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Fur Trade History

The Centre for Rupert's Land Studies


Canadiana.org is a membership alliance dedicated to building Canada’s digital preservation infrastructure and providing the broadest possible access to Canadian documentary heritage. The organizations works closely with major memory institutions to identify, catalogue, digitize and store documentary heritage—books, newspapers, periodicals, images and nationally-significant archival materials—in specialized research databases. There are a number of online collections currently available including Early Official Publications, Hudson’s Bay Company, and the History of French Canada. Their website also has several links to other resources and institutions.

Fur Trade Family History is Nancy Marguerite Anderson’s blog about her family’s fur trade history.

Fur Trade Stories is a unique presentation of primary and secondary resources found in the collections of Canada's National History Society, HBCA - Archives of Manitoba, The Manitoba Museum, Parks Canada and several First Nations communities.

Library of Western Fur Trade Historical Source Documents: Diaries, Narratives, and Letters of the Mountain Men. This website contains accounts of the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the first half of the 19th century. Most of these are either primary or secondary historical sources that were transcribed from printed or manuscript form.

Nametau innu: Memory and knowledge of Nitassinan is a website dedicated to the Innu nation in which elders pass on their skills and knowledge to younger generations. There are portions with deal with impacts of the fur trade.

Hudson’s Bay Company Archives, MB

Centre du patrimoine - Voyageurs Contracts Database claims to be the single largest collection of data regarding the contracts signed by men of the Montreal fur trade.