Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters

Description

Frontier Life is a collection of primary source documents, videos and other information pertaining to the life on various frontiers that arose from the movements of Europeans to Africa, Australasia and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Frontier Life provides over 240,000 Images and 7,895 Documents pertaining to the Frontiers of North America, Africa and Australasia.   This collection has a large number of primary source documents including 68% of the collections dedicated to North America, and 20% of that material specific to Canada.  There are more than 1,015 documents from the Glenbow Museum and Hudson Bay’s Archive. 

Date Coverage: 

1650-1920

Fulltext: 

Yes
Access Notes

Authorized Users: 

Carleton students, faculty and staff
Carleton alumni
Content last reviewed: August 6, 2020