A history of Canada's national parks: R62-110E-PDF

"The history of the National Parks of Canada is a story of adventure and achievement whose rewards are a perpetual heritage to be enjoyed by all Canadians, now and in the future.The author of this history, W. Fergus Lothian, has drawn on his own experience and knowledge acquired during almost 40 years as a Parks Canada employee, and on the records and recollections of Parks employees, past and present.This volume is a reference document which describes the administrative, legislative and political circumstances surrounding the creation and development of theNational Parks of Canada. Among the principal figures in this history are the persons and organization whose efforts have made Canada's National Park System what it is today.This unabridged limited edition of the history of the National Parks of Canada has been produced primarily for internal distribution within Parks Canada and to meet the needs of serious students as a basic reference document. Shorter versions, intended for a wider public,will be published in the future"--Foreword, Vol. 1, p. 5.

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Department/Agency Parks Canada.
Title A history of Canada's national parks
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Histoire des parc nationaux du Canada. Historical publication digitized from print in 2017 [for Parks Canada].
Date c1976-c1981.
Number of Pages 4 v. (123 p. ; 85 p. ; 118 p. ; 154 p.)
Catalogue Number
  • R62-110E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number QS-7034-010-EE-A1 QS-7034-020-EE-A1 QS-7034-030-EE-A1 QS-7034-040-EE-A1
Subject Terms National parks