Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Champlain Society


Champlain Society a Canadian learned society, founded in 1905, with headquarters in Toronto, for the purpose of publishing rare or inaccessible materials relating to the history of Canada. Its publications are issued only to elected members, the number of whom is limited to 500, half of whom are libraries. They are as follows: Marc Lescarbot, The history of New France (3 vols.) tr. and ed. by W. L. Grant; Nicolas Denys, The description and natural history of the coasts of North America (Acadia), tr. and ed. by W. F. Ganong; W. B. Munro (ed.), Documents relating to the seigniorial tenure in Canada; William Wood (ed.), The logs of the conquest of Canada; Christien LeClercq, New relation of Gaspesia, tr. and ed. by W. F. Ganong; Samuel Hearne, Journey from Prince of Wales Fort in Hudson Bay, to the Northern Ocean, 1769-1772, ed. by J. B. Tyrrell; J. Knox, Historical journal of the campaigns in North America, 1757-1760 (3 vols.), ed. by A. G. Doughty; J. B. Tyrrell (ed.), David Thompson's Narrative; William Wood (ed.), British documents of the Canadian War of 1812 (4 vols.); L. J. Burpee (ed.), The journals of La Vérendrye; J. B. Tyrrell (ed.), Documents relating to the early history of Hudson Bay; John McLean, Notes of a twenty-five years' service in the Hudson's Bay Territory, ed. by W. S. Wallace; Dièreville, Relation of the voyage to Port Royal or Acadia, ed. by J. C. Webster and tr. by Mrs. J. C. Webster; J. B. Tyrrell (ed.), The journals of Samuel Hearne and Philip Turnor; W. S. Wallace (ed.), Documents relating to the North West Company; H. P. Biggar (ed.), The works of Samuel de Champlain (6 vols.).

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 32.


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