Charts and Engravings of Captain George Vancouver's Expeditions, 1798  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Bullitt, Dorothy Stimson, 1892-1989.
Title
Charts and Engravings of Captain George Vancouver's Expeditions
Dates
1798
Quantity
3 linear feet
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0105bullitt
Summary
Thirty-four charts and engravings documenting the expeditions of Captain George Vancouver in the Pacific Northwest and South Pacific. These resources were collected by Dorothy Stimson Bullitt.
Repository
Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Archives Building
808 25th St.
Bellingham, WA
98225
Telephone: 360-650-7534
cpnws@wwu.edu
Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Captain George Vancouver (1757-1798) was a member of the second British exploratory voyage led by Captain James Cook (1828-1779), and was also aboard the Discovery, which accompanied the Resolution on Cook’s third voyage. In 1791 Vancouver was given command of the ship the Discovery (named in honor of Cook) to chart the Pacific Northwest coast and to help resolve the crisis precipitated by John Meares at Nootka. He remained on the coast or in the Sandwich Islands for three seasons until he sailed back to England 1795.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains charts and engravings documenting voyages by British Naval officer George Vancouver in the late eighteenth century.

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Preferred Citation

Charts and Engravings of George Vancouver's Expeditions, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
Bullitt_01_01: Friendly Cove, Noatka Sound
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by H. Humphries.
1798
Bullitt_01_02: Village of the Friendly Indians at the entrance of Bute's Canal
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by T. Heddington.
1798
Bullitt_01_03: Icy Bay and Mount St. Elias
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by T. Heddington.
1798
Bullitt_01_04: Port Dick, Near Cooks Inlet
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by H. Humphries.
1798
Bullitt_01_05: The Crater on the Summit of Mount Worroray-Owhyhee
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by T. Heddington.
1798
Bullitt_01_06: The Presidio of Monterrey
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_07: The New Eddystone, in Bhem's Canal
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by F. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_08: A Chart Showing Part of the S.W. Coast of New Holland, With the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and the Armed Tender Chatham
Foot, T. (Thomas) (engraver)
Chart shows tracks and various places visited by Vancouver.
1798
Bullitt_01_09: A Chart Showing Part of The Coast of N.W. America, With the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and Armed Tender Chatham.
Baker, B. (engraver)
Chart shows northward track and southbound return leg along the West Coast of the United States.
1798
Bullitt_01_10: A Chart of the Sandwich Islands as Surveyed during the Visit of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and Armed Tender Chatham.
Warner, J. (engraver)
Chart shows tracks of ships and the islands visited.
1798
Bullitt_01_11: A Chart Showing Part of the Coast of the Coast of N.W. America with the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discover and Armed Tender Chatham
Warner, J. (engraver)
Chart shows tracks of ships from California to Alaska.
1798
Bullitt_01_12: Views of Part of the South West Coast of New Holland with the Islands of Oparo and the Snares
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
1798
Bullitt_01_13: Views of Parts of the Coast of North West America
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
1798
Bullitt_01_14: Views of Headlands and Islands on the Coast of North and South West America
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
1798
Bullitt_01_15: Views of the Sandwich and other Islands
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
1798
Bullitt_01_16: Views of Parts of the Coast of North West America
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
1798
Bullitt_01_17: Views of Parts of the Coast of North West America
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
1798
Bullitt_01_18: Cheslakee's Village in Johnstone's Straits
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_19: A Deserted Indian Village in King George III Sound, New Holland
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_20: The Mission of St. Carlos near Monterrey
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_21: Salmon Cove, Observatory Inlet
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by T. Heddington.
1798
Bullitt_01_22: A Remarkable Mountain near the River of Monterrey
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_23: The Town of Valparaiso on the Coast of Chili
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_24: The Village of Almandral in The Bay of Valparaiso with a distant view of the Andes
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_25: A Chart Showing Part of the Coast of N.W. America with the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and Armed Tender Chatham
Foot, T. (Thomas) (engraver)
Chart shows details around Alaska coast and tracks of ships.
1798
Bullitt_01_26: A Chart Showing Part of the Coast of N.W. America with the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discover and Armed Tender Chatham
Foot, T. (Thomas) (engraver)
Chart shows details of Island north of Vancouver and tracks of ships.
1798
Bullitt_01_27: Hergest's Islands, Discovered By the Daedalus Store Ship
Warner, J. (engraver)
Chart shows Hergest's Islands
1798
Bullitt_01_28: Four Remarkable Supported Poles near Port Townsend, Gulf of Georgia
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_29: Mount Rainier From the South part of Admiralty Inlet
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by J. Sykes.
1798
Bullitt_01_30: The Discovery on the Rocks in Queen Charlotte's Sound
Alexander, William, 1767-1816 (artist)
W. Alexander del: from a Sketch taken on the Spot by Z. Mudge.
1798
Bullitt_01_31: A Chart Showing Part of the Coast of N.W. America with the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and Armed Tender Chatham
Warner, J. (engraver)
Chart shows details of land north of Vancouver and tracks of ships.
1798
Bullitt_01_32: A Chart Showing Part of the Coast of N.W. America with the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and Armed Tender Chatham
Foot, T. (Thomas) (engraver)
Chart show details of coast of California and tracks of ships.
1798
Bullitt_01_33: A Chart Showing Part of the Coast of N.W. America with the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and Armed Tender Chatham
Neele, Samuel John, 1758-1824 (engraver)
Chart shows details around Kodiak Island, Alaska.
1798
Bullitt_01_34: A Chart Showing Part of the Coast of N.W. America with the Tracks of His Majesty's Sloop Discovery and Armed Tender Chatham
Warner, J. (engraver)
Chart shows details of Washington's Coast.
1798

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Explorers--California--History--Sources.
  • Explorers--Hawaii--History--Sources.
  • Explorers--Northwest, Pacific--History--Sources.
  • Indians of North America--First contact with Europeans--Pacific Coast (U.S.)--History--Sources.
  • Indians of North America--Pacific Coast (U.S.)--History--Sources.
  • Voyages around the world--History--Sources.
  • Personal Names :
  • Bullitt, Dorothy Stimson, 1892-1989--Archives
  • Vancouver, George, 1757-1798
  • Vancouver, George, 1757-1798--Journeys
  • Geographical Names :
  • Hawaii--Discovery and exploration--History--Sources.
  • Hawaii--History--Sources--Maps.
  • Nootka Sound (B.C.)--History--Sources
  • Nootka Sound (B.C.)--History--Sources--Maps
  • Northwest Coast of North America--Discovery and exploration--History--Sources.
  • Northwest Coast of North America--History--Sources--Maps.
  • Northwest Passage--History--Sources.
  • Puget Sound (Wash.)--History--Sources.
  • Puget Sound (Wash.)--History--Sources--Maps.
  • United States--Discovery and exploration--History--Sources.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Engravings
  • Maps