Lorne and Edith Pierce collection. Thomas Swanston sous-fonds
- CA ON00239 SF69
- 1 Oct. 1868-11 Nov. 1871
Diary of clerk in charge of Hudson's Bay Post at Fort Resolution, Great Slave Lake. Bound hand written diary of Thomas Swanston, Hudson's Bay Company clerk in charge of Fort Resolution N.W.T.-Letter (November 12th, 1935) from Hudson's Bay Company London office secretary confirming to I.MC. Thompson of Toronto that Mr. Swanston was in charge of Fort Resolution from 1868-1871-Typed letter (July 24th, 1936) to Dr. Lorne Pierce from a former editor of the Topographical Survey of Canada, from whom the diary was acquired, outlining the author's recollection of Mr. Swanston and his home life. Author's name is not clearly legible but presumed to be I.M.C. Thompson from previous letter.-Typed summary of information regarding Thomas Swanston from the Hudson's Bay Company Archives London-Letter (March 9th, 1964) from John S. Nicks, archival assistant at the Saskatchewan Archives Office at the University of Saskachewan, to Mr. E.C. Beer, Archivist in Douglas Library at Queen's University, regarding mention(s) of Swanston in the Saskatchewan archives.-Hand written notes based on diary - not clear who the author is. -3 black and white photographs: 1) HBC camp - location unknown 2) Men in canoes - Ile-a-la Crosse - Saskatchewan 3) 3 men outside HBC camp building-2 maps of northern western Canada.