Points to the Past

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Description Searchable primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts,pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems,and more for research, teaching, and learning.


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Subjects History, Newspapers
URL http://pointstothepast.ca/
Publisher Gale
Consortium BCELN
Subscription Subscription
Alumni Access Yes
Open Access No