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A thousand miles of prairie : the Manitoba Historical Society and the history of Western Canada

Author: Jim Blanchard; Manitoba Historical Society.
Publisher: Winnipeg, Man. : University of Manitoba Press, ©2002.
Series: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a fascinating look at Manitoba's early boom years (1880-1910) through the eyes and words of some of the most interesting personalities of early Winnipeg. This collection brings together 14  Read more...

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Thousand miles of prairie.
Winnipeg, Man. : University of Manitoba Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)50942204
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Blanchard; Manitoba Historical Society.
ISBN: 0887556655 9780887556654 9780887553080 0887553087
OCLC Number: 243614309
Notes: Contains selections from early members of the Manitoba Historical Society.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 259 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
Introduction --
George Bryce: Alexander K. Isbister (1883) --
Ernest Thompson Seton: The Prairie Chicken (1884) --
Gilbert McMicken: The Abortive Fenian Raid on Manitoba (1888) --
George Bryce & Charles Bell: Seven Oaks (1891) --
John McBeth: Social Customs and Amusements of the Early Days in Red River Settlement (1893) --
John C. Schultz: The Old Crow Wing Trail (1892) --
Marion Bryce: The Charitable Institutions of Winnipeg (1899) --
George Atkinson: A Review History of the Passenger Pigeon of Manitoba (1905) Sigtryggur Jonasson: The Early Icelandic Settlements in Canada (1901)Michael Sherbinin: Galicians Dwelling in Canada and Their Origin (1906) --
Charles Napier Bell: The Old Forts of Winnipeg (1927) --
John W. Dafoe: Early Winnipeg Newspapers (1930) --
Samuel Matheson: Floods at Red River (1932) --
Appendix
Series Title: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Responsibility: edited by Jim Blanchard.
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