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History of Parks Canada Electronic Library

Welcome! The History of Parks Canada Electronic Library is a portal to electronic publications covering the cultural and natural history of the Canadian National Parks System, which includes 47 national parks/reserves, one national urban park, 996 national historic sites (172 of which are administered by Parks Canada, including nine heritage canals), four national marine conservation areas/reserves, and one national landmark, along with documents from the history of the agency that has been entrusted to manage this System: Parks Canada.

This Website is an independent effort and is not affiliated with the Government of Canada/Parks Canada. The information contained in this Website is historical in scope and is not meant as an aid for travel planning; please refer to the official Parks Canada Website for current information.


Bienvenue! La Histoire de la bibliothèque électronique de Parcs Canada est un portail de publications électroniques sur l’histoire culturelle et naturelle du réseau des parcs nationaux du Canada, qui inclut comprend 47 parcs nationaux / réserves, un parc urbain national, 996 lieux historiques nationaux (dont 172 sont administrés par Parcs Canada, y compris neuf canaux du patrimoine), quatre aires marines de conservation nationales, un point de repère national, ainsi que des documents de l'histoire de l'agence chargée de gérer ce système: Parcs Canada.

Ce site Web est un effort indépendant et n'est pas affilié au gouvernement du Canada / Parcs Canada. Les informations contenues sur ce site Web ont une portée historique et ne constituent pas une aide à la planification de voyages ; veuillez consulter le site Web officiel de Parcs Canada pour obtenir des renseignements à jour.

Histoire de la bibliothèque électronique de Parcs Canada







Remembering Dave: A Collective Tribute to David Neufeld
(Heather Green, Network in Canadian History & Environment / Nouvelle initiative Canadienne en histoire de l'environnement, September 22, 2020)

David Neufeld, NiCHE photo
David Neufeld (1953-2020)

A Cultural Cartography of the Tr'ondëk-Klondike: Mapping plural Knowledges (David Neufeld, extract from Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien Sonderheft, 2018)

Boating on the Chilkoot Research Bulletin No. 290 (David Neufeld, Parks Canada, March 1991)

Building Futures Together: Western and Aboriginal Countercultures and the Environment in the Yukon Territory (David Neufeld, extract from Canadian Countercultures and the Environment, 2016)

Commemorating the Cold War in Canada: Considering the DEW Line (David Neufeld, excerpt from The Public Historian, Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter 1998)

Cultural Resource Background: Log Cabin Shelters at Lindeman, Chilkoot Trail NHS (David Neufeld, Parks Canada, 2008)

David Neufeld: Yukon & Western Arctic Historian, Parks Canada (David Neufeld, Network in Canadian History & Environment / Nouvelle initiative Canadienne en histoire de l'environnement, December 7, 2010)

Dredge Camps of the Klondike: The Yukon Consolidated Gold Corporation Camps of the 1940s (David Neufeld, Parks Canada, Fall 1993)

Dredging the Goldfields: Corporate Gold Mining in the Yukon Territory (David Neufeld, excerpt from Journal of the West, Vol. 43 No. 1, Winter 2004)

Ethics in the Practice of Public History with First Nation Communities Notes from your Historian (David Neufeld, excerpt from The Public Historian, Vol. 28, No. 1, Winter 2006)

Gwitchin Visits to Fort Youcon 1847-1856 (David Neufeld, Parks Canada, July 2004)

Herschel Island RCMP: Mounted Police History in the Western Arctic (David Neufeld)

Hunting Caribou, Managing Caribou (David Neufeld, extract from Proceedings of the 15th Inuit Studies Conference, Orality, Paris, 2006, 2009)

Indigenous peoples and protected heritage areas: acknowledging cultural pluralism (David Neufeld, excerpt from Transforming Parks and Protected Areas, 2008)

Kluane National Park Reserve, 1923–1974: Modernity and Pluralism (David Neufeld, excerpt from A Century of Parks Canada, 1911-2011, University of Calgary Press, 2011)

Learning to drive the Yukon River: Western Cartography and Athapaskan Story Maps (David Neufeld, excerpt from Rachel Carson Centre Perspectives, 2011)

Other People's History: Commemorating the Cultures of Yukon First nations (David Neufeld, extract from CRM, Vol. 20 No. 4, 1997)

Parks Canada and the Commemoration of the North: History and Heritage (David Neufeld, excerpt from Northern Visions: New Perspectives on the North in Canadian History, 2001)

Parks Canada, the Commemoration of Canada, and Northern Aboriginal Oral History (David Neufeld, excerpt from Oral History and Public Memories, 2008)

Public Memory and Public Holidays: Discovery Day and the Establishment of a Klondike Society (David Neufeld, excerpt from Going Public: Public History Review, #8, 2000)

Public Memory and Public Holidays: The Goldpanner, Corporate Capital, Tourism and Yukon’s Discovery Day Holiday (David Neufeld, Parks Canada, May 1998)

Revolution and Residential Schools: Meeting on a Mennonite-Hän Frontier in Yukon (David Neufeld, extract from Journal of Mennonite Studies, Vol. 19, 2001)

“Running Water”: Supplying the Klondike Mines 1903-1906 (David Neufeld, Mining Inspection Division, Yukon Region, Yukon Placer Mining Industry 1998-2002, Whitehorse: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 2003)

The Commemoration of Northern Aboriginal Peoples by the Canadian Government (David Neufeld, excerpt from George Wright Forum, Vol. 19 No. 3, 2002)

The Development of Community-Based Cultural Research and Management Programs: The Canadian Parks Service (CSP) Experience in the Northwest (David Neufeld, extract from Oral History Forum, Vol. 12, 1992)

The Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line: A Preliminary Assessment of its Role and Effects upon Northern Canada (David Neufeld, Arctic Institute of North America, May 2002)

Trigger for Atomic Holocaust: Aircraft Detection on the DEW Line (David Neufeld, extract from CRM, Vol. 20 No. 14, 1997)

Working within the Community (David Neufeld, extract from CRM, Vol. 24 No. 2, 2001)



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Castleguard
(Dalton Muir and Derek Ford, 1985)

Castleguard / Castleguard (Dalton Muir and Derek Ford, Parks Canada, 1985)

Castleguard Cave, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada Field Maps (Dan Green and Greg Horne, 2006)

Castleguard Cave 2005: First ascent of the 200-foot aven (©Marek Vokáč, October 27, 2006)

Castleguard Cave Diving Expedition 2009, Official Report (Martin Groves, 2009)

Cave Management Guidelines for Western Mountain National Parks of Canada (Greg Horne, extract from 2005 National Cave and Karst Management Symposium, September 2005)

Subterranean trailblazers (Bruce Kirby, extract from Canadian Geographic, July 1, 2012)

Castleguard Cave — Challenge Under the Glacier (Video: 49:21, 1973)

Geo-Hydrologic and Thermometric Observations in the Vicinity of the Columbia Icefield, Alberta and British Columbia, Canada (D.C. Ford, R.S. Harmon, H.P. Schwarcz, T.M.L. Wigley and P. Thompson, extract from Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 16 No. 74, 1976)

Glacier change of the Columbia Icefield, Canadian Rocky Mountains, 1919-2009 (Christina Tennant and Brian Menounos, extract from Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 59 No. 216, 2013)

The Columbia Glacier, Canada: A New View (P.R. Baumann, extract from Middle States Geographer, Vol. 50, 2017)

Glaciers of Canada: Glaciers of the Canadian Rockies (C. Simon L. Ommanney, extract from U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-J-1, 2002)

Derek Ford Oral History Interview (Philip Van Beynen, January 24, 2008, ©University of South Florida)

Castleguard Cave and Karst, Columbia Icefields Area, Rocky Mountains of Canada: A Symposium

Preface, Castleguard Cave and Karst, Columbia Icefields Area, Rocky Mountains of Canada: A Symposium (D.C. Ford, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

The Physiography of the Castleguard Karst and Columbia Icefields Area, Alberta, Canada (D.C. Ford, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

The Physiography and Speleogenesis of Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (D.C. Ford, P.L. Smart and R.O. Ewers, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

Clastic Sediments in Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (J. Schroeder and D.C. Ford, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

The Antiquity of Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (M. Gascoyne, A.G. Latham, R.S. Harmon and D.C. Ford, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

The Hydrology of the Castleguard Karst, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (C.C. Smart, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

Climate and Natural Radon Levels in Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (T.C. Atkinson, P.L. Smart and T.M.L. Wigley, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

The Mineralogy of Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (R.S. Harmon, T.C. Atkinson and J. L. Atkinson, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

The Occurrence of an Unusual Type of Pisolite: The Cubic Cave Pearls of Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (Jean Roberge and Daniel Caron, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

Growth Mechanisms of Speleothems in Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada (T.C. Atkinson, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

Growth Mechanisms of Recent Speleothems from Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada, Inferred from a Comparison of Uranium-series and Carbon-14 Age Data (M. Gascoyne and D.E. Nelson, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

The Subterranean Crustacean Fauna of Castleguard Cave, Columbia Icefields, Alberta, Canada, and its Zoogeographic Significance (John R. Holsinger, John S. Mort and Anneliese D. Recklies, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)

Concluding Discussion, Castleguard Cave and Karst, Columbia Icefields Area, Rocky Mountains of Canada: A Symposium (D.C. Ford, extract from Arctic and Alpine Research, Vol. 15 No. 4, 1983, ©Regents of the University of Colorado)


100th Anniversary of Designation: Fort Beauséjour-Fort Cumberland National Historic Site / 100e anniversaire de la désignation: Lieu historique national du Fort-Beauséjour - Fort-Cumberland (Parks Canada, September 4, 2020)

Restricted Clientele! Everyday Racism in Canadian National Parks (Alan MacEachern, NiCHE, September 9, 2020)

Getting into Hot Water: Racism and Exclusion at Banff National Park (Meg Stanley and Tina Loo, NiCHE, August 26, 2020)

The Battle of Vimy Ridge and Place Names of Waterton Lakes National Park (Meg Stanley, RETROactive, April 5, 2017)

Seasonal and inter-annual variation in diet for gray wolves Canis lupus in Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan (Justin R. Shave, Seth G. Cherry, Andrew E. Derocher and Daniel Fortin, extract from Wildlife Biology, 2020)

Fort Walsh Townsite (1875-1883): Early Settlement in the Cypress Hills (©Kimberly Aaron Wutzke, Master's Thesis University of Saskatchewan, August 2009)

Information Regarding Hotels, Chalets and Camps, Automobile, Launch and Saddle Horse Trips, All-Expense Tours ad Pay As You Go Plan, Glacier National Park-Waterton Lakes National Park, Season June 15th to September 15th, 1929 Circular No. 25-29 (Great Northern Railway, 1929)

Relative effects of recreational activities on a temperate terrestrial wildlife assemblage (Robin Naidoo and A. Cole Burton, extract from Conservation Science and Practice, 2020)


Management Plan, Prince Edward Island National Park / Plan Directeur, Parc national du Canada de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (Parks Canada, 2017)

Annual Update of the 2018 Management Plan — 2019 Season, Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site / Mise à jour annuelle du plan directeur de 2018 — Saison 2019, Lieu historique national de la Bataille-de-la-Cháteauguay (Parks Canada, 2020)

Annual Update of the 2018 Management Plan — 2019 Season, Fort Chambly National Historic Site / Mise à jour annuelle du plan directeur de 2018 — Saison 2019, Lieu historique national du Fort-Chambly (Parks Canada, 2020)

Annual Update of the 2018 Management Plan — 2019 Season, Coteau-du-Lac National Historic Site / Mise à jour annuelle du plan directeur de 2018 — Saison 2019, Lieu historique national de Coteau-du-Lac (Parks Canada, 2020)

Annual Update of the 2018 Management Plan — 2019 Season, Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site / Mise à jour annuelle du plan directeur de 2018 — Saison 2019, Lieu historique national de Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier (Parks Canada, 2020)

Park Management Plan Progress Report 2019-20, Pukaskwa National Park / Plan directeur pour le parc national rapport d'étape 2019-20, Parc national Pukaskwa (Parks Canada, 2020)


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