The Papers of Gordon W. Smith in the Dartmouth College LibraryWMST Mss-166

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Creator: Smith, Gordon W.
Title Remainder: Papers. 1952
Dates: 1952
Identification: Mss-166





SMITH, GORDON W.



The historical and legal background of Canada's Arctic claims.



New York, 1952



496 1.



Typescript (carbon)



Thesis - Columbia University



FOLDER : 1.

Preface



Introduction



Physical background



Ethnological background



Strategical background



FOLDER : 2.

The pattern of discovery and exploration



The Norsemen



From Frobisher to Franklin



The Franklin search



Exploration after the Franklin Search



FOLDER : 3.

The pattern of government and administration



The Hudson's Bay Company in the Arctic



The transfer of Arctic Territories to Canada



The organization and delimitation of the Northwest Territories



Canadian government expeditions to the Arctic



Canadian administration of the Arctic



The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the Arctic



FOLDER : 4.

Problems and international relations and international law



Other nations' claims and interests in the Canadian Arctic



The question of sovereignty over remote and thinly settled lands: Canada's title to the Arctic Islands north of her mainland



FOLDER : 5.

The sector principle and Canada's sector claim



Jurisdiction over Polar waters



FOLDER : 6.

Jurisdiction over Polar ice



Jurisdiction over Polar airspace



FOLDER : 7.

Conclusion



Summary and concluding remarks



Bibliography





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