Grenfell Historical Society

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NL0031

Authorized form of name

Grenfell Historical Society

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell Historical Society Archives

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Cynthia Randell Primary contact

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Address

Street address

4 Maraval Road

Locality

St. Anthony

Region

Newfoundland and Labrador

Country name

Canada

Postal code

A0K 4S0

Telephone

709-454-4010

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Note

PO Box 93

Description area

History

The Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell Historical Society was formed in 1978 and soon afterwards acquired Grenfell’s house in St. Anthony to restore it for use as a museum and archives.

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The Grenfell Historical Society researches, collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets artifacts relevant to the founding of the Grenfell Mission and its effect on the northern communities in the province in relation to medical care, the fishing industry, handicrafts, schooling and the care of orphans.

Other materials of interest includes the writings of Dr. Grenfell, including his books, letters and art; material relating to his family; material relevant to his co-workers, successors and the inhabitants of the area. The material covers the period from 1892, when Grenfell arrived, to 1981 when the Grenfell Regional Health Services Board was founded.

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Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created - April 9, 2013

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

2001 ANLA Member Institutions Directory

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

4 Maraval Road
St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador
CA A0K 4S0