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  • All fields: Riggs, Bertram G., 1954-
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    • Grenville, Nancy

    • Archives--Newfoundland and Labrador; Archivists--Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Nancy Grenville spent over 10 years as archivist at the Archives and Special Collections of Memorial University of Newfoundland Libraries. This fonds comprises a paper entitled "Regional Roots and National Networks for Small Archives" given by...
    • Buchanan, Archibald

    • Land settlement--Newfoundland and Labrador--History; Real property--Great Britain--Colonies--Newfoundland and Labrador;
    • This fonds consists of a photocopy of the original holograph manuscript of Buchanan's 1786 report to the British Government entitled Concerning Landed Property in Newfoundland together with a typed transcript of the document.
    • Lewis, Rev. John

    • Lewis, John, 1788-1866--Diaries; Methodist Church--Clergy--Newfoundland and Labrador;
    • This fonds is comprised of the journals of Reverend John Lewis, a Methodist minister who spent six years (1814-1819) in Newfoundland as an itinerant missionary, stationed in a settlement but with responsibility for a number of other communities in...
    • Tucker, George H.

    • Smallwood, Joseph Roberts, 1900-1991--Political and social views; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialism; Correspondence;
    • This small but extremely important collection of letters were written to George H. Tucker during 1924, when Tucker was an employee of Newfoundland Light and Power Company, St. John's. They were written by Joseph R. Smallwood, who was living in New...
    • Tasker, Patrick

    • Tasker, Patrick, 1823-1860--Portraits; Freemasons--Newfoundland and Labrador--Portraits; Photographs;
    • This collection consists of a photograph of Patrick Tasker encased in a tin frame. The photograph was taken in 1859 or 1860 by Archibald Robertson, a photographer who was then operating a studio at 88 Glassford Street, Glasgow, Scotland. Glued to...
    • Wood, Thomas M.

    • Wood, Thomas Martin, 1807-1881; Portraits; Pencil drawing
    • Pencil drawing of Rev. Thomas M. Wood by an unknown artist. The note on the back indicates that it may have been commissioned as a gift by Rev. Benjamin Smith for Wood in the 1840s. As both men were resident in Newfoundland in that decade, it is ...
    • American Legion, Fort Pepperrell Post, Soiree 88

    • American Legion. Fort Pepperrell. Post no. 9 (St. John's, N.L.); Military bases, American--Newfoundland and Labrador--History; Photographs;
    • Ten oversized photographs from the display on the history of American military activities in Newfoundland as part of Soiree 88 celebrating 100 years of municipal government in St. John's. Established in 1941 with the arrival of the American...
    • Booth, Evangeline C.

    • Booth, Evangeline, 1865-1950; Salvation Army--Charities
    • The collection consists of a single item. It is a form letter, typed, on Salvation Army letterhead, dated November 1897, and signed by Evangeline Booth in her capacity as Field Commissioner. The letter demonstrates Booth's and the Salvation Army's...
    • Brown, Cassie

    • Brown, Cassie; Farrell, Mary Lou, 1942-; Mouland, Cecil, 1893-1978; Vincent, John, b. 1885; Barbour, Job Kean, b. 1898; Kean, Abram, 1855-1945; Authors--Newfoundland and Labrador; Shipwrecks--Newfoundland and Labrador; Newfoundland (Ship); Wilkes...
    • This collection contains the literary papers of Cassie Brown collected over her thirty-five years as a writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Arranged in series that reflect the various stages of her writing career, the collection includes...
    • Dickenson, Ethel

    • Dickenson, Ethel, 1880-1918; Photographs
    • This portrait photograph of Ethel Dickenson is a prime example of the work of photographer Elsie Holloway (1882-1971), who founded the Holloway Studio Limited, St. John's, in 1908 and operated it until 1946. Elsie Holloway carried on the tradition...
    • Chancey, Margaret Mayo

    • Chancey, Margaret Mayo, 1871-1941; Gower Street Methodist Church (St. John's, N.L.); St. John's (N.L.)--Social life and customs; Diaries
    • This diary was kept by a young woman in her mid-twenties during the year 1897. It contains a brief entry for each day; ordinary events in the life of a young woman living in St. John's as the end of a century approached. She records the weather,...
    • Stirlings Steak House Menu

    • Stirlings Steak House (St. John's, N.L.); Menus; Restaurants--Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Stirlings Steak House was a restaurant located on Baird's Cove, St. John's, Newfoundland during the late 1980s. This dinner menu is a large, folded card with a printed insert containing the food and prices. The cover bears the name of restaurant...
    • Mews, H.G.R

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    • These papers relate to H. G. R. Mews's service in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment during World War I, and include letters written home to his mother and other family members, one letter he received, photographs of Mews in uniform, and postcards...

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