The Papers of Hector Pitchforth in the Dartmouth College LibraryWMST Mss-115

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pitchforth, Hector
Title Remainder: Papers. 1924
Dates: 1924
Identification: Mss-115





PITCHFORTH, HECTOR



.25 lin. ft.



Reports.



[Kivitoo, Baffin Island, 1924]



Holographs and typescript



Pitchforth was a resident trader at Kivitoo and Cape Henry Kater for the Sabellum Co. W. P. Jobson was owner of the company. These reports were sent with Harry Wigglesworth on the Rosie back to England and to Jobson.



BOX I

FOLDER : 1.

Reports in letter form dated August 24 and 28, 1924.



Recommendations for maintaining and upgrading the company's fur-trading stations at Kivitoo, Cape Kater, and Durban; and for additional supplies that would be valued as trading items and for the company's well-being.



FOLDER : 2.

Supplementary remarks



Description of the Cape Kater area including Ijellirtung and Itirbilung Fiords. Includes map and photographs.



FOLDER : 3.

“Eskimo accounts of Henry Pitchforth” by Kenn Harper. 15 1., photocopy



The recollections of Eskimos who were acquainted with Pitchforth on Baffin Island



FOLDER : 4.

Letter from Kenn Harper to Erika Parmi, Stefansson Collection





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