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Josiah Jones Bell fonds
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Josiah Jones Bell fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 157
  • Fonds
  • [18-]-[1931?]

The fonds consists of material pertaining to Bell's activities in the Wolseley Expedition. It documents the Expedition's journey to the Red River Settlement, its return to Thunder Bay, and its work in exploring and laying telegraph lines in the west from 1875 to 1876. In addition to the 1.49 m of textual records the fonds includes 27 photographs, 37 lantern slides and 3 maps (including one plan). The articles and lantern slides relate to a presentation Bell gave in later years on the history of these events.

Bell, Josiah Jones