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Florence M. Sherk typescript and letters

Identifier: Mss-135
Stefansson Mss-135

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The papers of Florence M. Sherk contain a typescript of her book "Stout Hearts for Stey Braes: Life, People and Events in an outside Rupert's Land in the Closing Years of the Hudson's Bay Company and a Glance at the Group of Sturdy Men Who Labored to Hold the Fort for the Fur Trade." Includes previously unpublished private letters of Donald Ross of Norway House, Sir George Simpson, Sir James Douglas, Earl Cathcart, Thomas Simpson, Bishop Anderson, Peter Skene Ogden and other chief officers of he Hudson's Bay Company and their contemporaries.


  • 1953


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)

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Florence M. Sherk. Consist of typescript of Sherk's study of the Hudson's Bay Company in Rupert's Land, Canada. Includes previously unpublished letters from Chief Factor Donald Ross' personal files.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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