Note Books 1893
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
7 parts in 1 v. (300 leaves) ; 32 x 20 cm
8 May 1893 - 11 Jan 1894
Item is a typed transcript of J.B. Tyrrell's orginal manuscript field notebooks recording his 1893 exploration for the Geological Survey of Canada of the region between Lake Athabasca and Hudson Bay. The expedition departed from Edmonton and returned via Winnipeg, during the period May 1893 to January 1894. Item also includes extracts from J.W. Tyrrell's field notebooks.
"Tyrrell himself commissioned the typed transcripts of his own field notebooks, probably at the time of his resignation from the Geological Survey."
"Notebooks include a record of each day's course, and other information relating to the topographical and geological survey of the area."
Includes general title page and table of contents. Each part (I to VI) also has separate title page and table of contents.
"Originally included in pocket in binding of lower cover are 3 sketch maps by J.B. Tyrrell, probably drawn by him while at Churchill, and a manuscript copy of a 'Map of Bowden's & Rankin's Inletts', traced from the orginal in the Hudson's Bay Company files."
"Inserted in the notebook are 7 leaves in the hand of J.F. Whiteaves, dated 1896, identifying and describing rock specimens collected by J.B. Tyrrell June 1-8, 1893 on the Athabasca River and also specimens collected at Churchill."
"Ms. Coll. 26, item 46; maps in Tyrrell mapcase"
"Tyrrell's official report of the 1893 expediton was published as: Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers, and the north-west coast of Hudson Bay."
Geological Survey of CanadaWhiteaves, Joseph Frederick, 1835-1909Tyrrell, J. W. (James Williams), 1863-1945
Wholdaia Lake (N.W.T.)
Selwyn Lake (N.W.T.)
Dubawnt River (N.W.T. and Nunavut)
Dubawnt Lake (N.W.T. and Nunavut)
Baker Lake (Nunavut)
Chesterfield Inlet (Nunavut)
Athabasca, Lake (Sask. and Alta.)