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Elizabeth F. Washburn journal

Stefansson Mss-149
 Collection
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.

Dates

  • 1958

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

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.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA