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Christina Lake - Sunken Hudson's Bay Supplies By C.D. Nicholson
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The story of Christina MacDonald and the Hudson's Bay Company supplies that were lost in Christina Lake.
Ethnic Identity Among the Nineteenth-Century Descendants of Hudson's Bay Company Fur Traders By Janice Carter
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This is a historical anthropological study of ethnic identity development among the mixed-blood children of Hudson's Bay Company fur traders. Genealogical case studies of two families, the Gladmans... More > and the Vincents, are used to illustrate the argument.< Less
Ethnic Identity Among the Nineteenth-Century Descendants of Hudson's Bay Company Fur Traders By Janice Carter
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This is a historical anthropological study of ethnic identity development among the mixed-blood children of Hudson's Bay Company fur traders. Genealogical case studies of two families, the Gladmans... More > and the Vincents, are used to illustrate the argument.< Less
Surviving The Fur Trade By Lawrence C. Erwin
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This is the biography of Donald Charles McLean who joined the Hudson Bay Company at Moose Factory in 1813. When the supply ships of 1815 could not get back to Europe because of cap ice in Hudson... More > Straits that year and were forced to spend the winter in James Bay, McLean and others began walking to Montreal and New York where one of the group would catch a ship to London England.< Less
Driven To Excel By Lawrence C. Erwin
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Donald Charles McLean left Scotland and signed on with the Hudson Bay Company in 1813, as a shallop master. Three years later, because of starvation conditions, he volunteered to snowshoe from Moose... More > Factory to Montreal, through the dangerous and inhospitable arctic watershed, controlled by the North West Company. At Montreal, he assisted Lord Selkirk to prepare for his journey to the Red River Colony. After learning of the massacre at Seven Oaks, McLean joined the rival NWC and became Captain of their Schooner, Governor Gore, sailing on the upper Great Lakes. McLean married Ann Warren of Fort Erie in 1820 and shortly after the two fur-trading companies amalgamated, they moved to the Seigneury of Argenteuil where they raised twelve children. McLean participated in the Rebellion of 1837. Later, he bought 1,500 acres in the wilderness of Eardley Twp. where he, his wife and most of their sons moved and entered into the lumber business.< Less
Lives Lived West of the Divide Volume 1 By Bruce McIntyre Watson
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Lives Lived tells the story of those resilient individuals who were part of the fur trade which, during the first half of the 19th century, extended from northern British Columbia to southern Oregon.... More > Volume 1 introduces the people and companies that were involved in the fur trade between 1793 and 1858. It provides an overview of the built structures of the fur trade, including characteristics of fur trade posts and forts. It also provides an extensive discussion of the dynamics of fur traders' day-to-day lives. Volume 1 also contains a biographical dictionary of fur traders with last names from A-G. **PLEASE NOTE - ALL THREE VOLUMES OF LIVES LIVED WEST OF THE DIVIDE SHOULD BE SEEN AS FORMING A COMPLETE SET, AND SHOULD THEREFORE BE PURCHASED TOGETHER**< Less
Lives Lived West of the Divide Volume 3 By Bruce McIntyre Watson
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Lives Lived tells the story of those resilient individuals who were part of the fur trade which, during the first half of the 19th century, extended from northern British Columbia to southern Oregon.... More > Volume 3 of Lives Lived West of the Divide completes the biographical entries, with fur traders with last names beginning from S-Z. It also includes appendices listing and describing all of the different fur trade posts and forts, the various ships used during the fur trade, medical instruments and medicines used at the posts, items that men may have ordered to the posts, and the books that fur traders may have read. Volume 3 also contains the index and sources for the entire 3 volume set. **PLEASE NOTE - ALL THREE VOLUMES OF LIVES LIVED WEST OF THE DIVIDE SHOULD BE SEEN AS FORMING A COMPLETE SET, AND SHOULD THEREFORE BE PURCHASED TOGETHER**< Less
Lives Lived West of the Divide Volume 2 By Bruce McIntyre Watson
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Lives Lived tells the story of those resilient individuals who were part of the fur trade which, during the first half of the 19th century, extended from northern British Columbia to southern Oregon.... More > Volume 2 of Lives Lived West of the Divide contains biographical entries for fur trades with last names beginning in G-S. **PLEASE NOTE - ALL THREE VOLUMES OF LIVES LIVED WEST OF THE DIVIDE SHOULD BE SEEN AS FORMING A COMPLETE SET, AND SHOULD THEREFORE BE PURCHASED TOGETHER**< Less
A SKETCH OF THE CAREER OF FRANK AUGUSTUS BABCOCK By Frank A. Babcock Jr.
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An early pioneer of the electric automobile, Frank Augustus Babcock is now a forgotten figure in the great industrial age of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. F.A. Babcock Jr.'s biography of... More > his larger-than-life father, herein published for the first time, is a thrilling tale of fortunes gained and lost, of adventures that span the globe, and of one "Yankee Trader's" contribution to the industrial development of the United States. Moreover, Babcock's account provides an invaluable glimpse into the life and society of late 19th Century New England. Edited, with numerous explanatory notes, by John-Richard Cedric Prugh, A SKETCH OF THE CAREER OF FRANK AUGUSTUS BABCOCK contains rare photographs from the editor’s collection, and a brief genealogy of Babcock’s ancestry. < Less
A History of the Naskapis of Schefferville By Alan Cooke
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A concise history of the Naskapi people living now at Kawawachikamach, transcribed from a photocopy of a typewritten manuscript in the archive holdings of the Naskapi Development Corporation.