Exploration, Discovery and Travel

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  • Travel or exploration for personal, geographical, scientific or mapping reasons
  • Expeditions, exploration, adventure, prospecting, guiding
  • Individuals and groups involved in exploration or travel (eg. explorers, adventurers, prospectors, guides, outfitters)
  • Expedition planning, reports and accounts
  • Personal travels for discovery and education (eg. travel diaries)
  • Early contact with First Nations
  • SEE ALSO: Land, Settlement and Immigration

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  • MemoryBC Subject Groups

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908 Archival description results for Exploration, Discovery and Travel

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Documented Exploration

A collection of 10 photographs of documented exploration in the early 1950s in and around the Cassiar area. Noted locations are Quartz Creek, Mocassin Mines, Blue River Bridge and the Alaska Highway.

Dog on Bridge

Image depicts an unknown individual and a dog on a bridge over what is possibly the Robson River.

Dogsled Team

Photograph depicts a team of dogs pulling a sled and an unidentified person across a very flat area under heavy clouds. Mountains in background. Handwritten annotations on verso of photograph: "Unbroken Trails", "Taylor". Photograph speculated to have been taken near Atlin, B.C.

Drying sugar

Photograph depicts a tarp spread out on the grass, two men sit nearby the tarp. There is a canvas tent in the background with a man standing beside it. Behind the tent is a low hill with a fence bordering the top of the hill. There are blankets drying on the fence.

Ellesmere Island Expedition clippings

File consists of eight newspaper clippings, seven of which are a series of articles on the findings of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition, with the eighth being a photograph of the Expedition’s winter quarters in Etah, Greenland. Five of the articles were written by the expedition leader, Mr. Noel Humphreys and the other two were written by members of the Expedition, Mr. Moore and Mr. Haig-Thomas. The articles were originally published in the “Times” of London but the clippings appear to be from the “New Zealand Herald”.

Humphreys, Noel

Felled Trees

Image depicts a large number of felled trees, and an unknown individual standing on the path.

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