot
Photos and home movies
1946–1978 by Rolf Hougen
Come and see a fascinating selection of Rolf and Margaret Hougen photos and films that Yukon Archives acquired in 2010. They portray family celebrations, portraits, community events, local businesses, birthdays, weddings, Canadian Army and RCAF parties, as well as sporting activities such as tennis, boxing and hockey.
November 7, 2014 – February 21, 2015
Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hougen Heritage Gallery, Arts Underground
305 Main Street, Whitehorse
Presented by Friends of the Yukon Archives Society. Read the press release here.
Red Bourassa in front of the Dennison house, next to the Hougen’s store, Main Street, Whitehorse, 1949.
Yukon Archives, Rolf and Margaret Hougen fonds, 2010/91 #22.
New functionality added to Yukon Archives Descriptive Database
This year we began adding audio to our online guide of archival holdings. Users can now listen to some material over the Internet. Currently there is over 50 hours of reel-to-reel and cassette recordings available from 15 fonds / collections. These include:
More recordings will be added in the coming months.
Buried Treasure: The Yukon's Rich Fossil Heritage exhibit is an exciting collaborative exhibit about palaeontology in the Yukon from the documentary collections of the Yukon Archives and other sources. This exhibit is for public viewing in the Yukon Archives Exhibit Room.
Old mastodon tusk of ivory found in the Klondike Valley, Yukon.
Yukon Archives, Postcard collection, 82/427 #10.
400 College Drive
Yukon Place (Beside Yukon College)
Department of Tourism & Culture
Government of Yukon
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, local 5321
P.O. Box 2703 (L-6)
Canada Y1A 2C6
Tuesday and Wednesday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
1:00 pm to 9:00 pm
10:00 am to 1:00 pm and
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sunday and Monday