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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Janes, Percy

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    • Percy Janes has been referred to by many as Newfoundland's pre-eminent novelist and his second novel House of Hate has been singled out as "the great Newfoundland novel". This collection of literary papers - will provide much insight into the...
    • Whiteway, Sir William

    • Whiteway, William Vallance, Sir, 1828-1908; Politicians--Newfoundland and Labrador; Premiers (Canada)--Newfoundland and Labrador; Railroads--Newfoundland and Labrador; Correspondence;
    • The Whiteway Collection contains letters from Whiteway's colleagues and his constituents, deeds and documents from his public and private life, and correspondence on such dominant subjects as the railway and the French Shore; as well as newspaper...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Rowe, Frederick. Dr. Frederick Rowe Fonds

    • Rowe, Frederick William, 1912-1994; Newfoundland. House of Assembly; Canada. Senate; Correspondence; Photographs; Legislators--Newfoundland and Labrador; Politicians--Newfoundland and Labrador; Education--Newfoundland and Labrador; Newfoundland and...
    • Frederick W. Rowe's involvement in the political life of Newfoundland encompasses the first four decades following Confederation with Canada in 1949. He has documented that involvement through the materials contained in this collection. It...
    • 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...
    • Crowley, Mary. Mary Crowley papers

    • Caribou (Ship); Torpedoes; World War, 1939-1945--Casualties--Newfoundland and Labrador; Port-aux-Basques (N.L.)
    • This file consists of a single document, an account of tragedy and its effect on a small Newfoundland town during the Second World War. The S.S. Caribou, a passenger ship which ran between North Sydney, Nova Scotia and Port-aux-Basques,...

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