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Collection Overview

Creator:
Phillips, Donald, 1883-1938
Title:
Trapping Diaries of Donald Phillips
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hd76s011b
Dates:
1904-1940
Size:
2 boxes and 0.6 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of thirteen diaries (1903, 1906-1908, 1912-1918, 1922-1923) by Donald Phillips describing his adventures as a trapper and hunter in Alberta, Canada, and the typed manuscript "Tracks Across My Trail" (1940), a transcription of the diaries edited by J. Monroe Thorington.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of thirteen diaries (1903, 1906-1908, 1912-1918, 1922-1923) by Phillips describing his adventures as a trapper and hunter in Alberta, Canada, and the typed manuscript "Tracks Across My Trail" (1940), a transcription of the diaries edited by J. Monroe Thorington. The manuscript is bound in two volumes and includes twenty-one letters by Phillips to Thorington describing the itineraries of their hunting trips.

Arrangement

Box 1--Diaries, 1903-1923; Box 2--Manuscript of "Tracks Across My Trail," edited by J. Monroe Thorington.

Collection Creator Biography:

Phillips, Donald, 1883-1938

Donald "Curly" Phillips was a Canadian guide and outfitter based in Jasper, Alberta.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Contents of Box 1: deposit number 9456.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Lisa Yankowitz 2013 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Trapping Diaries of Donald Phillips; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/hd76s011b
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-2