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Suitable for the wilds

Mary Percy Jackson

Suitable for the wilds

letters from Northern Alberta, 1929-1931

by Mary Percy Jackson

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.)
    • Subjects:
    • Jackson, Mary Percy, 1904- -- Correspondence.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.),
    • Missions, Medical -- Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.),
    • Pioneers -- Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.) -- Correspondence.,
    • Women pioneers -- Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.) -- Correspondence.,
    • Physicians -- Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.) -- Correspondence.,
    • Women physicians -- Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.) -- Correspondence.,
    • Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.) -- Description and travel.,
    • Peace River Region (B.C. and Alta.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Enl. ed. of: On the last frontier. 1933.

      StatementMary Percy Jackson ; edited with an introduction by Janice Dickin McGinnis.
      GenreCorrespondence., Biography.
      ContributionsMcGinnis, Janice P. Dickin 1947-, Jackson, Mary Percy, 1904-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1079.P3 J35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1028281M
      ISBN 100802005829, 0802071872
      LC Control Number96104047

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