Manuscript Collection - Champlain Society Papers

Champlain Society Papers Champlain Society Papers

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Champlain Society Papers


  • 1807 - 2005 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

126 boxes.

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Administrative history

The Champlain Society is a Toronto-based organization that seeks to advance knowledge of Canadian history by publishing primary records of voyages, travels, correspondence, diaries and governmental documents and memoranda.

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Correspondence, administrative material and membership files (membership files are kept in unnumbered boxes arranged numerically by membership number.) Typescripts of several of the Society's publications and manuscripts of other works not published by the Society.

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No photocopies of unpublished materials are allowed.

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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