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A Listing of Available Resource Material
 

 
   Yukon Genealogy Reference Books
 
  • Ferrell, Ed. Biographies of Alaska-Yukon Pioneers, 1850-1950. Juneau, AK. Heritage Books, 1994-2000. (4 vol. set)
     
  • Trace, Mary Kearns. Canadian Border Entry Lists, 1908-1918 : Yukon Territory & British Columbia. Calgary, AB. 1997. 87 pg. Includes index.
     
  • Johnson, Linda. Index to the Journals of Reverend Robert McDonald, 1862-1913. Whitehorse, YT. Yukon. Dept. of Education, Heritage Branch, 1985.
     
  • Pennington, Gerald L. Klondike Stampeders Register. Windsor Associates, 1997. Lists names of stampeders, trails into the Yukon, gold rush towns Dawson City and Skagway and accounts of the journey.
     
  • Beeman, Marydith W. Lost & Found in Alaska. An index of 40, 000 names of people in Alaska, the Klondike, and the Cassiar before 1940, extracted from northern writings and other sources and where to find them. Alaska. 1997.
     
  • Crook, Margaret (Peg). Lost Graves. Whitehorse, YT. 1989. A biographical index of people who were buried in the Pioneer Cemetery on Sixth Avenue in Whitehorse, from 1900 to 1965.
     
  • Wilson, J. Scott. Lost Graves: Surname Index. Whitehorse, YT. 1997.
     
  • Malerby, V. Scottish Yukoners. Whitehorse, YT. 1998. Listing of Scottish families in the Yukon.
     
  • Kelcey, Barbara. Women in the Klondike. Vancouver, BC. 1989]. Lists of women passengers entering and leaving the Yukon Territory 1898-1900; list of Lake Linderman boats, numbers and passengers; NWMP listing of all boats through Tagish 1898-1900; and women filing mining claims from 1897- April 1901 in Dawson City.
     
  • Wallace, J. (comp). Yukon Nominal Roll: Members of the Northwest Mounted Police serving in the Yukon, 1894-1904. Calgary, 2000.
 
   First Nations
 
  • Sidney, Angela. Haa Shagoon. Our Family History. Whitehorse, YT. Council for Yukon Indians and Yukon Native Languages Project, 1983.
     
  • Yukon Archives. Yukon Native History and Culture. A Bibliography of sources available at the Yukon Archives. Yukon Archives (Finding Aid). 1987.
 
   Francophone
 
  • Association franco-yukonnaise. Empreinte: la presence francophone au Yukon (1825-1950). Whitehorse, YT. 1997. (2 vol. set)
 
   Geography
 
  • Coutts, R.C. Yukon Places & Names. Sidney, BC. Gray's Pub. Ltd. 1980. Alphabetical listing of Yukon geographical place names and information about those for whom they were named.
     
  • James W. Phillips. Alaska-Yukon Place Names. University of Washington Press. Seattle, WA, 1973.
 
   History
 
  • Mayo Historical Society. Gold and Galena: A History of the Mayo District. Mayo, YT. 1999. Contains personal accounts of residents, and a listing of Mayo pioneers. [info]
     
  • Berton, Pierre. Klondike: The Last Great Gold Rush, 1896-1899. Toronto, ON. McClelland and Stewart Limited. 1972.
     
  • Hayne, M. H. E. Pioneers of the Klondyke: Being an Account of Two Years Police Service of the Yukon. Sampson Low, Marston and Company, London, 1897.
     
  • Stan Cohen. The White Pass and Yukon Route. Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1980. Skagway to Whitehorse... Railroad history in the wilds of the Northwest... from the Gold Days through the 60s... a lot of great images of the railroading system and the growth of the North.
     
  • Hamilton, Walter R. The Yukon Story: A Sourdough's Record of Goldrush Days and Yukon Progress from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. Mitchell Press Ltd. Vancouver, BC. 1964.
     
  • Pope, Lois, Susan Matthews, Angela Wheelock, and Jan Langford. Yukon Pioneer Women: Bibliography of Sources Available in the Yukon Archives. Whitehorse, YT. 1990.
     
  • Chapple, Daintry. Yukon Women: A Bibliography of Sources Available at the Dawson City Museum. Dawson City Museum & Historical Society. 1995.
 
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