Robert C. Knights fonds

Title Robert C. Knights fonds
Dates of creation 1956-1964
Physical description 2 videocassettes : Betacam
649 photographs : col. negatives
Administrative history or biographical sketch Robert (Bob) C. Knights was an officer in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Force. He was stationed at Inuvik (1956), Tsiigehtchic (Arctic Red River) (1956-1957), Sachs Harbour (1957-1959), Inuvik (1960-1962), Arviat (Eskimo Point) (1963), and Rankin Inlet, (1964).
Scope and content This fonds consists of 2 Betacam videocassettes and 649 photographs depicting the years Mr. Knights spent in the Northwest Territories. The footage on the videocassettes includes a boat trip down the Mackenzie River, dog team journeys and the removal of a body from the bush. Among the 649 photographs are images of buildings and surrounding areas of Tsiigehtchic (Arctic Red River), Sachs Harbour, Inuvik, Arviat (Eskimo Point), and Rankin Inlet. Many pictures show friends, Royal Canadian Mounted Police personnel and family at dances, parties, parades, water skiing and family gatherings. Hunting scenes are also included as well as native people and their lifestyle.
Restrictions To be determined for N-1996-005. No restrictions to N-1993-002.
Copyright No copyright restrictions.
Physical description note Betacam videocassettes were copied from loaned original 16mm film in 1995 for the NWT Archives.
Finding aids No comprehensive finding aid available. N-1993-002 finding aid available.
Reference # 24
Accessions list The fonds is comprised of the following accessions. Click any accession number below to see the accession description.
N-1993-002 N-1996-005