Timothy J. Kent
Historical Author, Paddler, and Reenactor

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Volume 1
    Introduction
vii
    Glossary
ix
1. Manufacture, Where and by Whom: 
Voyages Related to the St. Lawrence Valley
1
2. Manufacture, Where and by Whom: 
Voyages Related to Hudson's Bay
27
3. Manufacture, Where and by Whom: 
The Builders in the St. Lawrence Valley
37
4. The Origins of Fur Trade Canoe Styles
and Their Development
64
5. Canoe Size, Crew Size, and 
Cargo Capacities
87
6. Canoe Manufacture
116
7. Hull Design
139
8. Decoration of Canoes
148
9. Equipment and Provisions
172
10. Cargoes and Loading
229
11. Propulsion
241
12. Portaging
262
13. Shelters en Route
279
14. Longevity, Storage, and Repairs
286
15. Existing Voyaging Canoes
301
      Appendix
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16. The French Builders in the St. Lawrence Valley
314
17. Research by Tappan Adney
319
18. Frances Anne Hopkins
328
19. Books on Canoe Construction
331
      References Cited
332


Volume 2

1. The Royal Canoe
1
2. The Ojibwa Canoe
58
3. The Sault Canoe
113
4. The Quebec Canoe
153
5. The Assiginack Canoe
196
6. The Varden Canoe
196
7. The Catlin Canoe
239
8. The Bell Canoe
308