Henry Joseph Woodside fonds [multiple media]

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    Type of material:
    Textual material, Photographs, Art, Sound recordings, Architectural and technical drawings, Maps and cartographic material
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    Archives / Collections and Fonds
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    • Henry Joseph Woodside fonds
      Henry Joseph Woodside fonds
  • Fonds includes:
    15 lower level description(s)
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    Place of creation:
    Yukon Territory
    5.275 m of textual records.
    10,069 photographs b&w and col.
    2 drawings pencil sketches.
    2 prints photochemical process.
    1 audio disc (6 min, 30 s).
    4 maps
    8 architectural drawings
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    Scope and content:
    Fonds contains textual material consisting of correspondence, 1826-1932; diaries, letterbooks, financial records, 1879-1928; subject files, 1877-1929; drafts of articles, newsclippings, scrapbooks, postcards, 1880-1931; oversize documents, 1884-1917; and the John Woodside diary, 1876. Graphic material in the fonds includes photographs depicting personnel and activities of the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles; aspects of the Klondike Gold Rush; portraits of various military personnel; the wreck of the S.S. Crofton Hall; locations in Canada, the United States, and Europe; the career of H.J Woodside, and portraits of Woodside, his family, and friends. Graphic material in the fonds also consists of prints and drawings; these include post cards depicting various Canadian regions, drawings of the Confederation reunion, and two portraits. Fonds also contains a sound recording of talks by King George V and Queen Mary and music of the Band of His Majesty's Coldstream Guards, [ca. 1923]. Fonds consists of eight architectural blueprints of plans and elevations of a bungalow for Joan W. Woodside, designed by J.E. Scheller, Architect, Chicago and a map of the routes of the Grand Trunk Pacific Steamship service in British Columbia, a map of railway and steamsnhip lines in the sourthern portion of the Yukon Territory, a general map of the Yukon Territory and a map of Port Arthur District Canada 1887.
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    Biography/Administrative history:
    Woodside, H.J., 1858-1929: Colonel H.J. Woodside, was born in 1858 in Arkwright, Ontario, and was educated at Owen Sound and Prince Arthur's Landing. He married Josephine V. Huestis of Halifax, N.S., in 1902. In 1878 he joined the C.P.R. and worked on telegraph and railway construction. From 1880 to 1898, Woodside managed a series of enterprises at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, including a jewellery business, the newspaper, Manitoba Liberal, and a general insurance agency. He journeyed to the Yukon in 1898 and the following year became managing editor of the Yukon Sun. Upon his resignation from the newspaper in 1901, he was appointed Census Commissioner for the Yukon Territory. Woodside left the Yukon in 1904 and after periods of residence at Winnipeg and Guelph, he settled in Ottawa in 1906 as city manager of the Imperial Guarantee and Accident Company. Woodside served in the Northwest Rebellion and remained active in the Canadian militia for the rest of his life. He saw service in the South African War with the 2nd C.M.R. in 1902 and was wounded in France in May 1916 while serving with the 5th C.M.R. In 1918, he toured the southern United States to promote the Liberty Loan Drive. See also: Morgan, The Canadian Men and Women of the time, 1912.
    Finding aid:
    Textual records (Electronic) The finding aid is a descriptive file list. MSS0221 (90 90: Open)

    Photographs: (Electronic) 265 (90 90: Open)

    Photographs: (Other) See photographic inventories, indexes, and caption lists arranged by accession number. 500

    Sound recordings: (Electronic) See MISACS for item level description.

    Architectural, technical drawings (Paper) Please consult lower level descriptions. An itemized listing is available. Woodside 745/36676 to 745/36683. (90 90: Open)

    Cartographic material (Paper) Please consult lower level descriptions. An itemized listing is available. Woodside, Henry Joseph 73/389. (90 90: Open)

    Photographs (Electronic) 1967-25 (90 90: Open)

    Additional information:
    General Note:
    Received in 1967, 1970, and 1973 from Mr. T. Hartley Hawkins of Ottawa, Ont., and in 1980 and 1982 from Mrs. T. Hartley Hawkins of Ottawa, Ont.
    Subject heading:
    Other system control no.:
    Related control no.:
    1967-025 NPC
    1967-148 NPC
    1968-0028 MISA
    1970-157 NPC
    1973-062 NPC
    1974-432 NPC
    1975-014 PIC
    1980-123 NPC
    1982-157 PIC
    Former archival reference no.:
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Photographs: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired. Credit: Name of Photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
    Drawings: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
    Prints: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
    Sound recording: No donor restrictions. Copyright expired.
    Architectural, technical drawings. No restrictions. Credit Library and Archives Canada.
    Cartographic material: No restrictions. Credit Library and Archives Canada.

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