By Barbara E. Kelcey
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QXD 8/10/2001 10:00 AM Page 20 20 alone in silence might be some time before they could even reorder. 22 Staying cool and collected while living in the Arctic was a challenge at any time, for anxieties were exacerbated by harsh environmental conditions and difficult communications. Maintaining mental equilibrium required some effort. It is no wonder that ships bringing visitors, supplies, and mail had such an impact. Not surprisingly, winter weather was an almost universal feature of letters and memoirs from the Arctic.
It was unlikely that any white European woman travelled into the Arctic without a specific goal in mind, unless she had convinced herself that she could at least make an effort. Wallace Manning explained how she “shrugged mentally and said goodbye to clean white sheets. After all, it wasn’t the end of clean white sheets. ” In fact, she said she “rather dreaded it; didn’t expect to like it much [and] my hunch was right – I didn’t like it, and I don’t like it yet, and I’m sure I won’t, at least until winter is here.
QXD 8/10/2001 10:00 AM Page 25 Climate, Communications, and Isolation 25 Latham declared: “This is a great adventure, and we’re glad we’re on it. ”54 Even those who were not missionaries felt guided by the same hand. Isobel Hutchison was a Scottish botanist who travelled along the Arctic coast during the winter of 1933. 55 The trials of isolation were made easier to endure with God’s help, but it was critical for European women to develop strategies for dealing with obstacles and problems posed by the environment.
Alone in Silence: European Women in the Canadian North before 1940 by Barbara E. Kelcey