- Scope and Contents
The collection consists of printed contracts completed in manuscript between Canadian voyageurs and their outfitters (1801-1821) and other documents relating to the Canadian fur trade, including correspondence, financial papers, and legal documents (1724-1856). Outfitters include M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co., M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co., and the American Fur Company. Destinations include Michilimackinac, Grand Portage, Rainy Lake, Fort William, and "Posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada."
- Language of Materials
In French and English.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
The Davies/Scroggie Collection of Canadian Fur Trade Documents is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Grant Davies, 1999-2009.
Davies/Scroggie collection of Canadian fur trade documents
Call Number: WA MSS S-2357