Contents and Arrangement

Conklin to McMurray [Journal], 1923

1 item

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


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.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

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Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Conklin to McMurray [Journal]; Trapping Diaries of Donald Phillips, WC060, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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