Welcome to the thematic guide on summer travels. The guide contains Background or External Information, and Primary Sources depicting travelling in summer in textual (often newspapers) and graphic format (often photographs).
To learn more about the resources listed here, please click the external links or images provided to be sent to their institutional pages.
* These sources are unfortunately behind a paywall.
- Parks Canada, Sir John A Macdonald's Summer Residence National Historic Site of Canada
- Virtualmuseum.ca, "A History of Summer Residents in St. Patrick"
- Virtualmuseum.ca, "The History of St. Patrick"
- Globe and Mail, "Summer homes of Canada's aristocracy still stand in Rivière-du-Loup", June 30 2015
- Virtualmuseum.ca, "The Lure of the Lower Saint Lawrence: Home of Villa Les Rochers"
- "Country houses for Montrealers, 1892-1924: the architecture of E. and W.S. Maxwell", by France Gagnon, 1987, BAnQ*
- Sherbrooke Daily Record, "700 Summer Guests Now at North Hatley", July 15 1911, BAnQ
- "Lake Memphremagog, the most attractive of summer resorts: the Passumpsic R.R. and its connections: New Airline Route between Montreal and Boston" by Henry M. Burt, , BAnQ
- "The Windsor Hotel guide to the city of Montreal: with a shopping index and directory", by Windsor Hotel, [1900?], BAnQ
- "Illustrated and descriptive work of of many popular Canadian summer resorts and historic points", by Balmoral Castle Hotel, [not before 1897], BAnQ
- "Summer pleasures in Northern Quebec, Gray Rocks Inn", [between 1906 and 1920?], Postcard, BAnQ
- "Summer Residences, at St. Rose, on the Canadian Pacific Railway", 1890, BAnQ
- "The Beverly Inn, Montreal's favourite home for summer and winter tourists", [between 1922 and 1928], Postcardm BAnQ
- Ste-Rose Hotel, Ste-Rose, Que. Mr. JA Marcoux, Proprietor, First Class Accomodation for Summer and Winter Guests", [between 1920 and 1926], Postcard, BAnQ
- "The Summer Residence of the Late Harvey Bawtree, Dixie built by Antoine Picard about 1735. Restored by the late Jean-Baptiste Picard, 1848", 1893, Photograph, BAnQ
- "The Country Seat of the late Sir George Simpson, Isle Dorval, 1855. Now occupied by George W. Eadie as a Summer Residence", 1893, Photograph, BAnQ
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