History, Heritage and Culture

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Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives
Captain Cook Society
Early Modern Network
Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
Federation des francophones de Terre-Neuve et du Labrador
French Shore Historical Society
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador
Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador 
Newfoundland and Labrador Archaeological Society 
Newfoundland and Labrador Historic Trust
Newfoundland Historical Society
Placentia Area Historical Society
South West Arm Historical Society


Archives and Special Collections Division - QEII Library
Centre for Newfoundland Studies
City of St. John's Archive
J.R. Smallwood Foundation for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
Labrador Institute
Maritime History Archive
Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive (MUNFLA)
Newfoundland and Labrador Public Libraries - NL Collection
The Rooms - Archives, Art Gallery and Museum

(websites whose focus is on providing the full text of primary or secondary sources)

Amulree Commission Report
Anspach Index - Index to Lewis Anspach's A History of the Island of Newfoundland
Atlantic Canada Portal
Bert Riggs: Memorial's Archival Treasures
Book of Newfoundland
Canadiana Discovery Portal (online digital content from collections across Canada)
Celebrate Memorial - History
Colonial Office 194 Series Finding Aids (1696-1844, vols. 1-120 only are digitized)
Debates of the 1932 and 1933 Newfoundland Legislature
Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Dictionary of Newfoundland English
Digital Archives Initiative (MUN)
Dr. Hans Rollman's Religion, Society and Culture in Newfoundland and Labrador
Dr. Mel Baker's History Resources
Documents of Newfoundland History
Early Canadiana Online (numerous texts, including the Journal of the Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council)
Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador
Encyclopedie de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
Fisheries Heritage (Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador)
Heritage Newfoundland and Labrador
Historical Directory of Newfoundland Newspapers
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (Great Britain)
Labrador Boundary and Privy Council Documents
Labrador Inuit Through Moravian Eyes
More Than a List of Crew (Maritime History Archive)
The National Convention Audio Files
Newfoundland & Labrador History Publications Online
Newfoundland and Labrador Studies
Newfoundland Quarterly (Digitized Collection)
Newfoundland Quarterly
Our Roots (Contains a selection of primary and secondary historical sources. Key in "Newfoundland" or "Labrador" in the search bar and click on "Go.")
Primary Documents (from Western Charter 1634 to Royal Charter 1825)
Primary Sources (Newfoundland and Labrador)
A Reader's Guide to Newfoundland History to 1869
Selected Topics in Newfoundland and Labrador Studies (NL Studies 2205 - High School)
Them Days - Preserving the History of Labrador


Archival Moments (Larry Dohey)
Canadian Geographical Names
Flags of Newfoundland
Grade 8 Newfoundland History Course Resources
Heritage Newfoundland and Labrador
Historica Canada
Living Traditions: Intangible Cultural Heritage of Newfoundland & Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Site
Newfoundland and Labrador National Historic Sites
Newfoundland Biography - Claude Belanger
Newfoundland History (Claude Belanger)
Newfoundland Recipes Cookbook - Traditional Meals
Provincial Historic Commemorations Program
Virtual Museum of Labrador

Virtual Exhibits

Alphabet Fleet 
Atlantic Cable and Underseas Communications
Baccalieu: Crossroads for Cultures
Coastal Women
Colonial Building
Community Memories - Virtual Museum of Canada
Cupids 400
Dead Reckoning: The Pollux and Truxtun Disaster
Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador
Dr. Cluny Macpherson (1879-1966) - Reflections of a Newfoundlander
Early Days of the Medical School at Memorial University of Newfoundland
1880's Newfoundland: A Pictorial
Fishermen's Protective Union
The French Shore
Haystack Photograph Collection
History of the Basilica - From Cornerstone to Consecration
History of the Northern Cod
Innu Place Names (Pepamuteiati Nitassinat)
International Grenfell Association Photo Exhibit
Job Photograph Collection
Labrador Inuit Through Moravian Eyes
Lasting Remembrance: Newfoundland, Labrador and War
The National Convention Audio Files
Newfoundland & Labrador in the First World War
Newfoundland Regiment and the Great War (The Rooms/Dept. of Education)
Newfoundland Salt Fisheries Digital Exhibit
Newfoundland Shipwrecks 1800-1945 (Trinity)
Ocean Ranger Disaster (CBC Digital Archives)
Paul-Emile Miot, Photographs of Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island
Railway Coastal Museum
Resettlement: No Great Future
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Historical Society
Ted Russell and "The Chronicles of Uncle Mose"
Tipatshimuna - Innu stories from the land
Titanic in the Archives (The Rooms)
Towards an Encyclopedia of Local Knowledge (Pam Hall)
Vikings - Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
Women in Sport
Women's History Walking Tour