Frank G. Ashbrook Papers
These records include correspondence, statistics, journal articles, and newspaper clippings concerning the fur industry, fur farming, and fur resources; research investigations on domestically raised fur animals; laws and tariffs concerning textiles and fur trading; correspondence concerning the China dog-skin case, 1934-1942; correspondence regarding the history of the fur trade and the …
MS 4829 "The Possible Location of Saleesh House, a Fur Trading Post Built by David Thompson 1809-1810 in Western Montana"
Historical background and description of excavation by Thain White at the alleged site of Saleesh House.
This accession consists of meeting documentation, reports, and publications documenting the activities of the North Pacific Fur Seal Commission (NPFSC) and their efforts to protect the fur seal.
MS 882 Comparative vocabularies of the "Ojeebois," "Kinistineau," and Assiniboin, collected by Alexander Henry and incorporated in his "Journal of Alexander Henry to Lake Superior, Red River, Assiniboine, Rocky Mountains, Columbia, and the Pacific, 1799 to 1811, to establish the Fur-trade"
Bell, Charles N. (Charles Napier), 1854-1936
Tintypes of Robert Meldrum and Medicine Tree
Tintypes depicting fur trader Robert Meldrum and his wife Medicine Tree [Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke); also known as Margaret].
MS 3858 General remarks concerning various tribes, their usages, customs, etc. Northern tribes towards Kotzebue Sound
Includes index to "Golowin's Report." (a partial translation of this report.) Some remarks compiled from various writers concerning Nurseries, for the preservation of valuable fur animals, mercantile classification of the same, etc. Tables and tabular statements.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Furs
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Furs forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
William McCloskey Fishing and World Fisheries Photographic Collection
The collection consists primarily of photographic slides taken by McCloskey while aboard commerical fishing vessels. The photographs were taken in bodies of water spanning the globe, including those off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand, Alaska, New England, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Burma, Chile, Peru, the …
MS 2600-b-1 Anonymous Assiniboine drawings to illustrate Edwin Denig's "Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri"
These are the original drawings that accompanied Edwin Thompson Denig's 451 page manuscript, entitled "Report to Hon. Isaac I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory, on the Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri, by Edwin Thompson Denig." The drawings depict utensils, tools, game pieces, plants, warfare, hunting, a tipi, a scalp dance …
Roderick Ross MacFarlane Papers
These papers consist of both a partial and a complete typewritten copy of Roderick Ross MacFarlane's testimony before a Canadian Senatorial Committee on January 11, 1889, concerning the resources of the Mackenzie Basin, British Columbia.