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    • 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...
    • Guy, Ray

    • Guy, Ray; Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.--Satire; Journalists--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Satirists--Newfoundland and Labrador; Humorists--Newfoundland and Labrador; Drama; Plays; Newfoundland and Labrador--Politics and government;
    • The papers detail the literary activities of Ray Guy, one of Newfoundland's most prolific writers, satirists, and political critics; particularly his columns for The Evening Telegram and other local publications. They provide a survey of the...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Peyton Family

    • Peyton Family; Law--Newfoundland and Labrador--Sources; Voting registers--Newfoundland and Labrador--Twillingate; Twillingate (N.L.)--Census; Fogo Island (N.L.)--Census; Twillingate Region (N.L.)--Surveys; Aids to navigation--Newfoundland and...
    • This fonds consists of a variety of records concerning the Peyton family which date from 1806-1908 and which include unique historical documents concerning the history of Newfoundland, the Peyton family, and the early settlement of Notre Dame Bay...
    • Lewis, Rev. John

    • Lewis, John, 1788-1866--Diaries; Methodist Church--Clergy--Newfoundland and Labrador;
    • This fonds is comprised of the journals of Reverend John Lewis, a Methodist minister who spent six years (1814-1819) in Newfoundland as an itinerant missionary, stationed in a settlement but with responsibility for a number of other communities in...
    • Tucker, George H.

    • Smallwood, Joseph Roberts, 1900-1991--Political and social views; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Socialism; Correspondence;
    • This small but extremely important collection of letters were written to George H. Tucker during 1924, when Tucker was an employee of Newfoundland Light and Power Company, St. John's. They were written by Joseph R. Smallwood, who was living in New...
    • 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'.
    • 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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