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Hector Pitchforth papers

Stefansson Mss-115
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-115
The papers of Hector Pitchforth contain reports in letter form from Pitchforth to W. P. Jobson discussing recommendations for the maintenance and upgrade of the fur-trading stations at Kivitoo, Cape Kater, and Durban and for additional supplies for the stations. The collection also includes a typescript of a monograph, entitled "Eskimo accounts of Hector Pitchforth," in which Kenn Harper relates the recollections of the Eskimos who knew Pitchforth on Baffin Island.

Dates

  • 1924 - 1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Hector Pitchforth, trader. Consist of two reports in letter form from Pitchforth to W. P. Jobson the reports contain recommendations for the maintenance and upgrade of the fur-trading stations at Kivitoo, Cape Kater, and Durban and for additional supplies for the stations. A supplementary report describes the Cape Kater area of Baffin Island. The collection also includes a typescript of a monograph, entitled Eskimo accounts of Hector Pitchforth, in which Kenn Harper relates the recollections of the Eskimos who knew Pitchforth.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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