File includes "outline map of the dominion of Canada" with several annotations by G. M. Dawson; clippings of Arctic geology reports/papers; and a partial manuscript and references on Arctic Geology paper.
File consists of three private diaries: a) Behring Sea Commission dated 25 January 1892 - 28 February 1892; b) Behring Sea Commission dated 29 February 1892 - 10 July 1892; and c) Behring Sea Commission dated 11 July 1892 - 19 August 1893.
File includes: "Notes on Russia Dispatch"; "Suggested Criticism on Proposed U.S. Discussion"; Confidential Report on the Behring Sea and various notes; memo by Robinson QC; memorandum as to British Argument; and a memorandum by Sir Thomas Sanderson.
File includes various official documents and reports related to seal fishing or created in relation to a mission to Washington regarding framing of sealing regulations in the Behring Sea, including: certified copy of the confidential report of a Committee of the Hon. Privy Council, on the Behring Sea and fur-seal fisheries, 1893 (26 pages); Reports on the Arbitrations and regulations of the fur seal fishery, by C. H. Tupper; Notice relating to Permits and Passes on fur-seal fishery; Confidential Report of the "British Agent to the Russian Seal Islands under the provisional agreement entered between her Majesty's government and that of Russia for the protection of Seal fisheries," Dr. Dawson, 1893 (108 pages with appendices).
File includes review "American Anthropologist" (section on George Mercer Dawson, page 159-163), including photograph; notes, memorandum with references to G. M.Dawson at the Associate Royal School of Mines, 1876; and the booklet "George Mercer Dawson by Prof. B. J.Harrington and Dr. H. M. Ami, 1902."
File includes materials related to the British Association for the Advancement of Science: 1) Excursion to the Pacific Coast; 2) 67th Annual Meeting; 3) Supplementary List of Resident and Non-resident; 4) Second List of Resident and Non-resident; and 5) newspaper clipping.