BC Historical Books
Public Archives Canada annual report 1984-1985 Public Archives of Canada
"Title varies: 1881-1905, Report on Canadian Archives; 1908-1912, Report of the work of the Archives Branch; 1913-1914/15, Report of the work of the Public Archives. No reports issued for 1906-1907, 1911, 1916, 1927. Also found in Canada. Parliament. Sessional Papers, 1873-1924, and in the Annual Departmental Reports, 1925-1929/30. Reports for 1872-1880 were not issued separately but included in the Reports of the Minister of Agriculture. Some reports reprint the text of newly acquired documents. 1886, 1889, 1890 and especially 1892, contain material found significant by Hume Wrong for his biography of Alexander Mackenzie (no.623); 1891 contains important documents concerning Beckwith's secret mission to the U.S.A. re Nootka; 1928 has a copy of Duncan McGiIIivray's Some account of the trade carried on by the North West Company, first published in 1811 as On the origin and progress of the North-West Company (no.421)." -- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 47.
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