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Bowdoin College Scientific Expedition to Labrador Collection, 1891-1982, (bulk 1891-1892)


Diaries, Logs, and Journals, 1891-1960

Catalog Number: M105.1

Description:
Includes a log, a journal, two diaries, and notes from the 1891 Expedition. These accounts range from brief daily records of the expedition's progress to detailed observations of the environment and native peoples, and descriptions of events. Also included are photocopies and transcripts of notes found in the Churchill Falls bottle left by the Bowdoin expedition to record visitors to the falls. The bottle was retrieved and preserved in 1960 and is now kept by the Labrador Heritage Society of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by author.
Restrictions:None.

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Articles, Reports, and Addresses, 1891-1982

Catalog Number: M105.2

Description:
Includes later writings about the Bowdoin Expedition of 1891 both by participants and scholars. Published articles, mostly written by participants, discuss the flora, birds, fishes, geography, and geology of Labrador. More recent writings are historical accounts of the expedition and biographies.
Arrangement:Arranged alphabetically by author.
Restrictions:None.

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Clippings

Catalog Number: M105.3

Description:
Includes comprehensive newspaper clippings about the Bowdoin Expedition of 1891.
Arrangement:
Restrictions:None.

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