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John Work journals, 1824-1834.
BANC MSS P-C 30 P-C 30; BANC MSS P-C 30A transc.; BANC MSS P-C 20-30 FILM
Collection Overview

Title:

John Work journals, 1824-1834
Hubert Howe Bancroft collection

Creator/Contributor:

Work, John, 1792-1861, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Provincial Archives of British Columbia

Abstract:

The journals are: (1) Journal ... From Fort George (Astoria) Northward [to explore the lower Fraser River, under James McMillan, November 18-December 30, 1824] (2) Journal of a Trip from F. Vancouver to the Interior in the year 1826 [to the Flathead Country of western Montana and return, July 5-September 15, 1826] (3) Diary of a Journey in 1830 [from Fort Colvile to Fort Vancouver with a horse herd, April 30-May 30] (4) Diary of a Journey to the Missouri in 1831-& Return. [From Fort Vancouver into Idaho and Western Montana, August 18, 1831-July 27, 1832]. (5) Journal of a Trip to the Southward in 1834 [from Fort Vancouver to the Umpqua River and return, May 22-Jyly 10, 1834] (6) Journal of a Trip from Ft. Vancouver to Okanagan in May, 1828 [May 20-August 15, 1828]. Includes typed transcript.

Date:

1824 (issued)

Subject:

Work, John -- 1792-1861 -- Archives
Hudson's Bay Company.
Northwest, Pacific -- Description and travel

Note:

Transcript made for H.H. Bancroft in 1878 from the original journals then in the possession of Work's family, now with others in the British Columbia Provincial Archives.
Also available on microfilm.
John Work journals, 1824-1834, BANC MSS P-C 30, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Work, born in Ireland, entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company in 1814, was assigned to the Columbia District in 1823, appointed a Chief Trader in 1830, and after an eventful life died at Victoria, British Columbia.
In English.
Forms part of the Hubert Howe Bancroft Collection.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
240 pages ; 32 cm.
partial microfilm reel (118 exposures) : negative (Rich. 107:19) and positive.
1 portfolio.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-C 30 P-C 30
BANC MSS P-C 30A transc.
BANC MSS P-C 20-30 FILM

Origin:

British Columbia