Thematic Annotation of the 1821-1823 Journals of W.E. Parry and Related Texts
Principal Investigator: MacDonald, John (4)
Licence Number: 11034
Organization: Science Institute of the N.W.T.
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To organize, excerpt and annotate the expedition journals kept by W.E. Parry and his fellow officers during their visit to the Northern Foxe Basin in the years 1821-1823.

Project Description: The expedition journals kept by W.E. Parry during his visits to the Northern Foxe Basin in the years 1821-1823 will be organized, excerpted and annotated under approximately 100 thematic headings and sub-headings. These journals provide the earliest written records of this area. The project will emphasize Inuit ethnology but will include geography, toponymy, biology, botany and climatology.