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Author Ruggles, Richard I., 1923-

Title A country so interesting [electronic resource] : the Hudson's Bay Company and two centuries of mapping, 1670-1870 / Richard I. Ruggles.

Imprint Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1991.

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Description 1 online resource (xix, 300 pages) : maps.
Series Rupert's Land Record Society series ; 2
Rupert's Land Record Society series ; 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-289) and index.
Summary Description of maps and charts made by the Hudson's Bay Company in northern and western Canada, chiefly based on the Company Archives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Numerous plates, lists of maps, glossary of terms.
Contents Part one: Introduction. 1 Mapping Policy and Records -- 2 The Explorers and Map Makers -- 3 Field and Office Methods and Equipment -- 4 Company Procedures in the Operation of Policy.
Part two : Investigating a Country so Interesting. 5 London Chart Makers, 1669 to the Late 1720s -- 6 The Initiation of Com pany Mapping: The Late 1720s to 1754 -- 7 Mapping Rivers and Barren Grounds Inland, 1754-1778 -- 8 Mapping Inland from the Bay and Over to Athabasca, 1778-1794 -- 9 Mapping to the Columbia and Behind the Eastmain, 1795-1821 -- 10 Mapping Rupert's Land, the Mackenzie Basin, and the Arctic Shore, 1821-1849 -- 1 Mapping West of the Mountains, 1821-1849 -- 2 Pemberton and the Colony of Vancouver's Island, 1849-1859 -- 13 Exploration and Mapping in the Northwest and the Establishment of Company Land Claims, 1849-1859 -- 14 Mapping Company Land Claims and Exploring Inland Routes, 1859-1870 110 -- Afterward.
Part three : Plates -- Part four : Catalogues. A Manuscript Maps (1670-1870) in the Hudson's Bay Company Archives -- B Hudson's Bay Company Manuscript Maps (1670-1870) in Archives other than the Hudson's Bay Company Archives -- C Hudson's Bay Company Manuscript Maps (1670-1870) Not Located.
Part five : Appendices, Gloosary, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. 1 The Hudson's Bay Company -- 2 General Characteristics of the Cartographic Records -- 3 General Inventory of the Hudson's Bay Company Map Archives -- 4 The Catalogues of the Hudson's Bay Company Cartographic Collection.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject Hudson's Bay Company -- Maps.
Hudson's Bay Company.
Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson.
Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson -- Cartes.
Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson -- Collections de cartes -- Catalogues.
Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson -- Cartes -- Catalogues.
Hudson's Bay Company.
Hudson's Bay Company -- Cartes.
Cartography -- Hudson Bay Region.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ruggles, Richard I., 1923- Country so interesting. Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1991 0773506780 (DLC) 91157949 (OCoLC)24219295
ISBN 9780773561885 (electronic bk.)
0773561889 (electronic bk.)
1299485375 (electronic bk.)
9781299485372 (electronic bk.)