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Elizabeth F. Washburn journal

Stefansson Mss-149
Identifier: Mss-149


The collection contains the journal of Elizabeth F. Washburn chronicling her experiences on board the Hudson's Bay Company's supply ship "Rupertsland." Includes accounts of visits to Rankin Islet, Cherterfield Inlet, Sugluk, Cape Dorset, Igloolik, Lake Harvour, and Frobisher Bay as well as descriptions of the living conditions of the Eskimos she encountered and descriptions of Hudson's Bay and Baffin Island areas. An account of bird sightings is also included.


  • 1958


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials



Elizabeth F. Washburn. Typescript of Washburn's journal of her experiences on board the ship Rupertsland. Journal includes descriptions of the living conditions of the Eskimos and of the Baffin Island and Hudson Bay area.

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