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Adney, E. T., & Howard I. Chapelle. The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America. Smithsonian Institution Press : Washington, DC, 1964. Reprinted 1983.

Allodi, Mary Macaulay; Peter N. Moogk; Beate Stock. Berczy. National Gallery of Canada : Ottawa, 1991. ISBN 0-88884-615-0.

Arthurs, David W. "Fur Trade Sites on the Missinaibi River", pp. 36-50 in C.S. "Paddy" Reid (ed.), Northern Ontario Fur Trade Archeology: Recent Research. Archeological Research Report No. 12. Historical Planning and Research Branch, Ontario Ministry of Culture & Recreation: Toronto, 1980.

Arthurs, David W. "The Historical Identification of Wapiscogamy House", pp. 189-218 in C.S. "Paddy" Reid (ed.), Northern Ontario Fur Trade Archeology: Recent Research. Archeological Research Report No. 12. Historical Planning and Research Branch, Ontario Ministry of Culture & Recreation: Toronto, 1980.

Back, Admiral Sir George. Arctic Artist : The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822. C. Stuart Houston, ed. Commentary by I. S. McLaren. McGill-Queen's University Press : Montreal, 1994. ISBN 0-7735-1181-4

Back, Francis. 'The Canadian Capot (Capote)', in Journal of the Fur Trade Quarterly, 27.3 (Fall 1991), 4-15.

Barbeau, Marius. Assumption Sash. National Museum of Canada, Dept. of Mines & Resources. Bulletin 93, Anthropological series no. 24, 1937.

Barka, Norman F. & Anne. Archeology and the Fur Trade: The Excavation of Sturgeon Fort, Saskatchewan. National Historic Sites and Parks Branch, Parks Canada: 1976.

Barr, John. Britain Portrayed : A Regency Album 1780-1830. British Library : London, 1989.

Beaudoin-Ross, Jacqueline. ' 'A la Canadienne' Once More : Some Insights into Quebec Rural Female Dress', in Dress : Journal of the Costume Society of America, 7 (1981), pp. 69-81.

Bennett, J.A. The Divided Circle : A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation, and Surveying. Phaidon - Christie's Limited : Oxford.1987 ISBN 0-7148-8038-8.

Brown, Craig (ed.). The Illustrated History of Canada. Lester & Orpen Dennys : Toronto, 1987.

Brown, Jennifer S. H. 'Linguistic Solitudes and Changing Social Categories', in Old Trails and New Directions : Papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference, pp. 147-159. Carol M. Judd and Arthur J. Ray, editors. University of Toronto Press : Toronto, 1978.

Brown, Jennifer S. H. Strangers in Blood : Fur Trade Company Families in Indian Country. University of British Columbia : Vancouver, 1980. ISBN 0-7748-0125-5.

Burley, David K.; J. Scott Hamilton; Knut R. Fladmark. Prophecy of the Swan: The Upper Peace River Fur Trade of 1794-1823. UBC Press: Vancouver, 1996. ISBN 0-7748-0544-7.

Burnham, Dorothy K. Cut my Cote. Royal Ontario Museum : Toronto.

Campbell, M. W. McGillivray, Lord of the Northwest. Toronto : Clarke, Irwin, 1962.

Chaboillez, Charles (Sr.) "Journal of Charles Jean-Baptiste Chaboillez". Harold Hickerson, ed.. In Ethnohistory 6 (Fall, 1959), pp. 265-316.

Chronister, Allen; Clay Landry. 'Clothing of the Rocky Mountain Trapper, 1820-1840', in The Book of Buckskinning VI, pp. 2-41. William H. Scurlock, ed. Scurlock Publishing : Texarkana, Texas, 1995. ISBN 1-880655-05-5.

Conn, Richard. 'Blackfoot Clothing Style,' in The Scriver Blackfoot Collection : Repatriation of Canada's Heritage, pp. 79-101. Philip H. R. Stepney and David J. Goa (eds.) Provincial Museum of Alberta : Edmonton, 1990. ISBN 0-7732-0427-X.

Connin, Tim. 'Finger Weaving', in The Book of Buckskinning VI, William H. Scurlock, ed. Rebel Publishing : Texarkana, Texas, 1992. pp 180-213.

Cotter, Charles H. A History of Nautical Astronomy. Hollis & Carter : London, 1968. SBN 370-00460-4.

Cotter, Charles H. A History of the Navigator's Sextant. Brown, Son & Ferguson : Glasgow, 1983. ISBN 0-85174-427-3.

Cox, Ross. The Columbia River. Edgar I Stewart and Jane R. Stewart, editors. University of Oklahoma Press : Norman, Oklahoma, 1957.

Curot, Michel. 'A Wisconsin Fur-Trader's Journal, 1803-04', in Wisconsin Historical Collections, Vol. XX, pp. 396-471.

Dempsey, Hugh A. Indian Tribes of Alberta. Glenbow Museum : Calgary, 1988.

Dempsey, Hugh A. 'A History of Rocky Mountain House,' in Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History, no. 6, pp 8-53. National Historic Sites Service, National and Historic Sites Branch, Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development : Ottawa, 1973.

Duckworth, Harry W. (ed.) The English River Book : A North West Company Journal and Account Book of 1786. McGill-Queen's University Press : Montreal, 1990. ISBN 0-7735-0714-0

Ewers, John C. The Blackfeet : Raiders on the Northwestern Plains. University of Oklahoma : Norman, Oklahoma, 1958.

Fidler, Peter. A Southern Alberta Bicentennial : A Look at Peter Fidler's Journal. Bruce Haig, ed. Historical Research Centre : Lethbridge, Alberta, 1991. ISBN 0-921624-04-2.

Finley, Gerald. George Heriot : Postmaster-Painter of the Canadas. University of Toronto : Toronto, 1983.

Finlayson, Isobel. 'York Boat Journal', in The Beaver, December 1951, pp. 32-37.

Franchère, Gabriel. A Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America. Milo Milton Quaife (ed). Lakeside Classics : Chicago, 1954.

Fraser, Simon. The Letters and Journals of Simon Fraser, 1806 - 1808. W. Kaye Lamb, ed.. Macmillan : Toronto, 1960.

Gardner, John. The Dory Book. Mystic Seaport Museum : Mystic Conn., 1987. ISBN 0-913372-44-7.

Gates, Charles M. Five Fur Traders of the Northwest : Being the Narrative of Peter Pond and the Diaries of John Macdonell, Archibald N. McLeod, High Faries, and Thomas Connor. Minnesota Historical Society : St. Paul, Minnesota, 1965.

Gehret, Ellen J. Rural Pennsylvania Clothing. George Shumway, York Pennsylvania, 1976. ISBN 0-87387-105-7.

Gilgun, Beth. Tidings from the 18th Century. Rebel Publishing, 1993. ISBN 1-990655-04-7.

Gilman, Carolyn. Where Two Worlds Meet: The Great Lakes Fur Trade. Minnesota Historical Society : St. Paul, 1982. ISBN 0-87351-156-5.

Hannon, Leslie F. Forts of Canada : The Conflicts, Sieges, & Battles That Forged a Great Nation. McLelland & Stewart : Toronto, 1969.

Hanson, James A. The Voyageur's Sketchbook. (3d ed.) Fur Press : Chadron, Nebraska, 1981. (no ISBN)

Harmon, Daniel Williams. Sixteen Years in the Indian Country : The Journal of Daniel Williams Harmon, 1800-1816. W. Kaye Lamb, ed. Macmillan : Toronto, 1957.

Harrison, Julia D. Métis : People Between Two Worlds. Glenbow-Alberta Institute/Douglas & McIntyre : Vancouver, 1985.

Hearne, Samuel. A Journey to the Northern Ocean : A Jouney from Prince of Wales' Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean 1769-1770-1771-1772. Richard Glover, ed. Macmillan : Toronton, 1958 (Reprinted 1972). ISBN 0-7705-0240-7.

Hellweg, Paul, Flintknapping, The Art of Making Stone Tools. Canyon Publishing Company, Canoga Park Ca. 1984.

Henry, Alexander (the Elder) Travels and Adventures in Canada and the Indian Territories Between the Years 1760 and 1776. James Bain, ed. Hurtig : Edmonton, 1969.

Henry, Alexander (the Younger). New Light on the Early History of the Northwest : The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry... Volume I. Elliot Coues, ed. Reprint-Ross & Haines : Minneapolis, 1965. Originally published 1897.

Henry, Alexander (the Younger). New Light on the Early History of the Northwest : The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry... Volume II. Elliot Coues, ed. Reprint-Ross & Haines : Minneapolis, 1965. Originally published 1897.

Henry, Alexander (the Younger). New Light on the Early History of the Northwest : The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry... Volume III. Elliot Coues, ed. Reprint-Ross & Haines : Minneapolis, 1965. Originally published 1897.

Henry, Alexander (the Younger). The Journal of Alexander Henry The Younger 1799-1814.Volume I. Barry Gough, ed. The Champlain Society/University of Toronto Press : Toronto, 1988. ISBN 0-9693425-0-0.

Henry, Alexander (the Younger). The Journal of Alexander Henry The Younger 1799-1814.Volume II. Barry Gough, ed. The Champlain Society/University of Toronto Press : Toronto, 1988. ISBN 0-9693425-0-0.

Hood, Robert. To the Arctic by Canoe 1819-1821 : The Journal and Paintings of Robert Hood, Midshipman with Franklin. C. Stuart Houston, ed. McGill-Queen's University Press : Montreal, 1974. ISBN 1-7735-1222-5.

Ifland, Peter. Taking the Stars : Celestial Navigation from Argonauts to Astronauts. Mariners' Museum-Krieger Publishing : Malabar, Florida, 1998. ISBN 1-57524-095-5.

Innis, Harold A. The Fur Trade in Canada : An Introduction to Canadian Economic History. University of Toronto : Toronto, 1970. Reprint of 1956 edition. ISBN 0-8020-4029-2.

Jennys, Susan. 'The Tipi in the Early 1800's : What About the Outside?', in Muzzleloader, January/February 1996. pp. 45-49.

Johnson, Alice M. (ed.) Saskatchewan Journals and Correspondence : Edmonton House 1795-1800, Chesterfield House 1800-1802. Hudson's Bay Record Society : London, 1967.

Johnson, Samuel (ed.) A Dictionary of the English Language. Abridged from Rev. H. J. Todd's corrected and enlarged quarto edition, by Alexander Chalmes, FSA. Originally published c. 1806? Reprint– Barnes & Noble : New York, 1994. ISBN 1-56619-563-2.

Johnston, Alex. Plants and the Blackfoot. Occasional Paper No. 15, Lethbridge Historical Society. Lethbridge Historical Society : Lethbridge, 1987.

Josephy, Alvin M. (Jr.). The Artist Was a Young Man : The Life Story of Peter Rindisbacher. Amon Carter Museum : Fort Worth, Texas, 1970.

Judd, Carol M., and Arthur J. Ray, eds. Old Trails & New Directions : Papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference. University of Toronto Press : Toronto, 1978.

Keith, Lloyd. North of Athabasca: Slave Lake and Mackenzie River Documents of the North West Company, 1800-1821. McGill-Queen's University Press: Montreal, 2001. ISBN 0-7735-2098-8.

Kane, Paul. Wanderings of an Artist among the Indians of North America… John W. Garvin, ed. Hurtig : Edmonton, 1967. Originally published 1858.

Kidd, Robert S. Archeological Excavations at the Probable Site of the First Fort Edmonton or Fort Augustus, 1795 to Early 1800's". Provincial Museum of Alberta Human History Occasional Paper No. 3. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism Historical Resources Division, 1987.

Kidd, Robert S. Fort George and the Early Fur Trade in Alberta. Provincial Museum and Archives of Alberta Publication No. 2. Queen's Printer for Alberta : Edmonton, 1970.

Lewis, Meriwether; William Clark. The History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. 3 vols. Elliott Coues, ed. Reprint-Dover : New York, 1964. Vol I, ISBN 0-486-21268-8. Vol II, ISBN 0-486-21269-6. Vol III, ISBN 0-486-21270-X.

Macdonald, Robert. The Uncharted Nations : A Reference History on the Canadian Tribes. Ballantrae Foundation : Calgary, 1978.

Mackenzie, Alexander. The Journals and Letters of Sir Alexander Mackenzie. W. Kaye Lamb, ed. Cambridge University Press : London, 1970. SBN 521-01034-9.

McGillivray, Duncan. The Journal of Duncan M'Gillivray of the North West Company at Fort George on the Saskatchewan, 1794-5. Arthur. S. Morton, ed. . Reprinted by Ye Galleon Press : Fairfield, Washington, 1989. Originally published by Macmillan : Toronto, 1929. ISBN 0-87770-470-8

MacGregor, J. G. John Rowand : Czar of the Prairies. Western Producer Prairie Books : Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1978. ISBN 0-919306-933

McKeevor, Thomas. A Voyage to Hudson's Bay During the Summer of 1812… Sir Richard Phillips & Co: London, 1819. Reprinted Canadiana House: Toronto, 1968.

Masson, L. R. Les Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest, Volume 1. Reprint– Antiquarian Press : New York, 1960. Originally published 1889-90. (Note that most of the book is actually in English.)

Masson, L. R. Les Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest, Volume 2. Reprint– Antiquarian Press : New York, 1960. Originally published 1889-90. (Note that most of the book is actually in English.)

Moogk, Peter N. Building a House in New France: An Account of the Perplexities of Client and Craftsmen in Early Canada. McClelland and Stewart: Toronto, 1977. ISBN 0-7710-5466-1.

Morrison, Venetia. The Art of George Stubbs. Quantum Books: London, 1989. ISBN 1-84013-073-3.

Morse, Eric. Fur Trade Canoe Routes of Canada : Then and Now (2d ed.). University of Toronto : Toronto, 1979. ISBN 0-8022-6384-5.

Moss, Kay; Kathryn Hoffman. The Backcountry Housewife : A Study of Eighteenth-Century Foods. Schiele Museum : Gastonia, North Carolina, 1994.

Nelson, George. "A Winter in the St. Croix Valley, 1802-03." Richard Bardon, M.D., & Grace Lee Nute, eds. In Minnesota History, vol. 28, no. 1 (March 1947), pp. 1-14.

Nelson, George. "A Winter in the St. Croix Valley, 1802-03." Richard Bardon, M.D., & Grace Lee Nute, eds. In Minnesota History, vol. 28, no. 2 (June 1947), pp. 142-159. Nelson, George. "A Winter in the St. Croix Valley, 1802-03." Richard Bardon, M.D., & Grace Lee Nute, eds. In Minnesota History, vol. 28, no. 3 (September 1947), pp. 225-240.

Neumann, George C.; Frank J. Kravic. Collector's Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution. Rebel Publishing : Texarkana, Texas, 1975. ISBN 0-960566-8-6.

Newman, Peter C. An Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company (formerly Empire of the Bay). Viking Studio/Madison Press : Toronto, 1995. ISBN 0-670-86534-6.

Newman, Peter C. Caesars of the Wilderness. Viking : Markham, Ontario, 1987. ISBN 0-670-80967-5.

Newman, Peter C. Company of Adventurers. Viking : Markham, Ontario, 1985. ISBN 0-670-80379-0.

Newton, Barry M; and James A. Mountain. "Gloucester House: A Hudson's Bay Company Inland Post (1777-1818)", pp 51-94 in C. S. "Paddy" Reid (ed.), Northern Ontario Fur Trade Archeology: Recent Research. Archeological Research Report No. 12. Historical Planning and Research Branch, Ontario Ministry of Culture & Recreation: Toronto, 1980.

Nicks, Trudy. 'The Iroquois and the Fur Trade in Western Canada', in Old Trails & New Directions : Papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference. Carol M. Judd and Arthur J. Ray, eds. University of Toronto Press : Toronto, 1978.

Nisbet, Jack. Sources of the River : Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America. Sasquatch Books : Seattle, 1994. ISBN 1-57061-020-7.

Noble, William C. 'The Excavation and Historical Identification of Rocky Mountain House', in Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History, no. 6, pp 54-163. National Historic Sites Service, National and Historic Sites Branch, Dept. of Indian Affairs and Northern Development : Ottawa, 1973.

Nute, Grace Lee. The Voyageur. Reprint - Minnesota Historical Society : St. Paul, Minn., 1987. Originally published 1931.

Parker, James. Emporium of the North : Fort Chipewyan and the Fur Trade to 1835. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Canadian Plains Research Center : 1987. ISBN 0-88977-0441.

Pendergast, Russell Anthony. 'The XY Company 1798 to 1804.' Ph.D. dissertation, University of Ottawa, 1957.

Peterson, Jacqueline; Jennifer S. H. Brown (editors). The New Peoples : Being and Becoming Métis in North America. University of Manitoba Press : 1985. ISBN 0-88755-134-3.

Priess, P. J., P. W. Nieuwhof, S. B. Ebell. "Archeological Investigation of the Junction of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, 1984." Research Bulletin No. 241, January, 1986. Archeological Services, Parks Canada, Winnipeg.

Ray, Arthur J. I Have Lived Here Since the World Began : An Illustrated History of Canada's Native Peoples. Lester Publishing : Toronto, 1996. ISBN 1-895555-94-9.

Ray, Arthur J. Indians in the Fur Trade : their role as trappers, hunters, and middlemen in the lands southwest of Hudson Bay 1660-1870. University of Toronto : Toronto, 1974. ISBN 0-8020-2118-2.

Reid, C.S. "Paddy" (ed.) Northern Ontario Fur Trade Archeology: Recent Research. Archeological Research Report No. 12. Historical Planning and Research Branch, Ontario Ministry of Culture & Recreation: Toronto, 1980.

Rempel, John I. Building with Wood and Other Aspects of Nineteenth Century Building in Central Canada. University of Toronto Press. c1980. ISBN 0-8020-2280-4.

Rich, E. E. (ed.) Cumberland and Hudson House Journals 1775-1782. 2 vols. London: Hudson's Bay Company Record Society, 1951.

Rich, E. E. (ed.) Moose Fort Journals 1783-1785. London: Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1954. No ISBN.

Robertson, Colin. Colin Robertson's Correspondence Book, September 1817 to September 1822. E. E. Rich, ed. Hudson's Bay Record Society : London, 1939.

Ronda, James P. Astoria and Empire. University of Nebraska Perss : Lincoln, Nebraska, 1990.

Ross, Alexander. The Red River Settlement : Its Rise, Progress, and Present State. Hurtig : Edmonton, 1972. (Reprint; originally published 1856.)

Ross, Eric. Beyond the River and the Bay : Some Observations on the state of the Canadian Northwest in 1811... University of Toronto Press : Toronto, 1970.

Rundle, Robert Terrill. The Rundle Journals 1840-1848. Hugh A. Dempsey, ed. Historical Society of Alberta/Glenbow-Alberta Institute : Calgary, 1977. (no ISBN)

Russell, Carl P. Firearms, Traps and Tools of the Mountain Men. University of New Mexico Press : Albuquerque, 1967. ISBN 0-8263-0465-6.

Russell, Loris S. A Heritage of Light : Lamps and Lighting in the Early Canadian Home. University of Toronto : Toronto, 1968. SBN 8020-1530-1.

Simpson, George. Journal of Occurrences in the Athabasca Department by George Simpson, 1820 and 1821, and Report. E. E. Rich, ed. Hudson's Bay Record Society/Champlain Society : London, 1938.

Sivertson, Howard. The Illustrated Voyageur : Paintings and Companion Stories. Midwest Traditions : Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, 1994.

Starobinski, Jean et al., Revolution in Fashion, European Clothing 1715 - 1815. The Kyoto Costume Institute. Abbeville Press, New York. 1989.

Stenson, Fred. Rocky Mountain House National Historic Park. NC Press : Toronto, 1985. ISBN 0-920053-48-3.

Stewart, Don R. A Guide to Pre-Confederation Furniture of English Canada. Longmans Canada : Don Mills, 1967.

Thompson, David. David Thompson's Narrative, 1784-1812. Glover, Richard, ed. Champlain Society : Toronto, 1962.

Thompson, David. Columbia Journals. Barbara Belyea, ed. McGill-Queen's : Montreal, 1994. ISBN 0-7735-0989-5

Tyrrell, J. B. (ed.) Journals of Samuel Hearne and Philip Turnor. Reprint : Greenwood Press : New York, 1968. Originally published 1934.

Umfreville, Edward. The Present State of Hudson's Bay…Containing a Full Description of that Settlement, and the Adjacent Country; and Likewise of the Fur Trade with hints for its improvement, etc., etc. W. Stewart Wallace, ed. Ryerson Press : Toronto, 1954.,

Van Kirk, Sylvia. Many Tender Ties : Women in Fur-Trade Society, 1670-1870. Watson & Dwyer : Winnipeg, 1980. ISBN 0-920486-06-1

Waite, P. B. (ed.) Pre-Confederation. Canadian Historical Deocuments Series, vol. 2. Prentice-Hall : Scarborough, Ontario, 1965. (No ISBN.)

Wheeler, Robert C.; Walter A. Kenyon; Alan R. Wool worth; Douglas A. Birk. Voices From the Rapids : An Underwater search for Fur Trade Artifacts, 1960-73. Minnesota Historical Society : St. Paul, Minnesota, 1975. ISBN 0-87351-086-0.

Wheeler, Robert C. A Toast to the Fur Trade : A Picture Essay on Its Material Culture. Wheeler Productions : St. Paul, Minnesota, 1985. ISBN 0-9614362-0-4.

Wilbur, C. Keith. Revolutionary Medicine, 1700 – 1800. Globe Pequot Press : Old Saybrook, Conn., 1980. ISBN 0-87106-041-8

Williams, Glyndwyr. 'The Hudson's Bay Company and the Fur Trade : 1670-1820', The Beaver, Autumn 1983. Reprinted 1991.

Wood, W. Raymond; and Thomas D. Thiessen, eds. Early Fur Trade on the Northern Plains : Canadian Traders Among the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians, 1738-1818. University of Oklahoma Press : Norman, Okla., 1985. ISBN 0-8061-1899-7

Wright, Merideth. Everyday Dress of Rural America, 1783-1800. Dover Publications, Inc. New York. 1990.

 

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