A brief history of the Hudson"s Bay Company.

by Hudson"s Bay Company. in [Winnipeg

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Cover title. Bibliography: p. [46-47]

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Pagination45, [2] p. illus., map. ;
Number of Pages45
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Significance to Canada The Hudson Bay Company holds a significant place in Canadian history because it is the longest running and most successful Canadian originated retailer. The Bay has been around for years and continues to thrive as a North American department store found. Enter a brief description of the site. Types of Post Records Post Journals (a) Journals of the various establishments of the Hudson's Bay Company in North America, recording weather, daily activities, occurrences of note, arrivals and departures of visitors and expeditions into the hinterland. Based on recollections of patients, interviews with participants in the government programs, available literature and statistics, and records of the Northern Affairs Program, Grygier examines the programs for the Inuit in all parts of Canada. She also explores the history of tuberculosis in Canada, conditions of life in the North for both Inuit and non-Natives, and the development and. A brief history of Cree From trap lines to power lines, CG traces the James Bay Cree-outsiders’ exchange The Cree began trading with the Hudson's Bay Company in the s, exchanging fur pelts for goods at trading posts such as this one.

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Fort Colvile, located near Kettle Falls, was established by the British Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) in when it moved its upper Columbia Basin fur-trading operations to this new location from Spokane House (established in ). The new post was christened Fort Colvile, after HBC official Andrew Colvile.

The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson CBH) is a Canadian retail business group.

A fur trading business for much of its existence, HBC now owns and operates retail stores in Canada and the United States.

The company sold most of its European operations by August and its remaining stores, in the Netherlands, were closed by the end of   The Hudson's Bay Company, a fur-trading enterprise headquartered in London, began operations on the shores of Hudson Bay in During the next century and a half, it gradually expanded its network of trading posts west across Canada.

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) was founded after the voyage of the Nonsuch had demonstrated the commercial feasibility of sailing through Hudson Straits and into Hudson Bay in order to acquire furs.

Maritime voyages remained an important part of HBC's operations until the sale of its last ship, M.V. Kanguk, in Buy A brief history of the Hudson's Bay Company. by Hudson's Bay Company online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now.

King Charles II of England grants a permanent charter to the Hudson’s Bay Company, made up of the group of French explorers who opened the lucrative North American fur trade.

Hudson’s Bay Company Archives - Biographical Sheets. Search for employee biographical sheets for individuals who worked for Hudson’s Bay Company and/or the North West Company. Please note that these information sheets have not been created for all former employees.

Employee biographical sheets are organized alphabetically by surname. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hudson's Bay Company. Brief history of the Hudson's Bay Company. [Winnipeg. ?] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hudson's Bay Company.

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Once established in Oregon, the Company needed an excuse to set up a military post at the mouth of the river. Their secret agent to accomplish their nefarious scheme was named John Jacob Astor.

Hudson's Bay Company spy John Jacob Astor!. Hudson’s Bay Company, corporation that occupies a prominent place in both the economic and the political history of Canada.

It was incorporated in England on May 2,to seek a northwest passage to the Pacific, to occupy the lands adjacent to Hudson Bay, and to carry on any commerce with those lands that might prove profitable.

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The HBC has become a part of Canadian history. But it’s a story that predates Canada, the making of which is only one small telling. In other words, the history of the Hudson’s Bay Company is a global story for our global era. *** In OctoberKing Charles II of England granted an audience to two men who had travelled a long way to see him.

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Excerpt from The Hudson's Bay Company: For these reasons the following pages are intended to give only a brief outline of the life Of the Company in the past and the present. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on lining-papers. Description: x, 68 pages, 1 leaf including illustrations, frontispiece plates, portraits, facsimile, mounted color coat of arms 24 cm. The History of the Hudson's Bay Company,Volume 21 Volumes of Hudson's Bay Record Society.

Publications Publications of the Hudson's Bay Record Society The History of the Hudson's Bay Company,Edwin Ernest Rich: Author: Edwin Ernest Rich: Publisher: Hudson's Bay Record Society, Original from: Indiana University.

Arriving in Canada for the Hudson’s Bay Company inThompson transferred his allegiance to the North West Fur Company in During his tenure as chief topographer for the Nor’Westers, Thompson staked a claim to being one of the greatest-if not the greatest-of the discoverers of North America.

A brief history of the Hudson's Bay Company, North America's oldest company. Historians and researchers James Daschuk and Carolyn Podruchny and writer, activist and Elder Dr.

Get this from a library. Empire of the bay: an illustrated history of the Hudson's Bay Company. [Peter C Newman] -- Popular history of the Hudson's Bay Company in Canada, including the fur trade, exploration, native peoples, social history, northern trading posts and a chronology. Hudson's Bay Company's history is a vast pageant spanning over three centuries.

The Fur Trade Two centuries before Confederation a pair of resourceful Frenchmen named Radisson and des Groseilliers discovered a wealth of fur in the interior of the continent – north and west of the Great Lakes – accessible via the great inland sea that is. The resulting ‘original six’ Hudson’s Bay Company department stores, in Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Winnipeg, are the living legacy of this period.

Diversification. The growth of retail spurred Hbc into a wide variety of commercial pursuits. Hudson’s Bay Company, chartered on May 2,is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and is one of the oldest in the world.

In its early days, it was headquartered in London, England and controlled the fur trade throughout much of British-controlled North America for several centuries.Between andthe Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) produced a calendar annually and distributed it free of charge through its department stores, various administrative offices and trading the amount produced each year varied and averaged about one hundred thousand.

These calendars now represent important Canadian history ephemera and are rare, especially with .A Brief History of the Hudson's Bay Company Paperback – Jan.

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