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Howley Family
TitleHowley Family
Scope and Content of FondsThe 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 Howley's family, his children, grandchildren and - great-grandchildren. The largest single group of papers document the life and activities of Richard's son, - James Patrick Howley, who spent most of his adult life working for the Newfoundland Geological Survey, - and include diaries, field notebooks, correspondence, property and legal papers, maps and drawings, and - his writings: essays, reports and articles on a wide array of subjects. Also included are his reminiscences, - a first-hand account of his life as a geologist. - - There are papers relating to the life and work of several of J. P. Howley's brothers: John - Joseph, a farmer; Richard Vincent, a priest and writer; Michael Francis, Archbishop of St. John's; Thomas, - a medical doctor; and his sister Catherine and her husband, Edward Morris. There are also documents - relevant to the activities of and relationships between J. P. Howley's children and his grandchildren. - - The papers provide an interesting overview of one of the most prominent Irish Roman Catholic - families in Newfoundland, a family whose members made lasting contributions in the fields of science, - religion, politics, and literature. - -
Extent of Fonds1.6 metres textual, 16 photographs and drawings
Author of Finding AidLinda White
Date of Finding Aid1999
PublisherMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries
Resource TypeFinding Aid
TypeText
Formatxml
IdentifierCOLL-262
Languageeng
CollectionArchives and Special Collections Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
RightsCopyright Memorial University
CONTENTdm file name262.xml
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