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- Crosse, John
- Many of the maps John Crosse reproduced were created between 1770 and 1820.
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The first accrual relates to Crosse's research into early explorations of British Columbia’s coast. Accrual contains research notes, maps, photographs and correspondence. Two series are accruals to series in the first accession: they are the Manby research material series and the Narvaez research material series. Accrual also contains the Research papers and archival material series, the Miscellaneous research maps and oversized items series and the Panoramic photographs series.
Second and third accruals relate to the late eighteenth century exploration of the coast of British Columbia and the Northwestern United States, as well as information on Imperial Spain, the British Empire, and sailing ships in general. Records incorporated into Narvaez research materials series and research papers and archival material series. New series created include Alaska series, Nootka series, Columbia river exploration series, and correspondence series. Records include photocopies of primary source maps, charts, illustrations, letters, logs, and journals. Materials also include book chapters from secondary source materials, photographs of sailing trips that followed the course of the Narvaez expedition, correspondence with other researchers or persons relevant to Crosse's areas of interest, and charts produced between 1980 and 2000.
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Inventory available. PDF document attached.
Box and file lists follow series descriptions for the textual and most of the cartographic material. For the series entitled 200 Years of Marine Surveys of English Bay 1791-1991, there is a detailed item list.
Second accrual transferred to Rare Books and Special Collections by Robin Inglis in February, 2011.
Third accrual transferred to Rare Books and Special Collections by Robin Inglis in February 2018.
Photographs (RBSC-ARC-1150-PH-001 to PH-540)