Title and statement of responsibility area
Exploration and Early Settlement of Alberta Map collection
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of collection.
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Copied [ca. 1965] (Creation)
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Archival description area
In 1965, the Provincial Archives of Alberta received the maps from Library and Archives Canada.
Scope and content
The collection consists of maps copied from the Public Archives of Canada (now library and Archives Canada) in ca. 1965 documenting the exploration and early settlement of Alberta covering the period of 1775 to 1914. The collection features areas such as the District of Alberta, Rocky Mountain House, the Rocky Mountains, First Nations Territories, the Northwest Territories; maps featuring the exploratory work of Peter Pond and David Thompson; and maps featuring the settlement of Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Mounted Police.
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Language of material
- The material is in English.
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Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
An inventory is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Map Index.
Further accruals are not expected.
Record No. The collection includes the following accession: PR1965.0115<br><br>
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- unknown (Subject)