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CHRISTIAN T. PEDERSEN (1877-1969). Papers; 1920-1966. 10.5 cu. ft.

Christian Theodore Pedersen was born in Norway. In 1894, at the age of 17, he left for a bowhead whaling voyage. Thereafter he held various jobs, including storekeeper, boatstearer, and harpooner. He later commanded a number of whaling or trading ships sailing in Arctic waters, including the Elvira, the Herman, the Santa Clara, the Challenge, and the Patterson. He captained the Patterson for coastal Alaskan and Arctic trading, including fur trading from 1923 to 1936. He was Vice President and Manager of the Northern Whaling and Trading Company; Manager of the Canalaska Trading Company; Proprietor of the Barnston Fur Farm; and was involved in other businesses. Captain Pedersen also wrote a number of articles concerning his adventures.

This collection consists of business records relating to various business enterprises in which Captain Pedersen was involved. Included are bills, invoices, correspondence, ledgers, counter receipt books, inventories, records of sales and purchases, outstanding accounts and records of fur sales. The various records books concern business activities at posts such as Herschel Island, Humphrey Point, Leavitt Island, and Bathurst Inlet. Others concern only Alaska fur sales and purchases, and Pedersen's other and later business activities.

The collection was deposited in the archives by Charles Pedersen in 1983. Additional records were added in December, 1987. A deed of gift was signed in 1987.

HMC-0197

INVENTORY

SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

PART 1. NORTHERN WHALING AND TRADING COMPANY.
This company, a New York corporation, was formed in 1923 in partnership with A. Herskovits, a New York fur buyer. Its main business activity was the fur trade along the Alaskan and Arctic coast aboard the M/V Patterson. The Patterson was stocked with goods before sailing, and the merchandise was either sold or traded for furs. C.T. Pedersen was Vice-President and General Manager of the company.

Series 1. Correspondence; 1923-27, 1930, 1932-33, 1937-38. .2 cu.ft.
The series consists of correspondence concerning the Northern Whaling and Trading Company. Single letters to or from C.T. Pedersen were placed in "General Correspondence" folders. Multiple letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent name, then chronologically.

Series 2. Patterson Trade Account Books; 1927-28. .8 cu.ft.
The series consists of account books which document the fur trade aboard the M/V Patterson. The books contain running accounts of customer purchases of the Patterson's stock items, and customer credits, resulting from raw fur sales to the Northern Whaling and Trading Company. The books are arranged chronologically.

Series 3. Account Books; 1924-39. 1 cu.ft.
The series consists of account books from each trading post. Entries list customer name, and debits or credits for each. The books are arranged first by date, then alphabetically by trading post.

Series 4. Counter Receipt Books; 1932-37. .4 cu.ft.
The series consists of books which were used by each trading post for "over-the-counter" transactions. The customer was given the original receipt and the carbon copy was retained in the book. The books are arranged first by date, then alphabetically by trading post.

Series 5. Customer Credit Books; 1923-36. .4 cu.ft.
The series consists of notebooks into which customer credits and debits were informally recorded on a daily basis. The books are arranged first by date, then alphabetically by trading post.

Series 6. Outstanding Account Books; 1925-26, 1928, 1930-35. .2 cu.ft.
The series consists of notebooks into which outstanding customer accounts were recorded. The books are arranged chronologically.

Series 7. Post Expense Books; 1927-29. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of two books into which Cape Halkett operating expenses were recorded. The books are arranged chronologically.

Series 8. Inventory Books; 1927, 1936. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of two books which list stock items at the Cape Halkett and Herschel Island trading posts. The books are arranged chronologically.

Series 9. Wage Record Book; 1935-36. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of one book into which is recorded wage information for 1935-36.

Series 10. Cargo Record Book; 1927. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of one record book for the year 1927, which lists the various items carried aboard the M/V Patterson as cargo, either for use by the business, or for the retail trade.

Series 11. Inventories; 1927-30, 1932-35. .2 cu.ft.
The series consists of hand-written or typed trading post inventories, organized chronologically.

Series 12. Invoices; n.d., 1924-32, 1934-37. 1.3 cu.ft.
The series consists of copies of printed company invoices for goods purchased by customers of Northern Whaling and Trading Company. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 13. Bills and Receipts; n.d., 1923-28, 1930-38, 1950. .75 cu.ft.
The series consists of bills and receipts for goods or services, encumbered at Northern Whaling and Trading expense by Capt. Pedersen or his employees. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 14. Miscellaneous Business Records; n.d., 1922-51. .25 cu. ft.
The series consists of various types of business records. They are arranged in alphabetical order by type of record.

 

PART 2 CANALASKA TRADING COMPANY
This company was formed in 1926 as a limited Canadian corporation with its home office in Vancouver, B.C. its main business activity was the establishment of seasonal trading posts in Canadian Arctic coastal communities. C.T. Pedersen, as Manager, hired people to run the posts, where goods were sold or traded for furs. The company was associated with the Northern Whaling and Trading Company.

Series 1. Correspondence; 1926-30, 1935-38. .2 cu.ft.
The series consists of correspondence concerning the Canalaska Trading Company. Single letters to or from C.T. Pedersen or his employees are placed in "General Correspondence" folders. Multiple letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent name, then chronologically.

Series 2. Counter Receipt Books; 1932-39. .8 cu.ft.
The series consists of books which were used by each trading post for "over-the- counter" transactions. The customer was given the original receipt and the carbon copy was retained in the book. The books are arranged first by date, then alphabetically by trading post.

Series 3. Record Books; 1937-38. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of two notebooks into which were recorded purchases by Natives at King William post. The books are in chronological order.

Series 4. General Ledgers; 1931. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of one book which lists expenses incurred by Canalaska Trading Company as operating expenses (temporary labor, fuel, etc.) in 1931.

Series 5. Wage Record Book; 1931-38. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of one book into which wages for the years 1931-1938 were recorded.

Series 6. Inventories; n.d., 1929-34, 1936-39. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of hand-written or typed trading post inventories, arranged chronologically.

Series 7. Invoices; n.d., 1931, 1937-8. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of copies of printed company invoices for goods purchased by customers of Canalaska Trading Company. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 8. Bills and Receipts; n.d., 1926, 1928-29, 1931-38, 1946. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of bills and receipts for goods or services, encumbered at Canalaska Trading Company expense by Capt. Pedersen or his employees. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 9. Miscellaneous Business Records; n.d., 1930-38. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of various types of business records. They are arranged in alphabetical order by type of record.

PART 3. CHRISTIAN THEODORE PEDERSEN: BUSINESS RECORDS
C.T. Pedersen, in his later years, conducted a fur buying and selling venture under his own name. He generally purchased raw furs directly from trappers, sent them out for tanning at his own expense, then sold the tanned furs directly to furriers to create garments. Business records that could not be clearly identified as a distinct business venture were also classified here.

Series 1. Correspondence; 1922-26, 1931, 1950, 1955, 1965-66. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of correspondence concerning C.T. Pedersen's business ventures under his own name, or for business ventures which could not be identified by name.

Series 2. Biographies; n.d., 1929, 1935. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of newspaper clippings about C.T. Pedersen and copies of articles by C.T. Pedersen about his adventures.

Series 3. Fur Sale Journals; 1940-63. .3 cu.ft.
The series consists of books which record sale of furs and miscellaneous expenses associated with the fur sale business. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 4. Business Expense Ledgers; 1939-43. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of one book which summarizes amounts incurred by C.T. Pedersen as operating expenses for all his business ventures during the years 1939-1943.

Series 5. Fur Business Records; 1925-26, 1942-43, 1948-54. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of records directly concerning C.T. Pedersen's fur business. They are organized by type of record and are in chronological order.

Series 6. Insurance Records; 1922-23, 1944, 1947-48, 1954-62. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of insurance policies issued to Mr. or Mrs. C.T. Pedersen which appear to be connected with independent business ventures. They are in chronological order.

Series 7. Bills and Receipts; 1922-24, 1926, 1928, 1943, 1946-48, 1951, 1958-62, 1964-65. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of bills and receipts for goods or services encumbered by C.T. Pedersen as business expenses. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 8. Miscellaneous Business Records; n.d., 1920, 1922-29, 1931-34, 1936, 1938-65. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of various business records identified as a venture in C.T. Pedersen's name, or a venture which could not be specified by name. They are arranged in alphabetical order by type of record.

Series 9. Publications; 1937-40, 1943-44, 1957. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of maps, newspaper clippings, and publications. They are arranged by type, then chronologically.

PART 4. BARNSTON FUR FARM
This business was located in Barnston, Quebec. Its main activity was raising sapphire mink and silver foxes. C.T. Pedersen, in his role as proprietor, hired others to manage the business. He also used this business name to engage in the buying and selling of other furs, particularly polar bear hides.

Series 1. Correspondence; n.d., 1949-50. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of correspondence concerning the Barnston Fur Farm. The letters are arranged chronologically.

Series 2. Bank Statements; 1950-55. .5 cu.ft.
The series consists of canceled checks and bank statements issuing from the Barnston Fur Farm checking account with the Royal Bank of Canada. The statements and attached checks are in chronological order.

Series 3. Bills and Receipts; n.d.; 1939-40, 1943-54, 1958-60. .2 cu.ft.
The series consists of bills and receipts for goods or services, encumbered at Barnston Fur Farm expense by C.T. Pedersen or his employees. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 4. Insurance Records; 1944-52, 1958. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of insurance policies issued in the name of Barnston Fur Farm. The policies are in chronological order.

Series 5. Miscellaneous Business Records. n.d., 1930-31, 1933, 1937, 1939-46, 1948-50, 1952-53, 1955. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of various types of business records. They are arranged in alphabetical order by type of record.

 

PART 5. ALEUTIAN FUR COMPANY
The Aleutian Fur Company was located in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. C.T. Pedersen shared an interest with other persons in the company, dating from May, 1923. In 1946, he formed a formal partnership with Mrs. F. Schroder for the purpose of propagating foxes and selling the pelts, and operated a trading post. On June 7, 1942, the Japanese Navy invaded Attu Island, and C.T. Pedersen's warehouse, merchandise and his motor launch were destroyed. The bulk of the records document his 23 year campaign to recover his losses.

Series 1. Correspondence; n.d., 1926, 1942-50, 1963. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of correspondence with his attorneys regarding his interest in the company and with his managers regarding operations. Additionally, there are 21 years of letters regarding his war damage claim. The letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically.

Series 2. Contract; 1946. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of his co-partnership agreement with Mrs. F. Schroder.

Series 3. Statements of Account; 1922-29, 1939. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of financial statements indicating assets, liabilities, expenses, and other financial documentation regarding Aleutian Fur Co.

Series 4. War Claim Decision; 1965. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of the 1965 Decision of the Foreign Claims Settlement commission regarding Aleutian Fur Company's war claim.

 

PART 6. H. LIEBES AND COMPANY.
C.T. Pedersen worked for H. Liebes and Company, a firm located in San Francisco, during the early 1920's. Liebes was involved in the Arctic fur trade and C.T. Pedersen was one of their agents, acting as captain of the Herman, a Liebes ship. In 1923, business relations were severed over contract disagreements. Liebes filed a civil lawsuit against C.T. Pedersen and he retaliated with a counter-claim, which he lost.

Series 1. Correspondence; 1920, 1922-23, 1926.
The series consists of letters written by and to C.T. Pedersen as an agent of Liebes and correspondence with his attorneys and others regarding the Liebes lawsuit. The letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically.

Series 2. Contracts; 1922-24. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of a contract regarding a fur trading and trapping expedition in the Arctic.

Series 3. Invoices; n.d.
The series consists of H. Liebes and Company invoices for which C.T. Pedersen was responsible for collecting.

Series 4. Bills and Receipts; 1922
The series consists of bills and receipts for goods or services, encumbered at H. Liebes and Company expense by C.T. Pedersen. They are arranged in chronological order.

Series 5. Miscellaneous Business Records; 1921-24. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of various types of business records. They are arranged in alphabetical order by type of record.

PART 7. CHRISTIAN THEODORE PEDERSEN: PERSONAL PAPERS

Series 1. Correspondence; n.d., 1926, 1946, 1966. .1 cu.ft.

The series consists of two subdivisions: letters of a personal nature from C.T. Pedersen and letters from Mrs. C.T. Pedersen to Mrs. Clarke. They are arranged first by type, then chronologically.

Series 2. Personal Accounts; 1924-29. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of four typed pages summarizing C.T. Pedersen's personal accounts for the years 1924-1929.

Series 3. Bills and Receipts; n.d., 1933, 1936, 1942, 1945-49, 1956-59. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of bills and receipts for C.T. Pedersen's personal expenses, and consist largely of medical and prescription receipts, telephone and utility bills, and the like. The bills and receipts are arranged in chronological order.

 


 

BOX AND FOLDER LIST

BOX 1

PART 1. NORTHERN WHALING AND TRADING COMPANY
Series 1. Correspondence; 1923-27, 1930, 1932-33, 1937-39.
1. General Correspondence; 1923-24, 1926-27.
2. General Correspondence; 1930, 1932, 1938-39.
3. Atlas Imperial Engine Co.; 1923-26.
4. M. Bartlett; 1937-38.
5. C. Clarke; January-March, 1926.
6. C. Clarke; April-July, 1926.
7. J. Hegness; 1933.
8. A. Herskovits; 1923.
9. A. Herskovits; 1924, 1926.
10. P. Reid; 1926.
11. Todd Dry Dock; 1925-26.

Series 2. Patterson Trade Account Books; 1927-1936.
1. Account Book; 1927.
2. Account Book (Furs); 1927.
3. Account Book; 1928. [2]
4. Account Book (Furs); 1928.
5. Account Book; 1929. [2]
6. Account Book; 1929.
7. Account Book; 1930. [2]
8. Account Book; 1931. [2]
9. Account Book; 1932. [2]
10. Account Book; 1933.
11. Account Book; 1934.
12. Account Book; 1935. [2]
13. Account Book; 1936.

BOX 2

Series 3. Account Books; 1924-1939.
1. Humphrey Point; 1924.
2. Leavitt Island; 1924.
3. Alaska (Furs); 1925.
4. Herschel Island (Furs); 1925.
5. Alaska (Furs); 1926.
6. Herschel Island (Furs); 1926.
7. Herschel Island; 1927.
8. Herschel Island (Furs); 1927.
9. Herschel Island; 1928.
10. Herschel Island; 1929.
11. Herschel Island; 1930.
12. Herschel Island; 1931.
13. Herschel Island; 1932.
14. Herschel Island; 1933.
15. Herschel Island; 1934.
16. Herschel Island; 1935.
17. Herschel Island; 1936.
18. Adam Wolki & Paul (Furs); 1929-1939.

BOX 3

Series 4. Counter Receipt Books; 1932-1937.
1. Herschel Island; 1932 (Book #1).
2. Herschel Island; 1932 (Book #2).
3. Herschel Island; 1933.
4. Herschel Island; 1934 (Book #1).
5. Herschel Island; 1934 (Book #2).
6. Read Island; 1934.
7. Herschel Island; 1935.
8. Herschel Island; 1936.
9. Herschel Island; 1937.

Series 5. Customer Credit Books; 1923-1936.
1. Near Wainwright; 1923.
2. Alaska; 1924. [2]
3. Alaska; 1925. [3]
4. Alaska; 1926. [3]
5. Canada; 1926.
6. Leavitt Island; 1926-28.
7. Herschel Island; 1927, 1929-30. [3]
8. Herschel Island; 1931-33. [3]
9. Herschel Island; 1934-36. [3]

BOX 4

Series 6. Outstanding Account Books; 1925-26, 1928, 1930-35.
1. Account Books; 1925-26. [2]
2. Account Books; 1928, 1930. [2]
3. Account Books; 1931-32. [2]
4. Account Books; 1933-34. [2]
5. Account Books; 1935.

Series 7. Post Expense Books; 1927-1929.
1. Cape Halkett; 1927-28.
2. Cape Halkett; 1928-29.

Series 8. Inventory Books; 1927, 1936.
1. Cape Halkett; 1927
2. Herschel Island; 1936.

Series 9. Wage Record Book; 1935-1936.
1. Wage Record Book; 1935-36.

Series 10. Cargo Record Book; 1927.
1. Cargo Record Book; 1927.

Series 11. Inventories; 1927-1930, 1932-1935.
1. Inventories; 1927.
2. Inventories; 1928.
3. Inventories; 1929.
4. Inventories; 1930
5. Inventories; 1932-35.

Series 12. Invoices; n.d., 1924-1932, 1934-37.
1. Invoices; n.d.
2. Invoices; 1924.
3. Invoices; Jan. 1 - May 30, 1925.
4. Invoices; June 1 - Dec. 31, 1925.

BOX 5

5. Invoices; Jan. 1 - June 30, 1926.
6. Invoices; July 1 - Aug. 31, 1926.
7. Invoices; Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 1926.
8. Invoices; Jan. 1 - July 30, 1927.
9. Invoices; Aug. 1 - Dec. 31, 1927.
10. Invoices; Jan. 1 - June 30, 1928.
11. Invoices; July 1 - Aug. 20, 1928.
12. Invoices; Aug. 20 - Dec. 31, 1928.
13. Invoices; July 1 - July 31, 1929.
14. Invoices; Aug. 1 - Dec. 31, 1929.
15. Invoices; Jan. 1 - July 30, 1930.
16. Invoices; Aug. 1 - Dec. 31, 1930.
17. Invoices; Jan. 1 - Aug. 30, 1931.
18. Invoices; Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 1931.
19. Invoices; 1932.
20. Invoices; 1934.
21. Invoices; 1935.
22. Invoices; 1936.
23. Invoices; 1937.

BOX 6

Series 13. Bills and Receipts; n.d., 1923-1928, 1930-1938, 1950.
1. Bills & Receipts; n.d.
2. Bills & Receipts; Jan. 1 June 20, 1923.
3. Bills & Receipts; June 20 Dec. 31, 1923.
4. Bills & Receipts; 1924.
5. Bills & Receipts; 1924 (Hull).
6. Bills & Receipts; Jan. 1 - April 30, 1925.
7. Bills & Receipts; May 1 Dec. 31, 1925
8. Bills & Receipts; Jan. 1 - April 30, 1926.
9. Bills & Receipts; May 1 may 30, 1926.
10. Bills & Receipts; June 1 - Dec. 31, 1926.
11. Bills & Receipts; 1927.
12. Bills & Receipts; 1928.
13. Bills & Receipts; 1930.
14. Bills & Receipts; 1931.
15. Bills & Receipts; 1932.
16. Bills & Receipts; 1933.
17. Bills & Receipts; 1934.
18. Bills & Receipts; 1935.
19. Bills & Receipts; 1936.
20. Bills & Receipts; 1937.
21. Bills & Receipts; 1938.
22. Bills & Receipts; 1950.
23. Bills & Receipts; n.d.

Series 14. Miscellaneous Business Records; n.d., 1922, 1951.
1. Check Stubs; 1932-1935.
2. Contracts; 1924.
3. Customs Manifests; n.d., 1936.
4. Expense Account: M. Bartlett; 1929-1937.
5. Furs Purchased: Beechey Point; 1931.
6. Individual Accounts: Cape Halkett; 1927-29.
7. Life Insurance Policies; n.d.
8. Marine Insurance; 1923-24, 1926, 1928-29, 1933, 1935.
9. Notes; 1930, 1939-1940.
10. Outstanding Accounts; n.d., 1929-37.
11. Payroll; n.d., 1923-24, 1926-27, 1930, 1932-38.
12. Personal Account: C.T. Pedersen; n.d., 1926.
13. Requisitions; 1926.
14. Statements of Account; 1924-26.
15. Statements of Account; 1928-29.
16. Statements of Account; 1929-30, 1937, 1940.
17. Tax Statements; 1924, 1928.
18. Vessel Survey; 1923.

PART 2. CANALASKA TRADING COMPANY

BOX 7

Series 1. Correspondence; 1926-30, 1935-38.
1. General Correspondence; 1929, 1935-38.
2. S. Angulalik; 1938.
3. M. Bartlett; 1938.
4. C. Clarke; 1926-30.
5. O. Finnie; 1926-28.
6. E. Pasley; 1937-38.

Series 2. Counter Receipt Books; 1932-1939.
1. Bathurst Inlet; Dec. 1932 - April 1933, Jan. 1936.
2. Bathurst Inlet; Nov. 1933 - April 1934.
3. Bathurst Inlet; Nov. 1933 - April 1934.
4. Bathurst Inlet; April 1935.
5. Bathurst Inlet; Nov. 1935 - March 1936.
6. Cambridge Bay; Nov. 1933.
7. Cambridge Bay; Nov. 1933 - Dec. 1933.
8. Cambridge Bay; March 1934 - May 1934.
9. Cambridge Bay; Nov. 1934 - Dec. 1934.
10. Cambridge Bay; Dec. 1934 - March 1935.
11. Cambridge Bay; March 1935 - June 1935.
12. King William; Sept. 1935 - March 1936.
13. King William; Feb. 1938 - May 1938.
14. Read Island; Nov. 1932 - May 1933 (White Trappers).
15. Read Island; Dec. 1932 - May 1933 (Natives).
16. Read Island; Aug. 1933 - July 1934.
17. Read Island; Dec. 1933 - May 1934 (Natives).

BOX 8

18. Read Island; Sept. 1934 - June 1935.
19. Read Island; July 1934.
20. Read Island; Sept. 1935 - June 1936.
21. Tuktuk; 1938.
22. Tuktuk; 1939.
23. Walker Bay; Dec. 1933 - March 1934.
24. Walker Bay; Sept. 1933 may 1934.
25. Walker Bay; March 1934 May 1934.

Series 3. Record Book; 1937-1938.
1. King William; Sept. 1937 - April 1938.
2. King William; April 1938 - May 1938.

Series 4. General Ledgers; 1931.
1. Bathurst Inlet; 1931.

Series 5: Wage Record Book; 1931-1938.
1. Wage Record Book; 1931-38.

Series 6. Inventories; n.d., 1929-1934, 1936-1939.
1. Inventories; n.d.
2. Inventories; 1929.
3. Inventories (Nigalik); 1930.
4. Inventories; 1931-32.
5. Inventories; 1933-34.
6. Inventories; 1936-37.
7. Inventories; 1938-39.

Series 7. Invoices; n.d., 1931, 1937-1938.
1. Invoices; n.d.
2. Invoices; 1931.
3. Invoices; 1937.
4. Invoices; 1938.

Series 8. Bills and Receipts; n.d., 1926, 1928-1929, 1931-1938, 1946.
1. Bills and Receipts; n.d.
2. Bills and Receipts; 1926.
3. Bills and Receipts; 1928.
4. Bills and Receipts; 1929.
5. Bills and Receipts; 1931.
6. Bills and Receipts; 1932.
7. Bills and Receipts; 1933.
8. Bills and Receipts; 1934.
9. Bills and Receipts; 1935.
10. Bills and Receipts; 1936.
11. Bills and Receipts; 1937.
12. Bills and Receipts; 1938.
13. Bills and Receipts; 1946.

Series 9. Miscellaneous Business Records; n.d., 1930-1938.
1. Affidavits; 1938.
2. Auction Sale Report; 1930.
3. Balance Due Statement; 1955.
4. Check Stubs; 1932-38.
5. Contracts; 1932.
6. Expense Accounts; 1932.
7. Expense Reports: Angulalik; 1938.
8. Fur Returns (Cambridge Bay); 1931-32.
9. Marine Insurance; 1932-35.
10. Notes; n.d.
11. Requisitions; n.d., 1932-34.
12. Statements of Account: Perry River; 1933-36, 1938.

PART 3. CHRISTIAN THEODORE PEDERSEN: BUSINESS RECORDS

BOX 9

Series 1. Correspondence; 1922-1926, 1931, 1950, 1955, 1965-1966.
1. General Correspondence; 1923, 1925-26, 1931, 1950, 1966.
2. General Correspondence; 1923 [re: Liebes lawsuit]
3. T. Brower; 1965-66.
4. A. Fraser; 1923.
5. Glensor, Clewe & Van Dine; 1923-24.
6. Grinstead, Laube & Laughlin; 1926.
7. C. Harrison; 1923.
8. C. Harrison; 1926.
9. W. Herskovits; 1949.
10. W. Herskovits; 1955.
11. E. Hille; 1966.
12. F. Kingston; 1926.
13. G. Kneass; 1926.
14. F. Schroder; 1926.
15. Watson & Purcell; n.d., 1931.
16. Western Canadian Raw Fur Auction; 1966.
17. S. Wood; 1922-23.

Series 2. Biographies; n.d., 1929, 1935.
1. Biographical Articles; n.d., 1929, 1935.

Series 3. Fur Sale Journals; 1940-1963.
1. Journals; 1940-1953.
2. Journals; 1951-53.
3. Journals; 1954-58.
4. Journals; 1959-63.

Series 4. Business Expense Ledgers; 1939-1943.
1. Ledgers; 1939-43.

Series 5. Fur Business Records; 1925-1926, 1942-1943, 1948-1954.
1. Fur Prices; 1925-26.
2. Fur Inventory; 1949-50.
3. Herskovits Account; 1948-54.
4. Polar Bear Skin Record Book; 1942-43.

Series 6. Insurance Records; 1922-1923, 1944, 1947-1948, 1954-1962.
1. Insurance Records; 1922-23.
2. Insurance Records; 1944, 1947-48.
3. Insurance Records; 1954-62.

Series 7. Bills and Receipts; 1922-1924, 1926, 1928, 1943, 1946-1948, 1951, 1958-1962, 1964-1965.
1. Bills & Receipts; 1922.
2. Bills & Receipts; 1923
3. Bills & Receipts; 1924.
4. Bills & Receipts; 1926.
5. Bills & Receipts; 1928.
6. Bills & Receipts; 1943.
7. Bills & Receipts; 1946.
8. Bills & Receipts; 1947.
9. Bills & Receipts; 1948.
10. Bills & Receipts; 1951.
11. Bills & Receipts; 1958.
12. Bills & Receipts; 1959.
13. Bills & Receipts; 1960.
14. Bills & Receipts; 1961.
15. Bills & Receipts; 1962.
16. Bills & Receipts; 1964.
17. Bills & Receipts; 1965.

Series 8. Miscellaneous Business Records; n.d., 1920, 1922-1929, 1931-1934, 1936, 1938-1962, 1965.
1. Contracts; 1923, 1936.
2. Deposit Slips; 1961-62.
3. Interest Paid; 1943.
4. Invoices; 1920.
5. Municipal Licenses; 1940-60.
6. Notes; n.d., 1922, 1924-27, 1929, 1932, 1938-39, 1944, 1951.
7. Payroll; 1954-55.
8. Postal Receipts; 1965.
9. Powers of Attorney; 1942.
10. Profit & Loss Statement; 1949-1959.
11. Promissory Notes; 1931-34, 1940, 1943-48, 1955, 1961.
12. Statements of Account; 1928-29.
13. Tax Records; 1920, 1922, 1924, 1926, 1943, 1953.

Series 9. Publications; 1937-1940, 1943-1944, 1957. (Return to Series Descriptions)
1. Maps of Canada; 1940.
2. Newspaper Clippings (re: Arctic); 1937-39, 1943-44, 1957.
3. Publications; n.d., 1937-38.

PART 4. BARNSTON FUR FARM

BOX 10

Series 1. Correspondence; n.d. 1949-1950.
1. Correspondence; 1949.
2. Correspondence; n.d., 1950.

Series 2. Bank Statements; 1950-1955.
1. Bank Statements; 1950.
2. Bank Statements; 1951.
3. Bank Statements; 1952.
4. Bank Statements; 1953.
5. Bank Statements; 1954.
6. Bank Statements; 1955.

Series 3. Bills and Receipts; n.d., 1939-1940, 1943-1954, 1958-1960.
1. Bills & Receipts; n.d.
2. Bills & Receipts; 1939.
3. Bills & Receipts; 1940.
4. Bills & Receipts; 1943.
5. Bills & Receipts; 1944.
6. Bills & Receipts; 1945.
7. Bills & Receipts; 1946.
8. Bills & Receipts; 1947.
9. Bills & Receipts; 1948.
10. Bills & Receipts; 1949.
11. Bills & Receipts; 1950.
12. Bills & Receipts; 1951.
13. Bills & Receipts; 1952.
14. Bills & Receipts; 1953.
15. Bills & Receipts; 1954.
16. Bills & Receipts; 1958.
17. Bills & Receipts; 1959.
18. Bills & Receipts; 1960.

Series 4. Insurance Records; 1944-1952, 1958.
1. Insurance Records; 1944-52, 1958.

Series 5. Miscellaneous Business Records; n.d., 1930-1931, 1933, 1937, 1939-1946, 1948-1950, 1952-1953, 1955.
1. Customs Records; 1949.
2. Fur Sales & Purchases (Book); 1933.
3. Fur Sale Records; n.d., 1930-31, 1939-46, 1948-49.
4. Furring Sheds--Plans; n.d.
5. Operating Expenses; 1939, 1945-46.
6. Profit/Loss Statements; 1937, 1952-53, 1955.
7. Promissory Notes; 1943, 1945-46.
8. Tax Records; 1946, 1949-50.

PART 5. ALEUTIAN FUR COMPANY

BOX 11

Series 1. Correspondence; n.d., 1926, 1942-1950, 1963.
1. Glensor, Clewe and Van Dine; 1926.
2. W. Kamsack; 1945-48.
3. Claim for Motor Launch; n.d., 1942-47, 1949-50, 1963.

Series 2. Contracts; 1946.
1. Partnership Contracts; 1946.

Series 3. Statements of Account; 1923-1929, 1939.
1. Statements of Account; 1923-29, 1939.

Series 4. War Claims Decision; 1965.
1. Foreign Claims Settlement Commission--Decision; 1965.

PART 6. H. LIEBES AND COMPANY

Series 1 Correspondence; 1920, 1922-1923, 1926.
1. Correspondence; 1920, 1922-23.
2. A. Fraser; 1922-23.
3. Glensor, Clewe & Van Dine; 1926 [re: Liebes lawsuit]

Series 2. Contracts; 1922-1924.
1. Contracts; 1922-24.

Series 3. Invoices; n.d.
1. Invoices; n.d.

Series 4. Bills & Receipts; 1922.
1. Bills & Receipts; 1922.

Series 5. Miscellaneous Business Records; 1921-1924.
1. Misc. Business Records; 1921.
2. Outstanding Accounts; 1921-23.
3. Payroll; 1923 -24.
4. Statements of Account; 1922.

PART 7. CHRISTIAN THEODORE PEDERSEN: PERSONAL PAPERS

BOX 12

Series 1. Correspondence; n.d., 1926, 1946, 1966. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of two subdivisions: 1) letters or cards of a personal nature to or from Mr. or Mrs. C.T. Pedersen, and 2) letters to or from Mrs. C.T. Pedersen to Mrs. Clarke. They are arranged first by type, then chronologically.

Series 2. Personal Accounts; 1924-1929. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of four typed pages summarizing C.T. Pedersen's personal accounts for the years 1924-1929.

Series 3. Bills and Receipts; n.d., 1933, 1936, 1942, 1945-49, 1956-59. .1 cu.ft.
The series consists of bills and receipts for C.T. Pedersen's personal expenses, and consist largely of medical and prescription receipts, telephone and utility bills, and the like. The bills and receipts are arranged in chronological order.