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Anderako, Mark. Historic Trails Alberta. Edmonton: Lone Pine Publishing, 1985.

Campbell, Marjorie. The North West Company. Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre, 1983.

Davis, Richard C., Ed. Rupert's Land: A Cultural Tapestry. The Calgary Institute for the Humanities. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1988.

Lower, Arthur J. Western Canada: An Outline History. Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre, 1983.

MacEwan, Grant J.W. A Short History of Western Canada. Toronto: McGraw - Hill, 1968.

Thompson, John Herd. Forging the Prairie West. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1998.


Please note: These links are provided as further information but we are not responsible for the contents of or any products or services offered in such Third Party Sites.

the Provincial Museum of AlbertaThe Provincial Museum of Alberta (PMA): http://www.pma.Edmonton.ab.ca

The Glenbow Museum, Art Gallery, Library and ArchivesGlenbow Museum: http://www.glenbow.org

Centre for Ruperts Land Studies, University of Winnipeg Centre for Rupert's Land Studies, University of Winnipeg http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/academic/ic/rupert/

Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site (Parks Canada)

Fort Edmonton Park street sceneFort Edmonton Park Fort Edmonton Park: The City of Edmonton's official site for the park. Includes a section on the fort's fur trade era significance, its buildings and functionality, etc.

Canadian History on the Web Canadian History on the Web http://members.home.net/dneylan/index.html

Historic Hudsons Bay CompanyHistoric HBC: Part of the modern Hudson's Bay Company home page. Includes detail history of the company's beginnings and its role in building Canada.

Hudson's Bay Company Digital Collection Hudson's Bay Company Digital Collection (Digital Collections Canada) http://collections.ic.gc.ca/hbc/

Hudson's Bay Company Archives http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/hbca/index.html

York Factory, Parks Canada site. York Factory: Parks Canada Site

Historical Athabasca Landing 1880 - 1914 Historical Athabasca Landing (1880-1914): Extensive collection of information (including historic images). Part of the SchoolNet Digital Collections

Fort George and Buckingham House Fort George and Buckingham House: Provincial Historic Site

Fort Saskatchewan Museum and Historic Site Fort Saskatchewan: Museum and Historic Site

Historic Dunvegan Historic Dunvegan http://www.gov.ab.ca/mcd/mhs/dunvegan/dunvegan.htm

Victoria Settlement Victoria Settlement http://www.gov.ab.ca/mcd/mhs/victoria/victoria.htm

Father Lacombe Chapel Father Lacombe Chapel http://www.gov.ab.ca/mcd/mhs/lacombe/lacombe.htm

The University of Calgary Applied History Research Group (Department of History) Multimedia History Tutorials: http://www.ucalgary.ca/HIST/tutor

Fort McMurray Historical Society Fort McMurray Historical Society http://www.fortmcmurrayhistory.com/

Geographical Names, by Natural Resources CanadaCanada Map, Geographical Names Geographical Names: Natural Resources Canada. Details on the origins of geographical place names in Canada. Includes the history of many Alberta place names, as well as mountain passes.

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