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Big game hunting

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Land of the Muskeg Expedition, 1892-07-14 - 1897-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/1/9
Scope and Contents Letters to AHP organised by Pollen family members under the heading 'Land of the Muskeg Expedition', relating to AHP's hunting expeditions in North America in pursuit of grizzly bears in 1893. Subjects and people include: the Hudson's Bay Company; the Sheriff of Humboldt County, California, on the possibilities for hunting and encountering Native Indians in Southern California; H. R. Round of Edmonton, Alberta; the Worcester Herald, regarding reports of AHP's hunting party's disappearance in...
Dates: 1892-07-14 - 1897-11-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Odd letters to AHP from friends', 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/1/23
Scope and Contents Fifth part of a bundle of unsorted correspondence. Includes: typescript copy of letters from AHP to a Captain Ramsey, Shanghai, describing his new position at the Daily Mail and the possibility of commissioning Ramsey to write short articles on China and Japan for the paper, AHP's memories of the days of "real freedom" while hunting in Canada, and the Missionaries at Peace River; typescript copy of letter from AHP to an unidentified woman in Philadelphia, on his new position at the 'Daily...
Dates: 1897
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Peace River Expedition, 1893-06-15 - 1893-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/1/7
Scope and Contents Letters to AHP from friends and acquaintances in Britain and North America, mostly dating from AHP's expedition to the Peace River district in British Columbia, Canada for shooting with his friend Henry Somers Somerset. Subjects and people include: a letter of introduction from the Hudson Bay Company, with Pollen and Somerset's accounts for wilderness gear and hunting and camping accessories; the Catholic Summer School of America, regarding a course of lectures AHP was hoping to launch; and...
Dates: 1893-06-15 - 1893-12-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Peace River Expedition, 1893-06-12 - 1893-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/1/8
Scope and Contents

Letters from AHP to his mother, Maria Margaret Pollen, one with a detailed account of his travels across the USA and Canada and one with a diary account of the start of his hunting trip from Edmonton, Alberta to the Peace River district in British Columbia, Canada for shooting with his friend Henry Somers Somerset. The file also contains a typescript copy of the earlier letter, with a Pollen family member's annotations.

Dates: 1893-06-12 - 1893-07-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Personal Correspondence, 1892 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PLLN 5/1/13
Scope and Contents Letters to AHP from friends and acquaintances. Subjects and people include: Alexander Thynne, on AHP's offer of a loan of his rifle; Dr. William Broadbent, on finding a doctor to accompany AHP and Henry Somers Somerset on their North American hunting expedition; memorandum from Lady Henry Somerset; Viscount Morpeth [later Charles Howard, 10th Earl of Carlisle]; Charles Dana Gibson; Frances E. Willard, on AHP's help with writing 'verses' on temperance and "getting in allusions to temperance"...
Dates: 1892 - 1896
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the correspondence between Anthony Pollen and Jon Sumida, which remains closed until 2029, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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