Field Book No. 1, J. W. Tyrrell, June 22nd - July 21st 1893
Tyrrell, J. W. (James Williams), 1863-1945
50 p. : maps ; 18 x 11 cm
22 June - 21 July 1893
Item is James Tyrrell's field notebook for the period June 22nd to July 21st, 1893, including tables of survey measurements and hand-drawn maps. Area covered by this survey is from Fort Chipewyan, Lake Athabasca to Daly [ie Wholdaia] Lake.
Title based on contents of item.
"Pp. 45-50 recorded back to front, includes a record of observations to rate the chronometer, taken between May 24 - July 17, 1893."
"Notebook includes a record of each day's course, with distances from log readings and observations recording actual positions, compass variations and other details relating to the topographical survey."
"Includes 32 sketch maps documenting place names, type of terrain, landmarks including lobsticks which were made and used by aboriginal people as trail markers, camps, positioned observations, pace surveys of portages and distances travelled by canoe."
"Ms. Coll 26, box 51A, item 1 "
Athabasca, Lake (Sask. and Alta.)
Black Lake (Sask.)
Selwyn Lake (Sask.)
Wholdaia Lake (N.W.T.)