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Author Ruggles, Richard I., 1923-

Title A country so interesting : the Hudson's Bay Company and two centuries of mapping, 1670-1870 / Richard I. Ruggles
Published Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, [1991]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 300 pages) : maps
Series Rupert's Land Record Society series ; 2
Rupert's Land Record Society series ; 2
Contents Part one: Introduction. 1 Mapping Policy and Records -- 2 The Explorers and Map Makers -- 3 Field and Office Methods and Equipment -- 4 Company Procedures in the Operation of Policy
Part five : Appendices, Gloosary, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. 1 The Hudson's Bay Company -- 2 General Characteristics of the Cartographic Records -- 3 General Inventory of the Hudson's Bay Company Map Archives -- 4 The Catalogues of the Hudson's Bay Company Cartographic Collection
Part three : Plates -- Part four : Catalogues. A Manuscript Maps (1670-1870) in the Hudson's Bay Company Archives -- B Hudson's Bay Company Manuscript Maps (1670-1870) in Archives other than the Hudson's Bay Company Archives -- C Hudson's Bay Company Manuscript Maps (1670-1870) Not Located
Part two : Investigating a Country so Interesting. 5 London Chart Makers, 1669 to the Late 1720s -- 6 The Initiation of Com pany Mapping: The Late 1720s to 1754 -- 7 Mapping Rivers and Barren Grounds Inland, 1754-1778 -- 8 Mapping Inland from the Bay and Over to Athabasca, 1778-1794 -- 9 Mapping to the Columbia and Behind the Eastmain, 1795-1821 -- 10 Mapping Rupert's Land, the Mackenzie Basin, and the Arctic Shore, 1821-1849 -- 1 Mapping West of the Mountains, 1821-1849 -- 2 Pemberton and the Colony of Vancouver's Island, 1849-1859 -- 13 Exploration and Mapping in the Northwest and the Establishment of Company Land Claims, 1849-1859 -- 14 Mapping Company Land Claims and Exploring Inland Routes, 1859-1870 110 -- Afterward
Summary Description of maps and charts made by the Hudson's Bay Company in northern and western Canada, chiefly based on the Company Archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Numerous plates, lists of maps, glossary of terms
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-289) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Hudson's Bay Company -- Maps.
Cartography -- Hudson Bay Region
Genre/Form Maps.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 90090274
ISBN 0773561889 (electronic bk.)
1299485375 (electronic bk.)
9780773561885 (electronic bk.)
9781299485372 (electronic bk.)