Diary of James Mackinlay

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Database ID24902
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Libraries Special Collections
Fonds/CollectionMorton Manuscripts Collection
SeriesMSS C510
File/Item ReferenceMSS C510-1-3
Date of creation1890
Physical description/extent1 volume; 50 p.
Number of images46
Scope and contentOne bound copy of the diary maintained by Mackinlay May 7- August 23, 1890 during a summer journey northward from near Taltheilei on the east end of Great Slave Lake in the company of Wharburton Pike. Pike used the diary freely in his narrative of the journey called The Barren Grounds of Northern Canada. Mention of "Indians" in various situations and circumstances from trading and guiding to getting equipment made or repaired. Frequent mention of caribou and other animals killed and fish caught.
ContributerMackinlay, James (author)
Copyright holderUniversity of Saskatchewan
Other terms governing use and reproductionResponsibility regarding questions of copyright that may arise in the use of any images is assumed by the researcher.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesField notes
Provenance Access PointMorton, A.S.
Location of originalsThe Library of the North-West Territories, Department of the Interior.
Treaty boundariesNo treaty
Cultural regionArctic
NamesHudson's Bay Company
Mackinlay, James
Hunting and Trapping
Transportation -- Canoe/Kayak
Shelter and temporary camps
Fur Trade
Date Range(s)1890-1899
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