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41. Cyrus West Field correspondence Cyrus West Field correspondence An engraved invitation to the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the formation of the Ocean Telegraph Company; on verso two clippings describing the event. Messages sent by United States President Andrew Johnson and W.H. Seward, United States Secretary of State to Cyrus Field, July 1866 on the successful laying of the transatlantic cable. Messages between Queen Victoria and President Johnson, 1866. Additional notes by Arthur Fox, 1965. MF-201

42. Andrews, Maria Patience Andrews, Maria Patience Children's writings; Schoolgirls--Newfoundland and Labrador An exercise book kept by Maria Patience Andrews as a student in Port de Grave, Newfoundland, containing songs and poetry and some punishment lines, c. 1881. MF-222

43. Palliser, Hugh, Sir Palliser, Hugh, Sir An open letter Palliser recommending Thomas Dodd position surgeon garrison St. John's. engraved portrait of Palliser published 'European Magazine' (1767); holograph document Vice Admiralty Court which ordered seizure ship believed involved in smuggling off Newfoundland (1796). - MF-382

44. Battle Harbour, Labrador, Anglican Church Mission Battle Harbour, Labrador, Anglican Church Mission Battle Harbour (N.L.); Anglican Church--Missions--Newfoundland and Labrador--Battle Harbour An unsigned and undated description of life in Battle Harbour, Labrador in 1910 by the Anglican school teacher of the day. MF-005

45. Alexander, Anne Alexander, Anne Alexander, Anne--Songs and music--Texts; Farewells Anne Alexander, Librarian, Memorial University of Newfoundland. The lyrics of "Thanks for the Memory", a farewell song on her departure for England. 1986. MF-241

46. Great Britain. Colonial Office: Annual returns of the Colony of Newfoundland 1830, 1832 and 1835 Great Britain. Colonial Office: Annual returns of the Colony of Newfoundland 1830, 1832 and 1835 Annual returns of the Colony of Newfoundland containing financial statements of revenue and expenditure, imports and exports, duties and fees, reports on population, education, churches, prisons and the composition of the establishment, military and civil for the years 1830, 1832 and 1835. COLL-004

47. Newfoundland Election Trials, a drawing Newfoundland Election Trials, a drawing At an auction held in St. John's in December 1996, the Archives and Special Collections acquired a copy - of a drawing captioned "The Newfoundland Election Trials: Mr. Justice Little Delivering Judgment". - Pictured is a courtroom scene: on the bench at the left are Mr. Justice Joseph I. Little, Chief Justice Sir - Frederick Carter and Mr. Justice James S. Winter. Facing them on the right side of the centre table are - Robert Bond, James Watson and Sir William Whiteway, the three members for Trinity, who are listening to - Mr. Justice Little deliver the verdict. The date is July 25, 1894. - Whiteway and Bond were found guilty of - bribery and corruption in the 1893 Newfoundland election campaign, unseated and disqualified from - running again; Watson, was also found guilty and unseated, but not disqualified. Lawyers, court officials - and members of the public, some of whom are recognizable, fill out the scene. - The drawing appeared in a - British newspaper, probably <italic>The Illustrated London News</italic>. There is a signature in the lower left corner, - possibly H Johnson, who may be the artist. There is also the name Meisenbach in the lower right corner, - possibly the engraver. The drawing is one of few, perhaps the only illustration of the trials arising from the - infamous "Election Petitions of 1894". MF-339

48. Memorial University of Newfoundland. Old Memorial's Association Study Group. Memorial University of Newfoundland. Old Memorial's Association Study Group. Attendance records, 1934-35; correspondence concerning a group study into financial negotiations between the St. John's Municipal Government and the Commission of Government; clippings; manuscript of an essay entitled 'The Chamberlain Treaty', author unknown. MF-154

49. Bachelot de la Pylaie Bachelot de la Pylaie Auguste Jean Marie Bachelot de la Pylaie, 1786-1856, Scientist and botanist, of France. - Manuscript of 'Essai Sur la Flore de Terre-Neuve et des Iles St. Pierre et Miclon'. An early and important - contribution to marine botany, published in part as 'Flore de Terre-Neuve et des iles de St. Pierre et Miclon - avec figures dessinaes par l'auteur sur les plants vivantes', Didot, Paris, 1829. - - - COLL-033

50. Benjamin Latrobe Benjamin Latrobe Autograph letter from Lindsay House, possibly to Reverend James Stillingfleet of Hotham, Yorkshire, concerning the first permanent mission to Labrador. MF-195

51. Munn, Robert S. Munn, Robert S. Autograph letter on HMS Cleopatra letterhead, dated August 21,[1894], signed Assheton G. Curzon-Howe, Commodore of the Cleopatra, concerning employees of Munn Brothers and others from Conception Bay encountered on his trip to Labrador. Envelope and small Christmas card included. MF-121

52. Feild, Edward Feild, Edward Autographed letter from Feild to an unknown person, in reply to a request for an autograph, and a woodcut portrait. MF-207

53. Avalon Book Club Avalon Book Club Avalon Book Club. Regulations, membership lists, book lists taken from the books of members. MF-185

54. Avalon Glee Club Avalon Glee Club Avalon Glee Club: Resolutions from a meeting concerning the Avalon Glee Club held June 20, 1861, founded 1861. - MF-285

55. Barrett, Barbara Barrett, Barbara Barbara Barrett has been involved in theatre in Newfoundland since she arrived from England in - 1946. - She started with a children's dance school in Curling and has worked with school children and adults in - Stephenville, Corner Brook, Gander and St. John's. She either formed or nurtured drama troupes in all - these places including the Avion Players of Gander. In 1975 she became artistic director of the Basement - Theatre at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's and staged over 1000 performances there before she - retired in 1991. She continues to direct plays on a volunteer basis. Much of this work is documented in - this collection as is her work as a journalist for <italic>The Western Star </italic>newspaper. This latter work included a - war brides' column, a tots and teens column, and feature articles on prominent people stopping over at - Gander airport. The progress of the television station at Harmon Air Force Base is also included. - This collection would be of interest to anyone researching theatre history in the province, especially the - history of the Basement Theatre and should be consulted in conjunction with Coll-173, the Basement - Theatre collection. It would also be of interest to those researching the history of Gander, and early - television history as it relates to Stephenville. COLL-178

56. Fraser, Rev. Donald Allan Fraser, Rev. Donald Allan Biographical material, tributes, letters and the will of the Reverend Donald Allan Fraser, first Presbyterian minister in Newfoundland. MF-166

57. What's The Matter With Sally? Opretta in Two Acts for Children What's The Matter With Sally? Opretta in Two Acts for Children booklet What's The Matter With Sally? Operetta by Cynthia Dodge, published 1923 Willis Music Company libretto, lyrics music two act operetta for children. MF-587

58. Sclater, William Sclater, William Bound notebook of observations entitled 'Some Birds of Newfoundland', n.d.; letter from Harrison F. Lewis concerning ornithological co-operation, November 27, 1919. MF-156

59. Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects, 1956 Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects, 1956 Briefs and related exhibits submitted to the Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects of which Dr. Gushue was a member. Drafts of preliminary and final reports, studies commissioned and other working papers. President of Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1952-1966, thereafter President Emeritus. COLL-030

60. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43637, ff. 14, 16. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to British Library. British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43637, ff. 14, 16. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to British Library. Manuscript. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895 British Library. Manuscript. Additional 43637, ff. 14, 16. Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895. This collection consists of two letters to Lord Ripon concerning French Treaty rights in Newfoundland. One signed J.V.S., June 16, 1893. One unsigned, undated. MF-094
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