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Nigel Markham collection
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Nigel Markham collection

  • CA Them Days APL 100
  • Collection
  • 1765, 1841, 1873, 1919, 1923-1930, 1933, 1940, 1948, 1960, 1967, 1974, 1975, 1983, 1985

Collection consists of: ‘Labrador and Fishery Regulations’ taken from THE ENGLISH OCCUPATION, (1765), a hymn composed in 1841 for Centenary of the Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel, ‘Coming home from Labrador’ excerpted from GREAT WATERS, (1919), an article regarding whaling at Hawke’s Harbour, letters to the Moravian Mission board from Hebron and Makkovik; notes made by Nigel Markham while at Public Archives in St. John’s Newfoundland, list of important dates in Labrador history; list of books on Labrador; family tree information regarding Dicker (Decker), Flowers, Ford, McNeill, Voisey; wedding certificate information copied from the original, regarding George Voisey and Alice Lavinia Ford- Jan. 5, 1873, trapping agreement between Thorwald Perrault and George Sheppard (1974); Newfoundland and Labrador Affairs information- including 2 Liberal party flyers (Ian Strachan) and Bill Rompkey (1975); Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities Annual Brief to Government, March 11, 1983; results in Labrador regarding the referendum of June 3, 1948 and July 22, 1948; various Federal/Provincial correspondence on Native Funding; Labrador Inuit Association Annual Meeting/ Land Claims Statement; Environmental overview of the Lower Churchill Power Development, final report (1974); report on Native schools at Nain, Makkovik, and Hopedale by Rose Jeddore, Curriculum Consultant for Native schools, (1975); list of dates and birthplaces of Nain people; resolutions of Combined Councils of Hopedale, Makkovik, Nain and Rigolet, May 16-19, 1974, press release in Hopedale ‘Progress by Goose Bay Project Group,’ Nov 1, 1973; Dictionary catalog of the Stefansson Collection, (1967); a story from John Decker of Hopedale, Labrador, a letter from Nigel Markham to Doris Saunders regarding Monsignor Edward Joseph O’Brien materials, a background on Father O’ Brien and his mission work with the Innu, written by Nigel Markham, various correspondence to and from Father O’Brien, receipts from several businesses (eg. Hudson’s Bay Company), the story ‘A Voyage, A Wreck, A Moral,’ written by Father O’ Brien, and reports regarding the conditions of the Innu.

Nigel Markham