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    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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'.
    • 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.
    • Cantwell, James

    • Cantwell, James, fl. 1845; Pilots and pilotage--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Ryn (Ship); Royal visitors--Newfoundland and Labrador
    • James Cantwell was a harbour pilot of St. John's, Newfoundland. This collection consists of a commendation (in Dutch) signed and sealed by the Captain in Command of the frigate Ryn and Hendrick, Prince of the Netherlands, praising the performance...
    • Stirlings Steak House Menu

    • Stirlings Steak House (St. John's, N.L.); Menus; Restaurants--Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Stirlings Steak House was a restaurant located on Baird's Cove, St. John's, Newfoundland during the late 1980s. This dinner menu is a large, folded card with a printed insert containing the food and prices. The cover bears the name of restaurant...
    • Nunaksoamiut Players

    • Nunaksoamiut Players; Newfoundland and Labrador Drama Festival; Theater--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador; Theater--Reviews; Correspondence
    • This fonds consists of photocopies of the papers of the Nunaksoamiut Players. It includes correspondence, reviews, newspaper clippings, a program and a history of the group dating from 1983 to circa 1988.
    • Whiteway, Louise. Louise Whiteway papers

    • Whiteway, Louise, 1901-1982; Whiteway, Solomon P.; Whiteway, Sarah; Correspondence; St. John's Athenaeum (St. John's, N.L.); Fisheries--Newfoundland and Labrador; Arts--Newfoundland and Labrador; Bonavista (N.L.); St. John's (N.L.)
    • This fonds consists of manuscript, correspondence and textual material relating to Helen Louise Whiteway, her father, Solomon Whiteway, and her mother, Sarah Whiteway.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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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