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De la Mission St. Anne, (ca. 1846)

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Title De la Mission St. Anne, (ca. 1846)
Identifier WSU 3,142
Creator Smet, Pierre-Jean de, 1801-1873.
Date ca. 1846 2000 - 2002
Description 1 map: hand col., 24 x 22 cm. Catholic missionary and northwest explorer, Fr. Pierre John DeSmet, established a mission with the Flathead Indians of the Bitterroot Valley near present day Missoula, Montana on September 24, 1841. Having gained the respect and friendship of many neighboring tribes, in 1845 DeSmet confidently set out on a mission of peace to act as mediator between the Flatheads and their traditional foe, the Blackfoot Nation (located further east in Montana). Ever the...
Subject Missions -- Washington (State) -- Maps, Manuscript; Alberta--Maps, Manuscript; Montana--Maps, Manuscript; Fr. Thibault; Fr. Bourassa;
Type Maps
Coverage Alberta; Montana
Rights Contact Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, for copyright information 509 335-6691
Format Original maps were scanned in color at 600 dpi on a Microtek 9600XL scanner and saved as TIFF files. The TIFF files were converted into the MrSID format at a compression ratio of 12 to 1 using LizardTech's Geospatial Encoder 1.4 software. These MrSid files were then uploaded into the CONTENTdm database at the Washington State University Libraries. image/jpeg
Contributor Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Language French
Relation Is part of Pierre Jean De Smet Papers, 1764-1970 Cage 537.

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