External Research

Dates of Creation:


Physical Extent:

12.7 cm of textual records

Scope and Content:

This subseries consists of research on the St. Roch, its crew and its voyages, completed by researchers external to Parks Canada or the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Largely this subseries contains substantial research presented in the form of manuscripts and long articles.  Though documentation is sometimes scant, it appears that these items were largely donated to the custodians of the St. Roch by the authors.  The series includes manuscripts, published materials, (1) reel-to-reel tape, and newspaper clippings.


Title of subseries:  Supplied title based on the contents of the subseries.

Physical description: 1 reel-to-reel tape

Subseries 4.1 File List:

Series Box.File # File Title Date
4.1 2.4 The Northwest Passage: the famous voyages of the RCMP schooner St. Roch 1954
4.1 2.7 [Hooey annual and whizbang annual] 1940-1941
4.1 3.15 Scholarship – published and semi published 1945-1995
4.1 6.8 Dr. Robinson 1947
4.1 6.9 [Henry with the Big Ship] 1976
4.1 6.14 Province profile of Bill White 1996
4.1 7.4 [Notes on Inuit phrases] 1978
4.1 7.8 [Frank Abbot writings on the St. Roch] n.d.
4.1 7.10 Ernest Donovan: writings 1981
4.1 7.14 Fur Trade Commissioner’s office “Abridged Eskimo grammar” 1939
4.1 14.18 T.E. Clarke we left our horses and took to the sea n.d.
4.1 15.14 Shelagh Grant “Why the St. Roch? Why the Northwest Passage? Why 1940? New answers to old questions” 1992