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Document Description
TitleAn album of James P. Howley's photographs
AuthorHowley, James Patrick, 1847-1918
PublisherEnglish Language Research Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Place of PublicationSt. John's, N.L.
Date2010-02
DescriptionThe photographs in this album do not come from J. P. Howley's journals, though the photographs were taken during his expeditions sometime after 1890. Those that can be referenced to specific parts of his Reminiscences of Forty-Two Years of Exploration in and about Newfoundland are noted.
SubjectNewfoundland and Labrador--Pictorial works
Photographs
ContributorsHollett, Robert
Kirwin, W. J.
Extent39 photographs
About the AuthorJames P. Howley (1847-1918) was a civil servant, explorer, geologist, writer, authority on the Beothuks. He spent summers between 1868 and 1909 in southern, western, and northeastern parts of the island, with crews of residents and Micmacs, in geological examinations, surveying, determining railway routes, and searching for coal deposits. The author hoped his diaries, when put into book form, would "prove of some interest to future explorers and give some idea of what the conditions of travelling in the interior were before the advent of the Railway."
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Newfoundland
Time Period1868-1911
See Also TextReminiscences of forty-two years of exploration in and about Newfoundland: http://collections.mun.ca/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/howley&CISOPTR=6601&REC=2
TypeText; Still Image
Resource TypeBook
Photograph
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
Record NumberELRC-0008
CollectionMemorial University English Language Research Centre Digital Publications
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. English Language Research Centre
LanguageEng
SourceOriginals photographs in the Howley Reminiscences file, English Language Research Centre, Memorial University.
PDF File(9.4 MB) -- http://collections.mun.ca/PDFs/howley/Reminiscences_Images.pdf
CONTENTdm file name8781.cpd