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A Guide to the Archival Holdings
of
the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
Memorial University Library


This guide, arranged alphabetically by name of collection, has been updated only sporadically since 1994. However, the Archives' more up-to-date catalogue is available for searching via the Internet. Go to Memorial University of Newfoundland's Library Catalogue, login and then click on the Archives button. Choose Archival Holdings of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies. In addition, Finding Aids for selected collections can be viewed via the Internet.

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A. H. MURRAY SHORT STORY CONTEST.
Manuscripts, 1950-1953.
6 cm.
Thirty entries from twenty-five different authors to short story contest sponsored by A. H. Murray Company and broadcast over radio station CJON.
Transferred from Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld., 1991
COLL-020

ADAMS, LAWRENCE, 1910-1980.
Essays, 1960-1980.
36 pp.
Brickmaker, of Milton, Trinity Bay.
Four typescript essays by Lawrence Adams on the 'History of Methodism, 1765-1925'; 'History of Random North Methodist Charge'; 'The Early Church of Newfoundland'; and 'The Reverend James Lumsden'.
Acquired from Helen Farewell, 1981.
MF-145

AID TO NEW NEWFOUNDLANDERS '79.
Records, 1979-1992.
12 cm.
Records of a group formed in August 1979 to sponsor a family of Vietnamese refugees. Includes documents, correspondence, newsletters relating to the Sen family in St. John's and published material concerning the private sponsorship of boat people in Canada.
Acquired from Nancy Grenville, St. John's, Nfld. and Sutton, Quebec, 1983-1994.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-036

ALEXANDER, ANNE, 1937-.
Songs, 1986.
1 p.
Photocopy.
Librarian, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Lyrics of 'Thanks for the Memory', a farewell song on her departure for England.
Acquired from Anne Alexander, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
MF-241

ALEXANDER, DAVID, 1939-1980.
Papers, 1959-1980.
2.5 m.
Professor of Economic History, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Papers include: research notes, drafts and manuscripts of books and papers, lecture notes and correspondence, as graduate student, and from thirteen years as a faculty member of the Department of History of Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Arranged in seven series under the headings: undergraduate and graduate eduction; teaching and administrative duties; lecture and reading notes; papers and drafts of papers; 'The Decay of Trade'; Atlantic Canada Shipping Project, administration and re search; miscellaneous.
Acquired from Anne Alexander, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
Finding Aid to the collection is available.
COLL-082

AMERICAN LEGION, FORT PEPPERRELL POST NO. 9, ST. JOHN'S (NFLD.).
Soiree 88 Collection, 1941-1960.
10 photographs.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-109.
Established in 1941 with the arrival of the American military in Newfoundland, Post No. 9 has survived the closure of the bases through the loyalty and determination of a few of its members.
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.
Acquired from John N. Cardoulis and the American Legion Fort Pepperrell Post No. 9, St. John's, Nfld., November 1988.
Included in the finding aid to COLL-109.
OMF-050

AMERICAN LEGION, FORT PEPPERRELL POST NO. 9, ST. JOHN'S (NFLD.).
Soiree 88 Collection, 1941-1988.
16 cm.
Established in 1941 with the arrival of the American military in Newfoundland, Post No. 9 has survived the closure of the bases through the loyalty and determination of a few of its members.
Textual and photographic material used in a display on the history of American military activities in Newfoundland as part of Soiree 88 elebrating 100 years of municipal government in St. John's.
Acquired from John N. Cardoulis and the American Legion Fort Pepperrell Post No. 9, St. John's, Nfld., November 1988.
Finding aid to the collection is available.
COLL-109

ANDERSEN, RAOUL, 1936-.
Manuscripts, 1976-1979.
12 cm.
Photocopy.
Professor of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Working manuscripts; copies of the corrected galleys for the 1976 draft of the introductory essay and the draft of the flaptext of 'North Atlantic Maritime Cultures', The Hague, Mouton, 1979, edited by Raoul Andersen.
Acquired from Raoul Andersen, St. John's, Nfld., 1980.
COLL-015

ANDERSON, JOHN MURRAY, 1886-1954.
Program, 1920s.
4 pp.
Theatrical producer, of New York City, born St. John's, Nfld.
A program for the revue "Thumbs Up!" produced and staged by Anderson.
Acquired from Livyers, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
MF-288

ANDREWS, DONALD M. (DONALD MCLACHLAN), 1907-.
Ledger and photograph, 1869; [ca.1900].
5 cm.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division Coll-046.
Fish processor, fisheries development consultant, advisor to the Governor of Papua-New Guinea. Born Port de Grave. Ledger of accounts, 1869, kept by George Andrews, Ship Cove, Port de Grave. Framed photograph, 40 x 48 cm., taken ca. 1900 by Reverend S .M. Stewart, showing house of Captain Henry V. Dawe in Port de Grave, his wife, and her niece, Flora McLachlan.
Acquired from Donald M. Andrews, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
Included in finding aid to COLL-046.
OMF-025

ANDREWS, DONALD M. (DONALD MCLACHLAN), 1907-.
Mercantile records and papers, 1891; 1906; 1911; 1926-1978.
32 cm.
Fish processor, fisheries development consultant, advisor to the Governor of Papua-New Guinea. Born Port de Grave.
Three ledgers (1891, 1906, 1911) of mercantile accounts, Port de Grave. Papers relating to Andrews' career as a fish processor, fisheries development consultant for the Newfoundland Government, inventor of fish processing machinery, and advisor to th e Governor of Papua-New Guinea.
Acquired from Donald M. Andrews, St. John's., 1983.
Finding aid to the collection and index of photographs are available.
COLL-046

ANDREWS, MARIA PATIENCE, fl. 1881.
Notebook, 1881-1882.
.5 cm.
An exercise book kept by Andrews as a student in Port de Grave, containing songs and poetry and some punishment lines.
Acquired from her granddaughter, Anne Dixon, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1985.
MF-222

ANGLO-NEWFOUNDLAND DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.
Typescript, 1955-1956.
4 cm.
Pulp and paper production company, Grand Falls, Nfld.
Typescript of a history of the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Co., written in 1955 by an unknown author.
Acquired from the Office of the President, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1982.
MF-150

ARCHIVAL ASSOCIATION OF ATLANTIC CANADA.
Records, 1973-1975.
15 pp.
An association founded in Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1973 to promote professional standards for persons responsible for manuscript and archival materials in Atlantic Canada.
Draft constitution, annual report for 1974, conference program for 1974, officers for 1974-1975.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File, 1990.
Finding aid is available.
MF-310

ARNOLD, MARY ELLICOTT, 1876-1968
Papers, 1939-1941, 1944.
5 cm.
Photocopied in 1973 from original: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass. Organizer of Community co-operatives in Newfoundland, from the United States.
Business and personal letters and papers, reports and reminiscences of her work on the Marystown resettlement project under the Department of Rural Reconstruction of the Commission of Government. Her title was Secretary-Manager of the Placentia Bay Re gional Special Area Corporation and she was assisted by Mabel Reed.
Not to be quoted or copied without written permission from the Director of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library.
MF-050

ART ASSOCIATION OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR.
Records, 1962-1985.
12 cm.
Founded May 1960 as the Art Gallery Association of Newfoundland, it changed to its present name in May 1967 and has operated two galleries.
Records of the Association including minutes, correspondence, newsletters, programs of exhibitions, constitution, membership lists and newsclippings.
Acquired from Millicent Penney, Manuels, Nfld., 1985.
COLL-068

ATLANTIC BROADCASTING COMPANY (NFLD.)
Barrelman Papers, 1937-1955.
6.75 m.
Established 1936.
Scripts for the Barrelman Radio Program sponsored by F.M. O'Leary, Ltd. with Joseph R. Smallwood, 1937-1943, and Michael F. Harrington, 1943-1955. The daily broadcasts included stories of history, traditions and legends intermingled with contests and appeals. Its objective was to "make Newfoundland better known to Newfoundlands". Includes related correspondence, wide-ranging in subject matter.
Arranged chronologically.
Acquired from Frank J. O'Leary, St. John's, Nfld., 1971.
Not to be used for publication in any form without written permission of Frank J. O'Leary, St. John's, Nfld.
Finding aid to the collection is available.
COLL-028

AVALON BOOK CLUB (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Records, 1925-1932.
.5 cm.
Some photocopies.
Regulations, membership lists, book lists taken from the books of members.
Found in books donated to Memorial University Library by Sir Brian Dunfield, et.al.
MF-185

AVALON GLEE CLUB.
Papers, 1861.
2 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld. Glee Club, of St. John's, Nfld., founded 1861.
Resolutions from a meeting concerning the Avalon Glee Club held June 20, 1861.
Acquired from Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
MF-285

AYRE, RUBY EDITH.
Photograph album, 1916-1918.
8 cm.
Nurse with a detachment of British Red Cross Society, 1915-1918, married Edward Emerson.
Scrapbook with mounted photographs kept during her wartime nursing service in the Ascot Auxiliary Military Hospital, a detachment of the British Red Cross Society. Includes photographs, clippings and mementos of Newfoundlanders in Europe and fellow nu rses Janet Ayre, Mary Rendell and Nell Job.
Acquired from her daughter, Mrs. R. Watson, Columbus, N.C., December 1988.
MF-210

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BACHELOT DE LAY PYLAIE, AUGUSTE JEAN MARIE, 1786-1856.
Essay, 1818-1820.
32 cm.
Photocopied from original: Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, Paris, France.
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 dessines par l'auteur sur les plants vivantes', Didot, Paris, 1829.
COLL-033

BAILEY, AARON, 1905-.
Letters, 1981.
.5 cm.
Photocopy.
Business executive, of Port Union, Nfld.
Letter to Canadian Broadcasting Corporation concerning its television program on William F. Coaker; supporting affidavit dated May 13, 1982; correspondence with Noel Murphy, Humber Valley Broadcasting, 1981; affidavit dated April 5, 1981.
MF-159

BAIRD FAMILY.
Papers, 1790-1960.
10 cm.
The Baird family and its ancestors, Ash, Pynn and Heighington, were early settlers and long-time residents of Trinity, Trinity Bay, Nfld.
Papers of the Baird, Pynn, Ash and Heighington families of Trinity, Trinity Bay, Nfld., including correspondence, legal documents, photographs, wills and family trees.
Acquired from P. Derrick Bowring, Topsail, Nfld., 1991-1993.
Finding Aid is available.
COLL-170

BANKS, JOSEPH, SIR, 1743-1820.
Papers, 1791.
3 leaves.
Photocopied from original: British Museum. Manuscript. Additional 11038, London, England.
Botanist and naturalist, of Great Britain.
A letter to Sir Joseph Banks from John Thompson, midshipman, enclosing the Lord's Prayer and the Hail Mary written by the 'native Indians of Newfoundland'.
MF-003

BANKS, JOSEPH, SIR, 1743-1820.
Journal, 1768-1771.
30 cm.
Photographed in 1983 from original: Mitchell Library, Sydney, Australia.
Botanist and naturalist, of Great Britain. Journal of the voyage of the Endeavour to the South Seas, in two volumes.
COLL-034

BANNERMAN, ALEXANDER, SIR, 1783-1864.
Notes, 1862.
3 pp.
Governor of Newfoundland, 1857-1864.
Transcription of notes found in Bannerman's copy of John Reeves' 'History of the Government of the Island of Newfoundland', 1793.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-087.
MF-004

BARNES, ARTHUR, 1866-1956.
Documents, 1843-1933.
4.5 cm.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-057.
Educator and politician, of Bay Roberts, Nfld.
Degree certificates, letters of appointment to various government posts including Minister of Education and Colonial Secretary and documents relating to the establishment of Harbour Grace Grammar School. 29 items.
Acquired from the estate of Dr. Arthur Barnes, Bay Roberts, Nfld., 1966. and from Ralph Andrews, St. John's, Nfld., 1984 and 1987.
Included in the finding aid to COLL-057.
OMF-029

BARNES, ARTHUR, 1866-1956.
Papers, 1843-1956.
12 cm.
Educator and politician, of Bay Roberts, Nfld.
Papers, correspondence and manuscripts.
Acquired from Ralph Andrews, St. John's, Nfld., 1984-1987.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-057

BARRETT, BARBARA, 1922-.
Papers, 1947-1993.
66 cm.
Scrapbooks photocopied in 1993 from original: Barbara Barrett, St. John's, Nfld.
Theatre director, of St. John's, Nfld., born Huddersfield, England.
Copies of scrapbooks documenting Barrett's involvement in theatre, journalism and the Girl Guides in Newfoundland; programs, photographs, set models, audio cassettes and discs, scripts, correspondence and other papers related to theatre productions.
Arranged in series reflecting the various facets of her involvement with theatre, journalism and community groups.
Acquired from Barbara Barrett, St. John's, Nfld., 1993.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-178

BARRETT, IDA.
Letters, 1971.
4 leaves.
Resident of Windsor, Ont.
Correspondence in which executive director, Manly F. Miner, describes the work of the Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation Inc. and some of its supporters.
Transferred from Memorial University of Newfoundland Library, 1989.
MF-250

BARTLETT, BOB (ROBERT ABRAM), 1875-1946.
Letter, 1942.
2 leaves.
Master mariner and navigator, born Brigus, Nfld.
ALS to 'Dear Alfred and Helen' from 'Up North', dated 10 September 1942. Signed notecard with drawing of the Effie M. Morrissey.
Acquired from a dealer in Bainbridge Island, Wash., November 1988.
MF-111

BARTLETT, GEORGE E.
Diary, ca. 1900.
3 pp.
District Inspector, Newfoundland Constabulary.
Fragment of a diary kept by a member of the Newfoundland Constabulary while engaged in enforcing the Bait Act on board the SS Fiona in Fortune Bay.
Acquired from his grandson, David E. Morgan, Keele, Staffordshire, England, 1984.
MF-219

BASEMENT THEATRE, 1973-.
Papers, 1974-1990.
6 cm.
Theatre established in the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre basement in 1973.
Posters, programs, photographs and publicity material related to Basement Theatre productions.
Acquired from Barbara Barrett, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-173

BATTLE HARBOUR ANGLICAN CHURCH MISSION (LABRADOR).
Essay, 1910.
5 leaves.
An unsigned and undated description of life in Battle Harbour, Labrador in 1910 by the Anglican school teacher of the day.
Acquired from Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Peacock, St. John's, Nfld.
MF-005

BELL, ROBERT, 1841-1917.
Papers, 1865-1899.
2 cm.
Geologist and explorer, of Rathwell, Manitoba.
A collection of 42 items relating to various applications for mineral searches and timer rights in Newfoundland, 1865-1869. A letter from Arthur Waghorne, missionary, Notre Dame Bay, 1899; three letters from James Browning, St. John's, 1869.
Acquired from Montreal Book Auctions, Montreal, Quebec, 1979.
MF-119

BENEVOLENT IRISH SOCIETY (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Account Book, 1862-1875.
1.5 cm.
The Benevolent Irish Society was founded in St. John's in 1806 by a number of Irish residents of the town, as a charitable organization with the intent of alleviating the plight of the poor in the city. It is believed to be one of the oldest charitabl e and social organizations in North America.
An account book entitled 'Charity of B.I. Society Book' containing minutes of meetings, names of members and names of recipients of food and money donated for the poor of the Irish community of St. John's, 1862-1875.
Acquired from a private dealer, ca. 1977.
MF-006

BENGER, JOHN W., fl. 1743.
Instructions, 1743.
2 leaves.
Photocopied from a typewritten transcript.
Justice of the Peace for Ferryland.
Instructions to John W. Benger, one of HM Justices of the Peace for the district of Ferryland, received from Thomas Smith, Governor of Newfoundland, 1743.
Acquired from the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador.
MF-007

BENSON, DAVID L., 1955-.
Collection.
6 items.
Fisheries officer and author, of St. John's, Nfld.
One Newfoundland Constabulary hat badge from the reign of George V; one audio tape of the "Ode to Newfoundland" by the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Band, pre-unification; three photographs, two of the HMS Calypso, one of a Naval Fire Service p laque; and one program of the commissioning ceremony of HMCS Ojibwa, 1965.
Acquired from David L. Benson, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
MF-92

BENSON, IRENE.
William T. Benson Papers, 1917-1919.
1 cm.
Photocopied in 1983 from original: Robert Benson, 31 Poplar Avenue, St. John's, Nfld.
Resident of Bay Bulls Arm, Trinity Bay.
Letters from her brother, Private William T. Benson with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in England and France. Official notification of his death two weeks before the armistice and letters of condolence.
MF-183

BERNSTEIN, MURIEL, 1901-.
Papers, 1929; 1990.
10 leaves and 4 photographs.
Freelance journalist, of New York City, NY.
Correspondence concerning a gift Bernstein had given the Newfoundland and Labrador Crafts Development Association in 1990 and four photographs of Major Robert H. Tait taken in 1929 when Bernstein was visiting Newfoundland.
Acquired from Muriel Bernstein, New Hampshire, USA, 1990.
MF-291

BERRY, FREDA ELIZABETH, 1908-1984.
Records, 1943-1982.
6 cm.
Teacher and administer, of St. John's.
Scrapbook of her career in the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service, 1943-1946; photographs and memorabilia which record her active service as Lieutenant Commander and at subsequent reunions.
Acquired from the estate of Freda Elizabeth Berry, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
COLL-061

BIRD, WILL R. (WILLIAM RICHARD), 1891-1984.
Clipping, 1931.
4 pp. folio.
Author, of Halifax, N.S.
A short story, entitled "Farlands', excerpted from 'The Toronto Star Weekly', August 15, 1931.
Acquired from Gilbert Higgins, Stephenville, Nfld., 1988.
OMF-049

BISHOP, E.I.
Postcard.
1 item.
Photographer, of Grand Falls, Nfld.
Postcard with E.I. Bishop photograph of Charles and Anne Lindbergh and Bishop autograph.
Acquired from Mabel Farmer, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
MF-194

BISHOP FEILD HOME AND SCHOOL ASSOCIATION (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Records, 1924-1981.
9.5 cm.
Minute books, one financial record book and one file of miscellaneous minutes and other documents of the Feildian Ladies Association, later Bishop Feild Home and School Association.
Acquired from Bishop Feild Home and School Association, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
Preliminary inventory and calendar of miscellaneous papers are available.
COLL-102

BISHOP, SAMUEL JAMES.
Acknowledgement, 1918.
1 leaf.
Acknowledgement of donation to the Sunday School Orphanage League of the Church of England, St. John's, signed by Bertha Harvey, January 19, 1918. Notes on verso concern confirmation in 1934.
Acquired from Ingeborg Marshall, St. John's, Nfld., 1980.
MF-131

BLACKMORE, MARTIN, fl. 1845.
Diary, 1845-1847.
64 leaves.
Photocopy of original.
Church of England clergyman.
Diary kept by Rev. Martin Blackmore, Church of England clergyman in Burgeo in the 1840s.
Acquired from Elizabeth Behrens, Librarian, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, Nfld., 1989.

BLAKE, MAURICE BERNAL, 1878-1934.
Diary, 1887-1918.
3 cm.
Major, RAF, barrister and adventurer.
Diary and scrapbook kept by Maurice Blake, son of Sir Henry Blake, Governor of Newfoundland, 1887-1888. Records the daily life of the nine year old in Newfoundland, the Bahamas and later in Jamaica.
Acquired from book dealer Harold Medjuck, Halifax, N.S., 1978.
MF-136

BLATHWAYT, WILLIAM, SIR, 1649?-1717.
Letter, 1702.
3 leaves.
Photocopied from original: National Archives of Canada, Sir William Blathwayt Papers, MG 18, N5, Ottawa, Ont.
Statesman.
Letter from William Phippard, Mayor of Poole, and Solomon Merrett pointing to the need for fortifications to protect the Newfoundland fisheries.
MF-008

BOLAND, RICHARD M., 1953-.
Papers, 1970-1992.
1.15 m.
Actor, of Curling, Nfld.
Radio, film and stage scripts, production notes, programs, handbills, minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial statements and clippings of productions in which the author was involved.
Acquired from Richard Boland, St. John's, Nfld.
Limited access. Select files may be viewed only with author's permission.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-124

BOLE, JOHN, fl. 1759.
Will, 1759.
1 p.
Planter, of Ferryland, Nfld.
His will by which is estate devolves to his sister, Elizabeth Seale, or nieces, Mary and Elizabeth Bole.
Acquired from Julian Walton, Waterford, Ireland.
MF-236

BOND, ROBERT, SIR, 1857-1927.
Notes, ca. 1920s.
2 pp.
Prime Minister of Newfoundland, 1900-1909.
Draft of a speech, in pencil, 129 words.
Acquired from H.C. Schwartz.
MF-009

BOSTON NEWFOUNDLAND MARATHON CLUB (BOSTON, MASS.)
Photograph, 1929.
8 leaves.
Photograph of banquet tendered April 22, 1929 to honour Ronald B. O'Toole, Newfoundland's first competitor in the Boston Marathon, April 19, 1929. Relevant accounts from 'The Newfoundland Weekly'.
Unknown source.
Index of photographs is available.
OMF-008

BOURQUIN, THEODOR, ca. 1840-1914.
Letterbooks, 1865-1881.
3 cm.
Moravian missionary, Nain, Labrador.
Three notebooks containing translation from German of letters written between 1865 and 1881 by Samuel Kleinschmidt of Greenland to Theodor Bourquin on the subject of the Eskimo language. Handwritten translation by Brigitte Schloss, ca. 1954.
Acquired from Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Peacock, St. John's, Nfld.
MF-138

BOWRING, EDGAR RENNIE, Sir, 1858-1943.
Certificate, 1897.
1 leaf.
Businessman, born St. John's.
Share certificate issued to Bowring by the Victoria Cricket and Athletic Association, Limited, certifying his purchase of 200 shares, dated November 24, 1897 and signed by M. G. Winter, President, and W.H. Rennie, Secretary.
Acquired from dealer Alfred Van Peteghem, Montreal, Quebec, 1987.
MF-272

BOWRING FAMILY.
Papers 1935-1980.
55.5 cm.
Correspondence from P. Derrick Bowring and Moira Gordon Bowring to his mother in England together with other correspondence, related family documents and photographs.
Acquired from P. Derrick Bowring, Topsail, Nfld., 1991-1993.
Finding Aid is available.
COLL-157

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 5489, f. 41.
Articles for Newfoundland Fishing, 170--.
2 leaves.
Photocopied in 1971 from National Archives of Canada, MG 21. Papers of Abraham Hill (1635-1721), one of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations. Original: British Library, London, England.
Six suggestions for merchants sending ships to the Newfoundland fishery. Signed by Hugh Lamy and Peter le Pravost.
MF-002

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 5540, f. 23.
Memorandum, 1795.
2 leaves.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Memorandum from John Cary at the Customs House, London, concerning fish and oil import duties paid by the Bristol merchants.
MF-039

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 5795.
Ordnance records, 1697; 1705.
14 pp.
Photocopied in 1971 from original: British Library, London, England.
Warrant for ordnance and list of officers for the Newfoundland Expedition, 1696-7. Warrant for ordnance and list of gunners and officers for Newfoundland, 1705.
MF-043

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 6820, f. 185.
Report, 1762.
1 leaf.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Letter dated October 12, 1762, from George Grenville, Prime Minister, accompanying Gazette account of the retaking of St. John's by General William Amherst.
MF-080

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 7099.
Accounts of the expenses of Henry VII, 1497.
1 leaf.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Entry for August 10, 1497: 'To hym that founde the new isle' ten pounds.
MF-042

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 13972
An Account of the Colony and Fishery of Newfoundland and the present state thereof, 1744.
42 leaves.
Photocopied in 1969 from National Archives of Canada, MG 21. Original: British Library, London, England.
History and description of the Newfoundland fisheries compiled by Sir Peter Thompson from which excerpts were transcribed including: Considerations on the State of the British Fisheries in America their consequence to Great Britain, with proposals for the security thereof etc. ca. 1742; fishing trade statistics for 1615 and 1676: a list of inhabitants from Trepassey to Cape Bonavista, 1677.
MF-001

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 15492, Vol. 1-22.
Admiralty correspondence, 1696-1697.
37 pp.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Correspondence between the Admiralty and the Transport Office relating to the expedition to Newfoundland for the protection of the fishery against increasing French harassment.
MF-038

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL MATTHEWS COLLECTION, 42223, Vol. XLII.
Prerogative Court of Canterbury Abstracts, 1702-1728.
19 leaves.
Photocopied in 1971 from original: British Library, London, England.
West Indian and Newfoundland Testators in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, extracted from Act Books. The three Newfoundland names are on pages 5, 6 and 11.
MF-045

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 43532, ff. 148, 157.
Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895.
3 leaves.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Drafts of a letter or report [to Sir William Harcourt] on the failure of the market for Newfoundland fish.
MF-093

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 43559, ff. 135-178.
Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895.
56 pp.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Nineteen letters to and from Sir Terence O'Brien, Governor of Newfoundland, on Newfoundland political affairs.
MF-095

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ADDITIONAL 43637, ff. 14, 16.
Papers of Lord Ripon relating to Newfoundland, 1892-1895.
5 leaves.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Two letters to Lord Ripon concerning French Treaty rights in Newfoundland. One signed J.V.S., June 16, 1893. One unsigned, undated.
MF-094

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. EGERTON 921.
State of the Trade to Newfoundland, 1705-1706.
11 pp.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
'Answer of the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations to an order of the Honourable the House of Commons. Anno 1705- 6' including an 'Account of the Trade and Fishery of Newfoundland and of the Planters' for the years 1698-1705.
MF-040

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. ROYAL 17A LVII, ff. 7, 9.
Captain Edward Wynne letters, 1630.
7 leaves.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Letters from Captain Edward Wynne to 'Most dread and gracious Sovereign' and the Honourable and renowned Knight Sir Kenelm Digby concerning the promising prospects for development in Newfoundland.
MF-171

BRITISH LIBRARY. MANUSCRIPT. SLOAN 3662, ff. 24-26.
Calvert family papers, 1670.
3 leaves.
Photocopied from original: British Library, London, England.
Calvert family account of their colonizing ventures.
MF-278

BROMFIELD, PHILIP, fl. 1788.
Log-book, 1788-1817.
4 cm.
Midshipman, Royal Navy.
Log of the proceeding of HM ship Salisbury, Rear-Admiral John Elliott, Esq., Erasmus Gower, Esq., Commander, in her passage from Newfoundland to England, 1788. Bound with 'Geometry: definitions and principles etc.', an exposition of problems of naviga tion; lists and records of crew, 1795; sailing directions and notes on Mediterranean ports, ca. 1790.
Acquired from H.P. Kraus, 16 East 46 St., New York, N.Y., 1988.
MF-278

BROWN, CASSIE (CASSIE EILEEN), 1919-1986.
Literary papers, 1949-1986.
6 m.
Author, of St. John's, Nfld.
Research materials, drafts, manuscripts, galleys, page proofs and correspondence relating to her three major published works ('Death on the Ice', 1972; 'A Winter's Tale', 1976; 'Standing into Danger', 1979); research materials, drafts and manuscript s of her unpublished books, short stories, plays, etc.; materials related to her journalism career; photographs used as illustrations for her books and articles.
Arranged in series which reflect the various stages of her writing career.
Acquired from the estate of Cassie Brown, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
Finding aid and name index are available.
COLL-115

BROWN FAMILY.
Papers, 1780-1821.
10 pp.
Photocopy.
Planters, of Bonavista.
Legal documents and letters concerning the Brown family's holdings in Bonavista.
Acquired from Robert J. Brown, 17677-25 Miles Road, Mount Clemens, Mich., 48043, USA.
MF-010

BROWNE, WILLIAM J. (WILLIAM JOSEPH), 1897-1989.
Papers, 1953-1965.
48 leaves.
Politician, of St. John's.
Miscellaneous notes and papers: material for speeches; petitions; copies of acts and bills; notes and clippings, from Browne's years as a member of the Newfoundland House of Assembly.
Acquired from W.J. Browne, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
MF-109

BROWNING, T.B. (THOMAS BLAIR), b.1848.
Notes, ca. 1895.
1 cm.
Lawyer and author, born St. John's.
Notes, both loose and entered in a ledger on 1) the Franco-Newfoundland controversy and the Newfoundland fishery, ca. 1895 and 2) artificial fish breeding. Includes a letter from Percy William Bunting, London, England, December 1895.
Unknown Source.
MF-011

BRUTON, FRANCIS ARCHIBALD, 1860-1930.
Manuscript, 1929.
11 pp.
Photocopied in 1984 from original: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, Papers of C.E.A. Jeffrey, St. John's, Nfld.
Naturalist.
Manuscript of an article entitled 'Cormack's List of the Plants of Newfoundland', apparently written by Bruton for a St. John's newspapers.
MF-199

BUCHANAN, ARCHIBALD, fl. 1786.
Report, 1786.
30 pp.
Photocopied from original: British Library. Manuscript. Additional 38347, f.373 et seq., London, England.
Officer in the Royal Navy.
A paper entitled 'Concerning landed property in Newfoundland', which surveys land usage and the laws as they were in the 18th century and affected the inhabitants of Newfoundland.
MF-012

BUCHANAN, ROBERTA.
Papers, 1987.
11 leaves.
Photocopy.
Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Poems and monologues written by Buchanan and performed in 'The Meeting' at the LSPU Hall. Correspondence.
Acquired from Roberta Buchanan, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
MF-251

BUEHLER, RICHARD, 1934-.
Papers, 1969-1993.
1.5 m.
Actor and Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Correspondence, programs, scripts, posters, set models, set designs and related materials from Buehler's involvement with the performing arts in Newfoundland.
Arranged in series to reflect Buehler's work in the theatre.
Acquired from Richard Buehler, St. John's, Nfld., 1990 and 1993.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-162

BURRY, DEAN MICHAEL.
Papers, 1993.
1 cm.
Music student, of Gander, Nfld.
Music and words of one-act opera "Unto the Earth" and related publicity materials.
Acquired from Dean Michael Burry, Gander, Nfld., 1993.
Finding aid is available.
MF-303

BURT, JAMES, fl. 1728.
Indenture, 1728.
1 folio sheet.
Photocopied from original: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld.
Planter, of Old Perlican, Nfld.
Part of a bill of sale by which a plantation at Old Perlican is transferred from John Durell to James Burt, 1728. It includes a descriptive article from 'The Evening Telegram', August 12, 1960.
MF-013

BUTLER, SAMUEL RUSSELL, b.1837.
Journal, 1860.
1.5 cm.
Botanist, from Maine.
Handwritten journal of a student scientific expedition to Labrador led by Professor Paul Ansel Chadbourne of Williams and Bowdoin College and including A.S. Packard (whose 'Labrador Coast' deals in part with this expedition).
Appended is a synopsis of W.P. Alcott's journal of a Greenland expedition. Transcription.
Acquired from D. and E. lake Ltd. Toronto, Ont., 1982.
MF-169

BUTT, A.B. (ALBERT BOYLE), 1904-1989.
Papers, 1933-1981.
72 cm.
Civil servant and politician, born Carbonear, Nfld.
Papers related to his work with the Newfoundland Commission of Government, as a member of the Newfoundland National Convention (1946-1948), as an organizer and candidate for the Newfoundland Progressive Conservative Party, his work as a labour arbitra tor and conciliator and his involvement in horse racing.
Series reflecting the various stages of his career.
Acquired from Grace Butt, St. John's, Nfld., 1990 & 1991.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-155

BUTT, GRACE, 1909-.
Papers, 1938-.
24 cm.
Playwright, journalist and poet, born at Brigus, Nfld.
Notes relating to the plays, 'Catherine Snow', 'The People's House', 'Newfoundland Pageant', and 'Winter Scene'. Correspondence 1940-1981, clippings of her weekly columns in 'The Daily News': 1938-1939; 1948-1949.
Acquired from Grace Butt, St. John's, Nfld., 1983-1993.
Preliminary inventory of the collection is available.
COLL-032

BYNG, JOHN, 1704-1757.
Letters, 1742-1743.
6 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld.
Admiral in the Royal Navy and Governor of Newfoundland, 1742.
Two letters dated February 22, 1742/3 reporting an ordnance stores at Placentia, the state of the Newfoundland trade and the inability of Governors to control the many irregularities. A petition from the fishermen of St. John's and Petty Harbour. An a ffidavit made before James Wibault, 1743.
MF-014

BYRON, JOHN, 1723-1786.
Report, 1770.
9 pp.
Photocopy.
Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy and Governor of Newfoundland, 1769-1772.
Report from Jens Haven at Henly Harbour, Chateau Bay, on three months exploration of the Labrador Coast, encounters with Eskimaux and Indians, and claiming the land at Noneingnak Cape, Eskimaux Bay (Nain), for George III and for the Unitas Fratrum. Ty ped transcription.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-075, 1985.
MF-224

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CABOT FAMILY.
Family tree, 1451-1908.
1 folio sheet, 62 x 53 cm.
Photocopy
John Cabot, explorer and mariner from Genoa, is credited with the discovery of Newfoundland, June 24, 1497.
Shows antecedents and descendants of Giovanni Cabotto (John Cabot); compiled by Captain M. Cabot, a master mariner in Vancouver, British Columbia and signed by Allan M. Cabot, Master Mariner, May 1984.
Acquired from Captain Wilf Blackmore, St. John's, Nfld., 1984.
OMF-042

CAHILL, THOMAS, 1929-.
Papers, 1950-1982.
21.5 cm.
Playwright and television producer, of St. John's.
Stage, film and radio scripts, correspondence, programs and clippings.
Acquired from Thomas Cahill, St. John's, Nfld.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-122

CALVERT C. PRATT SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Records, 1945-1980.
3 cm.
Trust deeds, court order, correspondence and minutes of meetings of the Committee which awarded 468 scholarships over a period of 35 years in accordance with the wishes of Senator Pratt.
Acquired from Dr. Douglas Eaton, Chairman of the Committee, 1981.
MF-133

CAMERON, DON, 1940-.
Certificate, 1978.
1 leaf.
Aeronautical engineer, of England.
A certificate carried in the helium/hot air balloon Zanussi on its attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean, departing from St. John's, July 26, 1978, and signed by pilot Don Cameron and co-pilot Major Christopher Davey.
Acquired from the Centre for Cold Ocean Resources Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1982.
MF-165

CAMPBELL, VICTOR (VICTOR LINDSAY ARBUTHNOT), 1875-1956.
Photographs, 1910-1922.
15 cm.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-010.
Captain (Retired), Royal Navy; Leader of the Northern Party of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, of Black Duck Brook, Nfld.
Enlarged photographs, prints and photograph albums related to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, including work by H.G. Ponting, and two holograph letters. Some photographs and certificates from Royal Navy, World War I.
Acquired from Janet and Nigel Campbell, Stephenville, Nfld., 1979.
Included in finding aid to COLL-010.
OMF-020

CAMPBELL, VICTOR (VICTOR LINDSAY ARBUTHNOT), 1875-1956.
Collection, 1896-1979.
1.08 m.
Captain (Retired), Royal Navy; Leader of the Northern Party of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, of Black Duck Brook, Nfld.
Notebooks, journals, sketchbooks, photographs and photograph albums which record the work of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, and the Northern Party led by Victor L.A. Campbell. Photographs, sketches, etc., relating to his naval career before and after the British Antarctic Expedition. Miscellaneous personal papers, maps, photographs, concerning his residence in Newfoundland after 1922.
Acquired from Nigel and Janet Campbell, Stephenville, Nfld., 1979-1989.
Finding Aid is available.
COLL-010

CANADA. DEPT. OF FISHERIES AND OCEANS.
Aerial views, 1978?.
3 leaves.
Three aerial views of the White Hills, St. John's, site of Department of Fisheries and Oceans, showing Pleasantville and Quidi Vidi Lake in the background.
Acquired from Don Ryan, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
MF-208

CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION. NEWFOUNDLAND.
Records, 1955-1985.
3 m.
The records of the regional producers of performance programming, especially Paul O'Neill, including individual files of all dramatic productions and scripts considered, administrative records for arts and entertainment programming, and school and rel igious broadcasts.
Acquired from Paul O'Neill, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-066

CANADIAN SEALERS' UNION (ST. ANTHONY, NFLD.)
Letters, 1977-1978.
.5 m.
Photocopy.
Letters of support and hate mail sent to members of the Canadian Sealers' Union at St. Anthony during the protests against the seal hunt in 1977 and 1978.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File.
MF-255

CANTWELL, JAMES, fl. 1845.
Commendation, 1845.
1 leaf.
Photocopied in 1970 from original: Marion Baker, Outer Cove, Nfld.
Harbour pilot, of St. John's.
A commendation (in Dutch) signed and sealed by the Captain in Command of the frigate Ryn and Hendrick, Prince of the Netherlands, praising the performance of James Cantwell who guided the Ryn into the harbour of St. John's and out to sea on August 26, 1845. Since then this document has been signed by British monarchs visiting Newfoundland.
MF-017

CAREW, S.J. (STANLEY JAMES), 1914-1977.
Collection, 1930-1977.
1.3 m.
Dean of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Clippings concerning Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1961-1977; ca. 1300 photographs of students, faculty, campus buildings and activities from the early years of Memorial University College to 1977; correspondence, working papers and reports on establishing a full degree course in Engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1966.
Acquired from Margaret Carew, St. John's, Nfld., 1978.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-012

CAREW, WILLIAM J., 1890-1990.
Memorabilia, 1944-1981.
60 items.
Civil servant, born Portugal Cove, Nfld.
Invitations to 46 St. John's social functions Carew received between 1944 and 1956; 14 Christmas cards received from artist Harold B. Goodridge between 1947 and 1981, with illustrations by the artist.
Arranged chronologically by genre.
Acquired from his daughter, Helen Carew, St. John's, Nfld., 1991.
Finding aid is available.
MF-309

CARROLL, DANIEL J., 1865-1941.
Collection, ca. 1900-1941.
2 cm.
Photocopy.
Woodcarver and poet, of St. John's.
A large selection of his poems copied from 'The Evening Telegram', 'Newfoundland Quarterly', etc., tributes to a wide variety of people and events. An anonymous eulogy at his death, February 19, 1941.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-075.
MF-228

CARROLL, WILLIAM JOSEPH, 1861-1940.
Letter, 1909.
1 leaf.
Sheriff of Newfoundland, 1932-1934; born St. John's.
Letter (dated February 7, 1909) to Carroll from C.G. Davis, New York City, concerning articles by Davis in 'Forest and Stream' magazine.
Found in a copy of 'Field and Stream' magazine, 1987.
MF-261

CARSON, WILLIAM 1770-1843.
Photographs, 1987.
3 prints.
Photographed from original: Newfoundland Pharmaceutical Association, St. John's, Nfld.
Medical doctor and politician, of St. John's.
Three photographs, one each of the title page, half-title page and fly leaf of the 'Pharmacopoeia Universalis', the personal copy of Dr. William Carson, with his signature on the title page and fly leaf.
Acquired from Helen Nixon, Ottawa, Ont., 1987.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-191

CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.: ANGLICAN).
Records, 1805-1925.
12 cm.
Photocopied from original: Archives of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, Nfld.
Correspondence, accounts, documents, pamphlets and miscellaneous material mainly concerning the planning, construction and completion of the Cathedral between 1844 and 1892.
Acquired from the Diocesan Synod of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador.
COLL-045

CHESSHYRE, ROBERT J., fl. 1846.
Letter, 1846.
4 pp.
A letter from Archibald Campbell Tait, headmaster of Rugby School and later Archbishop of Canterbury, subscribing to the rebuilding of St. John's Church. Typewritten transcript and biographical note on Tait included.
Unknown source.
MF-106

CHICHESTER, CHARLES, SIR, 1795-1847.
Diaries, 1824.
12 leaves.
Photocopied from photocopy of original: Archives of the University of Hull, DDCH 73/74, Hull, England.
Lieutenant Colonel, 81st Battalion.
Excerpts from two journals covering the period of his commission in Newfoundland and describing visits to Portugal Cove and several communities of Conception Bay. The two accounts are complementary: May 20 to October 19 and August 10 to September 14, 1824.
MF-026

CHILD WELFARE ASSOCIATION (NFLD.)
Records, 1924-1976.
14 cm.
Charitable organization, 1921-1977.
Annual and Medical Reports, 1939-1968; financial statements, 1964-1976; scrapbook of St. John's Baby Week, 1926; award received Imperial Baby Week Challenge Shield Competition, 1927; circulars; reports; photographs; guest book of the 50th Annual Meeti ng, 1971.
Acquired from Pat Russell, 7 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, Nfld., 1980.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-002

CHIMMO, WILLIAM fl. 1867.
Journal, 1867.
1.5 cm.
Commander of HMS Gannet.
'Journal of a Voyage to Labrador in H.M. Ship Gannett by Commander Chimmo', holograph, illustrated, 42 leaves and appended materials, half-leather bound, 32.5 x 40.5 cm. In carrying out a hydrographic survey of the Labrador coast between Indian Harbou r and Hopedale Commander Chimmo kept this narrative account, a unique record of social and economic significance.
Acquired from Gilbert Higgins, Stephenville, Nfld., 1987.
OMF-040

CLUETT, FRANCES, 1883-1969.
Papers, 1916-1920.
3 cm.
A member of the Volunteer Aid Detachment in Europe during World War I, born Belleoram, Fortune Bay, Nfld.
Letters written to her mother, Martha Cluett, Belleoram, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, after Frances Cluett had left home to join the Volunteer Aid Detachment during World War I.
Arranged in series by genre.
Acquired from Rev. V. Cluett, Dartmouth, N.S., 1993.
Finding Aid is available.
COLL-174

COAKER, W.F. (WILLIAM FORD), SIR, 1871-1938.
Papers, 1901-1977.
32 cm.
In part, photocopy and microfilm.
Union organizer and politician, born St. John's, resident of Port Union.
Two scrapbooks containing clippings, letters and family memorabilia kept by his daughter, Camilla Coaker; one reel of microfilm of correspondence 1903, 1930; minutes of the Union Trading Company, 1911-1920; and correspondence 1912-1926 and 1930.
Acquired from Camilla Coaker, St. John's, 1969 and 1980.
COLL-009

COCHRANE, JOHN J., d. 1984.
Records, 1943-1959.
12 cm.
Labour organizer, of St. John's.
Proceedings of the 8th National Convention of the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists (1953). Minute books of Directors' meetings and annual general meetings of the Civil Service Association, 1943-1950. Minute book of the Association of Catholic T rade Unionists, 1949-1950. Minute book of the St. John's Trades and Labour Council, 1948-1956.
Folder containing 18 photographs of union meetings and personalities, correspondence and notes concerning the Newfoundland Government Employees Association, 1956, Newfoundland Federation of Labour and the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada, St. John 's District Trades and Labour Council.
Acquired from his son John S. Cochrane, St. John's, Nfld., 1984.
COLL-055

CODCO (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Papers, 1972-1988.
1.2 m.
Theatre troupe formed in St. John's, 1972.
Transcriptions of performances, early drafts of scripts, working papers and reviews.
Arranged in 11 series.
Acquired from CODCO, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
Finding aid is available.
MF-020

COLUMBUS LADIES ASSOCIATION (NFLD.)
Records, 1922-1945.
.5 cm.
Service organization, St. John's.
Notice of prizes to be drawn in a sweepstake on sealing results, 1922; Grand Ball Programmes, 1926; Treasurer's report, 1925-26; draft constitution and by-laws, 1945.
Transferred from Maurice Wilanski, Thornhill, Ont., 1986.
List of files is available.
COLL-092

COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.)
Records, 1948-1970.
4 cm.
Minutes, correspondence, programs, membership, clippings of the Community Concert Association.
Acquired from Maurice Wilanski, Thornhill, Ont., 1986.
List of files is available.
COLL-092

COMMUNITY PLANNING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA. NEWFOUNDLAND DIVISION.
Records, 1972-1976.
2 cm. folio.
Forms part of Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-035.
Urban planning organization, 1953-1976.
Plans, architectural drawings, posters and other oversize items from the Association's records.
Acquired from the Resource Centre for the Arts, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
Included in finding aid of COLL-035.
OMF-021

COMMUNITY PLANNING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA. NEWFOUNDLAND DIVISION.
Records, 1953-1976.
2 m.
Urban planning organization, 1953-1976.
The records of the CPAC, Newfoundland Division, including minutes, reports, correspondence, budgets, membership lists, etc.
Arranged as CPAC Newfoundland Division; national office; regional divisions.
Acquired from the Resource Centre for the Arts, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-035

CONDON, MICHAEL E.J., 1864-1932?.
Drawing, ca. 1925.
2 folio sheets.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-084.
Businessman and author, of St. John's and Cape Broyle.
Drawing, ink on linen of 'Condon's Patent Trap' with blueprint, 80 x 47 cm.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-087.
Included as Series 7 in finding aid to COLL-084.
OMF-036

CONDON, MICHAEL E.J., 1864-1932?.
Papers, 1909-1933.
24 cm.
Businessman and author, of St. John's and Cape Broyle.
Correspondence relative to the publication of his book, 'The Fisheries and resources of Newfoundland', 1925, and to fisheries-related business ventures. Manuscript material, miscellaneous notes, pamphlets, off-prints, photographs, postcards and scrapb ooks. The collection also contains biographical notes on a number of families from the northeast coast of Newfoundland involved in the seal hunt, including the Barbours, Roberts, and Keans.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-087.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-084

COOMBS, DEBORAH
Posters and programs, 1986-1989.
3 cm.
Student, of St. John's, Nfld.
Handbills, programs and posters of Newfoundland theatre productions, mainly high school and university.
Acquired from Deborah Coombs, St. John's, Nfld., 1993.
MF-311

COX, DUDLEY
Photographs, ca. 1918.
3 items.
Artistic director of Newfoundland Travelling Theatre Company, 1972-1976.
One photograph of Prime Minister Sir William Lloyd of Newfoundland examining a Whippet tank in France during World War I and two of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment during training at Pleasantville, St. John's.
Acquired from Dudley Cox, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
MF-056

CRAMM, KATHARINE, 1919-.
Photographs, 1985.
8 photographs.
Library Administrator, of St. John's, Nfld.
Photographs taken at the reception held at Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, in honour of Katharine Cramm upon her retirement as Library Administrator.
Gift of Richard Ellis, University Librarian, 1985.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-268

CRAWFORD, JAMES, 1893-1963.
Papers, 1934-1960.
24 cm.
Retired Army Colonel and Aide-de-Camp, Government House, St. John's.
Material, both manuscript and published, on the subjects of heraldry, genealogy, and other armorial matters especially of royal families and institutions throughout the world.
Arranged in the following series: heraldry; genealogy; photographs; booklets; miscellaneous matters.
Unknown source.
Finding aid and index of photographs is available.
COLL-027

CROSBIE, JOHN, 1931-.
Papers, 1965-1981.
18 m.
Politician, of St. John's, Nfld.
Political papers and related government documents gathered as a municipal politician, 1965-1966, and as a provincial politician, 1966-1976, with some post 1976 material.
Arranged in series corresponding to his political career.
Acquired from John Crosbie, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
Executive Council papers restricted in accordance with the Newfoundland Freedom of Information Act.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-073

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DALTON, JACK G., 1921-.
Collection, 1913-1976.
10 cm.
Railwayman, of St. John's.
Canadian National Railways timetables, items of railway history, railway nomenclature covering the period 1913-1976.
Acquired from Jack G. Dalton, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-093

DALTON, MARY.
Papers, 1980-1987.
0.5 cm.
Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Theatre reviews published in "The Newfoundland Herald" and "The Evening Telegram".
Acquired from Mary Dalton, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
COLL-135

DANIELLE, CHARLES HENRY, 1830-1902.
Papers, c.1890-1910.
6 cm.
Dance instructor and hotel proprietor, of St. John's, born Baltimore, Md.
Correspondence, documents, photographs and clippings related to Danielle and the Octagon Castle.
Arranged generically in series.
Acquired from Joseph R. Smallwood Estate, Roaches Line, Nfld., 1992.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-164

DARBY, JESSIE G.
Books, n.d.
7.5 cm.
Teacher.
Three books of programs for kindergarten classes; one book of original designs, one book of needlepoint and coloured design creations.
Acquired, after her death, from the office of Ethel Janes, Professor of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1987.
COLL-094

DAVEY, JOHN, 1865-1940.
Documents, 1911-1948.
1 cm.
Contractor and appraiser, St. John's.
Miscellaneous documents.
Acquired from Madonna Green, St. John's, Nfld., November 1988.
MF-134

DAVIDSON, WALTER EDWARD, SIR, 1859-1923.
Photograph, ca. 1914.
1 item.
Governor of Newfoundland, 1913-1917.
Photograph of Diana and Daphne, his daughters, in a dog cart at Government House, framed as a Christmas card.
Acquired, 1986.
Finding aid is available.
MF-248

DAVISON, RALPH H., MRS.
Letter, 1941.
1 p.
Letter from Dr. Hugh Auchincloss, President of the Grenfell Association of America, concerning the Grenfell Memorial Fund.
Unknown source.
MF-022

DAWE, HUGH MAXWELL, 1899-1970.
Letters, 1936-1958.
.5 cm.
Businessman, of St. John's.
Two letters from Sir Richard Squires, dated September 7 and October 10, 1936, dealing with the history of education in Newfoundland, his role in the founding of Memorial University College, the fishery scientific research program, and the contribution of Dr. Arthur Barnes to the development of education policy. A letter from A.B. Perlin, July 21, 1958; clippings concerning Barnes.
Acquired from Dr. Iain Bruce, Dean of Arts, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
MF-142

DAWSON, J.W. (JOHN WILLIAM), 1820-1899.
Letter, 1850.
8 pp.
Photocopy and transcript.
Geologist.
Letter concerning copper specimens from Edward Archibald seeking advice for exploration on the Burin Peninsula.
Acquired from P.R. Eakins, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1986.
MF-239

DAY, JAMES WENTWORTH, 1899-1983.
Papers, 1960.
78 leaves.
Published edition: Centre for Newfoundland Studies (FF/1008/.3/D38).
Author, of Exning, Suffolk, England.
Typescript of Day's book, "Newfoundland: the Fortress Isle."
Acquired from Joseph R. Smallwood, Roaches Line, Nfld., 1972.
Finding aid is available.
MF-304

DE LUE, WILLARD.
Articles, 1948.
17 pp.
Photocopy.
Journalist, of Boston, Mass.
Fourteen columns from the 'Boston Daily Globe', July 1948, in which De Lue describes his travels in Newfoundland on the eve of the Confederation referendum and views its problems and potential through American eyes.
Acquired from Peter Neary, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont., 1986.
MF-233

DECKS AWASH, 1968-1991.
Photographs, 1968-1991.
3 m.
Magazine produced by the Extension Service of Memorial University of Newfoundland from 1968 until it was sold to private publishers in 1991.
Photographs, negatives and contact prints used in and taken for (but not used in) the magazine "Decks Awash".
Arranged according to issue.
Acquired from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Extension Service, St. John's, Nfld., 1991.
COLL-154

DICKMAN, ILKA DEUTSCH, 1899-1984.
Collection, 1939-1940.
4 cm.
Physician from Virginia, USA, born Ilke Deutsch, Prague, Czechoslovakia.
First and final typescripts of her book describing her appointment as a district nurse in Rencontre West and the South Coast during 1939-1940. Letters of appointment from the Dominions Office, June 1939.
Acquired from Ilke Deutsch Dickman, Alexandria, Virginia, 1983.
MF-186

DICKS, EILEEN, 1950-.
Papers, 1959-1978.
4 cm.
Author, of Manuels, Nfld.
Papers related to her involvement with the Wabana Little Theatre, Wabana Glee Club, Newfoundland Regional Drama Festival, scripts, reviews, programs, photographs and other materials related to her involvement with the performing arts.
Acquired from Eileen Dicks, Manuels, Nfld., 1990-1992.
Preliminary inventory is available.
COLL-161

DILKE, CHARLES WENTWORTH, SIR, 1843-1911.
Papers, 1959-1978.
4 cm.
Author, of Manuels, Nfld.
Papers related to her involvement with the Wabana Little Theatre, Wabana Glee Club, Newfoundland Regional Drama Festival, scripts, reviews, programs, photographs and other materials related to her involvement with the performing arts.
Acquired from Eileen Dicks, Manuels, Nfld., 1990-1992.
Preliminary inventory is available.
COLL-161

DOBSON-GILROY, SHIRLEY.
Photographs, 1932-1982.
3 items.
Author of 'Amelia, Pilot in Pearls', Link Press, Inc. McLean, Va., residing in Manchester, Conn.
Photographs of: Amelia Earhart just prior to her transatlantic flight with her mechanic Ed Gorski and Bernt Balchen; her plane Vega; 50th Anniversary commemorative postal cover.
Acquired from Shirley Dobson-Gilroy, Manchester, Conn., 1989.
Publication of photographs should credit United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, Conn. 16101.
MF-024

DOMINION STEEL AND COAL CORPORATION (WABANA, NFLD.).
Records, 1895-1966.
1 cm.
Bell Island iron-ore mining company, 1930-1966.
Memo of iron ore shipments from Wabana, tonnages 1895-1966; graph of ore shipments from Wabana to Canada, Germany, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and other countries, 1895-1946; accounting records of general expenses for January 194 8.
Acquired from John Pinsent, Bell Island, Nfld., 1984.
MF-187

DOUGLAS, CHARLES, SIR, D. 1789.
Correspondence, 1776-1785.
16 leaves.
Photocopied from original: National Archives of Canada, Douglas Papers, MG 24, A3, Ottawa, Ont.
Commander-in-Chief of His Majesty's ships and vessels in the St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia, the Islands of St. John, Cape Breton and the Bay of Fundy.
Letter from Douglas to Captain Henry Harvey, June 1, 1776, praising his tactics in the St. Lawrence River against the Americans and the reply from Captain Harvey. Orders and regulations for the salmon fishery in Newfoundland issued by Robert Duff, Gov ernor of Newfoundland. Orders issued by Douglas concerning the rights of American fishermen on the shores of Nova Scotia, Magdalen Islands and Labrador, 1785.
MF-025

DU PRE, VICTOR, d. 1976.
Correspondence, interview notes, 1968-1975.
.5 cm.
Electronics engineer and folklorist, of St. John's.
Correspondence between Victor Du Pre and Dr. John Hewson of Memorial University of Newfoundland concerning their search for information on 'Oubee', the Beothuk girl taken to England in 1792. Letter to J.R. Smallwood with information on Newfoundland hi story and folklore. Interview with residents of Trinity Bay, 1968.
Acquired from Victor Du Pre, St. John's, Nfld., 1976.
MF-028

DUCKWORTH, JOHN THOMAS, SIR, 1747/48-1817.
Papers, 1810-1812.
1.5 cm. folio.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-106.
Photocopied from original: Joseph Regenstein Library, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Admiral in the Royal Navy and Governor of Newfoundland, 1810-1812.
Orders, letters and reports on shipping and the fishery in Newfoundland, 1810-1812.
Not to be reproduced or quoted without permission of the Director, Joseph Regenstein Library, University of Chicago.
Included in finding aid to COLL-106.
OMF-003

DUDER, EDWIN FRANCIS, 1908-1980.
Papers, 1940-1980.
24 cm.
Real estate agent and poet, a Newfoundlander living in Connecticut and California.
Typescripts of collections of poetry, clippings, correspondence, tapes, autographed books.
Acquired from his widow, Mary MacNeill Duder, 1983.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-037

DULEY, MARGARET, 1894-1968.
Letters, 1952-1968.
1.5 cm.
Novelist, of St. John's, Nfld.
A journal of her European tour in the form of a continuous letter to her sister Gladys. Letters to her cousins Alice and Freda Jefferies. Letters concerning her death and obituary.
Acquired from Freda Jefferies, Avon, England and Alison Feder, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1984.
MF-213

DUNCAN, NORMAN, 1871-1916.
Papers, 1896-1956.
44 cm.
Canadian author, resident in the United States of America. Correspondence and contracts with his agents, publishers and executors, manuscripts and reprints of short stories; typescript of dramatization of a novel; photographs and newsclippings.
Acquired from his niece, Susan Duncan, 1986.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-067

DUNFIELD, BRIAN (BRIAN EDWARD SPENCER), SIR, 1888-1968.
Papers, 1925-1968.
64 cm.
Justice of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and District Judge of the Admiralty Exchequer Court of Canada.
The Dunfield papers fall into three categories: material relating to the Branch and Cape Shore Development Committee, 1939-1947; material relating to the Commission of Enquiry on the Logging Industry, 1960; manuscripts on a wide variety of subjects an d personal papers and correspondence, 1925-1968.
Acquired from the estate of Sir Brian Dunfield, St. John's, 1975.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-006

DYER, ROBERT WILLIAM, 1808-1887.
Diary, 1845-1884.
1 microfilm reel.
Microfilmed from original: General Synod Archives of the Anglican Church of Canada, Toronto, Ont.
Anglican clergyman and teacher.
Manuscript diary of Dyer's fourteen years at Greenspond (1845-1859) and later years in Prince Edward Island (1859-1884).
MF-273

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EDWARDS, BROTHER, fl. 1832.
Letter, 1832.
1 leaf.
Moravian missionary.
Letter of greeting (in German) from the Yorkshire Mission Society. Probably originally a covering letter with reports sent to the Labrador Missions. Typewritten transcript and translation included.
Acquired from a British bookseller, 1977.
MF-029

EFFIE M. MORRISSEY (SHIP).
Log-books, 1942-1943.
24 cm.
Schooner in the Gloucester Fleet fishing Newfoundland waters 1894-1926 under various Canadian masters.
Four log-books in which L.A. Gushue, Engineer, recorded coastal voyages and port calls in 1942 and 1943. Unsorted receipts, talley-sheets, etc. are inserted in one.
Acquired from Rupert Wilfred Bartlett, 1 Dartmouth Street, St. John's, Nfld.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-001

ELLIS, HAROLD F., 1905-1976.
Papers, 1946-1958.
12 items.
Supervisor at Pepperrell Air Force Base, St. John's, Nfld.
Five letters of commendation, six photographs and one clipping concerning Ellis's employment as a supervisor in various capacities at Pepperrell Air Force Base (USA), St. John's, Nfld.
Acquired from John N. Cardoulis, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
Calendar of correspondence and index of photographs are available.
MF-177

ENGLISH, L.E.F. (LEO EDWARD FRANCIS), 1887-1971.
Papers, ca. 1960s.
12 cm.
Photocopied in 1982 from original: Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archives, 84-570, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld.
Author and historian, of St. John's; curator of the Newfoundland Museum.
Correspondence, typescripts, miscellaneous papers. Manuscripts of his unpublished novel of Beothuck life, 'Red Dawn'. Incomplete manuscript of his book 'Legends and Folklore of Newfoundland'.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-063

ERNESTINA (SHIP).
Slides, 1987.
12 slides and 1 leaf.
Twelve colour slides and a brochure of the Ernestina, formerly the Effie M. Morrissey.
Acquired from Terry Ridings, Sidney, B.C., 1987.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-259

EVENING MERCURY (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Extracts, 1882-1888.
57 pp.
Daily newspaper, St. John's, 1882-1889.
Hand copied extracts from the 'Evening Mercury' recording the 'use of objectionable language on the part of the editor' by an unknown compiler, 1882-1888.
Unknown source.
MF-030

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FACEY, ROBERT WILLIAM, 1848-1925.
Papers, 1873-1874, 1892, 1957, 1966.
27 pp.
Photocopied in 1970 from original: Noel Facey, 49 Roosevelt Avenue, Mount Pearl, Nfld.
Teacher, of English Harbour, Trinity Bay.
Diary entries, February and March 1892, describing events and listing survivors of the Trinity Bay sealing disaster.
Report of the Trinity Bay Relief Committee to the Governor, 1892. Excerpts from the log of the brig Dart, 1873-4.
Clippings of the 1892 sealing disaster, 1957, 1966.
MF-031

FALLON, LUKE, d. 1881.
Log-books, 1871-1874.
6 cm.
Photocopied in 1892 from original: Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Archives, St. John's, Nfld.
Chief Constable, Harbour Grace.
Two log-books containing the daily record of police activity at Harbour Grace headquarters of the Newfoundland Constabulary.
Courtesy of his greatgrandson, Raymond Fallon.
COLL-029

FAY, C.R. (CHARLES RYLE), 1884-1961.
Manuscripts, 1955.
2 cm.
Professor of Economic History, Cambridge University.
Draft of four chapters of 'Life and Labour in Newfoundland', a series of lectures based on two tours of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1952 and 1953 and delivered at Memorial University in 1953. Published by University of Toronto Press., 1956.
Unknown source.
MF-139

FEILD, EDWARD, 1801-1876.
Letter, 1867.
2 pp.
Anglican Bishop of Newfoundland, 1844-1876.
Autograph letter from Feild to an unknown person, in reply to a request for an autograph, and a woodcut portrait.
Acquired, 1984.
MF-207

FENWICK, PETER, 1944-.
Papers, 1984-1989.
1.1 m.
Politician, of Cape St. George, Nfld.
Correspondence, press releases, diaries, speeches and other materials related to his service as New Democratic Party Leader and Member of the House of Assembly for Menihek, 1984-1989.
Arranged in series reflecting various aspects of his political career.
Acquired from Peter Fenwick, Cape St. George, Nfld., 1993.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-181

FIELD, CYRUS WEST, 1819-1892.
Telegrams and invitation, 1866, 1879.
6 leaves.
American financier responsible for the first transatlantic cable laid by the Great Eastern in 1866.
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. Addit ional notes by Arthur Fox, 1965.
Unknown source.
MF-201

FISHERMEN'S PROTECTIVE UNION OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Records, 1921; 1939.
19 pp.
Photocopied from original: Wesley Caravan, Green Bay, Nfld.
Organized by William F. Coaker in 1908, the F.P.U. was a diminishing force after his resignation in 1923 and finally disappeared in 1960.
Letter from W.B. Jennings, Newfoundland Minister of Public Works, enclosing a list of grants allocated to the district of Twillingate' for roads, bridges and wharf repair for 1920; agreement and memorandum annexed to the agreement between Bowater's Ne wfoundland Pulp and Paper Mills Ltd. and the Fishermen's Protective Union, April 26, 1939.
MF-168

FISHERY PRODUCTS LIMITED (NFLD.)
Document, 1963.
10 pp.
Fish processing company based in Newfoundland.
Signed copy of a collective agreement between Fishery Products Ltd. and the Federal Labour Union Local No. 24702, Canadian Labour Congress of Port Union, dated April 1, 1963.
Acquired, 1983.
MF-174

FORWARD AND TIBBO LIMITED (GRAND BANK, NFLD.).
Records, 1910-1953.
5 m.
Grand Bank merchant establishment.
Company records including: ledgers; cash books; invoices; stock books; schooner accounts, etc.
Arranged chronologically.
Acquired from Eric L. Tibbo, Grand Bank, Nfld., 1983.
To be used for research purposes only by those who are aware of its confidentiality and agree to respect it.
COLL-043

FOURQUEVAUX, DE, F. 1556.
Letter, 1556.
13 leaves.
Courtier.
A letter in French from Henry Duthier, cousin of Alfonso, Duke of Ferrara, concerning preparation for a battle in the war between Pope Paul IV and King Philip II of Spain, dated October 23, 1556. Transcription and covering letter from the National Arc hives of Canada, 1962.
Unknown source.
MF-132

FOX, ARTHUR, 1915-1977.
Letters, 1963 and 1965.
3 leaves.
Photocopy.
Civil servant, of St. John's.
Letter from Commander A. MacDermott, R.N., formerly of the HMS Calypso concerning his re-occupation of Fort Waldegrave in 1916. Letter from Arthur Fox published in 'The Evening Telegram' June 15, 1965 concerning HMS Calypso, renamed Briton.
Acquired from Arthur Fox, St. John's, Nfld.
MF-064

FRANCE. ARCHIVES DE LA MARINE.
Crew Agreement, 1896.
4 pp. folio.
Agreement between owner and crew of ships from the port of Fecamp to the Newfoundland Banks.
Acquired from I. Erlich, Montreal, Quebec, 1986.
MF-243

FRANCE. ARCHIVES DE LA MARINE.
Documents, 1784-1829.
.5 cm. folio.
Five documents concerning the French cod fishery on the coast of Newfoundland: muster-roll of the schooner la Comtesse de Medine, September 10, 1790; annual report of ships from the port of St. Malo at the Newfoundland, Grand Bank and St. Pierre codfi shery during 1784; permit to occupy L'Anse a bois on the west coast of Newfoundland, 1829; blank application form for the drawing of places to occupy on the Newfoundland coast, from the port of Saint-Servan under the regulation of November 21, 1821; 'Inst ructions' for Captains going to the Newfoundland codfishery, Versailles, l'Imprimerie Royale, 1789.
Acquired.
OMF-027

FRANCE. COMMISSAIRE DU DEPARTMENT.
Bulletin, 1780s.
1 folded leaf.
A blank form, in three parts, used to record authority granted to French naval captains to occupy certain Newfoundland ports for the purpose of fishing.
Acquired from Walter Reuben, Inc., Austin, Tex., USA.
MF-120

FRIEDE, NATAN, ca. 1888-1974.
Sermon, 1933.
8 pp.
Tentatively identified by Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Peacock as a sermon in Inuttut given at the 150th anniversary of the Hopedale Moravian Congregation. Probably written and delivered by Natan Friede.
Unknown source.
MF-033

FURNESS, WITHY AND COMPANY.
Menus, 1935.
2 leaves.
Two dinner menus from Furness Line ship RMS Newfoundland, June 2, 1935 and July 21, 1935.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File.
MF-099

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GALGAY, W.F. (WILLIAM FINTAN), 1906-1966.
Papers, 1936-1953.
1 m.
Broadcaster and General Manager of the Broadcasting Company of Newfoundland.
Papers of the General Manager of the Broadcasting Company of Newfoundland, the Newfoundland national broadcasting authority from its inauguration until Confederation with Canada. Includes reports to the Board of Governors, minutes and correspondence.
Acquired from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-107

GALLAVAN, TIMOTHY, fl. 1810.
Contract, 1810.
1 leaf.
Photocopy.
Master shoreman, of Trinity.
Master shoreman's contract between Timothy Gallavan of Trinity and his employer, Robert Slade of Poole, Dorset, 1810.
Unknown source.
MF-034

GARD, PETER, 1949-.
Papers, 1980-
76 cm.
Author, of Petty Harbour, Nfld.
Articles written for various newspapers and magazines, including background notes, research materials, drafts and finished manuscripts.
Series reflecting the various stages of his writing career.
Acquired from Peter Gard, Petty Harbour, Nfld., 1989.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-146

GARDNER, DOCTOR, fl. 1786.
Report, 1786.
57 leaves.
Photocopied in 1971 from original: British Museum, Manuscript. Additional 15493, London, England.
Physician and pharmacist, of Boston, Mass.
'Some facts collected, and observations made on the Fisheries, and Government of Newfoundland, showing the many advantages, which will arise to this Kingdom on colonizing that Island, to which is added a plan for a speedy settling it.'
MF-035

GARLAND, JOHN BINGLEY, 1790-1875.
Will, 1871-1875.
4 folio leaves.
Merchant of Poole, England and of Trinity. Resident of Wimborne, England.
Probate copy of the will and codicils of John Bingley Garland, together with a typed transcript.
Acquired from Bob Stacey, St. John's, Nfld. 1970.
Finding aid is available.
MF-135

GEORGE WARR LTD. (SPRINGDALE, NFLD.)
Brief, 1980.
9 pp.
Photocopy.
Building supplies company, Springdale, Nfld.
Submission to Royal Commission on Forestry Protection and Management, August 1980.
Acquired from George Warr, Springdale, Nfld., 1981.
MF-143

GILBERT, HUMPHREY, SIR, c.1537-1583.
Portrait, 1802.
22.5 x 15 cm.
Explorer, from England.
Engraved, copper-plate portrait of Gilbert by E. Harding.
Acquired from Academic Books, North Vancouver, BC, 1990.
Finding aid is available.
MF-306

GILLESPIE, BILL (WILLIAM EARL), 1946-.
Papers, ca. 1930-1986.
96 cm.
Television and radio journalist, former resident of St. John's, Nfld.
Material collected in the writing of a history of the labour movement in Newfoundland and published as 'A Class Act' by the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour, 1986.
Arranged by subject.
Acquired from William E. Gillespie, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-097

GILLINGHAM, DAPHNE.
Essay, 1965.
2 cm.
Student.
Student paper entitled 'Newfoundland. Britain's Oldest Colony, Canada's Newest Province', with illustrations written for English VII at Philips Academy, Andover, Mass., with material supplied by Joseph R. Smallwood.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-075.
MF-217

GIOVANNINI, MARGARET (MARGARET TODD), 1900-.
Photographs, 1938-1941.
10 cm.
Photographed in 1987 from original: Margaret Dodd Giovannini, St. John's, Nfld.
Public health nurse, born England.
One hundred and sixteen photographs covering Margaret Giovannini's years as a public health nurse in Rencontre East and LaScie.
Acquired from Janet McNaughton, St. John's, Nfld.
Index of photographs is available.
COLL-099

GLEDHILL, JOSEPH, fl. 1743.
Report, 1743-1744.
5 leaves.
Photocopied from original typed transcript: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld.
Commanding officer at Placentia.
Correspondence concerning the fortifications at Placentia, including: estimates of repairs by Gabriel Fournier, 1743; authorization to carry out repairs on the old fort by Governor Thomas Smith, 1743; petition for assistance signed by traders of the P lacentia area, 1744.
MF-036

GLOVER, JOHN HAWLEY, SIR, 1829-1885.
Documents, 1876-1878.
15 leaves.
Governor of Newfoundland, 1876-1881 and 1883-1885.
Commission, under the seal of Queen Victoria, appointing Sir John Hawley Glover as Governor of Newfoundland, March 29, 1876; address by the Newfoundland House of Assembly to Glover, February 1877; welcome address from citizens of Harbour Grace, 1878.
Acquired from anonymous donor, 1992.
Finding aid is available.
MF-273

GOLDIE, TERRY, 1950-.
Papers, 1979-1988.
3 cm.
Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1977-1988.
Theatre reviews from the CBC Radio programs "The Morning Show" and the newspaper "The Sunday Express", both St. John's based.
Acquired from Terry Goldie, St. John's, Nfld., 1979-1988.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-134

GOODFORD, MRS.
Letter, 1837? or 1897?
3 leaves.
Letter asking for recommendation of a nursemaid.
Unknown source.
MF-037

GOSLING, WILLIAM GILBERT, 1863-1930.
Papers, 1914-1920.
2.5 cm.
Merchant, of St. John's.
Papers relating to a manganese deposit at Brigus, including Government reports and analyses.
Gift of Mrs. Ambrose Gosling, Victoria, B.C., 1980.
MF-125

GOSSE, EDMUND, SIR, 1849-1928.
Correspondence, 1895.
10 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Liverpool University Library, Liverpool, England.
Literary critic, of England.
Three letters from Judge D.W. Prowse dated August 23, September 2, and September 7, 1895 concerning the visit of Edmund Gosse's son Philip to the Prowses in St. John's, with references to the publication and marketing of 'A History of Newfoundland'.
Acquired from David Beers Quinn, University of Liverpool.
MF-100

GOSSE FAMILY.
Records, ca. 1690-1967.
2.5 cm.
Photocopy.
Residents of Carbonear.
Correspondence, excerpts from newspapers, records and interviews concerning a genealogical search conducted by N.C. Crewe as Research Officer for the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Acquired from Nimshi C. Crewe, St. John's, Nfld., 1967.
MF-155

GOUDIE, EDWARD JOHN, 1869-1944.
Papers, 1930-1944.
6 cm.
Sealer, fisherman and miner, born Twillingate, Nfld.
Manuscript, in eight notebooks, of Goudie's memoirs, published as "Log of a Sealer".
Acquired from Robert E. Johns, 17920-23rd Ct., Seattle, WA, 98155, 1990.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-142

GOUDIE, ELIZABETH, 1902-1982
Manuscript, 1963-1972.
4 cm.
Settler, of Happy Valley, Labrador.
Manuscript and typescript (edited by David Zimmerly) of her Autobiography 'Woman of Labrador', published in 1973 by Peter Martin Associates.
Acquired from David W. Zimmerly, Ottawa, 1982.
MF-148

GOUGH, WILLIAM, 1945-.
Papers, 1965-1988.
4.3 m.
Television producer and writer.
Records of his career as a radio announcer, television producer, television writer, poet, lyricist and novelist.
Includes scripts, drafts and correspondence.
Acquired from William Gough, 1986 and 1988.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-108

GREAT BRITAIN. ADMIRALTY.
Reports, 1871-1872.
15 folio sheets.
Photocopied rom original: Ministry of Overseas Development Library, London, England.
Tabular statistical reports of the fisheries on the French Shore and on the coast of Labrador for the seasons of 1871 and 1872.
OMF-001

GREAT BRITAIN. BOARD OF CUSTOMS AND EXCISE.
Licence, 1804?
2 pp.
A blank form 'Licence to import produce from the U.S. to Newfoundland' to be issued by the Governor to the shipowner. Watermark 1804.
Acquired from a book dealer, 1971.
MF-075

GREAT BRITAIN. CABINET OFFICE.
Memoranda, 1943; 1945; 1948.
27 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Public Records Office, Chancery Lane, London, England.
Seven items concerning Newfoundland's political future after World War II.
Not to be reproduced photographically without permission of the Public Records Office.
MF-102

GREAT BRITAIN. COLONIAL OFFICE.
Record books, 1830-1835.
6 cm.
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 c ivil for the years 1830, 1832 and 1835.
Acquired from Stuart R. Godfrey, St. John's, Nfld., 1979.
COLL-004

GREAT BRITAIN. COMMITTEE FOR TRADE AND PLANTATIONS.
Documents, 1677.
1 cm.
Photocopied from original: Public Records Office, Calendar of State Papers 1677-1680, Colonial Series, item 405, pp. 153-155, Chancery Lane, London, England.
Letter from Sir William Pools to Lords of Trade and Plantations, September 10, 1677, reporting on conditions in Newfoundland following an inspection from Trepassey to Bonavista, including information and statistics on inhabitants, harbours, ships, etc .
OMF-019

GREAT BRITAIN. COMMITTEE FOR TRADE AND PLANTATIONS.
Report, 1714.
2 folio sheets.
Draft report signed by William Taverner, HM Surveyor of Newfoundland dated October 8, 1714 at Placentia. This is a record of his three-month survey of the South Coast of Newfoundland from Placentia to Bay d'Espoir, including St. Pierre and Miquelon (S t. Peter's).
Acquired from H.P. Kraus, New York, N.Y. 1981.
OMF-006

GREAT BRITAIN. COURT OF CHANCERY.
Charter, 1623.
4 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Public Records Office, C66/2313/7, Chancery Lane, London, England.
Charter granted to Sir George Calvert, Lord Baltimore, April 7, 1623, cited as 21 James I pt. xix, known as The Charter of Avalon.
Not to be copied or photographed without permission from the Public Records Office.
MF-044

GREAT BRITAIN. DOMINIONS OFFICE.
Documents, 1943-1948.
47 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Public Records Office, Chancery Lane, London, England.
Thirteen documents concerning the economic stability and political future of Newfoundland after World War II.
Not to be reproduced photographically without permission of the Public Records Office.
List of documents is available.
MF-103

GREAT BRITAIN. SOVEREIGN (WILLIAM iii), 1689-1702.
Instructions, 1692-1699.
2 cm.
Handwritten transcript in bound volume.
Instructions to the Lords Justices of England as also to the Plenipotentiaries, Ambassadors, Envoys, Admirals, Commanders of Squadrons etc. from the year 1692 till the year 1699, containing King William's instructions for Colonel Gibson in command of the expedition to Newfoundland, April 6, 1697, pp.58-64.
Acquired from Lord Taylor of Harlow, President of Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1969.
MF-041

GREAT BRITAIN. TREASURY.
Documents, 1944-1948.
60 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Public Records Office, Chancery Lane, London, England.
Twenty-one documents concerning the economic stability and political future of Newfoundland after World War II.
Not to be reproduced photographically without permission of the Public Records Office.
List of documents is available.
MF-107

GRENFELL, WILFRED, SIR, 1865-1940.
Drawing.
1 items.
Medical missionary in Northern Newfoundland and Labrador, originally from Parkgate, England.
Greeting card, with pen drawing by Grenfell entitled "Christmas Carol from Labrador."
Acquired from Academic Books, North Vancouver, BC, 1990.
Finding aid is available.
MF-305

GRIFFITH, CHARLES F., MRS.
Letter, 1935.
1 p.
Of Ardmore, Pennsylvania.
A letter of appointment from Frederick E. Shnyder, Chairman of the Staff Selection Committee of the International Grenfell Association for the summer of 1935.
Unknown source.
MF-047

GUSHUE, RAYMOND, 1900-1980.
Records, 1955-1957.
2.88 m.
President of Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1952-1966, thereafter President Emeritus.
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.
The collection is arranged in three parts: briefs submitted to the Commission as exhibits; reports and studies; summary of the hearings.
Acquired from the Office of the President, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1983.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-030

GUSHUE-TAYLOR, GEORGE, 1883-1954.
Documents, 1929-1954.
.5 cm.
Photocopied in 1983 from original: United Church of Canada Archives, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Medical missionary in Formosa, born Bay Roberts.
Correspondence concerning pensions, retirement, will and letters probate; clippings and biographical material.
Acquired from Bert Riggs, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
MF-158

GUY, JOHN, d. 1629.
Will, 1625.
16 leaves.
Photocopied from a handwritten transcript held by Walter White, Trinity, Nfld.
Merchant and colonizer, of Bristol, England.
The will of John Guy, witnessed by William Attwood, Richard Strange and William Read, dated February 21, 1625.
MF-048

GUY, JOHN, THE YOUNGER, fl. 1639.
Will, 1639.
4 leaves.
Photocopied from a handwritten transcript held by Walter White, Trinity, Nfld.
Son of John Guy, early colonizer of Newfoundland.
The will of John Guy, the son of the colonizer, witnessed by Richard Goodyear, George Hartwell, notary public, and John Hartwell, dated January 4, 1639.
MF-049

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HARDING, WILLIAM 1793-1877.
Diaries, 1820-1877.
6 cm.
Photocopied in 1983 from original: Eleanor Harding Green, Grand Bank, Nfld.
Blacksmith and Wesleyan leader from North Devon, resident in Burin.
Diary of the life of William Harding transcribed by his great-greatgranddaughter into three notebooks. An original ledger (microfilmed) contains parish records from 1820, given to Harding by Thomas Birkett in 1857 and thereafter used by him as a journ al. Some pages from the Harding family bible containing records of births, deaths and marriages.
COLL-039

HARRIS, ELIZABETH GEORGINA, b. 1877.
Papers, 1892-1946.
1 cm.
Three holograph manuscripts written by Harris: grammar/arithmetic/composition copy book from Central School, Springdale Street, St. John's, 1892, including a description of the July 8, 1892 St. John's fire; bible lesson copy book while Sunday School p upil and teacher in Halifax, 1895; 27 pages of autobiography and notes on her life from 1877 to 1907, written in 1946.
Acquired from her daughter, Marjorie MacDougall, 2625 Regina, Ottawa, On., 1987.
MF-269

HARVEY, MOSES, 1820-1901.
Papers, 1886-1913.
32 cm.
Presbyterian minister, historian and writer, of St. John's.
One album of photographs taken by Wilfred T. Grenfell on his first trip to Newfoundland and Labrador, 1892, on the mission ship Albert, inscribed 'to Mr. Harvey, in gratitude'. One album containing photographs of St. John's and western Newfoundland ca . 1895. Clippings ca. 1896; one album of clippings, 1899-1901. One album of clippings probably collected by A.S. Harvey, grandson of Moses Harvey, 1911-1913. Miscellaneous biographical material, including a list of his periodical publications.
Acquired from Frances Monroe Baird Cole, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
Index of photographs is available.
COLL-041

HATTENHAUER, ROLF G., 1929-1983.
Collection, 1936; 1957.
9 folio items.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-079.
Professor of Business Administration, Memorial University of Nwfoundland.
Layout and proofs of newspaper advertisements as carried in 'The Evening Telegram' (January 5, 1957) and 'The Daily News' (January 11, 1957); Announcement of formation of the Newfoundland Trades and Labour Council in Grand Falls Advertiser, (October 2 3, 1936).
Acquired from Rolf G. Hattenhauer, St. John's, Nfld., 1967-1983.
Included in Series 3 and 4 in finding aid to COLL-079.
OMF-035

HAY, JAMES B., fl. 1893.
Journal, 1893.
2 cm.
Midshipman on HMS Buzzard.
Ship's log of HMS Buzzard during visit to St. Pierre and Newfoundland containing details of a number of inspections, receptions and local personages and a description of some of the effects of the 1892 St. John's fire.
Acquired from D and E Lake, Toronto, Ont., 1989.
Finding aid is available.
MF-296

HEFFERTON, SAMUEL (SAMUEL JAMES), 1896-1980.
Papers, 1914-1961.
12 cm.
Educator and politician, born Newton, Bonavista Bay. Papers, correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous drafts, 1949-1956. Diaries for July and August 1938 and 1958 to 1961, on microfilm.
Acquired from Minnie Hefferton, St. John's, Nfld., 1981.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-018

HIGGINS, JOHN G. (JOHN GILBERT), 1891-1963.
Collection, 1876-1953.
15 cm.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-087.
Lawyer, politician and senator, of St. John's.
Maps, drawings and plans relative to land appropriations under Defence Regulations of the Emergency Powers Act at St. John's, Stephenville, Bay Bulls, Quidi Vidi; posters from Oxford-Canadians ice-hockey team, the Great War Veterans Association, Knigh ts of Columbus; documents from the law practice of Sir James Winter; photographs of Knights of Columbus, Canadian Bar Association; and miscellaneous folio certificates.
Arranged in six series.
Acquired from the Higgins family, St. John's, Nfld., 1963.
Included in the finding aid to COLL-087.
OMF-033

HISCOCK, ARTHUR, 1854-1925.
Memorial, 1912.
1 folio sheet.
President of St. John's Regatta Committee, 1912-1925.
A handwritten memorial, 38.5 x 49.8 cm., presented to Arthur Hiscock by members of the St. John's Regatta Committee on the occasion of his marriage and his election as President of the Regatta Committee, with water-coloured lettering and decorative sc enes from the Regatta. Contains the names of 53 subscribers.
Acquired from Bert Riggs, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
OMF-046

HISCOCK, EUGENE, 1950-.
Papers, 1979-1989.
4 m.
Politician, of Chamberlains, Nfld.
Political papers, constituency files, general correspondence, speeches, press releases and related materials from his years as Liberal Member of the House of Assembly for Eagle River, 1979-1989.
Arranged in series reflecting his political career.
Acquired from Eugene Hiscock, St John's, Nfld., 1991.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-182

HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY.
Photographs, 1880s-1950s.
1000 items.
Created from glass plate negatives and indexed by faculty members of the Dept. of Geography, particularly Michael Crane, John Mannion, Maurice Scarlett and Shirley Scarlett between 1976 and 1987.
Historic photographs of Newfoundland, covering a wide range of subjects, including buildings, landscape, people and events, dating from the 1880s to the 1950s.
Acquired from Dept. of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
Finding aids are available.
COLL-137

HODGINS, W. CHARLES, 1903-1982.
Papers, 1941-1949.
6 cm.
Clergyman, born in Ireland.
Notebooks, sermons, orders of services, diaries and correspondence from Hodgins' years as chaplain with the 166th Newfoundland Field Regiment during World War II.
Acquired from Campbell Eaton, St. John's, Nfld. 1993
Finding aid is available.
COLL-171

HOLME, RANDLE FYNES WILSON, SIR, 1864-1957.
Diary, 1887.
12 cm.
Solicitor and explorer, of London, England.
Leatherbound typescript diary entitled 'Labrador 1887' consisting of letters to 'my darling Mother' which provide a detailed description of his ascent of the Hamilton River and other explorations in the Labrador interior. There are 58 mounted photogra phs of scenes on the Avalon Peninsula, coastal Labrador, Lake Melville and the interior showing and naming inhabitants. Maps and subsequently published material bound into the volume.
Unknown source.
Index of photographs is available.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-022

HOLMES, JOHN, 1920-.
Papers, 1951-1983.
64 cm.
Actor, radio and television producer and theatre reviewer, of London, England.
Scripts, programs, musical scores, clippings, reviews, production notes, correspondence, photographs and Canada Summer Games 1977 material.
Arranged in 6 series.
Acquired from John Holmes, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-127

HONEYGOLD, THOMAS (THOMAS FELIX), 1911-.
Passport, 1933.
.5 cm.
Clergyman.
A cancelled British (Newfoundland) passport issued by Governor Sir David Murray Anderson, May 17, 1933.
Transferred from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies Name File.
MF-249

HOOGENDOORN, ROBERT, 1937-.
Manuscript, ca. 1968.
1 cm.
Photocopied in 1980 from original: Memorial University of Newfoundland, Institute for Social and Economic Research, St. John's, Nfld.
Research fellow, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Sociology.
Typewritten notes and partial draft of a report on the Chinese in St. John's.
MF-126

HOPE-SCOTT, J.R. (JAMES ROBERT), 1812-1873.
Letters, 1844.
5 pp.
Photocopied from original: National Library of Scotland, MS. 3671, ff.72-76, Hope-Scott Papers, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ecclesiastic of Abbotsford, England.
Two letter to Hope-Scott concerning the possible appointment of Edward Feild as Bishop of Newfoundland.
MF-051

HORTONS PLANTATION (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.)
Deed, 1819.
3 folio leaves.
Hortons Plantations, established by grant in 1752, was located on the St. John's waterfront between Ayre's Cove and Beck's Cove.
'Deed of Release of a certain plantation and premises situate in the Town of Saint John's, Newfoundland, known by the name of Hortons Plantation', signed 13 August 1819 by John Bell, Nathaniel Stevenson, David Graham, James Crawford, John Cunningham, John Tweedie, Archibald Falconer, Alexander Watson, William McNaught, Walter Bain, Jr., William Lang, William Johnston.
Acquired from the Office of the President, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1988.
OMF-051

HORWOOD, JOAN, 1928-1986.
Papers, 1961-1973.
3 cm.
Author and broadcaster, of St. John's, Nfld.
Scripts for radio program and radio play and publisher's contract for book.
Acquired from Derek Brown, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-167

HORWOOD, ROBERT F., ca. 1900-.
Correspondence, 1950-1982.
14 pp.
Architect.
Correspondence concerning the design for the seal and arms for Memorial University of Newfoundland and the grant by letters patent of armorial bearings from the College of Arms in London, March 1951.
Acquired from Robert F. Horwood, St. John's, Nfld., 1963.
MF-220

HOWE, JOSEPH, SIR, 1804-1873.
Letter, 1864.
4 leaves.
Photocopied from original: National Archives of Canada, Joseph Howe Papers, MG. 24, B29, v.12, Ottawa, Ont.
Statesman, of Halifax, N.S.
Draft copy of a letter to Sir James Hope, 1808-1881, Admiral of the Fleet, concerning a visit by ship to St. John's. From a letter book in the Joseph How Papers.
MF-053

HOWLETT, CHARLES JOSEPH, 1885-1932.
Photographs, 1920s.
22 items.
Reproduced in 1989 from originals: Joan Simms, St. John's, Nfld.
Dental surgeon, amateur actor and mayor, of St. John's, Nfld.
Reproductions of photographs of stage actors and actresses in costume for various amateur theatrical productions performed in St. John's in the 1920s.
Acquired from Joan Simms, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
Partial index is available.
MF-287

HOWLEY, M.F. (MICHAEL FRANCIS), 1843-1914.
Letter, 1898.
2 pp.
Roman Catholic Archbishop and historian, of St. John's.
Letter to an unidentified person dated 'The Palace, St. John's, April 11, 1898', and signed 'M.F. Howley'.
Acquired from Montreal Book Auctions, Ltd., 1972.
MF-054

HUNTER, A.C. (ALFRED COLLINSON), 1892-1971.
Papers, 1925-1971.
64 cm.
Professor of French and English, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Notes, drafts, typescripts pertaining to his writings in the fields of linguistics and 17th century French Literature over forty years, together with some personal effects and correspondence.
Acquired from the estate of Muriel Hunter, St. John's, Nfld., 1977.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-007

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INGLIS, DOROTHY.
Papers, 1973-1974.
12 cm.
Women's rights activist and journalist, of St. John's.
Her working papers, notes, correspondence and petitions as leader of the civil action group, 'Defenders of Signal Hill'. Two albums of clippings, correspondence, reports, minutes, agenda, recording the internal strife of the St. John's YWCA, 1973-1974 , as leader of the dissident group of board members; relevant clippings.
Acquired from Dorothy Inglis, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
COLL-070

INUIT LITHOGRAPHS.
Lithographs, 1850.
1 leaf.
Two hand-coloured lithographic views of Inuit life: a family group using a drill; a hunter stalking a seal.
Acquired from Academic Books, North Vancouver, B.C. 1976.
MF-277

IRON ORE COMPANY OF CANADA.
Documents, 1947-1958.
12 cm.
Mining company formed in 1949.
Mounted photographs of visit to Knob Lake by Jules Timmins, George Humphrey and others, 1947; photographic report of development of Iron Ore Company Canada operations in Labrador and Quebec, 1951-1954; various documents related to the iron ore operati ons, 1954-1958.
Acquired from Heritage Books, Toronto, Ont., 1989.
COLL-116

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JACKMAN, ROBERT, d. 1993.
Papers, 1834-1980.
6 cm.
Communications technician and slight-of-hand artist, of New York, NY, born Newfoundland.
Scripts from the St. John's produced children's television program 'Skipper and Company", musical scores, programs, correspondence.
Acquired from Robert Jackman, New York, NY, 1990.
Preliminary listing is available.
COLL-163

JACOBSEN, JOHAN ADRIAN, 1853-1947.
Diary, 1880-1881.
1 cm.
Photocopied from original: Museum fur Volkerkunde, Hamburg, West Germany.
Sea captain and trader, of Norway.
Part of the diary kept by Captain Jacobsen, agent for Carl Hagenback, founder of the Hamburg Tiergarten and sponsor of exhibitions of 'exotic peoples'; records his journey on the Eisbaer from Greenland to Labrador in search of Inuit for a public displ ay in Europe and thereafter his travels with eight Inuit until their deaths from smallpox in Paris.
Copyright is retained by Hamburgishes Museum fur Volkerkunde.
Translation is available on request.
MF-232

JANES, PERCY (PERCY MAXWELL), 1922-.
Papers, 1947-1985.
1.6 m.
Author, of St. John's.
Diaries; correspondence with publishers, personal friends and many contemporary writers; working notes, drafts, manuscripts and typescripts of poems, plays, short stories and novels.
Acquired from Percy Maxwell Janes, St. John's, Conception Bay, Nfld.
Correspondence and diaries are not to be consulted without permission from the author.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-014

JEFFERS, GEORGE WILLIAM, 1897-.
Papers, 1931; 1957; 1962.
2 cm.
Biologist.
Manuscript and one photocopy of an article entitled 'The artificial hatching of Mallotus Villosus (capelin)'. Manuscript of his doctoral thesis, 'The Life History of the Capelin, Mallotus Villosus, (O.F. Muller)', University of Toronto, 1931. Program of the final public examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of George William Jeffers. Two letters with photographs concerning capelin research.
Acquired from Dr. George W. Jeffers, Farmville, Va., 1976.
Index of photographs is available.
Finding aid is available.
MF-055

JELLISON, J. EARLE, 1898-1974.
Papers, 1937-1939.
9 items.
Bush pilot in northern Quebec and Labrador who also did extensive aerial survey work in Newfoundland.
Four photographs, two Grenfell Mission postcards, a letter of recommendation and an invitation to the 1939 royal visit garden party, St. John's, 1939.
Acquired from Jean Holmes, Edmonton, Albt., 1989.
Finding aid is available.
MF-298

JOB, ROBERT BROWN, 1873-1961.
Documents, ca. 1600s-1900s; 1831; 1848.
3 folio sheets.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-098.
Businessman, of St. John's.
Bulley and Codner family trees including Jobs and Rendells, ca. 1600s-1900s; indenture of Charles Henry Renouf to Drs. William and Samuel Carson, 1831; full-page advertisement for Party for Economic Union with the United States, 'The Evening Telegram', March 20, 1948.
Acquired from Ian Job Reid, St. John's, Nfld. and Helen Nixon, Ottawa, Ont., 1987.
Included in finding aid to COLL-098.
OMF-044

JOB, ROBERT BROWN, 1873-1961.
Papers, 1893-1961.
12 cm.
Businessman, of St. John's.
Material relating to the history of Job Brothers and Company Limited, R.B. Job's National Convention papers, clippings and photographs. Gordon family history dating back to 1100. Carson family; marriage note, 1826; indenture, 1831; John Job, dinner in vitation, 1828.
Acquired from Ian Job Reid, St. John's, Nfld. and Helen Nixon, Ottawa, Ont., 1987.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-098

JOHN GUY NEWS SHEET, 1611.
Papers, 1611, 1933.
1 cm.
17th century English news-sheet.
London, England, news-sheet dated January 29, 1611, which includes a report on John Guy's attempt to establish a colony in Newfoundland. Receipt book, subscription list, bank book and invoice relating to the purchase of the news-sheet, which was prese nted to the Trustees of Memorial University College, 1933. Transcription of the News Sheet sent by the bookseller.
Acquired from the John Guy News Sheet Presentation Fund (Nimshi C. Crewe), 1933 and 1980.
MF-128

JOHNSON, C.H., 1878-1974.
Letter and manuscript, 1932.
2 cm.
United Church clergyman, Gower Street United Church, St. John's, and Nova Scotia.
Typewritten letter, signed by Edwin F. Duder, real estate agent and poet, a Newfoundlander living in Connecticut.
Manuscript of an unpublished anthology entitled '100 Newfoundland Authors', compiled with an introduction by Johnson.
Unknown source.
MF-057

JOHNSON, HAZEL S.
Ballads, n.d.
7 pp.
Manuscript copies of three ballads: 'Loss of the Ella M. Ruddolph', composed by a young resident of Catalina; 'Go and leave me', by Freda Cox of Harrington; and untitled lament from Forteau Bay for Edward Wellman, lost on the ice, March 17th.
Acquired from the Halifax Regional Library, Halifax, N.S.
MF-141

JOHNSTON, WAYNE, 1958-.
Papers, 1979-1988.
44 cm.
Writer, of Goulds, Nfld.
Manuscript notes and drafts of his two published novels, 'The Story of Bobby O'Malley', 1985, and 'The Time of Their Lives', 1987. Also drafts of two published and two unpublished short stories. Correspondence with publishers, personal correspondence, clippings, awards and grants.
Acquired from Wayne Johnston, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
Preliminary inventory is available.
COLL-104

JOHNSTONE, ANDREW, fl. 1838.
Letter, 1838.
4 pp.
Surgeon, of Scotland.
Signed letter from W. Johnstone, an apprentice surgeon on HMS Helen at St. John's to his brother, dated July 19, 1838.
Acquired from Montreal Book Auctions, Montreal, Quebec, 1978.
MF-124

JONES, GORDON P.
Papers, 1985-.
12 cm.
Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Theatre reviews prepared for the St. John's based CBC Radio program "The Morning Show".
Acquired from Gordon P. Jones, St. John's, Nfld., 1985-1994.
Preliminary list is available.
COLL-132

JONES, LLEWELLYN, 1840-1918.
Letter, 1908.
1 leaf.
Anglican Bishop of Newfoundland, 1878-1917.
Holograph letter on 'Bishop's Court' stationery to 'My dear Sall' and signed 'Ll. Nfld.'.
Unknown source.
COLL-132

JUBILEE GUILDS OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Records, 1935-
7.35 m.
A craft development and self-help organization for Newfoundland women, name changed to Newfoundland and Labrador Women's Institutes in 1968.
Records of the Jubilee Guilds of Newfoundland and its successor, the Newfoundland and Labrador Women's Institutes, including constitutions, annual and monthly reports, financial records, committee reports, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and o ther documents.
Arranged in series reflecting the work of the organization.
Acquired from Newfoundland and Labrador Women's Institutes, St. John's, Nfld., 1991.
COLL-166

JUKES, JOSEPH BEETE, 1811-1869.
Photograph, ca. 1860.
1 item.
Geologist, resident in Ireland, and the first to survey mineral deposits in Newfoundland in 1839.
Photograph of Jukes, full standing pose, with a short biography.
Acquired from Bert Riggs, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
MF-032

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KAVANAGH, PAUL F., 1917-1989.
Papers, 1951-1987.
3 cm.
Manager, of Stephenville, Nfld.
Documents, photographs and clippings related to various aspects of Ernest Harmon Air Force Base, Stephenville, Nfld.
Acquired from John N. Cardoulis and American Legion Fort Pepperrell Post No. 9, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
Finding aid and index to photographs are available.
MF-032

KEATS, RICHARD GOODWIN, SIR, 1757-1834.
Memorial, 1813.
8 leaves.
Photocopied from original: National Library of Scotland, MS. 3848, ff.5-18, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Naval Commander and Governor of Newfoundland, 1813-1816.
'Memorial of the Merchants and principal resident inhabitants interested in the trade and fisheries of Newfoundland' concerning the French and American intrusion upon the Labrador and South Coast fisheries. Signed by J. MacBraire, Chairman, October 27, 1813.
MF-069

KEEN, WILLIAM, d. 1754.
Deposition, 1731-1732.
3 leaves.
Transcribed from document at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Justice of the Peace, of St. John's.
'The answer of Willm. Keen, one of his Majesty's Justices of the Peace, to the complaint of W. Saml. White of Poole, grounded upon the oath of Peter Shank, mariner, taken before Timothy Spurrier Esqr. Mayor, Poole ye. 11 day of Feby. 1731.'
Finding aid is available.
MF-059

KELLAND, DONALD, 1924-
Photographs, 1983.
4 prints.
Administrator, of St. John's.
Four photographs of the ceremonial arches in front of St. John's City Hall and Government House for the Royal Visit of Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, June 1983.
Acquired from Donald Kelland, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
MF-200

KENNEDY, P.J. (PATRICK JOSEPH), 1897-1983.
Papers, 1934, 1949-1950.
1 cm.
Roman Catholic Monsignor and Chancellor of the Archdiocese, born St. John's.
Letter from Monnie Mansfield, Registrar of Memorial University College, concerning the Catholic Church's position on sterilization. Drafts and typescripts of sermons and journal articles, especially concerning the 100th anniversary of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (Roman Catholic).
Acquired from Kay Allan, Brother Rice High School, St. John's, Nfld.
MF-197

KENT, ROBERT JOHN, 1903-1984.
Papers, 1842-1913.
7 folio items.
Deputy Registrar, Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
Legal documents related to the Kent family: an indenture between John Kent and William Hart Gaden for the purchase of land in St. John's, May 2, 1842; an indenture between John Kent and Robert Roberts Wakeham, administrator for the estate of William H art Gaden, for the purchase of land in St. John's, September 2, 1842; a handwritten note from W.J. Ward, Secretary of the Water Company, to John Kent, n.d.; Supreme Court decree naming James M. Kent as Administrator cum testament annexo de bones non of the estate of Roman Catholic Bishop of Newfoundland Michael Anthony Fleming, with a copy of Fleming's will, June 11, 1850, and Kent's acceptance of the appointment; three documents concerning the estate of Jane Bruce Devereux, Waterford, Ireland, 1913.
Acquired from Mary Kent, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
OMF-047

KNIGHT, G. WILSON (GEORGE WILSON), 1897-.
Margot Davies papers, 1940-1941.
1 cm.
Professor of English and literary critic, of Exeter, England.
Original manuscript of 45 poems written by Margot Davies and enclosed in her letters to George Wilson Knight, including occasional parts of the letters; typescript of 'Calling Newfoundland: Poems 1940-1941 by Margot Davies', edited by Knight and publi shed by Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1981.
Acquired from George Wilson Knight, England, 1984.
MF-214

KNIGHT, NANCY.
Donald Allan Fraser papers, 1845-1982.
.5 cm.
Photocopy.
Resident of St. Phillip's.
Biographical material, tributes, letters and the will of the Reverend Donald Allan Fraser, first Presbyterian minister of Newfoundland.
Acquired from Bert Riggs, St. John's, Nfld., 1982.

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LANGDON, JOHN, 1741-1819.
Papers, 1764.
9 leaves.
Photocopied in 1971 from original: New Hampshire Historical Society, Papers of John Langdon, Concord, N.H.
Merchant, shipbuilder and Governor of New Hampshire.
Two letters, a bill of lading and account of lumber sold, related to a voyage of the brig Brittania to St. Pierre and Newfoundland, May 1764.
MF-063

L'ANSE AU CLAIR (LABRADOR). CHURCH OF ENGLAND WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION.
Letter, 1949.
4 leaves.
A letter from Canon John Thomas Richards, Port de Grave, December 18, 1949.
Unknown source.
MF-062

LATROBE, B. (BENJAMIN), 1725-1786.
Letter, 1771.
4 pp.
Clergyman, of the Moravian Church.
Autograph letter from Lindsay House, possibly to Reverend James Stillingfleet of Hotham, Yorkshire, concerning the first permanent mission to Labrador.
Acquired from D. and E. Lake, Limited, Toronto, Ont.
MF-195

LEFROY, MISS.
Letter and poem, 1934.
7 leaves.
A letter from Major William Howe Greene, author of 'Wooden Walls among the Ice Floes', defending his writing and the sealers against world-wide anti-sealing criticism. Also a typewritten carbon copy, with manuscript notes of 'Jowler Zeb: an epic poem of the ice floe and a sealer's yarn'.
Unknown source.
MF-046

LEYTON, ELLIOTT (ELLIOTT HASTINGS), 1939-.
Papers, 1969-1993.
3.7 m.
Author and Professor of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, born in Saskatchewan.
Original manuscripts of published and unpublished books, articles, reviews and reports. Correspondence with publishers.
Acquired from Elliott Leyton, St. Thomas, Nfld.
To be used only with the author's permission.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-008

LIND, HENRY, fl. 1857.
Diary, 1857-1864.
36 folio sheets.
Photocopy.
Anglican clergyman.
Holograph diary kept while at Anglican Mission, Sandy Point, St. George's Bay, June 25, 1857 - January 8, 1858; November 29, 1861 - April 28, 1863; April 1, 1864(?) - May 12, 1864(?).
Acquired from Claude K. Howse, St. John's, Nfld., 1955.
OMF-002

LOCKE, VERDUN F.
Ration book.
1 item.
Ration book containing some coupons.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies, 1989.
MF-282

LONDON THEATRE COMPANY (ENGLAND).
Programs, 1952-1957.
10 cm.
Theatre company of London, England.
Programs of St. John's productions.
Arranged alphabetically by title of play.
Acquired from Ralph Matthews, St. John's, Nfld., and Susan Jackson, 1983.
Index of collection is available.
COLL-128

LONGSHOREMEN'S PROTECTIVE UNION (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Records, 1903-1980.
2.5 m.
Trade-union, established in St. John's 1903.
Records of membership, minute books, financial accounts, roll books, receipt books and other records of union business. Three roll books of the Ladies Coldstorage Workers Union, 1951-1967.
Acquired from the Longshoremen's Protective Union Executive, 1983.
Not to be reproduced without permission of the Longshoremen's Protective Union Executive.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-040

LONGSHOREMEN'S PROTECTIVE UNION (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Posters, n.d.
2 leaves.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-040.
Trade-union, established in St. John's in 1903.
Two posters, undated.
Acquired from the Longshoremen's Protective Union Executive, 1983.
OMF-010

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MACDONALD, ALASTAIR A., 1920-.
Papers, 1966-1988.
96 cm.
Poet and Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Correspondence, working papers, drafts, manuscripts, proofs, reviews, reprints and awards.
Acquired from Alastair A. Macdonald, St. John's, Nfld., 1984-1988.
Preliminary inventory of the collection is available.
COLL-054

MACDONALD, ROBERT GEAR, 1874-1943.
Letter, 1937.
1 leaf.
Pharmacist and poet, of St. John's.
Letter from W.A. Munn to cover a book of poems by Henry St. John and including some biographical information and references to contemporary poets.
Unknown source.
MF-072

MACKINNON, A.H.
Journal, 1957.
11 leaves.
Supervising Engineer.
Daily journal of equipment used and work carried out on construction of the Trans Canada Highway at Signal Hill, St. John's.
Acquired from D.W.S. Ryan, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
MF-170

MADDOCK, FREDERICK BEMISTER, d. 1951.
Artifacts, 1934.
2 cm.
Professor of Chemistry, Memorial University College.
Silver medal awarded for achievement in French, 1934, and an emblem for outstanding service to Memorial University College. Includes biographical notes by Anne Hart.
Acquired from his mother Mrs. Robert Maddock, Carbonear, Nfld., 1980.
MF-127

MAJOR, KEVIN, 1949-.
Papers, 1963-1989.
3 m.
Author, of St. John's, Nfld., born Stephenville, Nfld.
Manuscripts, correspondence with publishers, production materials, art work, correspondence with writers, research notes, and other materials related to Major's published and unpublished work.
Arranged in series reflecting Major's writing and personal interests.
Acquired from Kevin Major, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
COLL-183

MARSHALL, WILLIAM, 1811-1846.
Diary, 1839-1842.
1 cm.
Typed transcript.
Methodist missionary.
Diary containing a daily account of Marshall's years on the South Coast of Newfoundland as a Methodist missionary.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-077.
MF-238

MARSHALL, WILLIAM, 1935-.
Letter, 1981.
3 pp.
Photocopy.
Justice of the Newfoundland Supreme Court.
Letter from James A. McGrath, Member of Parliament for St. John's East, concerning the St. John's Airport, June 23, 1981.
Gift of John R. O'Dea, St. John's, Nfld., 1981.
MF-144

MATTHEWS, EVELYN D. (EVELYN DOROTHY MILLARD), 1914-1983.
Papers, 1936-1980.
43 cm.
Headmistress, Bishop Spencer College and Professor of Mathematics, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Correspondence, reports, essays, notes and draft lectures, mainly in her role as headmistress of Bishop Spencer College, 1952-1957, and as Professor of Mathematics, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Programs of theatre productions.
Acquired from Ralph Matthews, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-048

MATTHEWS, K. (KEITH), 1938-1984.
Speech, 1982.
2.1 cm.
Professor of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Notes for a speech delivered to the Newfoundland Marine Technology Society, May 14, 1982, entitled 'Marine Technology in the 19th Century'.
Acquired from Dr. Keith Matthews, St. John's, Nfld., 1982.
MF-161

MCCARTHY, JOHN.
Certificate, 1928.
1 leaf folded.
Resident of Renews, Nfld.
Membership certificate pledging support for the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, in Renews, dated May 8, 1928.
Acquired from Walsh's Rare Book Auction, St. John's, Nfld., 1981.
MF-164

MCGRATH, JAMES A., 1932-.
Papers, 1949-1991.
26.5 m.
Politician, born Buchans, Nfld.
Personal, business and political papers of James A. McGrath, Member of the House of Commons (St. John's East: 1957-1963; 1968-1986), Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (1979-1980) and Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland (1986-1991).
Acquired from James A. McGrath, St. John's, Nfld. and Ottawa, Ont., 1989-1994.
All personal and family paper and all correspondence of a personal nature are restricted from access and use until 2011.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-156

MCGRATH, JAMES M., 1902-1975.
Typescript, 1961.
181 pp.
Photocopies in Centre for Newfoundland Studies (FF/1015/L3313).
Medical doctor and politician, of St. John's, Nfld.
Typescript of McGrath's translation from French to English of "Terre-Neuve et les Terre-neuviennes" (1886) by Henri de la Chaume.
Acquired from Joseph R. Smallwood Estate, Roaches Line, Nfld., 1992.
Finding aid is available.
MF-301

MCGRATH, PATRICK THOMAS, SIR, 1868-1928.
Correspondence, 1910-1920.
3 cm.
Journalist and politician, of St. John's, Nfld.
Correspondence on a wide range of topics, written by and received by McGrath, much of it with Newfoundland political figures of the period.
Arranged chronologically.
Acquired from his nephew, Frank Ryan, St. John's, Nfld., 1992.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-175

MCGRIGOR, G.D.
Notes, n.d.
3 cm.
Photocopied from original: Royal Geographical Society, London, England.
Clergyman.
Notes on some species of berries entitled 'Nomenclature of Botanical Species found in Newfoundland'. Two bound photocopies of article entitled "Impressions of Newfoundland".
MF-066

MCNEIL, FRANCES (FRANCES KNOWLING), 1869-1928.
Photographs, ca. 1910.
2 photographs.
Copied from original: William Knowling, St. John's, Nfld.
Suffragette leader, of St. John's.
Two photographs of McNeil and her family, one an enlargement of part of the other.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-276

MELVILLE, HENRY DUNDAS, VISCOUNT, 1742-1811.
Correspondence, 1789.
22 leaves.
Photocopied in 1971 from original: National Library of Scotland, Melville Papers, 1051 (iii), Edinburgh, Scotland.
Letter from William Wyndham Grenville, Secretary of State, advising of the arrival of Irish convicts in Portsmouth from Newfoundland, November 23, 1789; minutes of the Privy Council examination of D'ewes Coke, Admiral Mark Milbanke and Richard Robinso n, concerning Irish convicts who were liberated at Newfoundland, November 24, 1789; warrant to John Child, one of HM Messengers in Ordinary, to convey Irish convicts to Dublin, November 25, 1789; letter from William Wyndham Grenville recommending future policy, November 25, 1789.
MF-065

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Photographs, ca. 1970.
2 folio sheets.
Two mounted photographs: a closeup of the platform of the Newfoundland Railway Station, St. John's and a closeup of the 4th Station of the Cross at St. John's College Chapel, Memorial University of Newfoundland, taken by William H. Coultas.
Acquired from the Office of the President, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1981.
OMF-012

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. CENTRE FOR COLD OCEAN RESOURCES ENGINEERING.
Photographs, 1981.
1 cm.
Copied from original: Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick,
Me.
Photographs and negatives used in creation of the Bartlett Mural unveiled at the opening of the Robert A. Bartlett Building, April 1, 1981. Reproductions of the log of the Effie M. Morrissey, July 15 to August 15, 1935.
Acquired from Centre for Cold Ocean Resources Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1981.
MF-162

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. DEPT. OF GEOGRAPHY.
Papers, 1968-1969.
6 cm.
Correspondence and accounts concerning the Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Meeting held at Memorial University of Newfoundland, August 18 to August 22, 1969; Local Arrangements Committee chaired by Alan C. Macpherson.
Typescript of the papers published as 'Colloquim on Regional Economic Development'. Notes and correspondence of Dr. William Summers concerning his book 'The Geography of Newfoundland'.
Acquired from W.S. Nowak, Dept. of Geography, Memorial
University of Newfoundland.
COLL-047

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND FACULTY ASSOCIATION.
Badges, 1989.
4 items
Four buttons which were distributed in anticipation of a strike by Memorial University faculty and librarians.
MF-284

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. FACULTY COUNCIL OF EDUCATION.
Records, 1979-1985.
7 cm.
Minutes of meetings and memoranda circulated to Council members, May 1979 - June 1985.
Acquired from Barbara Eddy, Memorial University Library, 1989.
COLL-133

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. FACULTY OF EDUCATION.
Testimonial, 1974.
1 folio sheet.
Copied from original: George Albert Hickman, St. John's, Nfld.
Testimonial presented to Dr. George Albert Hickman, Dean of the Faculty of Education, by the faculty and staff on his retirement in 1974, including photographs of Hickman and 103 faculty and staff members.
Acquired from Memorial University Education Library, 1982.
OMF-018

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC RESEARCH.
Papers, 1962-1963.
2 cm.
Papers concerning a research project conducted by the Institute on the rural labour force in Newfoundland together with miscellaneous papers on the early days of ISER.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-087, 1987.

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. JUBILEE COMMITTEE.
Photographs, 1930-1946.
2 cm. folio.
Mounted composite photographs of the Newfoundland Memorial University College graduating classes of 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1937, 1941, 1942, 1943(2), 1944 and 1946(2).
Transferred from Memorial University of Newfoundland Library, 1982.
OMF-011

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. LIBRARY
Architectural plans and ledgers, 1957-1963; 1978.
3 cm.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-023.
Three ledgers containing accounts entitled Appropriation Control, and itemizing Library expenditures for the years 1957/58 to 1962/63. The Architects' Guild floor plans for the Queen Elizabeth II Library dated July 28, 1978.
Acquired from Richard Ellis, University Librarian, 1982.
OMF-009

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. LIBRARY.
Records, 1950-.
2 m.
Correspondence, reports, etc., concerning Library planning; subject files dealing with specific aspects of the Queen Elizabeth II Library; minutes of Library committees, accession records, patron registers, plans and photographs; library accounts from 1955.
Arranged in the following series: library planning; subject files; library committees; record books; plans; photographs.
Acquired from Richard Ellis, University Librarian, 1982-1992.
Preliminary inventory of the collection is available.
COLL-023

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. OLD MEMORIAL'S ASSOCIATION STUDY GROUP.
Records, 1934-1935.
2 cm.
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.
Unknown source.
MF-154

MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND. SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES ACADEMIC COUNCIL.
Records, 1982-.
12 cm.
Correspondence, minutes of Council meetings, papers relating to the work of the Council collected by a succession of Council members from the University Library.
Acquired from Richard Ellis, University Librarian and ex-officio member of the Council, 1982.
To be used only with the donor's permission.
COLL-021

MERASHEEN ISLAND (NFLD.).
Map, 1985.
2 pp.
Photocopy.
Map of Big and Little Merasheen entitled 'Who lived where in Merasheen' and 'Have you forgotten', sold at the 1985 Merasheen reunion and drawn by Captain Billy Ennis.
Acquired from Ellen Clarke Leonard, 1985.
MF-234

MERRICK, ELLIOTT, 1905-.
Papers, 1928-1986.
12 cm.
Writer, of Asheville, N.C.
Correspondence, manuscripts of published and unpublished short stories, drafts and working notes. Off-prints of most published stories and various novels. Significant correspondence include: Sir Randle Fynes Wilson Holme, and Maxwell Perkins and Whitn ey Darrow, both of Charles Scribner's Sons.
Acquired from Elliott Merrick, Asheville, N.C., 1984 and 1987.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-096

METHODIST CHURCH SUNDAY SCHOOL (BONAVISTA, NFLD.)
Roll books, 1902-1929.
3 items.
Two class attendance books and one superintendent's record book of the Methodist Church Sunday School, Bonavista.
Acquired from Afterwords Book Store, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
MF-283

MICKLE, SARA, fl. 1897.
Letters, 1896-1900.
9 leaves.
Member, Woman's Historical Society of Toronto.
Eight holograph letters from Judge D.W. Prowse, mainly concerning the Cabot Calendar and subsequent calendars which Mickle sought Prowse's help in distributing to Newfoundland bookdealers. Includes comments on the fisheries and Prowse's writings.
Unknown source.
MF-090

MIDWIVES' CLUB (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Photograph, ca. 1920.
1 photograph.
The first class of the Midwives' Club from a photograph which appeared in the 'Newfoundland Quarterly,' Summer 1924.
Acquired from Janet McNaughton, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-275

MILES, THOMAS, fl. 1858.
Letter, 1858.
1 leaf.
A letter signed by Dr. David Livingstone concerning a supply of beads, and written by him from Birkenhead shortly before leaving for East Africa.
Unknown source, 1966.
MF-116

MILLER, PHOEBE FLORENCE, 1889-1979.
Papers, 1895-1979.
44 cm.
Poet and postmistress, of Topsail, Conception Bay.
Drafts of her poetry and other writings; family mementos; diaries; greeting cards using her verses; correspondence with publishers; letters from many friends, 1929-1979, including E.J. Pratt, John Lewis Paton and a thirty-year correspondence with the poet Edwin F. Duder.
Acquired from her grandniece Charlotte Strong, St. John's, Nfld., 1980.
No material may be reproduced without consulting family members.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-016

MISSION CHURCH MEN'S GUILD (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.: ANGLICAN).
Journal, 1898-1900.
2 cm.
Transcribed from original: St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, St. John's, Nfld.
Journal of the proceedings of the Guild during its first two years. The Mission Church later became the Church of St. Michael and all Angels.
MF-176

MOIR, JOHN S. (JOHN SARGENT), 1926-.
Papers, 1955-1965.
2 cm.
Photocopied from original: John S. Moir, Markham, Ont.
Professor of History, University of Toronto.
Notes and correspondence pertaining to articles for the Dictionary of Canadian Biography and juvenile biography in MacMillan's 'Great Stories of Canada' series, on the subject of the Kirke Family.
MF-181

MOORE, DOROTHEA MAY, 1894-.
Letters, 1905-1908; 1915; 1924-1929.
1.5 cm.
Physician, of Cambridge, Mass.
Transcripts of letters received from her father Edward C. Moore, Professor of Theology and History at Harvard, during the summer of 1905 when he accompanied Dr. Wilfred Grenfell on the MV Strathcona to Labrador. An autographed letter from Grenfell, 19 08, and two letters from Dr. Charles E. Parsons, Medical Director, Notre Dame Bay Memorial Hospital, Twillingate, 1928-1929.
Acquired from Dr. Dorothea Moore, Cambridge, Mass., 1982.
MF-157

MOORE, FRANCIS, fl. 1813.
Certificate, 1813.
1 leaf.
Lieutenant, Commander of His Majesty's Forces in Newfoundland in 1813.
Payroll document to certify that the Reverend David Rowland fulfilled his obligation as chaplain, June 25 to December 24, 1813.
Unknown source.
MF-068

MOORE, THOMAS RICHARD, 1950-.
Papers, 1900-1978.
12 cm.
Teacher, of Avondale.
Working notes, interviews and correspondence with relatives of Norman Duncan, compiled while writing 'A Biography of Norman Duncan', unpublished M.A. Thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1977. Photocopies of letters from W.L. MacKenzie King, W ilfred Grenfell and photographs of Exploits by Duncan, ca. 1900.
Acquired from Thomas Moore, Avondale, Nfld., 1985.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-060

MORAVIAN CHURCH (HEBRON, LABRADOR).
Plans, 1831.
13 pp.
Microfilm and print from original: Archiv der Bruder-Unitat, Herrnhut, Saxony, Germany.
Plans and description of the mission house at Hebron, Labrador.
Acquired from Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Peacock, St. John's, Nfld., 1981.
MF-163

MORAVIAN CHURCH (HOPEDALE, LABRADOR).
Photographs, early 20th century.
23 items
Printed from originals: Moravian Mission, Hopedale, Labrador.
Twenty-three prints from a large collection of glass slides used by the Hopedale Moravian Mission for education and entertainment.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-205

MORAVIAN CHURCH (LABRADOR).
Journal, 1752.
15 pp.
Photocopied by National Archives of Canada, Moravian Missions, English Transcripts 1752-1776, Vol. 1. Diary of ships to and from Labrador, from original: Moravian Church Headquarters, London, England.
Reise Diarium nach und bon Terra Labrador in North America derer 4 bruder Mathes Kuntz, Friedrick Post, J.C. Krum und George Golkowsky vom 16 Mai 1752, bis 28 November 1752.
Journal [kept by Elijah Goffe, seaman who assumed command] of the ill-fated first Moravian expedition to Labrador.
MF-104

MORGAN, A.B. (ALBERT BAXTER), 1917-1986.
Building plans, 1953-1963.
13 folio sheets.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-081.
Businessman and politician, of St. John's and Harbour Grace.
7 sets of building plans including: blueprints for Koch Shoes factory, Harbour Grace and Imperial Oil service stations. Map of Bears Cove, Harbour Grace, subdivision; copy of Carbonear Island pledge of loyalty, 1709; copy of King William's Last Prayer , 1702.
Acquired from the Morgan family, 1986.
Included as Series 12 in finding aid to COLL-081.
OMF-043

MORGAN, A.B. (ALBERT BAXTER), 1917-1986.
Papers, 1908-1985.
1.1 m.
Businessman and politician, of St. John's and Harbour Grace.
Personal papers and correspondence relating to his career as a co-operative field worker, politician and businessman and to his social and professional affiliation in the community.
Arranged in series: personal material; co-operative movement; political career; business career; affiliations; real estate; miscellaneous matters; title pages; photographs; postcards; ledgers, cash books, journals.
Acquired from the Morgan family, 1986.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-081

MORGAN, G. LLOYD (GEORGE LLOYD), 1904-1974.
Papers, 1918-1972.
4 cm.
United Church of Canada clergyman, born Port de Grave.
Personal correspondence, sermons and church related material; Grenfell Association of Great Britain and Ireland calendar from the early 1930s containing many period photographs.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies COLL-081, 1987.
MF-252

MORGAN, HERBERT B., 1919-.
Documents, 1946-1953.
40 leaves.
Photocopy.
Justice of the Newfoundland Supreme Court, born Harbour Deep, White Bay, Nfld.
Correspondence and documents relating to Canadian jurisdiction over the Continental Shelf.
Acquired from Herbert B. Morgan, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
MF-274

MORGAN, MOSES (MOSES OSBORNE), 1917-.
Notebooks, 1982-1985.
5 cm.
President of Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1973-1981.
Personal notebooks and correspondence relating to the hearings of the Royal Commission on the Ocean Ranger Marine Disaster of which he was one of six commissioners.
Acquired from M.O. Morgan, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
MF-230

MORGAN, MOSES (MOSES (OSBORNE), 1917-.
Records, 1985-1986.
2.3 m.
President of Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1973-1981.
The papers of the Commission of Inquiry on Unemployment Insurance of which M.O. Morgan was one of six commissioners.
The Chairman was Claude Forget. A complete record of its findings is contained in this collection.
Arranged in series as: public hearings by province; studies and research papers; preparation of Robert and media reports; correspondence and minutes.
Acquired from M.O. Morgan, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-083

MORRIS, ANN, fl. 1827.
Correspondence, 1817-1828.
51 leaves.
Photocopy.
Resident of London, England.
Letters from her brother, Richard Morris, in St. John's, agent of the merchant firm of Brown, Hoyles and Co., his wife (nee Catherine McCawley), and family friend John Sanderson giving an interesting glimpse of the hardships and pleasures of life in S t. John's. Includes historical notes and observations on postal history by the donor.
Acquired from Robert H. Pratt, St. John's, Nfld., September 1988.
Not to be photocopied without permission of the donor.
MF-279

MORRIS, FRANCIS J., 1862-1947.
Papers, 1849-1933.
6 cm.
Lawyer, born St. John's.
Personal correspondence, wills, grants of land, deeds, indentures and other papers from Morris' law practice.
Acquired from Gilbert Higgins, Stephenville, Nfld., 1987.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-103

MORRY FAMILY.
Papers, 1858.
9 leaves.
Photocopy.
Genealogical material on the Morry family of Ferryland, including a letter to Matthew Morry from H.J. Holdsworth, of Dartmouth, concerning his property in Ferryland, February 4, 1858.
Acquired from Howard Morry, Ferryland, Nfld.
MF-070

MOSS, MR., fl. 1832.
Journal, 1832.
24 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, P3/B/3, St. John's, Nfld. Agent for Slade and Co. at Battle Harbour, Labrador. 'Remarks at Battle Harbour from May 9th, 1832 until Sept. 7th, 1832'.
MF-071

MUI, HOH-CHEUNG, 1916-.
Papers, 1940-1987.
2 m.
Professor of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Hoh-Cheung and Lorna Mui; book reviews.
Arranged in series by subject.
Acquired from Hoh-Cheung Mui, Professor of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1985.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-100

MULLOCK, JOHN THOMAS, 1807-1869.
Photograph, ca. 1850.
1 item.
Catholic Bishop, of St. John's, Nfld.
Mounted photograph, 8.5 x 5.7 cm.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File, 1988.
MF-087

MUNN, ROBERT S., 1829-1894.
Letter, 1894.
3 pp.
Merchant, of Harbour Grace, Nfld.
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 sm all Christmas card included.
Acquired from Academic Books, Vancouver, B.C., 1980.
MF-121

MURPHY, DENNIS, 1939-.
Cartoons, 1974-1977.
32 cm.
Cartoonist, of Springhill, N.S.
The original drawings of 70 political cartoons concerning Newfoundland municipal and provincial governments and published in 'The Daily News', 1974-1977.
Acquired from George Courage, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
A list of titles and copy prints is available.
COLL-112

MURPHY, J.F. (JOHN FRANCIS), 1873-1958.
Drawings, 1939-1940.
6 folio sheets.
Negative drawings of 'Home Made Fish Meal Outfit', designs for various pieces of machinery and methods for production of fish meal.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-087.
OMF-037

MURRAY, ALEXANDER, 1811-1885.
Notice, 1855.
1 leaf.
Geologist and first director of the Geological Survey of Newfoundland.
Form letter from the Canadian Institute giving notice of his election as a member, July 9, 1855.
Unknown source.
MF-073

MURRAY, JANET MILLER AYRE, 1891-1946.
Papers 1911-1919.
15 cm.
A Volunteer Aid Detachment worker during World War I, Miller, born St. John's, married firstly Eric Ayre who was killed at Beaumont Hamel, July 1, 1916, and secondly Alexander H. Murray.
Materials related to Murray's service with the Volunteer Aid Detachment in Great Britain during World War I, correspondence between various members of the Ayre and Miller families during the war period and various documents related to war service.
Arranged in series reflecting family members involvement in World War I.
Acquired from Gertrude Crosbie, St. John's, Nfld., 1993.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-158

MYRICK, JOHN, fl. 1898.
Letter, 1898.
1 leaf.
Photocopied from a copy in the Trepassey Museum.
Lighthouse keeper, of Cape Race, Nfld.
Letter (dated June 8, 1898) to Myrick from J. Parsons, Agency of the Marine and Fisheries Department, Ottawa, concerning a request from E.J. Myrick to the Department to erect a house on land belonging to the Government of Canada and stipulations attac hed thereto.
MF-265

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NEARY, PETER (PETER FRANCIS), 1938-.
Papers.
8 cm.
Professor of History, University of Western Ontario, born Bell Island, Nfld.
Typescript of 'Newfoundland in the North Atlantic World, 1929-1949', published by McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston and Montreal, 1988.
Acquired from Peter Neary, London, Ont., 1989.
COLL-114

NEARY, STEPHEN A. (STEPHEN ALOYSIUS), 1925-.
Political papers, 1962-1985.
10 m.
Politician, of Bell Island.
Political papers gathered as a provincial politician, 1962-1985. Member of the House of Assembly for Bell Island, 1962-1975; Member of the House of Assembly for La Poile, 1975-1985; Leader of the Liberal Party, 1982-1984.
The collection is arranged in series according to subject.
Acquired from Stephen A. Neary, St. John's, Nfld., 1985. Series 10, Executive Council papers are restricted in accordance with the Newfoundland Freedom of Information Act.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-074

NETTEN, THEOPHILUS G. (THEOPHILUS GEORGE), 1845-1925.
Journals, 1872-1873; 1887-1890.
2 cm.
Anglican clergyman.
Two notebooks containing a diary of his mission at Rose Blanche, 1872-73; notes of weather, sermons and events in Conception Bay communities while rector at Port de Grave, 1887-1890.
Acquired from John Netten, St. John's, Nfld., 1976.
MF-152

NETTEN, WILLIAM, 1801-1886.
Journals, 1854-1866, 1876-1879.
3 cm.
Anglican clergyman.
Two notebooks containing a diary of daily events in the Catalina parish and visits to St. John's. Includes a typed transcript.
Acquired from John Netten, St. John's, Nfld., 1976.
MF-151

NEVITT, JOYCE, 1917-.
Papers, 1946-1991.
3.6 m.
Nurse, born Cranbrook, England.
Research materials, drafts, manuscripts, correspondence and photographs relating to her book on the history of nursing in Newfoundland, "White Caps and Black Bands" (1978). Research materials, notes and correspondence relating to the establishment of Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Nursing and to Nevitt's career as a nurse educator.
Arranged in series reflecting the various facets of her nursing career and her writing.
Acquired from Joyce Nevitt, St. John's, Nfld., 1991.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-177

NEWCASTLE, THOMAS PELHAM-HOLLES, DUKE OF, 1693-1768.
Letters, 1738-1745.
24 leaves.
Transcribed from the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld.
Senior Secretary of State.
Eleven letters from Governors and officers in charge concerning the garrisons at Placentia and St. John's and the fishery as affected by war with France and Spain and dated: 6 November 1738; 11 July 1739; 30 March 1740; 10 June 1740; 26 July 1740; 24 December 1740; 20 September 1741; 18 June 1742; 25 September 1743; 16 November 1743; 23 September 1745.
MF-067

NEWELL, ISAAC, 1917-1977.
Papers, 1940-1950.
30 cm.
Co-operative Field Worker; delegate to the National Convention, 1946-1948; Professor of English, Queen's University, Kingston, 1957-1977.
Reports and correspondence concerning the Grenfell Memorial Co-operative Society, the co-operative movement in Newfoundland and the National Convention. Poetry manuscripts.
Acquired from Jean Nast Newell, Bath, Ontario, 1987.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-090

NEWFOUNDLAND ACADEMY OF ART (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Prospectus, 1956-1957.
12 pp.
Art school, 1949-1961.
Prospectus for Newfoundland Academy of Art, 51 Cochrane Street, St. John's.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File.
MF-260

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR WOMEN'S INSTITUTES.
Records, 1935-.
7.35 m.
A craft development and self-help organization for Newfoundland women, name changed from Jubilee Guilds of Newfoundland in 1968.
Records of the Newfoundland and Labrador Women's Institutes and its predecessor, the Jubilee Guilds of Newfoundland, including constitutions, annual and monthly reports, financial records, committee reports, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, et c.
Acquired from Newfoundland and Labrador Women's Institutes, St. John's, Nfld.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-166

NEWFOUNDLAND ASSOCIATION IN AID OF THE DEEP SEA MISSION ON LABRADOR.
Records, 1901-1909.
1 cm.
Photocopied in 1985 from original: Wilfrid Ayre, Middle Cove, Nfld.
Charitable organization, 1901-1912, forerunner of the Grenfell Association of Newfoundland.
Minutes of the annual meetings and minutes of some Executive Committee meetings, held at Government House.
MF-215

NEWFOUNDLAND ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
Records, 1959-1987
24 cm.
Records of the predecessors of the Newfoundland Association of Public Employees: the Civil Service Association, 1936- 1952, and the Newfoundland Government Employees Association, 1952-1971; minutes, correspondence and reports. Clippings and resource material on the IWA strike, 1959.
Acquired from Robert Greenwood on behalf of the Newfoundland Association of public Employees, 1984, 1985, 1987.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-056

NEWFOUNDLAND BOARD OF LIQUOR CONTROL.
Liquor permits, 1923-1960
11 items
Seven individual liquor permit books, two individual liquor permit identification cards and two physician's prescriptions for spirits and wines.
Acquired from Gilbert Higgins, Stephenville, Nfld., 1989.
MF-281

NEWFOUNDLAND BROTHERHOOD OF WOODS-WORKERS.
Records, 1958-1961
1 m.
Trade-union based in Grand Falls, 1959-1961.
Correspondence, executive minutes, proceedings of annual meetings, field workers' records, financial records, working notes kept by President Stirling Thomas; working papers and correspondence of legal counsel, William G. Adams.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-79, 1986.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-072

NEWFOUNDLAND COASTAL SERVICES.
Schedules, 1948-1980
.5 cm.
Miscellaneous timetables and schedules for coastal and ferry services provided by Newfoundland Railway and Steamship Service and CN Marine.
Transferred from Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File.
MF-153

NEWFOUNDLAND COLLECTION.
Photographs, 1775-1900.
3 cm
A miscellany of 31 photographic negatives of various Newfoundland subjects.
Acquired from the Office of the President, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1986.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-231

NEWFOUNDLAND COLLECTION.
Photographs, 1890-1963.
3 cm.
A miscellaneous collection of historical photographs.
Unknown source.
Index to the photographs is available.
MF-180

NEWFOUNDLAND COLLECTION.
Prints and photographs, 1809-ca. 1920.
1 cm. folio.
Mounted photograph of 'Ruins of St. John's, Newfoundland', 1892; engraving 'The Right Honourable Sir Joseph Banks', 1810; engraving 'Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth', 1809; 5 Spreet lithographs of St. John's buildings, ca. 1850; Notman and Sons phot ograph of Sir Thomas Roddick; S. H. Parsons photograph of St. John's and harbour from the Battery, ca. 1905-1914; Holloway photograph of Huskies at Battle Harbour; Holloway photograph of Battle Harbour, Labrador.
Unknown source.
OMF-023

NEWFOUNDLAND CONSTABULARY.
Circular, 1940-1941.
8 leaves.
Circular announcing pay raises to all ranks of the Newfoundland Constabulary and Fire Department, August 28, 1940. Detail of Duties for Constabulary, Regulations governing Journalists and Motion and Still
Photographers and Traffic Regulations and Directions during the visit of HRH Duke of Kent, September 9, 1941.
Unknown source.
MF-074

NEWFOUNDLAND DEPT. OF ASSESSOR.
Forms, 1935.
6 leaves.
Two blank Newfoundland income tax forms.
Acquired from Livyer's, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
MF-076

NEWFOUNDLAND DEPT. OF DEFENCE.
Records, 1940-1945.
1.5 cm.
Quarterly statements form Colonel Walter F. Rendell, Secretary for Defence, showing enlistments, casualties and disposition of Newfoundlanders in the Royal Navy, Royal Artillery and Royal Air Force. Correspondence with the Commissioner for Defence, t he Dominions' Office and the Trade Commissioner for Newfoundland.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections COLL-075.
MF-227

NEWFOUNDLAND DEPT. OF EDUCATION
Letter, 1939.
1 leaf.
Form letter (dated May 25, 1939) from H. L. Pottle, Chairman of the Board of Examiners for Summer School informing applicants to summer school.
Unknown source.
MF-267

NEWFOUNDLAND DEPT. OF PUBLIC WELFARE, LABRADOR SERVICES DIVISION
Trade returns, 1938-1697
1 cm.
Photocopy.
Records of the depot operating costs and trading statistics from Northern Labrador coastal depots at Nain, Hopedale, Davis Inlet, Nutak, Hebron, and Makkovik, mainly for 1942-1954.
Acquired from John Kennedy, Dept. of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1983.
MF-175

NEWFOUNDLAND DOCUMENTS
Transcripts, 1620-1697.
55 pp.
Photocopied from transcripts at the Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Twenty-three items concerning government and trade, of significance to 17th century studies.
Calendar of documents is available.
MF-083

NEWFOUNDLAND HOTEL (ST. JOHN'S, NF).
Menu, 1934.
1 leaf.
Photocopy.
St. John's Hotel 1926-1982.
Dinner menu for Newfoundland Hotel for June 12, 1934.
Acquired from John Moore, Grand Falls, NF.
MF-266

NEWFOUNDLAND HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY.
Illustration, 1898.
1 item.
Debate on the Railway Bill was an acrimonious time in Newfoundland politics, eventually leading in the defeat of the Winter administration.
Photograph of a drawing entitled "The House during Sir J. S. Winter's Speech upon the Railway Bill, March, 1898.", artist unknown.
Acquired from Gilbert Higgins, Stephenville, NF, 1989.
MF-292

NEWFOUNDLAND HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY
Report, 1897
5 leaves
Report of a Select Committee of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland, appointed to consider the completion of the Newfoundland Railway from Harbour Grace to Carbonear (Chairman, William Duff). Letter from John Soothe, ADC and Private Secretary to the Governor of Newfoundland, covering correspondence and dispatches forwarded to the House of Assembly, May 5, 1897.
Unknown source.
MF-077

NEWFOUNDLAND-LABRADOR HUMAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1972-1987
2 m.
A community-based voluntary organization dedicated to advocacy and education in the areas of human rights and civil liberties, established 1968.
Administrative and operational records of the Association, including minutes, financial reports, correspondence, project reports and data on human rights issues. Correspondence and minutes of the Canadian Rights and Liberties Federation.
Acquired from Newfoundland-Labrador Human Rights Association, St. John's, Nfld., September 1988.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-111

NEWFOUNDLAND LIBRARY ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1969-1983
32 cm.
Records including minutes, committee reports, correspondence, membership lists and financial accounts.
Acquired from Elizabeth Browne, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
COLL-062

NEWFOUNDLAND MAGISTRATES' OFFICE (HARBOUR GRACE)
Letters, 1825-1860.
32 cm.
In 1824 an Act for the better administration of justice in Newfoundland provided for annual circuit courts within each of three districts and thereafter Harbour Grace became the seat of the Northern District.
Approximately 3000 letters and documents, mainly 1825-1860, from Colonial Government officials, merchants, solicitors, and private citizens in St. John's and the Northern Circuit District; draft copies of letters from the Harbour Grace Magistrates; applications for appointments, tenders, directives and pardons from the Governor; bills of sale; correspondence re epidemics, famine, civil disorder, court actions, penal conditions, fisheries, etc.
Arranged by office and place of origin.
Acquired from Dr. Patrick A. O'Flaherty, Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-003

NEWFOUNDLAND OUTPORT NURSING AND INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION (NONIA)
Records, 1925-.
45 cm.
An organization established in 1925 to assist Newfoundland outport women obtain access to public health nursing services and to assist in local craft development.
Records of the Newfoundland Outport Nursing and Industrial Association, including annual reports, photographs, financial records, minutes, constitutions, and advertising and promotional materials.
Acquired from Newfoundland Outport Nursing and Industrial Association, St. John's, Nfld., 1992.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-151

NEWFOUNDLAND PAMPHLETS, 1623-1630
Notebook, n.d.
.5 cm.
Bound notebook written about 1932 containing a handwritten copy of excerpts from several seventeenth century pamphlets in the British Museum: 'A Short Discourse', 'Quodlibets' and 'Newlander's Cure'.
Acquired from Alexander H. Murray, St. John's, Nfld., 1980.
MF-129

NEWFOUNDLAND PATRIOTIC ASSOCIATION. RECRUITING COMMITTEE.
Records, 1917-1918.
1 cm.
Volunteer organization active during both world wars.
Six letters concerning the activities of the Committee; nine pages of recruitment statistics; minute book, June 8, 1917 to Feb. 21, 1918.
Unknown source.
MF-082

NEWFOUNDLAND PERFORMING ARTS
Posters, 1970s-.
660 items
Collected as part of the Newfoundland Performing Arts Archive Project established in 1984 to document theatre, music and dance productions originating in Newfoundland.
Posters of theatrical, musical and dance productions of Newfoundland origin.
Acquired from various sources.
An index is available.
COLL-143

NEWFOUNDLAND PERFORMING ARTS.
Programs and Handbills, 1865-.
1450 items.
Collected as part of the Newfoundland Performing Arts Archive Project established in 1984 to document theatre, music and dance productions originating in Newfoundland.
Programs and handbills of theatrical, musical and dance productions of Newfoundland origin.
Acquired from various sources.
An index is available.
COLL-169

NEWFOUNDLAND PERFORMING ARTS.
Theatre Reviews, 1960-1973.
10 cm.
Photocopied from microfilm of "The Daily News" and "The Evening Telegram", St. John's newspapers.
Research material gathered for a paper on theatre reviews in the 1960s and 1970s.
Theatre reviews of local productions published in the St.John's newspapers, "The Evening Telegram" and "The Daily News".
Acquired from Denise Lynde, St. John's, Nfld., 1992.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-169

NEWFOUNDLAND PERFORMING ARTS.
Scripts.
180 cm.
A collection compiled from various writers, actors, directors and theatre companies as part of a project to document original script writing in Newfoundland.
Scripts of stage, radio and television productions originating in Newfoundland.
Acquired from various sources.
No photocopying without permission.
A title index is available.
COLL-144

NEWFOUNDLAND POSTAL AND TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT. LITTLE BAY ISLANDS-PILLEY'S ISLAND OFFICE.
Records, 1902-1919 and ca. 1938
84 cm.
Telegrams, telegraph transfers, service messages, memoranda, 1902-ca.1938; postmaster's cash book, 1917- 1919; receipts for registered letters, 1911; customs reports, forms, receipts, 1902-1919; incoming correspondence to customs officers, 1902-1919.
Acquired form the Dept. of Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Not to be consulted without the permission of Dr. John Widdowson of Dr. Larry Small, Memorial University of Newfoundland Dept. of Folklore.
Preliminary inventory is available.
COLL-019

NEWFOUNDLAND REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN, 1948.
Sound recording, 1948.
1 cassette.
Re-recorded from original: Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive, St. John's, Nfld.
Tape copy of recorded speeches prepared for radio broadcast during the Newfoundland referendum campaign, 1948, including a pro-Confederate speech by John B. McEvoy, introduced by Don Clouston, and statements by United States Senator Charles Wayland Brooks, introduced by Donald Jamieson.
Acquired from Anonymous donor, 1982.
MF-160

NEWFOUNDLAND ROYAL NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT.
Programs, 1960, 1964.
3 leaves.
Program for trooping the colour of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment at Corner Brook, May 9, 1960. [Includes explanation of trooping the colour; officers and colour party; drill movements and music; brief history of the Regiment and list of battle honours].
Program for 50th Anniversary Celebration, 1964.
Transferred from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File.
MF-264

NEWFOUNDLAND SAVINGS BANK.
Certificates, 1940-1945.
2 items.
War Savings Information booklet and child's savings stamps book.
Acquired from Don Ryan, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
MF-244

NEWFOUNDLAND-SPANISH COD FISHERIES, 1583.
Deposition, 1583.
7 leaves.
Photocopied in 1970 from original: Spanish Fisheries Syndicate, Madrid, Spain.
Copies of a deposition in the Court of Lequieto by the Master for the vessel Catalina, sailing form Pasajes to the 'fishing grounds of Terra Nova; outlining the profits and conditions for his crew, entitled 'How were recruited in the 16th century in the north coast of Spain crews for the cod fishing in Newfoundland'.
MF-052

NEWFOUNDLAND STAMP EXCHANGE.
Philatelic materials, 1936.
1 cm.
A folder of materials (glassine envelopes, approval booklets, ordering blanks) used in stamp collecting.
Acquired, 1987.
MF-254

NEWFOUNDLAND SUPREME COURT.
Judgement, 1866.
1 leaf.
Handwritten copy or draft of Supreme Court judgment in suit brought by Anne O'Brien against Cornelius Denchy, June 26, 1866.
Unknown source.
MF-078

NEWFOUNDLAND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY LIMITED (PORTUGAL COVE, NFLD.).
Invitation, 1960
1 leaf.
Invitation (dated August 24, 1960) to the ribbon- cutting and inaugural run for the MV John Guy on the Portugal Cove-Bell Island Ferry Service, including program, from Hon. George Hees, Minister of Transport (Canada) and The Newfoundland Transportation Company Limited.
Transferred from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies Vertical File.
MF-263

NEWFOUNDLAND TRAVELLING THEATRE COMPANY, 1971-1976.
Records, 1972-1980
14 cm.
Theatre company, in existence from 1971 to 1976.
Correspondence, accounts, grant proposals, legal documents, photographs and other materials related to the administration and operation of the Newfoundland Travelling Theatre Company.
Acquired from Dudley Cox, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
COLL-129

NEWFOUNDLAND WRITERS GUILD, 1968-.
Records, 1968-1990.
30 cm.
Writers organization founded in 1968.
Minutes of executive meetings, general meetings and annual meetings, agendas, accounts, constitutions, newsletters, correspondence, writing contests (organization and submissions), readings, membership lists, position papers, photographs and other materials related to the administration and operation of the Newfoundland Writers Guild.
Acquired from Newfoundland Writers Guild, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
COLL-145

NEWFOUNDLAND WORKER' COMPENSATION APPEAL TRIBUNAL.
Decisions, 1987-1992.
23 cm.
Established by the Newfoundland Government in 1987 to act as a final arbiter for persons challenging decisions of the Workers' Compensation Commission.
Decisions of the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal in the cases brought before it by individuals challenging decisions make by the Workers' Compensation Commission.
Acquired from Newfoundland Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal,
St. John's, Nfld., 1987-1992.
COLL-120

NEWFY BULLET (RADIO PROGRAM).
Scripts, 1979-1980.
15 cm.
Radio scripts of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation variety series about the train, the Newfy Bullet, written by David Ross and various contributing writers.
Arranged by episode.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-130

NICHOL, DON (DONALD WINGATE), 1952-.
Papers, 1984-.
0.5 cm.
Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland, born Twillingate, Nfld.
Book and television reviews, editorials, sketches, songs, short stories, conference and literary papers.
Acquired form Don Nichol, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
Finding aid is available.
MF-299

NOEL, N.S. (NATHANIEL STUART), 1900-1977.
Letters, 1925-1946.
44 leaves.
Canon of the Anglican Church of Canada.
Thirteen letters from Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell, one from Lady Grenfell, and one from Irene Biss while Noel was parish priest at St. Anthony. Eleven letters from Bishop William Charles White while Noel was priest at St. Anthony and Fogo. Five letters from Bishop Philip Abraham 1945-1946). Report to the Bell Island School Board, 1944. Typed transcriptions of some letters.
Acquired from Canon N.S. Noel, St. John's, Nfld., 1973.
MF-117

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O'BRIEN, E.J. (EDWARD JOSEPH), 1884-1986
Papers, 1923-1947.
12 cm.
Photocopy
Monsignor, Roman Catholic Church of Carbonear.
Letters and papers during his service as priest to the Indians and administrator of Government Relief at Davis Inlet and North West River, 1923-1946.
Acquired from Nigel markham, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
Calendar of the collecton by Nigel Markham including biography of O'Brien.
COLL-064

O'BRIEN, JOHN TERENCE NICHOLLS, SIR, 1830-1903.
Papers, 1847-1888.
30 leaves.
Photocopies of original: Major Terence Gossage, Lymington, Hampshire, England.
Governor of Newfoundland 1888-1895.
Correspondence and photographs primarily relating to O'Brien's military and colonial service in India, Heligoland and Mauritius.
Acquired from James K. Hiller, Professor of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1990.
Finding aid is available.
MF-307

O'DEA AGNES C., 1911-1993
Papers, 1925-1989.
18 cm.
Librarian, born St. John's.
Correspondence from O'Dea's years as Head of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies from 1964 to 1976, articles, speeches, awards, certificates, diplomas, photographs and other items from her professional and personal life.
Acquired from Anne Hart, Head, Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University Library, 1987, and Shane O'Dea, St. John's, Nfld., 1993.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-101

O'DEA FRANCIS, 1916-1979.
Medical records, 1949-1977.
3.5 m.
Physician; Newfoundland's first obstetrical specialist.
Patient records, patient account and receipt books, medical accounts; correspondence relating to Medicare and Newfoundland Medical Association.
Arranged in three series: medical accounts; patients' records; administrative files.
Acquired from his son, Shane O'Dea, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
Access to patients records is restricted in accordance with the convention of medical ethics.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-086

O'DEA, JOHN VINCENT, 1868-1958.
Papers, 1919-1934.
1 cm.
Businessman, of St. John's.
Letter from Hon. Frederick C. Alderdice, Prime Minister of Newfoundland, soliciting funds for the United Newfoundland Party, December 7, 1933. Official invitation to attend the inauguration of Government by Commission, February 16, 1934. Newfoundland
Hotel New Year's Eve Menu, 1926/1927, autographed, Mrs. pools Baird, invoice from K. West, March 7, 1932. Photograph of [Margaret Baird, >n.d. Menu and table plan of dinner given by Sir Richard and Lady Squires, January 19, 1931, to honour Newfoundlanders in the New Year's Honours List. Invoice form the Crosbie Hotel, March 26, 1919.
Acquired from Agnes O'Dea, St. John's, Nfld.
MF-084

O'DRISCOLL, MICHAEL, 1849-1899.
Diary, 1874-1881.
1 cm.
Catholic priest, resident at Witless Bay, Nfld.
Diary of the early years of O'Driscoll's priesthood in Witless Bay, recording events and conditions on the Southern Shore. Includes a typed transcript.
Acquired from anonymous donor, 1982.
MF-149

O'FLAHERTY, FRANKIE (FRANCES O'NEILL) 1939-.
Papers, 1960s-1992.
74 cm.
Social worker, actress and theatre critic, of St. John's, Nfld. Theatre reviews, working notes, correspondence, programs, scripts and related materials from her involvement as an actress, critic and administrator in the performing arts in Newfoundland.
Arranged in series to reflect O'Flaherty's work in the theatre.
Acquired from Frankie O'Flaherty, St. John's, Nfld., 1985-1992.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-123

O'FLAHERTY, PATRICK, 1939-.
Papers, 1972-1992.
2.2 m.
Author and Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
A collection of his newspaper columns, book reviews, articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence. Notes, drafts and scripts of CBC commentaries.
Acquired from Patrick O'Flaherty, 1981-1993.
All correspondence related to 'Part of the Main' is restricted.
Preliminary inventory of the collection and index of photographs are available.
COLL-025

OIL IN THE FAMILY (RADIO PROGRAM).
Scripts, 1982.
31 cm.
Scripts, cost sheets, contracts, correspondence and clippings of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio current affairs 'soap opera' produced by Christopher Brookes.
Arranged in 3 series.
Acquired from Christopher Brookes, St, John's, Nfld., 1989.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-131

O'KEEFE, FABIAN, 1959-.
Papers, 1980s.
13 cm.
Theatre arts teacher, of St. John's, Nfld.
Scripts of locally written and produced plays.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Acquired from Fabian O'Keefe, St. John's, Nfld., 1993.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-038

OLDFIELD, JOHN, 1789-1863.
Memoranda, 1830-1835.
2.5 cm.
Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers.
Oldfield's 'Memoranda on Newfoundland during a residence from October 25, 1830 to October 12, 1835': 120 holograph pages in 16 chapters together with index and bibliography, half-leather bound.
Includes hand- drawn map titled "The Town and Harbour of St. John's, Newfoundland with the Peninsula of Signal Hill, 1831", 55 cm. square.
Acquired from Gilbert Higgins, Stephenville, Nfld., 1989.
MF-280

O'NEILL, FLORENCE (FLORENCE MARY), 1905-1990.
Papers, 1943-1945.
16 pp.
Educator, born Witless Bay, Nfld.
Letter from Ernest Osborne, 1943; copy of a confidential memorandum to the Director of adult Education from the Commissioner for Home Affairs and Education, December 6, 1945 concerning her proposal for the development of adult education in Newfoundland; the annotated typescript of Curriculum Planning for Newfoundland, 1943. Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-075, 1985.
MF-212

O'NEILL, PAUL, 1928-.
Records. 1967-1983.
12 cm.
Author and historian; executive producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, St. John's.
Minutes, correspondence and papers relating to his work as executive producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Arranged by subject.
Acquired Paul O'Neill, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
COLL-042

OUTERBRIDGE, LEONARD (LEONARD CECIL), SIR, 1888-1986.
Letter, 1940.
8 pp.
Businessman, of St. John's; Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Newfoundland, 1949-1957.
Letter from Harry Anderson Winter, March 30, 1940, giving his opinion on Thomas K. Liddell's `Industrial Survey of Newfoundland', 1940.
Unknown source.
MF-085

OUTPORT ARTS FOUNDATION, 1972-1981.
Records, 1972-1981.
3 cm.
Foundation set up to establish a fund to be distributed among Newfoundland communities in support of arts projects aimed at young people.
Minutes of meetings, accounts and funding transactions of the Outport Arts Foundation.
Acquired from Aidan Maloney, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-140

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PALLISER, HUGH, SIR, 1723-1796.
Letter and portrait, 1769.
2 leaves.
Vice Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland, 1764-1768.
An open letter from Palliser recommending Thomas Dodd for the position of surgeon to the garrison of St. John's. An engraved portrait of Palliser published in the `European Magazine'.
Acquired from Francis Edwards Ltd., London, England, 1978.
MF-091

PARSONS, CHARLES E. fl. 1899.
Business records, 1899-1919
1 cm.
Photocopy
Merchant, of Curling.
Accounts receivable and business records of Charles E. Parsons, merchant of Curling, 1899-1919.
Acquired from Gertrude Parsons Locke, Corner Brook, Nfld., 1980.
MF-146

PASTOUR DE COSTEBELLE, PHILLIPPE, SIEUR, 1661-1717.
Report, 1705.
21 leaves.
Photocopied from original: National Archives of Canada, Archives des Colonies, MG 1, vol. 4-1, Ottawa, Ont.
French officer, Governor of Placentia, 1706-1713, and Ile Royale, 1713-1717.
Two versions of a report to the French Government of the campaign against the English settlers in the winter of 1705, led overland by Auger de Subercase with a detachment from Placentia, and a plea for supplies and relief.
MF-021

PEACH, JOHN S., 1811-1891.
Diaries, 1841-1855.
2 cm.
Photocopy.
Methodist clergyman.
Two copies of a diary kept by Rev. John Peach during fifteen years travelling on Methodist circuits from Trinity Bay, the South Coast and Notre Dame Bay. Biographical material extracted from Methodist conference Minutes. Typed transcription.
Unknown source.
MF-086

PEACOCK, F.W. (FREDERICK WILLIAM), 1907-1985.
Chart, 1942.
1 folio sheet.
Superintendent of Moravian Missions in Labrador.
Conjugation chart of Inuttut prepared for the Moravian Mission School, Nain, Labrador.
Acquired from Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Peacock, 1974.
OMF-013

PEACOCK, F.W. (FREDERICK WILLIAM), 1907-1985.
Papers, 1770-1985.
44 cm.
Superintendent of Moravian Missions in Labrador.
An important linguistic collection of manuscript volumes from the Moravian Missions on the Labrador coast. Early photographs.
Manuscripts of articles and lectures on all aspects of the Labrador society, culture and history. Typescript of `The Moravian Mission in Labrador, 1752-1979, (The Goodly Heritage)' completed in 1981. Handwritten copy of Theodor Bourquin's Grammar in two ledgers.
Acquired form Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Peacock, 1975- 1985, and of his widow, Doris Peacock, 1986.
Finding aid and index of photographs available.
COLL-069

PEARCE, JOSEPH F., fl. 1886.
Diary, 1880-1886.
3 cm.
Photocopied from original: Ted Drover, St. John's, Nfld.
[Clerk of the Peace, of Twillingate?].
Diary, May 1, 1880 to May 8, 1886 of a man living in Twillingate whose surname is thought to be Pearce. An account of daily happenings, shipping news and weather.
MF-088

PERLIN, RAE.
Papers, 1965-1968.
12 cm.
Artist and author, of St. John's.
The contents of four scrapbooks of her reviews of art, theatre and television events in Newfoundland, clippings and other material related to the arts.
Acquired from Rae Perlin, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
COLL-031

PETERSON, ROGER TORY, 1908-.
Drawings, ca. 1950.
18 folio sheets.
Ornithologist, of Ellentown, Fla.
18 pencil sketches (approximately 30 x 45 cm.) on onion skin by Roger Tory Peterson for `The Birds of Newfoundland' by Harold Seymour Peters and Thomas D. Burleigh, St. John's, 1951.
Acquired form Harold Seymour Peters, Florida, 1984.
OMF-031

PETITE, GORDON, 1920-1985.
Records, 1942-1955.
5 leaves.
Businessman, of English Harbour West.
Invoice and customs export forms dated August 1942 for the SS Baccalieu and financial statements for voyages of the MV Isabel Spindler dated June 22 and July 4, 1955, from the records of Jerry Petite and Sons, Ltd.
Acquired from Raoul Andersen, Dept. of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1982.
MF-179

PEYTON, AMY LOUISE, 1920-.
Papers, 1980-1990.
12 cm.
Author, of Gander, Nfld.
Research materials, typescripts, correspondence and book reviews from her two publications: "Nightingale of the North" (1983) and "River Lords: Father and Son" (1987).
Acquired from Amy Louise Peyton, Gander, Nfld., 1990.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-149

PEYTON FAMILY.
Records, 1806-1910.
36 cm.
Residents of Exploits and Twillingate.
Records of or compiled by members of the Peyton family of Exploits and Twillingate: John Peyton Senior, John Peyton Junior and Thomas Peyton.
Includes legal records, accounts, voters' lists, census lists, diaries, navigational aids, recipes and cures.
Acquired from Ernest Peyton, Gander, Nfld., 1990.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-150

PHOENIX FIRE COMPANY (LONDON, ENGLAND).
Report, 1809, 1845.
36 cm.
Photocopied in 1966 from original: Phoenix Insurance Company Archives, London, England.
Insurance company.
Report from Jenkin Jones, Company secretary, 1805- 1835, to Matthew Wilson on a visit of inspection to St. John's describing the buildings, listing wharf properties and assessing fire risks, June 6, 1809.
An incomplete letter to Thomas Richter describing the buildings and fire risks in St. John's and Harbour Grace, November 8, 1845.
MF-089

PICKERSGILL, J. W., 1905-.
Ephemera, 1957; 1962.
2 items.
Newfoundland federal politician and cabinet minister, born Wyecombe, Ont.
Campaign brochure from 1957 federal election campaign when Pickersgill was Liberal candidate in the riding of Bonavista-Twillingate and Christmas card with family portrait from 1962.
Transferred from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, 1990.
MF-289

PIERSON, RUTH ROACH, 1938-.
Papers, 1960-1980.
64 cm.
Professor of History, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto.
A collection of letters intended to serve as a resource for future researchers and social historians, particularly in the field of women's studies.
Acquired from Dr. Ruth Roach Pierson, 1982.
Not to be consulted until 20 years after the death of Dr. Pierson.
COLL-024

PINSENT, GORDON, 1930-.
Papers, 1970-1973.
8 cm.
Actor and playwright born Grand Falls.
Typescript of the screenplay of `The Rowdyman", 1970; publicity folder and biographies.
Original and edited typescripts of the novel, `The Rowdyman', 1973.
Acquired from Gordon Pinsent, Toronto, Ont., 1974.
COLL-005

PITTMAN, AL, 1940-.
Papers, 1964-1987.
64 cm.
Author and Professor of English Language and Literature, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook.
Notes, rough drafts, manuscripts and typescripts of prose, poetry, television scripts and plays. Correspondence.
Acquired from Al Pittman, Corner Brook, Nfld., 1981, 1983 and 1988.
Box 2 and one folder in Box 1 to be consulted only with permission of the author.
Preliminary inventory of the collection is available.
COLL-017

PORTER, HELEN, 1930-.
Papers, 1972-1989.
1 m.
Author, of St. John's, Nfld.
Manuscripts and early drafts of short stories, plays, book reviews, poems and articles, and some correspondence with publishers; several draft versions of `Below the Bridge', published in 1979.
Acquired from Helen Porter, St. John's, Nfld., 1979- 1989.
Not to be quoted or copied without permission from the author.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-013

PRATT, E. J. (EDWIN JOHN), 1882-1964.
Letters, 1917-1956.
17 leaves.
Poet, born Western Bay, Nfld.
Autograph letter from E. J. Pratt to Mrs. Wallace, August 18, 1917 together with carbon copy of typescript of `Rachael, a Sea-Story of Newfoundland (In Verse)', published later in the same year. Draft in pencil of letter on a used envelope postmarked October 1956; transcription and photocopy of the final letter to Desmond Pacey, November 12, 1956. Autographed menu for Victoria College Dinner 1921; two cards with his poems and drawings by his daughter Claire.
Acquired from Nelson Ball, Paris, Ont., 1987.
MF-253

PRIME MINISTERS AND PREMIERS OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Poster, 1990.
1 item.
Poster produced by Clifford F. Brown and published by his company, Tudorbrook Products Inc.
Poster with portraits and short biographies of all Prime Ministers and Premiers of Newfoundland from 1855 to 1990.
Acquired from Clifford F. Brown, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
MF-015

PRINGLE, ROBERT, d. 1793.
Letter, 1790.
4 folio leaves.
Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry and Corps of Engineers.
ALS to Sir George Yonge, Secretary of War, enclosing proposal to raise a regiment of 700 men in the south of Scotland for his Majesty's Service and memoranda concerning adjustment of his rank to reflect loyal service as architect of Newfoundland's defences against the French.
Acquired from Alfred Van Peteghem, Montreal, Quebec, 1988.
MF-110

PROWSE, D. W. (DANIEL WOODLEY), 1834-1914.
Scrapbook, 1900-1902.
3 cm.
Historian and judge, born Port de Grave, Nfld.
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, letters, statistical notes and drafts of articles reflecting his wide-ranging interests and involvement.
Acquired from Leslie Harris, President, Memorial University of
Newfoundland, 1987.
MF-270

PULLING, GEORGE CHRISTOPHER, 1766-1819.
Liverpool Manuscript, 1792.
30 folio sheets.
Photocopied from original. British Library. Manuscript, Additional 38352, London, England.
Captain, Royal Navy.
Manuscript by Captain George Christopher Pulling entitled `A Few Facts respecting the Native Indians of the Isle of Newfoundland', describing encounters with Beothuks and including five pages of `words of their language'.
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REEVES, JOHN, 1752?-1829
Letter, 1793.
4 pp.
Typed transcript is available.
Chief Justice of Newfoundland, 1791-1793.
Letter from Reeves to unknown superior concerning matters related to his appointment to a position within the British judicial system.
Acquired from Joseph R. Smallwood Estate, Roaches Line, Nfld., 1992.
Finding aid is available.
MF-300

RESOURCE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Papers, 1970-1991
5.7 m.
Theatre company which succeeded the Resource Foundation for the Arts as operator of the LSPU Hall, St. John's, September 1979.
Log-books, reservation books, minutes of meetings, correspondence, grant applications, posters, programs, production notes, manuscripts, scripts, reviews, rental agreements, budgets, fundraising and operational statistics. Includes some Resource Foundation for the Arts material from the early 1970s.
Acquired from Resource Centre for the Arts, St. John's, Nfld.
Limited access. Subseries 4.09 may be viewed only with permission.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-125

RESOURCE FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.). MUMMERS TROUPE, 1972-1982.
Papers, 1971-1983.
2.4 m.
Incorporated in St. John's, Nfld. in 1972, it was known as The Mummers Troupe and continued until 1982.
Scripts, production notes, programs, handbills, minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial statements, touring itineraries, reviews, clippings and photographs which document the 10 year history of this theatre company.
Arranged in 7 series.
Acquired from Christopher Brookes, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-126

RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT LEAGUE OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Election material, 1948-1949.
12 posters and handbills.
Two copies each of five posters and handbills opposing Confederation in the Referendum, July 1948; two copies of a poster promoting the Progressive Conservative Party ion the Newfoundland general election, May 27, 1949.
OMF-026

REYNOLDS, CECIL (CECIL JOHN), 1903-.
Papers, 1976-1985.
4 cm.
Photocopy.
Educator.
Reynolds family history and genealogy, newspaper writings, writings on the history of settlement attempts in Conception Bay in the early seventeenth century.
Arranged subjectively: personal and family information; correspondence; writings.
Acquired from Cecil John Reynolds., Stillwater, Maine, 1987.
Listing of the collection available.
COLL-091

RICHARDSON, J. (JAMES), fl. 1862.
Geological survey, 1862.
30 pp.
Photocopied from original: National Archives of Canada, RG 45 Volume 170 (Field Book 1493, 4), Ottawa, Ont.
Geologist.
Field notes on his survey of western Newfoundland from Bonne Bay to Hare Bay for the Geological Survey of Canada under the direction of Sir W. E. Logan.
MF-192

RITCEY, JOHN, 1916-1990.
Permits, 1952-1957.
8 pp.
Manager, St. John's.
Individual liquor permit issued by the Newfoundland Board of Liquor Control, 1956-1957, and motor cycle permit, 1952.
Acquired, 1985.
MF-246

ROAD DEVELOPMENT BOARD (PORT DE GRAVE, NFLD.).
Letterbook, 1866-1880.
6 cm.
Photocopied in 1987 from original: Hibbs Cove Museum, Hibbs Cove, Nfld.
Letterbook of Road Development Board for the district of Port de Grave.
MF-016

ROBERTS, EDWARD M. (EDWARD MOXON), 1940-.
Collection, 1937-1976.
10 cm. folio.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-078.
Politician and lawyer, of St. John's.
Scrapbook containing clippings of the Department of Public Health and Welfare, 1937-1938; 1973-1976; 23 posters and banners from the federal election, 1965; 5 posters from provincial election, 1973-1976.
Acquired form Edward M. Roberts, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
Included as Series 17.01 in finding aid to COLL-078.
OMF-032

ROBERTS, EDWARD M. (EDWARD MOXON), 1940-.
Collection, 1964-1985.
20 m.
Lawyer and politician, of St. John's.
Political papers from his career as Executive Assistant to Joseph R. Smallwood, Member of the House of Assembly for White Bay North, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier, Minister of Public Welfare, Minister of Health, Leader of the Opposition and member of the House of Assembly for the Strait of Belle Isle.
Arranged chronologically to reflect three phases in his public life: as a member of the Smallwood Administration; as Leader of the Opposition; as Member of the House of Assembly for the Strait of Bell Isle.
Acquired form Edward M. Roberts, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
Boxes 24 through 29 are restricted in accordance with the Newfoundland of Information Act.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-078

ROBINSON, HERCULES, 1789-1864.
Manuscripts, 1818-1820.
23 pp.
Photocopied from original: British Library. Manuscript. Additional 19350, London, England.
Royal Naval Officer.
Story of Demasduit (Mary March) by Robinson using the recollections of the Reverend John Leigh. Beothuk vocabulary recorded by Leigh from Demasduit.
MF-096

RORKE FAMILY.
Collection, 1908-1911.
1 cm.
Merchant family, of Carbonear.
The Handy Cricket Scoring Book recording matches played at Carbonear between 1908 and 1911; one photograph and three photographic postcards possibly of members of the Rorke family; one photograph of a building in Carbonear, possibly the Anglican schoolhouse.
Acquired from the Rorke family, Carbonear, Nfld., 1985.
MF-247

ROSE (SHIP)
Journal, 1786-1788.
2.5 cm.
A journal of the voyages and surveys of HMS Rose under the command of Henry Harvey; kept by midshipman Richard Harvey, it includes maps of Newfoundland harbours.
Unknown source.
MF-140

ROULEAU, ERNEST, 1915-.
Typescript, 1967.
34 pp.
Photocopy.
Botanist.
Corrected typescript of `A List of the Vascular Plants Recorded from the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador'.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-075.
MF-211

ROWE, FREDERICK W., 1912-.
Papers, 1949-1987.
4.5 m.
Educator, Deputy Premier of Newfoundland and Senator.
Constituency correspondence as provincial politician, 1952-1971; manuscript drafts, correspondence, research notes and photographs for published works, 1949-1985; Senate papers.
The collection is arranged in the following series: political districts; general correspondence; clippings; publications; correspondence; Senate papers.
Acquired from Senator Frederick Rowe, St. John's, Nfld., 1985 and 1987.
No part of the constituency correspondence or personal correspondence will be available from public scrutiny for a period of ten years starting January 1, 1986, except with specific permission of F.W. Rowe or his executers.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-077

ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE OCEAN RANGER MARINE DISASTER (CANADA).
Exhibit, 1982
1 cm.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-080.
Exhibit #74 introduced during Part I hearings: Atlantic Wether Centre Six Hour Surface Analysis, February 11-17, 1982.
Acquired from the Royal Commission on the Ocean Ranger Marine Disaster, 1985.
Included in finding aid to COLL-080.
OMF-034

ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE OCEAN RANGER MARINE DISASTER (CANADA).
Records, 1982-1985.
1.3 m.
321 exhibits introduced during Part I of the hearings; notes on Commission meetings; Part II Studies status reports. Correspondence and reports from the Commission Secretary.
Arranged in three series.
Acquired from the Royal Commission on the Ocean Ranger Marine Disaster, 1985, and the Commission Secretary, 1989.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-080

RUBIA, GERALDINE C., 1929-.
Papers, 1965-1984.
90 cm.
Rehabilitation worker and author, of St. John's/ Working papers, correspondence and manuscripts.
Acquired from Geraldine Rubia, St. John's, Nfld., 1984-1992.
Not to be quoted or copied without permission from the donor.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-050

RUSSELL, TED, 1904-1977.
Documents, 1918-1949.
6 folio sheets.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-089.
Teacher and author, Coley's Point, Nfld.
Intermediate Grade Certificate from Newfoundland Council of Higher Education, 1918; Senior Matriculation Certificate (First Class Diploma), 1929; Memorial University College Diploma (Honours Academic), 1933; Memorial University College Diploma (Honours Navigation), 1934; Certificate of Loyal Orange Lodge No. 91 (Fogo), 1937; Certificate of Appointment as Minister of Natural Resources, 1949.
Acquired from Elizabeth Russell Miller, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
Included in finding aid to COLL-089.
OMF-038

RUSSELL, TED, 1904-1977
Ted and Dora Russell Papers, 1945-1983.
64 cm.
Teacher and author, born Coley's Point, Nfld.; journalist, born Change Islands, Nfld.
Literary papers of Ted and Dora Russell, including manuscript and typescripts of `The Chronicles of Uncle Mose,' `Hangashore', and `The Holdin' Ground' (Ted Russell) and `Day by Day', clippings of `Woman of the Week' and `Spectatler' (Dora Russell); scrapbooks,
miscellaneous correspondence and documents, photographs and audio tapes.
Arranged in the following series: Ted Russell: `The Chronicles of Uncle Mose" radio scripts; radio plays; other writings; miscellaneous biographical material; scrapbooks; photographs; Dora Russell: Short fiction; radio and television scripts; journalism.
Acquired from Elizabeth Russell Miller, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-089

RUSTED, NIGEL, 1907-.
Papers, 1935-1985.
32 cm.
Surgeon, of St. John's.
Correspondence, records, working notes, photographs and clippings used in writing `Its Devil Deep Down There', Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1985, the story of his year's service as medical officer of the MV Lady Anderson on the South Coast. Early drafts, typescripts and final proofs. Dr. Kenneth Roberts' correspondence relating to the publication of this book.
Acquired from Dr. Nigel Rusted, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
COLL-071

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SACK, STEVE.
Cartoon, 1983.
1 item.
Cartoonist, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Minneapolis, Minn.
Political cartoon, published in the 'Minneapolis Star-Tribune', indicating Newfoundland's place in Ronald Reagan's domino theory.
Acquired from Steve Sack, Minneapolis, Minn.,, 1984.
MF-193

SAGONA (SHIP)
Journal, 1938.
1.5 cm.
Photocopied in 1982 from original, courtesy of Raoul Andersen, Professor of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Reports of the daily news from St. John's, Newfoundland recorded verbatim by the radio operator of the SS Sagona, April to July 1938; details of the progress of sealing operations and local shipping reports, mixed with local and international news.
MF-167

ST. ANDREWS CHURCH (PETTY HARBOUR, NFLD.: ANGLICAN).
Accounts, 1883-1887.
8 pp.
Accounts showing the source of offertory collections and the names of those receiving payment.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division MF-152.
MF-203

ST. JOHN'S AMATEUR MINSTRELS.
Papers, 1864.
8 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld.
Theatre troupe, of St. John's, Nfld.
Financial statements of the St. John's Amateur Minstrels. Acquired from Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
MF-286

ST. JOHN'S ANGLICAN SCHOOL BOARD (NFLD.). CURRICULUM COMMITTEE.
Records, 1965-1966.
1 cm.
Minutes of monthly meetings, January 1965 to May 1966.
MF-226

ST. JOHN'S AUXILIARY FIRE SERVICE (NFLD.).
Papers, 1941.
14 pp.
Administrative instructions, suggested syllabus of training and registration from for St. John's Auxiliary Fire Service.
Unknown source.
MF-097

ST. JOHN'S BOOK CLUB (NFLD.).
Records, 1889-1935.
1 cm.
In part, photocopy.
Regulations, membership lists, book lists taken from the books of members.
Round in books donated to Memorial University Library by Sir Brian Dunfield, et al.
MF-184

ST. JOHN'S FOLK ARTS COUNCIL (NFLD.).
Records, 1966-1992.
1.5 m.
Financial records, receipts and invoices, annual reports, executive minutes, address lists, some working notes, publicity, photographs.
Acquired from Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive, and Andrew Samuelson, St. John's, Nfld., 1984, and St. John's folk Arts Council, 1992, and Fred Rayment, St. John's, Nfld., 1994.
COLL-051

ST. JOHN'S (NFLD.), CITADEL OF SIGNAL HILL.
Plans, 1842.
1 folio sheet.
Copied from negative photostat belonging to: National Historic Sites Service, Ottawa, Ont.
Plans for the ordnance and barrack storehouses on the Citadel of Signal Hill (formerly offices and soldiers barracks) to accompany Lieutenant Colonel Sir Richard Bonnycastle's letter to the Inspector General of Fortification, October 10, 1842.
OMF-015

ST. JOHN'S (NFLD.). THE NARROWS
Photograph, ca. 1935.
1 item.
Photograph taken from Signal Hill, showing a long file of people walking out through the frozen and snow- covered Narrows. 8.5 x 11 inches. Titled 'Sunday Stroll'. Photographer unknown.
Acquired from John Williamson, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
MF-218

ST. JOHN'S (NFLD.). WAR MEMORIAL PARK.
Architectural plans, ca. 1982.
.5 cm.
Photocopy.
Architectural drawings of proposed site plan by Project Design and Co-ordinators, a division of Crosbie Services; includes four photographs of site.
Acquired form Harold Snyder, Centre for Cold Ocean Resources engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
OMF-016

ST. JOHN'S WAR SERVICES ASSOCIATION (NFLD.).
Records, 1941.
7 pp.
Carbon copy of the annual report for 1941 of the manager of the Caribou Hut to the St. John's War Services Association.
Acquired from Angela Rebiero, editor with Jesperson Press, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
MF-235

ST. MALO (FRANCE) DOCUMENTS.
Documents, 1730-1733.
1 cm.
Three documents in French illustration many significant aspects of the Newfoundland fishery.
Acquired from John Channel Berry, Kingston, Ont., 1988.
MF-112

ST. MICHAEL'S SCHOOL (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.). MEN'S ASSOCIATION.
Records, 1949.
1 cm.
Minute book, February 8 to November 8, 1949, of meetings concerned with the formation of the St. Michael's Home and School Association and the demise of the Men's Association.
Acquired, 1984.
MF-223

SALVATION ARMY GRACE GENERAL HOSPITAL (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Photographs, 1983.
2 cm.
Thirteen photographs and ten colour transparencies of the Grace General Hospital at its 60th Anniversary in 1983. Menu for Christmas day 1959.
Acquired from Don Ryan, St. John's, Nfld., 1988.
MF-206

SCLATER, WILLIAM A.B., 1846-1926
Notebook, 1919
3 cm.
Merchant, of St. John's.
Bound notebook of observations entitled 'Some birds of Newfoundland', n.d.; letter from Harrison F. Lewis concerning ornithological co-operation, November 27, 1919.
Transferred from Memorial University Library.
MF-156

SCOTT, DAVID, fl. 1796.
Letter, 1796.
1 leaf.
A letter of acknowledgement from Admiral Sir Richard King, Governor of Newfoundland, 1792-1793.
MF-060

SEDIER, G., fl. 1744
Letters 1744, 1745.
2 leaves.
Transcribed from original: Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's Nfld.
Military Commander.
Two letters, [probably to Colonial Office], describing the weakness of the defences in St. John's and a successful British landing near Louisbourg. Endorsed by W. Sedier.
MF-098

SELOUS, FREDERICK COURTENAY, 1851-1917
Photograph, 1910.
1 item.
Sportsman.
The author of 'Recent Hunting Trips in north America', London, Witherby and Co., 1907, photographed with E.P.S. Howard as a small boy.
Transferred form Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
MF-204

SEXTON, ETHEL
Summons, 1944.
2 leaves.
Summons from Magistrates' Court, St. John's, concerning illegal sale of alcohol.
Unknown source.
MF-079

SHELBURNE, WILLIAM PETTY SHELBURNE, EARL OF, 1737-1805.
Reports, 1783.
1.5 cm.
Photocopied from original: University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Shelburne Papers 86: 127- 154, Ann Arbor, Mich. Considerations on the Rights and Interests of Adventurers in the Labrador Fisheries': includes reports form John Cartwright (pp.127-149) and George Cartwright (pp.150-154) both dated January 1783 and presumably solicited by the Privy Council, concerning conditions on the Labrador Coast and including recommendations for legislation to protect the inhabitants and control the fishery. A typed transcript of John Cartwright's report is included.
No reproduction without permission of the owner.
MF-018

SIMMS, LEONARD A., 1943-.
Promotional material, 1983.
5 cm.
Politician, of Grand Falls, Nfld.
Promotional material carried by Simms as Minister of Culture, Recreation and Youth, when he toured the Eastern United States publicizing the 400th anniversary of Sir Humphrey Gilbert's claim of Newfoundland for England. Photograph of Simms and delegates to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, St. John's, n.d.
Acquired, 1985.
MF-245

SIMMS, WALTER.
Papers, 1977-1988.
45 leaves.
Resident, of Corner Brook, Nfld.
Three articles written by Simms: a history of the Anglican Church in Corner Brook; a biography of Rev. Canon George Henry Bishop; a biography of Rev. Canon John Thomas Richards. An account of the Cunningham family of Burgeo and the Pitman family of Lamaline by Eleanor Pitman.
Acquired from Elizabeth Behrens, Librarian, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, Nfld., 1989.
Finding aid is available.
MF-297

SIR WILFRED GRENFELL COLLEGE. DEPT. OF THEATRE.
Papers, 1988-1933.
4 cm.
The Theatre Dept. At Sir Wilfred Grenfell College School of Fine Arts began operation in September 1988.
Posters, programs and publicity materials from productions staged by the Dept. Of Theatre, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Corner Brook, Nfld.
Arranged alphabetically by title of production.
Acquired from Ken Livingstone, Corner Brook, Nfld., 1990-1994.
COLL-133

SKELTON, R.A. (RALEIGH ASHLIN), 1906-1970.
Collection, ca. 1950-1970.
4.6 m.
Cartographer, of the United Kingdom.
Professional papers, correspondence, working notes, manuscripts and photographs.
Acquired from Skelton estate, England, 1971.
COLL-059

SKIRVING, HARVEY M., 1902-.
Scrapbooks, 1913-1954.
32 cm.
Accountant, of St. John's.
Three albums of World War I clippings; one 'kept by Harvey Skirving as a young lad of 12 years old'; two include memorial service programs and other ephemera. Some miscellaneous photographs.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-075.
COLL-058

SLADE AND KELSON.
Journal extracts, 1811; 1831; 1836.
3 pp.
Transcribed by Walter White, Trinity, Trinity Bay, Nfld. Merchant establishment, of Trinity, Trinity Bay.
Eclipses of the sun, 1831 and 1836; three sightings of comets, 1811, as recorded in the journals of Slade and Kelson, Trinity, Trinity Bay.
MF-101

SMALLWOOD, JOSEPH R., 1900-1991.
Poster, 1969.
1 folio sheet.
Politician, publisher and Premier of Newfoundland, 1949-1972, born Gambo, Nfld.
Campaign poster, 90 x 30 cm., folded, for 'JOEY', used in the Liberal Party Leadership Convention, 1969.
Acquired from Karen Lippold, St. john's, Nfld., 1979.
OMF-017

SMALLWOOD, JOSEPH R., 1900-1991.
Papers, 1949-1972.
72 m.
Politician, publisher and Premier of Newfoundland, 1949-1972, born Gambo, Nfld.
Government documents and personal papers gathered primarily while he was Premier of Newfoundland, with some earlier material relating to the National Convention and the publication of the Book of Newfoundland.
The collection is arranged in the following series: district files; cabinet documents; government papers; electoral and political; oversize material; A.A. Valdamanis; personal.
Acquired from Joseph R. Smallwood, St. John's, Nfld., 1974.
Sections 9 and 10 of the Newfoundland Freedom of Information Act apply to some parts of this collection.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-075

SMITH, WILLIAM G., 1932-.
Patent, 1983.
15 pp.
Professor of Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Canadian Patent 1150596 issued July 25, 1983 for a 'sash saw, more particularly gang saws'.
Acquired from William G. Smith, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
MF-189

SNOW, GRAHAM S., 1928-1986.
Collection, 1906-1986.
1 m.
Physical education administrator, of St. John's.
Research data for a history of sport in Newfoundland from 1820; sports associations' records; Federal and Provincial Government reports on physical education and recreation.
Arranged in series by form: research material; sports associations; reports and publications; photographs and illustrations.
Acquired from Graham S. Snow, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-088

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, LADIES (ST. JOHN'S, NFLD.).
Report, 1923-1924.
4 leaves.
Founded in France, the Men of St. Vincent de Paul Society was established in Newfoundland in 1852. The Ladies branch followed. Their aim was to provide care for the poor.
Report of the annual meeting and accounts, 1923. List of donations, 1924.
Acquired from Agnes O'Dea, St. John's, Nfld., 1976.
MF-061

SOMERTON, FRANK HIBBERT, 1894-.
Military papers, 1919.
5 cm. Folio.
Sergeant, Royal Newfoundland Regiment.
Discharge papers signed by Captain J.M. Howley at St. John's, May 4, 1919, framed together with four medals: the 1914-1915 Star; the British War Medal; the Victory Medal; the Belgian Croix de Guerre. Gilt frame, 25 x 43 cm.
Acquired from the Somerton family, St. John's, Nfld., 1982.
OMF-024

SONS OF TEMPERANCE. GRAND DIVISION OF NEWFOUNDLAND. GRAND BANK DIVISION.
Records, 1864-1868.
12 cm.
Temperance organization founded in 1861.
Recording Scribe's Book (minutes), January 4, 1864 to January 12, 1865. Photograph of members, date uncertain. 'Holy Bible', 1865, presented to the Grand Bank Division, Sons of Temperance by Rev. Stephen T. Teed, February 6, 1868.
Acquired from Eric L. Tibbo, Grand Bank, Nfld., 1983.
COLL-044

SOULSBY, GLADYS E.
Collection, 1840, ca.1888, 1960-1967.
1 cm.
A recipe book kept by Mrs. W. Keppel White when her husband was rector of the Church of England at Harbour Breton, ca. 1840; correspondence between her granddaughter (Soulsby) and Premier Joseph R. Smallwood.
Photograph of Rev. John Cunningham and wife, Burgeo.
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-075, 1985.
MF-216

SPARKS, WALTER S. (WALTER STANLEY), 1899-1988.
Union records, 1903-1974.
44 cm.
Labour union leader and organizer, of St. John's.
Correspondence and minutes of the Newfoundland Protective Association of Shop and Office Employees, 1946-1961. Correspondence, reports, etc., of the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees, 1935-1945. Correspondence of Newfoundland Postal Telegraph Division, Commercial Telegraphers Union, 1937- 1939.
International Association of Machinists, Cabot Lodge 1237, 1935-1946; aspects of Newfoundland labour union history.
Acquired from Walter S. Sparks, St. John's, Nfld., 1976.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-049

SPECK, FRANK G., 1881-1950.
Manuscripts, 1930s.
1 reel.
Microfilmed from original: Library of the American Philosophical Society,
Speck Collection, film 1429, 105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Anthropologist.
Manuscript items pertaining to Labrador from the Speck Collection.
Not to be printed or published without permission from the owner.
Description of the collection is available.
MF-182

SQUIRES, RICHARD, SIR, 1880-1940.
Papers, 1920-1922.
3 cm.
Prime Minister of Newfoundland, 1919-1923; 1928-1932.
A collection of papers on women's suffrage consisting of 12 letters, mainly between the Women's Suffrage League and Squires; clippings; private report of a meeting, March 23, 1922; Acts and publications.
Acquired from Joseph R. Smallwood, Roachs Line, Nfld., 1979.
MF-137

STACEY, A.G., 1921-.
Papers, 1951-1974.
96 cm.
Civil servant, of St. John's, Nfld.
Working papers and correspondence pertaining to the resettlement of communities, 1951-1971, census taking, 1951-1966 and other subject areas of his collecting.
Acquired from Alec Stacey, St. John's, Nfld.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-065

STEELE, JAMES ROBERT, 1888-1970.
Photographs, 1916.
1.5 cm.
Lieutenant, Royal Newfoundland Regiment.
21 mounted photographs (15 x 22 cm.) of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in the eastern Mediterranean, including trenching at Gallipoli, striking camp at Suez and drilling on board a troop ship.
Acquired from his son, James H. Steele, St. John's, Nfld.
OMF-030

STEELE, OWEN W., 1887-1916.
Diary, 1914-1916.
4 cm.
Lieutenant, Royal Newfoundland Regiment.
Diary recording the movements of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment from its formation and the embarkation of the 'first five hundred', October 3, 1914, to the eve of Beaumont Hamel, July 1, 1916.
Leatherbound volume of 343 pages, typescript. Includes letters home and a photograph of Lieutenant Steele.
Acquired from John Steele, Professor of Zoology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont., 1981.
COLL-179

STEER, MICHAEL, 1937-
Article, 1982.
7 pp.
Director of Special Education, Newfoundland Dept. Of Education.
A draft typescript of an article entitled "A New Logo for the Memorial University of Newfoundland", published in 'Heraldry in Canada' in 1982.
Acquired from Michael Steer, St. John's, Nfld., 1982.
MF-178

STEWART, JOHN, ca. 1758-1834.
Letters, 1809-1816.
13 pp.
Deputy Paymaster General, His Majesty's Forces in Newfoundland.
Eight items dealing with financial matters of His Majesty's forces in Newfoundland, 1809-1816: includes letters from Governor Sir Richard Goodwin Keats, Major General Francis Moore and Major General Charles Campbell, both commanders of HM Newfoundland Forces. Engraving of Rear Admiral Sir Richard Goodwin Keats, KB, 1808.
Acquired from Halifax book dealer.
MF-122

STIRLING, WILLIAM, 1813-1891.
Letters, 1881-1889.
1 cm.
Physician, of Twillingate.
Twenty-six letters to Dr. Stirling of which eight are from John LeMessurier of St. John's and all provide interesting glimpses of the economic and social life of Newfoundland in the 1880s. Includes four invoices for music lessons for his daughter, Georgina, in Toronto.
Acquired from Wyngate Manuscripts, Bethesda, Md., April 1989.
Calendar of collection is available.
MF-240

STOKER, JOHN TEASDALE, 1911-1975.
Papers, 1930-1975.
3.6 m.
Professor of French, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Notes, drafts, outlines and photocopies of supplementary texts, photographs and tapes for use in French Literature courses, or publication of books, lectures and filmstrips on: Moliere, Corneille, Racine, Shakespeare and French Romantic dramatists; French prose and history. Some personal correspondence and departmental and administrative papers.
Acquired from the estate of John T. Stoker, St. John's, Nfld., 1978.
Preliminary listing is available.
COLL-011

STORY, G.M. (GEORGE MORLEY), 1927-.
Essay, 1960.
2 pp.
Professor of English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Typescript of 'New Light on the French Wars on the Battle Behind Story's Barn in the Fight for St. John's, 1695'.
Acquired from George M. Story, St. John's, Nfld., 1966.
MF-105

STORY, JAMES, fl. 1681.
Letter, 1681.
17 leaves.
Photocopied from original: Public Records Office, Colonial Papers, Vol. XLVII, C01/47, ff.112-122, Chancery Lane, London, England. Captain of HMS Antelope.
Letter (probably to William Blathwayt, Council of Trade and Plantations) enclosing an account of the fishing ships, sack ships, planters and boatkeepers from Trepassey to Bonavista and 'intelligence of the French trade' on the South Coast.
MF-172

STREET, JOHN C.
Oliver Rouse papers, 1846-1891.
1 reel.
Microfilm.
Professor of Linguistics, University of Wisconsin.
Genealogical notes on Rouse family, (n.d.), 11 frames; Rouse family papers, (1846-1891), 41 frames; Oliver Rouse diary, 1846-1850), 186 frames.
Acquired from John C. Street, Madison, Wisconsin, 1986.
OMF-045

STREETSCAPES.
Photographs, 1983-1987.
10 volumes.
A student summer project sponsored by the Council of the Students Union, Memorial University of Newfoundland, over several summers between 1983 and 1987, to photographically document St. John's buildings. Photographs of St. John's buildings, both dwellings and commercial properties, mainly in the older, downtown portion of the city, together with a brief historical note on each building.
Acquired from Lynn Byrnes, Project Co-ordinator, Council of the Students Union, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1989.
Street index is available.
COLL-168

STRONG, CYRIL W. (CYRIL WELLINGTON), 1912-1987.
Manuscripts, 1986-1987.
20 cm.
Union organizer, of St. John's.
Draft and typescripts of his book 'My Life as a Newfoundland Union Organizer', edited by Dr. Gregory S. Kealey.
Acquired from Gregory S. Kealey, Dept. of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1987.
Preliminary listing is available.
COLL-105

SULLIVAN, J.M. (JOAN M.)
Papers, 1988.
12 cm.
Journalist, of St. John's.
Reader responses to the "Reader's Voice" column questionnaires in the magazine "The Newfoundland Herald", transcript of interview and drafts of articles.
Chronological.
Acquired from J.M. Sullivan, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
Finding aid is available.
MF-302

SUMMERS, ELIZABETH ROSEMARY, 1915-1993.
Manuscript, 1967.
58 leaves.
Nurse, of St. John's.
Carbon copy of "The Historical Development of Public Health Nursing in Newfoundland, Canada, 1920-1950", a dissertation submitted to the School of Nursing of the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.
Acquired from Christine Way, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
MF-290

SUMMER, WILLIAM F. (WILLIAM FRANCIS), 1919-.
Genealogy, 1750-1986.
.5 cm.
Photocopy.
Professor of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Family tree of the Summers and related families, of Newfoundland.
Acquired from William Summers, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
MF-242

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TAYLOR, GORDON.
Notebook, 1949.
2.5 cm.
Handwritten book of notes taken by Taylor during a course of instruction and training for the Newfoundland Constabulary.
Acquired from Livyers, St. John's, Nfld., 1986.
MF-256

TAYLOR, JOSEPH, fl. 1709.
Papers, 1709-1711.
12 pp.
Captain of HMS Litchfield and Commander-in-Chief of the Newfoundland Convoy.
Letters of commission and instruction signed by Thomas, Earl of Pembroke, Lord High Admiral, and Joseph Burchett, Secretary of the Admiralty, May and June 1709; letter from Captain J. Moody concerning defences against the French and draft reply.
Acquired from a London dealer, 1973.
MF-130

TAYLOR, MARGUERITE L., 1919-.
Papers, 1934-1954.
5 cm.
Retired teacher and author, of Grand Falls, Nfld.
Accounts of Fannie Lind, residual beneficiary of the estate of John Esau Miles from the Public Trust Office of New Zealand. Letters to George R. Warren used by the collector for her book 'Adventure with John Esau', Creative Printers, 1985.
Acquired from Marguerite Lind Taylor, Grand Falls, Nfld., 1985.
MF-229

TAYLOR, MAXWELL.
Autograph collection, 1950s-1989.
2.5 m.
Mill-worker and autograph collector, of Grand Falls, Nfld.
A collection of over 1,000 autographs of prominent 20th century persons, together with biographical material on those persons, usually clipped from periodical sources. Most of the autographs are on first-day-of-issue philatelic covers.
Acquired from Maxwell Taylor, Grand Falls, Nfld., 1988.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-119

TAYLOR, STEPHEN JAMES LAKE, BARON, 1910-1988.
Plans, 1966-1967.
11 folio sheets.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-085.
Physician, civil servant, politician and educator, created Lord Taylor of Harlow in 1958.
11 plans and maps of Memorial University of Newfoundland campus, Mount Scio House and Pippy Park, St. John's.
Acquired from Lord Taylor of Harlow, Llangollen, Wales, 1986.
Included in finding aid to COLL-085.
OMF-039

TAYLOR, STEPHEN JAMES LAKE, BARON, 1910-1988.
Papers, 1920-1986.
10 m.
Physician, civil servant, politician and educator, created Lord Taylor of Harlow in 1958.
Personal papers from his career as Director of Home Intelligence and Wartime Social Survey in the British Ministry of Information (1940-1944), as Labour M.P. and policy advisor on National Health, as Medical Director of Harlow Industrial Health Service, as conciliator of the Saskatchewan Medicare debate (1962), and as President and Vice-Chancellor of Memorial University of Newfoundland (1967-1972). Manuscripts of his published writing, principally on medical subjects, and of his autobiography.
Commonplace books, 1950- 1976, personal correspondence.
The papers are arranged chronologically in the following series: education; 'The Lancet'; Ministry of Information; broadcasting; Parliament, House of Commons; Harlow; London County Council; Nuffield Provincial Hospital Trust; Parliament, House of Lords; publications; commonplace books; personal files; autobiography; miscellaneous.
Acquired from Lord Taylor of Harlow, Llangollen, Wales, 1986.
To be used for research purposes only.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-085

TEMPLETON, DOROTHY S., ca. 1928-.
Diary, 1943-1944.
1.5 cm.
'Diary of Current Events' kept by Templeton as an eleventh grade student at Bishop Spencer College, St. John's.
Acquired from Dorothy S. Templeton, St. John's, Nfld., 1985.
MF-225

THEATRE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR.
Paper, 1984-1990.
8 cm.
Theatre company based in Corner Brook, Nfld., founded by Maxim Mazumdar in 1979.
Theatre programs, posters, photographs and publicity materials from company productions.
Acquired from Edmund MacLean, Corner Brook, Nfld., 1990, and Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador, 1992-1993.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-136

TIBBO, ERIC L., d. 1987.
Papers, 1898-1941.
1 cm.
Businessman, of Grand Bank, Nfld.
List of vessels owned at Grand Bank, n.d.; menu from the SS Argyle, 1903; copies of a history of Grand Bank which appeared as a newspaper serial in 1941; Grand Bank fishery statistics for 1898, 1938 and 1940.
Acquired from Eric L. Tibbo, Grand Bank, Nfld., 1983.
MF-190

TIERNEY, PATRICK, 1957-.
Poetry, 1987.
12 leaves.
Photocopy.
Poet, born Ireland.
Eleven leaves of poetry written by Tierney during travels throughout Newfoundland during 1987 and a one-leaf 'Profile' from 'The Newfoundland Herald' (October 10, 1987) containing biographical information.
Acquired from Patrick Tierney, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
MF-271

TUCK, LESLIE M. (LESLIE MILLS), 1911-1979.
Collection, 1941-1978.
12 cm.
Ornithologist, of St. John's.
Correspondence, reviews, clippings and reports related to his work, especially with the Canadian Wildlife Service; material related to his two major publications, "The Murres" (1961) and "The Snipes" (1972); talks, broadcasts, articles and papers on a variety of wildlife topics.
Acquired from the Tuck family, St. John's, Nfld., 1979, and from Dr. William Montevecchi, Professor of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1990.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-152

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UNION MINING COMPANY (TILT COVE, NFLD.).
Plans, 1883.
2 folio sheets.
A photocopy blueprint (93.6 x 68.5 cm.)and photographic reprint (49.9 x 37.6 cm.) of the vertical plan of mining operations on the west side of Tilt Cove Mine, November 1882 with additions thereto as reported on June 25, 1883.
Acquired from Dr. Kenneth Roberts, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
OMF-028

UPPER SALMON/CAT ARM HYDROELECTRIC DEVELOPMENTS (NFLD.)
Photographs, ca. 1980.
.5 cm.
Fifteen colour photographs of the two sites, power house and construction, unidentified and undated.
Acquired from Bruce Bursey, St. John's, Nfld.
Index of photographs is available.
MF-237

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VOLK, MAUREEN, 1954-.
Papers, 1970-.
0.5 cm.
Professor of Music, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Reviews of various classical music performances held in St. John's between 1982 and 1989.
Acquired from Maureen Volk, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
Finding aid is available.
MF-293

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WALSH, DES, 1954-
Papers, 1970-.
72 cm.
Author, of St. John's, Nfld.
Manuscripts and drafts of poems, short stories, essays and plays, private and professional correspondence and photographs.
Series reflecting the various stages of his writing career.
Acquired from Des Walsh, St. John's, Nfld., 1990.
No access to Series 12.01 and File 1.03.002 until July 2011.
Finding Aid is available.
COLL-148

WALTERS, MARGARET.
Summons, 1944.
1 leaf.
Summons from Magistrates' Court, St. John's, concerning illegal sale of alcohol.
Unknown source.
MF-081

WARREN, CHRISTINE.
Programs, 1920-1939.
2 cm.
Programs for: a welcome home to John Pierce Hand, September 29, 1920; a congratulatory dinner for William J. Higgins, July 10, 1924; the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Irish Christian Brothers in Newfoundland; and Miss Galway's Pupils' Exhibition of Dancing, June 12, 1939.
Acquired from Christine Warren, St. John's, Nfld., 1983.
MF-202

WAY, BENJAMIN IRBY, 1869-1932.
Diary, 1911.
.5 cm.
Lieutenant Colonel in the British Army.
Typescript of the diary of a visit to Newfoundland in November 1911, entitled 'In Quest of the Caribou', copied from the manuscript by his brother Roger H. Way, who added a preface, and bound in leather. A good account of game hunting near Grand Lake.
Acquired from Academic Books, North Vancouver, B.C., 1985.
MF-221

WEIR, F.G. (FREDERICK GORDON), 1889-1964.
Notebooks, ca. 1930-1958.
1.5 cm.
United Church clergyman and naturalist, resident of Grand River, Nfld., and of Ontario.
Botanical notes on plants found at Grand River, in two undated notebooks.
Notes on Newfoundland history, 1932. Unpublished manuscript of a work of Newfoundland history including undocumented tales of settlers' relations with native peoples. Poetry.
Acquired from Mrs. F.G. Weir, 1964.
MF-108

WELCOME TO CANADA.
Collection, 1989.
1 cm. And video cassette.
Feature film about arrival of Southeast Asian (Tamil) refugees in Newfoundland, filmed at Brigus South, Nfld.
Script, publicity package, clippings, poster and video cassette of National Film Board of Canada - John N. Smith feature film "Welcome to Canada".
Acquired from National Film Board of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, 1989.
Finding aid is available.
MF-294

WHITELEY, ALBERT S., ca. 1902-.
Typescript, 1975.
4 cm.
Civil servant.
Typescript dated at Ottawa entitled 'Quebec-Labrador Cod Fishery: One Hundred Years of Life and Work, The Story of the Whiteley Family in an Isolated Community', later published as "A Century on Bonne Esperance,' Sheraton Graphics, Ottawa, 1977.
Acquired from Albert S. Whiteley, 1976.
MF-113

WHITELEY, GEORGE C., 1907-1990.
Papers, 1881-1982.
12 cm.
Published edition: Centre for Newfoundland Studies (FF/1016/W74).
Marine biologist, born St. John's, Nfld.
Typescript, page proofs, index, photographic illustrations, maps and charts, drawings and design sheets from Whiteley's book "Northern Seas, Hardy Sailors", published by W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 1982.
Acquired from George C. Whiteley, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1989.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-117

WHITEWAY, WILLIAM VALLANCE, SIR, 1828-1908.
Papers, 1889-1905.
5 folio sheets.
Forms part of: Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-026.
Prime Minister of Newfoundland: 1878-1885; 1889-1894; 1895-1897.
Five folio items from the Whiteway Papers.
Acquired from the Whiteway Estate, 6 Riverview Avenue, St. John's, Nfld., ca. 1964.
Included in the finding aid to COLL-026.
OMF-014

WHITEWAY, WILLIAM VALLANCE, SIR, 1828-1908.
Papers, 1840-1940.
76 cm.
Prime Minister of Newfoundland: 1878-1885; 1889-1894; 1895-1897.
Correspondence and papers, official and personal; letterbooks, accounts, minutes, documents, clippings, photographs, etc., from many areas of Whiteway's private and public life.
Arranged by subject.
Acquired from the Whiteway Estate, 6 Riverview Avenue, St. John's, Nfld., ca. 1964.
Finding aid, index of photographs and calendar of correspondence are available.
COLL-026

WILLOUGHBY, PERCIVAL, SIR, d. 1643.
Middleton Manuscripts, 1610-1631.
3 cm.
Transcribed in 1975 by Dr. Robert Barakat from original: University of Nottingham, MX1/1-66, Nottingham, England. Chief Council Member, Newfoundland Company.
Correspondence and business documents concerning the Newfoundland Company's settlement at Cupids. Journal kept by Henry Croute of Cupids, September 1, 1612 to May 13, 1613.
Acknowledgement should be made to the University of Nottingham.
MF-114

WILLSON, ALEXANDER, SIR, 1750-ca. 1833.
Documents, 1750-1833.
3.5 cm. folio.
Physician, born Gloucestershire, England.
A handwritten biography and genealogy of Sir Alexander Willson bound together in an album containing original documents, copies of correspondence, and an account of his estate in 1833. Documents include commissions and appointments, civil and military, in Newfoundland, 1778-1787. There is a verbatim report of a speech by HRH Prince William in his capacity as Surrogate of Placentia, 1786, and later copies of correspondence on medical matters.
Unknown source.
OMF-004

WILSON, EDWARD, ca. 1909-.
Manuscript, 1975.
89 pp.
Photocopy.
Secretary of the Moravian Mission Board, London, resident of Leominister, England.
Manuscript of 'With the Harmony to Labrador', published in 1975. Final page missing.
Acquired from Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Peacock, St. John's, Nfld.
MF-123

WILSON, JAMES, d. 1928.
Photograph, 1913.
1 item.
Methodist clergyman, stationed at Flat Islands, Placentia Bay from 1912 to 1916.
Photograph of the Methodist Church choir at Flat Islands, Placentia Bay. Transferred from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, 1989.
MF-019

WINTER, H.M. (HERBERT MARMADUKE), 1890-1930.
Journal and photographs, 1910.
1 cm.
Photocopied in 1984 from original: Wilfrid Ayre, Middle Cove, Nfld. Journal of a sealing trip to the ice, March 17 to April 1, 1910, as a passenger on the SS Florizel. Prints of 37 photographs taken on the voyage.
MF-196

WINTER, HARRY ANDERSON, 1889-1969.
Correspondence, 1966-1969.
2 cm.
Typed transcript.
Lawyer and Judge of the Newfoundland Supreme Court, born St. John's.
Correspondence between the Hon. H.A. Winter, St. John's and Ira Wild, Ruislip, Middlesex, England, former Commissioner of Finance in Newfoundland, concerning Winter's political memoirs, a work in progress.
Acquired from Mrs. D.R.L. Templeton, St. John's, Nfld.
MF-115

WISE, THOMAS F.
Papers, 1962-1963.
33 leaves.
Correspondence from Parzival Copes to Wise on re-organization of Memorial University of Newfoundland Department of Economics (1962); correspondence between Wise and the Labour College of Canada (1963); correspondence between Wise and the Newfoundland Department of Labour (1963).
Transferred from Archives and Special Collections Division COLL-087.
MF-258

WITHAM, WILLIAM, fl. 1842.
Correspondence, 1842-1844.
.5 cm.
Solicitor.
Correspondence as agent and solicitor for the Newfoundland House of Assembly in the matter of attempting to delay passage of the Newfoundland Bill, 1842, and in the case of Keilley versus Carson, before the Privy Council, 1843-1844.
Acquired from Schooner Books, Halifax, N.S., 1984.
MF-209

WOMEN AND HISTORY PROJECT.
Records, 1986-1993.
96 cm.
A project of the Provincial Advisory Council of the Status of Women to compile material for and publish a book on the role of women in the history of Newfoundland.
Records of the Women and History Project, including financial records, minutes, submission, proposals, research papers, drafts of chapters and production files for the book "Pursuing Equality: Historical Perspectives on Women of Newfoundland and Labrador" (1993).
Acquired from Women and History Project Committee, Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women, St. John's, Nfld., 1992.
No restrictions on access, except File 1.08.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-160

WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND.
Records, 1969-1984.
12 cm.
Minutes of executive and general meetings, financial records, membership lists, reports and working papers of the Association.
Acquired from Women's Association of Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1984.
COLL-052

WOOD, ALBERTA AURINGER, 1942-.
East End Neighbourhood Improvement Program records, 1977- 1978.
4 cm.
Photocopy.
Librarian, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Minutes, correspondence and working papers of the Executive Committee, November 1977 to December 1978.
Acquired from Alberta Auringer Wood, St. John's, Nfld, 1983.
MF-188

WOODS LABOUR BOARD (NFLD.)
Records, 1940-1958.
1 m.
Established in 1940 by the Commission of Government.
Five ledgers containing the Minutes of the Woods Labour Board from its inception, March 26, 1940, to its dissolution, April 25, 1958. Includes signed copies of annual agreements among its members: Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company, Ltd., Bowaters Newfoundland Pulp and Paper Mills, Ltd., Fishermen's Protective Union, Newfoundland Labourers' Union, Newfoundland Lumbermen's Association, Workers' Central Protective Union, and representatives of the two concerned provincial departments, latterly Labour and Mines and Resources. One file of miscellaneous correspondence, 1948-1958.
Transferred from Office of the President, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Archives and Manuscripts Division OMF-035 (Book 4), 1988.
COLL-110

WOODWORTH-LYNAS, CARLA, 1948-.
Genealogies, 1770-1985.
.5 cm.
Biologist, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Two copies each of two genealogies: the Family of John Bonnell and the Family of Philip Bennett.
Acquired from Carla Woodworth-Lynas, St. John's, Nfld., May 1988.
No access before 2018 without permission of the donor.
MF-027

WORNELL, A.C. (ABEL CHARLES), 1914-.
Papers, 1918-1989.
40 cm.
Businessman, politician and author, of St. John's, Nfld.
Material from Wornell's term as Member of the House of Assembly for Hermitage (1966-1971); writings including poetry, short stories, articles, essays, book reviews and letters to the editor (1934-1989); journals of his father's years as a magistrate on the Labrador coast (1919; 1926)
Arranged to reflect the various facets of Wornell's career and interests.
Acquired from A.C. Wornell, St. John's, Nfld., 1989.
Constituency correspondence of material of a personal nature may not be quoted or cited without permission of A.C. Wornell.
Finding aid is available.
COLL-141

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YOUNG FAMILY.
Young, Bennett and Weston families' papers, 1818-1962.
1.5 cm.
Photocopy.
Documents relating to the families Young, Bennett and Weston, and their involvement in St. John's property and Newfoundland mining operations.
Acquired from Dr. Kenneth Roberts, Professor of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1984.
Preliminary listing is available.
MF-198

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ZONTA CLUB OF ST. JOHN'S (NFLD.).
Records, 1951-1971.
32 cm.
Service organization, of St. John's.
Minutes, membership lists, reports of the Zonta Club of St. John's and reports and publications of Zonta International.
21 files arranged by subject.
Acquired from Violet Reulokke, St. John's, Nfld., 1987.
Finding aid and index of photographs are available.
COLL-095

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