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1. William Pearce Moss Diary 1875-1876 William Pearce Moss Diary 1875-1876 William Pearce Moss Diary 1875-1876

2. William Pearce Moss Diary 1854 William Pearce Moss Diary 1854 William Pearce Moss Diary 1854

3. Trip to the Newfoundland seal hunt 1937 Trip to the Newfoundland seal hunt 1937 Sealing--Newfoundland and Labrador--20th century; S.S. Imogene (Ship) Trip to the Newfoundland Seal Hunt 1937 is a scrapbook compiled by P. Derrick Bowring in 1937 following a trip to the seal hunt, off the Newfoundland northeast coast, aboard the S.S. Imogene, a Bowring Brothers ship.

4. The Story of the Sing Yet Family The Story of the Sing Yet Family The Story of the Sing Yet Family

5. Terms of Union of Newfoundland with Canada Terms of Union of Newfoundland with Canada Newfoundland and Labrador--History--Union with Canada, 1949; Newfoundland and Labrador--Politics and government--1934-1949; Canada--Foreign relations--Treaties. Memorandum of agreement entered into the eleventh day of December, 1948, between Canada and Newfoundland.

6. Sir Richard Squires Photo Album - European Tour 1920 Sir Richard Squires Photo Album - European Tour 1920 Sir Richard Squires Photo Album - European Tour 1920

7. Simeon Henry Parsons Photograph Collection Simeon Henry Parsons Photograph Collection Simeon Henry Parsons Photograph Collection

8. Seven Rag Dolls and Model of a Bound Foot Seven Rag Dolls and Model of a Bound Foot Seven Rag Dolls and Model of a Bound Foot

9. Scraps from our Island Home gathered for Miss E. Withers Presented on her Wedding Day 16 October 1878 Scraps from our Island Home gathered for Miss E. Withers Presented on her Wedding Day 16 October 1878 Scraps from our Island Home gathered for Miss C. Withers Presented on her Wedding Day 10 October 1878

10. Ruby Ayre Photograph Album, 1916-1918 Ruby Ayre Photograph Album, 1916-1918 World War, 1914-1918--Medical care; Ascot Auxiliary Military Hospital (Great Britain); British Red Cross Society; Nurses--World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain Ruby Ayre was a nurse with a detachment of British Red Cross Society, from 1915-1918. She married Edward Emerson. This collection consists of a scrapbook with photographs kept during her wartime nursing service in the Ascot Auxiliary Military Hospital, a detachment of the British Red Cross Society. It includes photographs, clippings and mementos of Newfoundlanders in Europe and fellow nurses, Janet Ayre, Mary Rendell and Nell Job.

11. Richard Squires Passport Richard Squires Passport Richard Squires Passport

12. Register for rooms at Twillingate, 1806 to 1828 Register for rooms at Twillingate, 1806 to 1828 Register for rooms at Twillingate, 1806 to 1828

13. Nominal Census Exploits River, Cape John and Fogo Island, 1836 Nominal Census Exploits River, Cape John and Fogo Island, 1836 Nominal Census Exploits River, Cape John and Fogo Island, 1836

14. Newfoundland Scenery presented to Joseph Laurence Newfoundland Scenery presented to Joseph Laurence Newfoundland and Labrador--19th century--Pictorial works This album of photographs appears to be the work of Simeon H. Parsons (1844-1908), one of Newfoundland's earliest professional, self-taught and award-winning photographers. The photographs are very much in the style for which Parsons was noted and cover a wide geographic area, including the Burin Peninsula and coastal Labrador, in addition to more easily accessible areas such as St. John's and eastern Newfoundland communities. Internal evidence dates some of the images to around 1884-1885, and given that the recipient of the album, Joseph Laurence, died in October 1886, it would appear safe to assume that the album was compiled during those middle years of the 1880s. Some of the images may date earlier, possibly from stock photographs Parsons may have had on hand.The album contains some rare images of St. John's streets and buildings that were later destroyed in the 1892 fire that ravaged most of the downtown of the city. It also contains images of people at work in the fishery, particularly on the coast of Labrador; various communities on the Burin Peninsula and on the east coast of Newfoundland; rural scenes, including rivers, lakes and waterfalls; icebergs; groups of people, particularly several gatherings of Methodist clergy, some of whom Laurence was probably responsible for sending to Newfoundland.The album should prove beneficial to researchers interested in architectural and municipal development, the development of Methodism, the history of photography, the work of Simeon Parsons, and a variety of other subjects pertaining to Newfoundland in the latter half of the Nineteenth Century.

15. Newfoundland Delegation, Ottawa, 1948, Photograph Album Newfoundland Delegation, Ottawa, 1948, Photograph Album This photograph album is 37 black and white photographs depicting the signing of the Terms of Union and the delegations.

16. Micmac Catechism Micmac Catechism Micmac Catechism

17. Methodist Church, Bonavista Methodist Church, Bonavista Methodist Church--Newfoundland and Labrador--Bonavista; Church buildings--Newfoundland and Labrador--Bonavista Methodist Church, Bonavista

18. Maxwell Cook Photograph Album Maxwell Cook Photograph Album Maxwell Cook Photograph Album

19. Maria Patience Andrews Exercise Book Maria Patience Andrews Exercise Book Maria Patience Andrews Exercise Book

20. Margaret Chancey Diary Margaret Chancey Diary Chancey, Margaret Mayo, 1871-1941; Gower Street Methodist Church (St. John's, N.L.); St. John's (N.L.)--Social life and customs; Diaries Diary kept by Margaret Mayo, a young woman in her mid-twenties during the year 1897. It contains a brief entry for each day; notes ordinary events in the life of a young woman living in St. John's Newfoundland as the end of a century approached. She records the weather, what she did each day, shopping expeditions, church services, tea parties, staying at home with her mother. Her literacy and writing ability attest to a good education. Of interest to social historians, students of autobiography and women's studies, and anyone interested in the life of a young woman in the St. John's of 1897.
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