Fonds contains the personal papers, photographs and sound recordings of Barbara Hinds. The personal papers primarily comprise research material, article drafts, and newspaper clippings related to Hinds' journalism career, but also correspondence, research notes, diaries, maps and manuscripts. Sound recordings were largely created during Hinds' travels in the Canadian Arctic and include several interviews. Photographs include prints, slides, negatives and proof sheets, and were mostly taken in the Canadian Arctic, but also include research and personal photographs.
Item is a photograph of the patrol led by Dempster after returning to Dawson City, Yukon. The photograph shows the patrol's sleds, with the sled dogs still harnessed and lying on the ground. Some dogs have collapsed from exhaustion. A large group of men are watching the sleds from a sidewalk. There is a piece of translucent paper attached over the photograph, with a sticky note on it. A typed cutline and two cutlines clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph.
Item is a photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party in McPherson, Northwest Territories. There are small headstones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor on either side of a large stone cross. There is a chain barrier around the graves.
File contains negatives, proofs, and prints of photographs related to Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, including photographs taken around the time of his death in 1911 and more current photographs of the bridge and plaque dedicated to him in the Halifax Public Gardens. There are also some negatives showing a protest held by children in an unidentified location. The file also contains typed cutlines to accompany the photographs; typed drafts of articles about Inspector Fitzgerald; newspaper and magazine articles about Fitzgerald; a photocopy of a book called "Reports and Other Papers Relating to the McPherson-Dawson Police Patrol - Winter 1910-1911 - and the Death of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and all Members of the Patrol"; request slips from the Public Archives of Nova Scotia; volume 27, number 1 of the RCMP Quarterly; and a letter from Hinds to Anne.
Item is a photograph of the graves of Francis J. Fitzgerald and the three other men in his patrol. The graves are located in McPherson, Northwest Territories. The graves include four smaller gravestones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor, as well as a large stone cross with the names of all four men. They are surrounded by a white picket fence. The photograph is covered with a piece of translucent paper and there is a sticky note on the front.
Item is a photograph of a page from Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald's diary. The diary entry shown was written while Fitzgerald's patrol was traveling between McPherson, Northwest Territories and Dawson City, Yukon. The entry mentions that they had to eat one of their dogs. Some parts of the photograph are filled in the with off-white paint. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the photograph. A typed cutline describing the photograph is attached to the back.
Item is a photograph of the will of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, written with a charred stick not long before his death in the western Canadian Arctic. Parts of the photograph are filled in with off-white paint. A typed cutline and a cutline clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the front.
Item is a photograph taken at the burial of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor at McPherson, Northwest Territories. The photograph shows a priest in white robes, a row of men with rifles, and several other people standing around the burial site behind a wooden fence. There is a piece of translucent paper and a sticky note attached to the photograph.
File contains a booklet of information about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Yukon Centennial; correspondence with P. J. Greenlaw and D. Snowden; handwritten notes about Labrador; typed notes from a visit to Stadacona in 1966; a typed draft of an article about fitness and a canoe trip; a photograph MacKenzie Porter at the luxury hunters' camp at Cape Dorset, taken by Rosemary Gilliat; a photograph of a boy learning to write at Frobisher School in 1960, taken by Rosemary Gilliat; and maps of the Yukon.
File contains a map of the resources of northern Quebec. The map indicates the predominant species across the province, sites of mineral resources, sites of hydraulic resources, First Nations and Inuit communities, and airports or other routes for transportation.
Item is a photographic slide depicting four people having a picnic near a river in Sylvia Grinell Territorial Park, near Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories. One of the people appears to be Barbara Hinds.