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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'.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Barban, Andreas

    • Barban, Andreas, 1914-1993; Kiwanis Music Festival (St. John's, N.L.); Kiwanis Music Festival (Grand Falls, N.L.); Burin Peninsula Performing Arts Council; Rotary Music Festival (Corner Brook, N.L.); Bell Island Music Festival; Kiwanis Annual...
    • This fonds consists of programs, syllabi and some related material of music festivals for which Andreas Barban served as adjudicator. These music festivals were sponsored by community service clubs, mainly the Kiwanis Club, but including the Rotary...
    • 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...
    • Boland, Rick

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    • Rick Boland deposited his papers with the Archives and Special Collections in the fall of 1982 - when he was working with the Archives in the establishment of the Newfoundland Performing Arts Archives Project. The papers were generated during the...
    • Brennan, Caroline

    • Brennan, Caroline, 1892-1994; Folk musicians--Newfoundland and Labrador; Portraits;
    • This collection consists of one photograph and four pages of biographical notes on Caroline Brennan, of Branch, St. Mary's Bay. The biographical notes were written by Caroline's granddaughter, Pauline Nash, after Caroline's death in 1994.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Butt,  A.B.

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    • The papers of Albert Boyle Butt provide a picture of a man who was involved with several of the major events which shaped the political - history of Newfoundland during the Twentieth Century. Butt was a high-level civil servant with the Commission...

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