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    • Howley Family

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    • The Howley family papers document more than 200 years in the history of a family which has lived - in Newfoundland since 1810s, when brothers Richard, John and Michael Howley immigrated to St. - John's. These papers mainly relate to Richard...
    • Barrelman Radio Program

    • Barrelman (Radio program); O'Leary Newfoundland (Radio Program); Radio broadcasting--Newfoundland and Labrador; Popular culture--Newfoundland and Labrador; Radio scripts; Correspondence
    • This collection contains the papers of The Barrelman radio program, the scripts of which were generated by Joseph R. Smallwood and Michael F. Harrington, the two announcers who served as the Barrelman in St. John's. The St. John's scripts were...
    • Hubbard, Mina

    • Hubbard, Mina; Hubbard, Leonidas, 1872-1903; Elson, George; Labrador (N.L.)--Discovery and exploration; Explorers; Women explorers; Diaries; Portraits
    • This fonds consists of the personal papers of Mina Hubbard. It includes personal documents (birth certificate and passports); personal correspondence; a diary kept by Leonidas Hubbard, Jr., her husband, on his fatal expedition into the Labrador...
    • 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...
    • McGrath, James

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    • The James A. McGrath political papers are a record of the political career of Newfoundland's longest serving Member of the Canadian House of Commons. McGrath, a Progressive Conservative, served in the House for almost twenty-five years, in two...
    • Dicks, Eileen

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    • This collection consists of the papers of Eileen Dicks. It includes her writings for and work with the Wabana Little Theatre group and the - Girls' Auxiliary of St. Augustine's Anglican School, Bell Island, as well as mail outs and other material...
    • Roberts, Edward

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    • In 1986, Edward M. Roberts donated his political papers to Memorial University of Newfoundland for deposit in the Archives and Special Collections. - The papers document Roberts' involvement in political life, mainly in Newfoundland, from 1963 to...
    • Wornell, Abe

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    • Businessman; politician; writer; community worker; the papers of A.C. Wornell provide insight into the life of a man who made substantial contributions to major facets of Newfoundland life. There is little from his business career but there is...
    • Tuck, Leslie

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    • The Leslie Mills Tuck fonds contains the personal and professional papers of the man who became the first Dominion Wildlife Officer in Newfoundland in 1949. It provides a concise and encapsulated record of the operation and work of the Canadian...
    • Benson, William

    • Benson, William J., 1899-1918; Benson, Irene, b. 1904; World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers--Newfoundland and Labrador; War casualties--France; Correspondence
    • This fonds represents a very small portion of the short life of William J. Benson. It consists of letters home to his sister, Irene Benson, from several of the locations where he was stationed during the last year of World War I; official...
    • 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...
    • Crawford, James

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    • This is a small collection of material mainly related to the collector's interest in heraldry and genealogy, - particularly the heraldry and genealogy of the European (mainly British) royal families, and the heraldry - associated with the Church...

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