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    • 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,...
    • 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fonds consists of a variety of records concerning the Peyton family which date from 1806-1908 and which include unique historical documents concerning the history of Newfoundland, the Peyton family, and the early settlement of Notre Dame Bay...
    • American Legion, Fort Pepperrell Post, Soiree 88

    • American Legion. Fort Pepperrell. Post no. 9 (St. John's, N.L.); Military bases, American--Newfoundland and Labrador--History; Photographs;
    • Ten oversized photographs from the display on the history of American military activities in Newfoundland as part of Soiree 88 celebrating 100 years of municipal government in St. John's. Established in 1941 with the arrival of the American...
    • 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...
    • Grenville, Nancy

    • Archives--Newfoundland and Labrador; Archivists--Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Nancy Grenville spent over 10 years as archivist at the Archives and Special Collections of Memorial University of Newfoundland Libraries. This fonds comprises a paper entitled "Regional Roots and National Networks for Small Archives" given by...
    • 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...
    • Keen, William

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    • Very little of William Keen's papers and business records are known to have survived, except for official correspondence to the British - government included in the records of the Council for Trade and Plantations, which was responsible for the...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Schrader, Frank

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    • This collection consists of 31 photographs taken by Frank Schrader, an American serviceman, when he was stationed at the American armed forces base, Argentia, Newfoundland, during the 1940s. The photographs depict the early days of construction of...
    • Vey, James

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    • This collection consists of a large scrapbook that was compiled by Alice Vey (1852-1922), the wife of photographer James Vey. It contains photographs, correspondence, - invitations, and newspaper clippings relating to James Vey covering the period...

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