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Canadian Department of Mines and Resources



  • Usage: bef. 1995


The Department of Mines and Resources for the Canadian government oversaw mineral extraction and earth energy resources for Canada. This department was later altered to become the Department of Natural Resources.

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Canadian Sovereignty in the Arctic typescript

Identifier: Mss-262
Stefansson Mss-262
Date(s): 1949-06-28

Bound Canadian Department of Mines and Resources typescript detailing Canadian activities in the Arctic from the 15th C through the 1940's. The production of the study was meant to support, in part, the continuing Canadian contention that it controls waterways related to a potential Northwest passage.

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