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The American fur trade of the Far West : a history of the pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the overland commerce with Santa Fe

Volume 1. [Part 1]. Character of the business -- Relations with the Indians -- Evil effects of competition -- The liquor traffic -- Characteristic features of the fur trade -- Trading posts -- The trapping fraternity -- Life in the wilderness -- [Part 2]Louisiana -- Rise of the American fur trade -- St. Louis -- Expeditions of 1807 -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Manuel Lisa, its founder -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Sketch of its varied career -- Crooks and McLellan -- Astoria.--Origin and scope of the project -- Astoria.--The expedition by sea -- Astoria.--The Overland expedition--West -- Astoria.--Beginnings on the Columbia and the Overland expedition -- Astoria.--The course of events on the Columbia -- Astoria.--Review of the enterprise -- Astoria.--Its author and the "sources of his inspiration" -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Under William H. Ashley -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Adventures of Jedediah S. Smith -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Its later history-- The American Fur Company.--Establishment of the Western Department -- The American Fur Company.--The Upper Missouri outfit -- The American Fur Company.--Stress of competition -- The American Fur Company.--1834-1843 -- The American Fur Company.--Methods and men -- Captain Bonneville -- Nathaniel J. Wyeth.-- The Oregon Trail -- Volume 2. The Santa Fe trade--Santa Fe -- The Santa Fe trade--historical sketch -- The Santa Fe trade--character of the business -- The Santa Fe trade--the trail -- The Santa Fe trade--incidents of the trail -- The war of 1812 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1819-1820 -- The Aricara campaign of 1823 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1825 -- The smallpox scourge of 1837 -- Military occupation -- Geographical and scientific explorations -- Missionary work -- "The lost trappers" -- The battle of Pierre's Hole -- The death of Henry Vanderburgh -- The battle of Fort McKenzie -- Smuggling liquor of the Missouri -- Rose and Beckwourth, the Crow chiefs--Alexander Harvey, desperado -- Miraculous escape of Hugh Glass -- The treachery of Mike Fink -- The adventures of John Colter -- The Rocky Mountains -- Valleys and plains -- Rivers and lakes--the Missouri system and the plains rivers -- Rivers and lakes--the Colorado ad Columbia systems and the great basin -- Flora -- Fauna--the buffalo, beaver, and bear -- Fauna--other species of interest in the fur trade -- Native tribes--general observations -- Native tribes of the Missouri basin -- Native tribes of the southwest and the tra-Montane country -- Volume 3. Appendices.

The American fur trade of the Far West : a history of the pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the overland commerce with Santa Fe

Volume 1. [Part 1]. Character of the business -- Relations with the Indians -- Evil effects of competition -- The liquor traffic -- Characteristic features of the fur trade -- Trading posts -- The trapping fraternity -- Life in the wilderness -- [Part 2]Louisiana -- Rise of the American fur trade -- St. Louis -- Expeditions of 1807 -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Manuel Lisa, its founder -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Sketch of its varied career -- Crooks and McLellan -- Astoria.--Origin and scope of the project -- Astoria.--The expedition by sea -- Astoria.--The Overland expedition--West -- Astoria.--Beginnings on the Columbia and the Overland expedition -- Astoria.--The course of events on the Columbia -- Astoria.--Review of the enterprise -- Astoria.--Its author and the "sources of his inspiration" -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Under William H. Ashley -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Adventures of Jedediah S. Smith -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Its later history-- The American Fur Company.--Establishment of the Western Department -- The American Fur Company.--The Upper Missouri outfit -- The American Fur Company.--Stress of competition -- The American Fur Company.--1834-1843 -- The American Fur Company.--Methods and men -- Captain Bonneville -- Nathaniel J. Wyeth.-- The Oregon Trail -- Volume 2. The Santa Fe trade--Santa Fe -- The Santa Fe trade--historical sketch -- The Santa Fe trade--character of the business -- The Santa Fe trade--the trail -- The Santa Fe trade--incidents of the trail -- The war of 1812 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1819-1820 -- The Aricara campaign of 1823 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1825 -- The smallpox scourge of 1837 -- Military occupation -- Geographical and scientific explorations -- Missionary work -- "The lost trappers" -- The battle of Pierre's Hole -- The death of Henry Vanderburgh -- The battle of Fort McKenzie -- Smuggling liquor of the Missouri -- Rose and Beckwourth, the Crow chiefs--Alexander Harvey, desperado -- Miraculous escape of Hugh Glass -- The treachery of Mike Fink -- The adventures of John Colter -- The Rocky Mountains -- Valleys and plains -- Rivers and lakes--the Missouri system and the plains rivers -- Rivers and lakes--the Colorado ad Columbia systems and the great basin -- Flora -- Fauna--the buffalo, beaver, and bear -- Fauna--other species of interest in the fur trade -- Native tribes--general observations -- Native tribes of the Missouri basin -- Native tribes of the southwest and the tra-Montane country -- Volume 3. Appendices.

The American fur trade of the Far West : a history of the pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and the Rocky Mountains and of the overland commerce with Santa Fe

Volume 1. [Part 1]. Character of the business -- Relations with the Indians -- Evil effects of competition -- The liquor traffic -- Characteristic features of the fur trade -- Trading posts -- The trapping fraternity -- Life in the wilderness -- [Part 2]Louisiana -- Rise of the American fur trade -- St. Louis -- Expeditions of 1807 -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Manuel Lisa, its founder -- The Missouri Fur Company.--Sketch of its varied career -- Crooks and McLellan -- Astoria.--Origin and scope of the project -- Astoria.--The expedition by sea -- Astoria.--The Overland expedition--West -- Astoria.--Beginnings on the Columbia and the Overland expedition -- Astoria.--The course of events on the Columbia -- Astoria.--Review of the enterprise -- Astoria.--Its author and the "sources of his inspiration" -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Under William H. Ashley -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Adventures of Jedediah S. Smith -- The Rocky Mountain Fur Company.--Its later history-- The American Fur Company.--Establishment of the Western Department -- The American Fur Company.--The Upper Missouri outfit -- The American Fur Company.--Stress of competition -- The American Fur Company.--1834-1843 -- The American Fur Company.--Methods and men -- Captain Bonneville -- Nathaniel J. Wyeth.-- The Oregon Trail -- Volume 2. The Santa Fe trade--Santa Fe -- The Santa Fe trade--historical sketch -- The Santa Fe trade--character of the business -- The Santa Fe trade--the trail -- The Santa Fe trade--incidents of the trail -- The war of 1812 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1819-1820 -- The Aricara campaign of 1823 -- The Yellowstone expedition of 1825 -- The smallpox scourge of 1837 -- Military occupation -- Geographical and scientific explorations -- Missionary work -- "The lost trappers" -- The battle of Pierre's Hole -- The death of Henry Vanderburgh -- The battle of Fort McKenzie -- Smuggling liquor of the Missouri -- Rose and Beckwourth, the Crow chiefs--Alexander Harvey, desperado -- Miraculous escape of Hugh Glass -- The treachery of Mike Fink -- The adventures of John Colter -- The Rocky Mountains -- Valleys and plains -- Rivers and lakes--the Missouri system and the plains rivers -- Rivers and lakes--the Colorado ad Columbia systems and the great basin -- Flora -- Fauna--the buffalo, beaver, and bear -- Fauna--other species of interest in the fur trade -- Native tribes--general observations -- Native tribes of the Missouri basin -- Native tribes of the southwest and the tra-Montane country -- Volume 3. Appendices.

Canadian mosaic : the making of a northern nation

Item is an account of the traditions and cultures of European nationalities that immigrated to Canada. Book includes chapters on the United States, France, England, Scotland, Germany, Ireland, Wales, Scandinavia, Hungry, Russia, and Italy among others.

The treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-west territories, including the negotiations on which they are based, and other information relating thereto

Book covers the following topics: The Selkirk Treaty -- The Robinson Treaty -- The Manitoulin Island Treaty -- The Stone Fort and Manitoba Post Treaties, Numbers One and Two -- Treaty Number Three ; or, the North-West Angle Treaty -- The Qu'Appelle Treaty, or Number Four -- The Revision of Treaties Numbers One and Two -- The Winnipeg Treaty, Number Five -- The Treaties at Forts Carlton and Pitt [Fort] -- Treaty Number Seven ; or, the Blackfeet Treaty -- The Sioux in the North-West Territories -- The Administration of the Treaties -- the Half-Breeds [Metis] -- The Future of the Indian Tribes [Native or Aboriginal peoples, First Nations].

Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA)

File documents the leadership and membership of the CWSA. File contains executive position register, association directories, contact lists for specialized staff, membership lists, attendance lists for sporting events, memoranda, and a newsletter.

Forrester [sic.] games incident

File documents incidents of Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) athletes being involved with doping and disciplinary issues at the Forester Games in Brantford, and the role of CWSA President, Gary McPherson, in addressing the issues. File contains correspondence, memoranda, certificates of analysis, incident accounts, policies and procedures on antidoping and doping penalties, minutes, news articles, an Ontario court decision, and press release.

Wheelchair sports history

File documents the history of wheelchair basketball and wheelchair basketball clubs in Canada. File contains correspondence nominating candidates for a Canadian Wheelchair Sport Association (CWSA) certificate of recognition, student essays/assignments, brochures, a history of Canadian wheelchair sports written by Joseph Wong, a history of wheelchair basketball published by the Alberta National Wheelchair Basketball Association, and a history and information guide on the Alberta Northern Lights Wheelchair Basketball Club.

History - w/c sport

File contains articles on the history of wheelchair sports, a list of Canadian Wheelchair Sport Association (CWSA)- British Columbia division life members, and an article on the history of the National Wheelchair Athletic Association.

Around Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Item is a poster for a roundtable celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of Jean-Jacques Rousseau presented by the Department of Languages and Cultures.

Figure(s) du traducteur

Item is a poster for a colloquium held at Mount Royal University by the Department of Languages & Cultures titled "Figure(s) du traducteur" with guest speaker Dr. Lieven D'hulst.

Representations de l'ailleurs

Item is a poster for the international symposium held by the Department of English, Languages, & Cultures at Mount Royal University about representations from elsewhere.

Le masque et l'auteur

Item is a poster for a roundtable with Jean-Jacques Tatin-Gourier about anonymity and pseudonyms in French literature and arts.

What is Enlightenment?

Item is a program for The Enlightenment Group symposium "What is Enlightenment?" held at MRU.

Enlightenment in motion

Item is a program for the 4th symposium "Enlightenment in Motion" held at MRU by The Enlightenment Group.

Figure(s) du traducteur

Item is a program for a colloquium held at Mount Royal University by the Department of Languages & Cultures titled "Figure(s) du traducteur" with guest speaker Dr. Lieven D'hulst.

Representations de l'ailleurs

Item is a program for "Representations de l'ailleurs: Colloque international" held at Mount Royal University by the Department of English, Language, & Cultures.

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