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Record No: mha00000532
Title: Gavin Donald White fonds
Dates: 1995
Location: MF-0208 MHA
Provenance: Gavin White
Extent: 292 pp.
Restrictions: No restrictions.
Scope and Content: The fonds consists of a typescript of The Far Shores of Baffin (unpublished) by Gavin White. Manuscript is divided into 20 chapters titled: 1. Baffin Island; 2. Crawford Noble and Blackhead Island; 3. E.J. Peck and the Arctic Mission; 4. "... tied hand and foot to ungodly traders ..."; 5. "On a Separate Footing from the Traders"; 6. "American House": the Post at Cape Haven; 7. A Travelling Rug at Waverley Station; 8. Lord Salveson's Judgment; 9. The Lost Treasure of French Head; 10. Robert Kinnes of Dundee; 11. Albert; 12. Captain Munn and Arctic Gold; 13. "He will not ... engage in or carry on any dealings in furs ..."; 14. J.-E. Bernier: Canada's Grand Old Man of the Sea; 15. Sabellum; 16. Hector Pitchforth; 17. "This Company has no available assets ..."; 18. " ... this party have no right in the North-West Territories"; 19. The Remorse of Captain Munn; 20. The Loss of Albert.
Acquisition Source: Manuscript was received from Gavin White in March 1995


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