Collection of primary sources of early encounters, specifically focused on present-day Canada and the United States.
Contains 1,482 authors and over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs, images and accounts of early encounters. This collection of primary sources is largely focused on present-day Canada and the United states, but there is also some limited coverage of Mexico. Particular care has been taken to index the material so that it can be used in new ways. Containing both full-text and bibliographic resources, users may browse by author, source, year, encounter, peoples, images, places, fauna, flora, environment, and events. Simple and advanced search options are also available.