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    • Porter, Helen

    • Porter, Helen, 1930-; Authors; St. John's (N.L.)
    • These papers were generated during the years 1960 to 1989 and reflect the author's involvement in community life and her work as a writer of fiction and non-fiction. Through this fonds a researcher can trace the writing career of Helen Porter as...
    • 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...
    • Sparkes, Grace

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    • Grace Sparkes first deposited at the Archives and Special Collections in 1994 and again in 1999. They - were generated during the years 1940 to 1999 and detail the life and career of one of Newfoundland's most respected - and talented teachers,...
    • Holmes, John

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    • The collection includes programs and reviews of productions in which John Holmes was involved - as either director or actor, as well as reviews he prepared for CBC Radio and The Evening - Telegram for other productions, including various drama...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Gwyn, Sandra

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    • The Sandra Gwyn fonds consists of a fairly comprehensive record of the professional and personal life of - a well-respected and award-winning Canadian journalist and social historian. Significant materials from her - early years, including her...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Walsh, Des

    • Walsh, Des; Poets--Newfoundland and Labrador; Dramatists--Newfoundland and Labrador; Musicians--Newfoundland and Labrador; Poetry; Authors--Newfoundland and Labrador; Motion picture plays; Radio scripts; Television scripts; Correspondence; Plays;...
    • The Des Walsh collection reflects his work as a poet, writer, editor, actor and musician. He has worked in a variety of genres including poetry, short stories, theatre, film, radio and television. This collection provides insight into his...
    • Walsh, Don

    • Music; Music festivals--Newfoundland and Labrador; Musicians--Newfoundland and Labrador;
    • Fonds consists of textual, photographic, and audio-visual material relating to Don Walsh's life and career,1960s-2014. Fonds includes promotional material, photographs, recordings, and correspondence related to Walsh's activities as music producer...

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