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    • Adams, Lawrence

    • Methodism--Newfoundland and Labrador--History; Lumsden, James, 1854-1915
    • Four typescript essays by Lawrence Adams, brickmaker, of Milton, Trinity Bay on the: 'History of Methodism, 1765-1925'; 'History of Random North Methodist Charge'; - 'The Early Church of Newfoundland'; and 'The Reverend James Lumsden'.
    • Attenborough, Frederick

    • Attenborough, Frederick; Travel writing; Diaries; Liverpool (England)--Description and travel; Isle of Mann--Description and travel; Edinburgh (Scotland)--Description and travel; St. John's, (N.L.)--Description and travel
    • This collection consists of a travel diary written by Frederick Attenborough in the summer of 1935. Attenborough records this journey, which starts on Monday, July 29, at Barrow-in-Furness, England in great detail. His first destinations are...
    • Mott, Henry Y.

    • Mott, Henry Youmans, 1856-1946; Newfoundland and Labrador--Portraits; Statesmen--Portraits; Judges--Portraits; Lawyers--Portraits; Businessmen--Portraits; Merchant mariners--Portraits
    • This collection consists of reproductions of the portrait photographs of the 139 men who appeared in H. Y. Mott's 1894 publication Newfoundland Men.
    • Air Raid Precautions Note Book

    • Air defenses--Newfoundland and Labrador; Air raid wardens--Newfoundland and Labrador; World War, 1939-1945--Newfoundland and Labrador
    • This fonds consists of a hand-bound booklet containing the published A.R.P. Note Book issued by the Director of Civil Defence, St. John's, Newfoundland, February, 1942, which gives the "functions and duties of an air raid warden," as well as...
    • Miller, Florence

    • Miller, Florence, 1889-1979; Duder, Edwin F.; United Church of Canada (Topsail, N.L.); Topsail (N.L.); Diaries; Correspondence; Poetry; Greeting cards;
    • The papers of Florence Miller (1889-1979) consist primarily of daily diaries and poetry written by Miller at her home in Topsail, Newfoundland, covering the years 1928 to 1979. In addition there is a large number of short verses that she wrote and...
    • Lewis, Olivia

    • Theater--Newfoundland and Labrador; Plays; Theater--Reviews; Theater programs; Lewis, Olivia, 1955-
    • This collection represents the work of Olivia Lewis in the performing arts of Newfoundland. It contains material relating to the many productions that Lewis was involved in. It should be of interest to those researching local productions, and the...
    • 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.
    • Peyton Family

    • Peyton Family; Law--Newfoundland and Labrador--Sources; Voting registers--Newfoundland and Labrador--Twillingate; Twillingate (N.L.)--Census; Fogo Island (N.L.)--Census; Twillingate Region (N.L.)--Surveys; Aids to navigation--Newfoundland and...
    • This fonds consists of a variety of records concerning the Peyton family which date from 1806-1908 and which include unique historical documents concerning the history of Newfoundland, the Peyton family, and the early settlement of Notre Dame Bay...
    • Froude, Eldon. Eldon Froude photographs

    • Froude, Eldon, 1893-1918--Portraits; Soldiers--Newfoundland and Labrador; World War, 1914-1918--Casualties;
    • This fonds consists of two photographs and a scroll relating to Private Eldon Froude, a Newfoundland soldier who was killed in World War I. These are small threads which connect the living Eldon Froude, brother and soldier, with the dead, a name on...
    • Benevolent Irish Society, St. John's

    • Irish Benevolent Society (St. John's, N. L.); Charities--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Irish--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Poor--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The Benevolent Irish Society, believed to be one of the oldest charitable social organizations in North America, was founded in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1806 by a number of Irish residents of the town. This fonds comprises an account book...
    • Burt, James

    • Real property--Great Britain--Colonies--Newfoundland and Labrador; Plantations--Newfoundland and Labrador--Old Perlican; Deeds
    • James Burt was a planter at Old Perlican, Newfoundland. The papers consist of part of a bill of sale by which a plantation at Old Perlican is transferred from John Durell to James Burt, 1728. Also includes a descriptive article from The Evening...
    • 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...
    • Aid to New Newfoundlanders '79

    • Aid to New Newfoundlanders '79 (Organization); Refugee families; Voluntarism--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The Aid to New Newfoundlanders '79 papers consist of the correspondence, minutes of meetings and newsletters of a private group which was formed in August 1979 in St. John's to sponsor a family of Southeast Asian refugees into Canada. The papers...
    • 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...

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