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1634Re: Ships Passenger Lists at Lethbridge Public Library

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  • Ines
    May 22, 2003
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      This is wonderful news for me. I am a transcriber for ISTG and I was
      wondering how to get some Canadian Ships.
      Thank you very much,
      Ines


      At 12:35 22/05/03 -0600, you wrote:
      >Hello
      >
      >Here is a list of the Passenger list film holdings that the Lethbridge
      >Public Library acquired last year.
      >
      >It is not listed on their website.
      >
      >I have not compared this list to the holdings at the Main Castell Library
      >in Calgary.
      >
      >I do hope someone finds this list useful.
      >
      >Regards
      >
      >Rob Boynton
      >
      >Subject: Ships Passenger Lists at Lethbridge Public Library
      >
      >The following is the description of the Ships Passenger Lists and Border
      >Entry Crossing Records that the Lethbridge Public Library has in it's
      >microfilm collection.
      >
      >
      >
      >Passenger Lists by Ports
      >
      >Quebec ports
      >
      >
      >
      >1.) Quebec 1865 – 1921
      >
      >2.) Quebec/Montreal 1919 – 1924
      >
      >
      >
      >Maritime ports
      >
      >
      >
      >1.) Halifax 1881 – 1922
      >
      >2.) Halifax 1919 – 1924
      >
      >3.) Saint John 1919 – 1924
      >
      >4.) North Sydney 1906 – 1922
      >
      >5.) North Sydney 1919 – 1924
      >
      >
      >
      >British Columbia and United States of America ports
      >
      >
      >
      >1.) Vancouver 1905 – 1922
      >
      >2.) Vancouver 1919 – 1924
      >
      >3.) Victoria and Pacific ports 1905 – 1922
      >
      >4.) Victoria and Pacific ports 1919 – 1924
      >
      >5.) New York 1906 – 1921
      >
      >6.) New York 1919 – 1924
      >
      >7.) Eastern U.S. ports 1905 – 1921
      >
      >8.) Eastern U.S. ports 1919 – 1924
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >Border Entry Records
      >
      >
      >
      >The Border entry records from 1908 to 1918 are arranged by border port and
      >date of entry. Films for Yukon, B.C. Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba,
      >Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, New York, Vermont, Maine and
      >Massachusetts are in the collection. In order to undertake a meaningful
      >search in these unindexed lists, it is necessary to know the port and
      >month of arrival, otherwise you must search the lists for the appropriate
      >region, port by port and month by month.
      >
      >
      >
      >The Border entries from 1919 to 1924 were microfilmed in
      >quasi-alphabetical order. For each letter of the alphabet, surnames are
      >arranged in groupings based on the initial letters of each name.
      >
      >
      >
      >Microfilm readers/printers are available in the library. Prints cost 40
      >cents each.
      >
      >
      >
      >


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