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Bishop Thomas Joseph Power fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1830-1893

Fonds consists of baptismal certificate, graduation certificates, letters of appointment, pastorals (1870-1893); diaries (1870-1886); family scrapbook, photograph albums, testimonials from Holy Cross College professors; correspondence, including letters about Orange Society disturbances (1878) and his relationship with the Benevolent Irish Society (BIS); and a copy of his last will and testament. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Power, Thomas Joseph

Charles H. Danielle fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1881-1901

The fonds consists of the papers of Charles H. Danielle including, correspondence (1881, 1901); a list of suspected thefts within Octagon Castle (1901); program of "King Momus" Oriental themed masquerade ball (1888), directed by Danielle; 1 sales book, (1894-97), 1 photograph of an unidentified older man.

Danielle, Charles H.

Dr. Jan Snellen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2000

Fonds consist of a videotape made during a gathering to celebrate the life of Jan Snellen. The introduction was given by a friend and past colleague in Physiology, Dr. Brian Payton, which was followed by addresses and tributes by friends, family, colleagues and former students who each shed light on the life and career of Dr. Jan Snellen and his involvement with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Snellen, Dr. Jan B.

Frederick A. Brazill fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-1939

The fonds consists of correspondence (1902-1903); 1 receipt, Dublin 1903; 1 account booklet for the Partridge Thrift Club (1938); 1 program, "San Toy" musical play (1919).

Brazill, Frederick A.

Gerald Crane Taverner fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1951-2005

The Gerald Crane Taverner fonds consists of eighty-four binders, which consists of photocopies of clippings, correspondence, research notes, etc., relating to the Taverner and Vardy families of Trinity and Random Island, respectively.

Taverner, Gerald Crane

Gert Crosbie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973-1980

Fonds consists of family history material collected and used by Gert Crosbie while working on the history of her husband's family, the Manuel family of Exploits and Burnt Island, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. The fonds includes originals of Gert's student papers on the Exploits families. The fonds contains cemetery inscriptions, photographs, correspondence and a file containing information on the Crosbie family. Material previously donated by Crosbie (MF-007) has been refiled in this fonds.

Crosbie, Gert

Gosling family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908-1965

The fonds consists of the papers of William Gilbert Gosling and research notes and drafts of his book Humphrey Gilbert, correspondence, one photograph album, one postcard album and several loose photographs that belonged to Armine Nutting Gosling and Ambrose Gosling, typed speeches and talk about Bermuda read by A.G. Gosling over the radio (1957); Ambrose Gosling's photograph album (including photographs of central Balkans, WWI, 1914-17), photographs of Salonika and photographs documenting the aftermath of major fire; Ambrose Gosling's postcard album (featuring Salonika and other sites), cast photo of "The New Boy", featuring Armine Nutting Gosling; photograph Newfoundland Lawn Tennis Club.

Gosling family

Green- Nemec Family Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-2004

The fonds consists of mercantile copy books for John James Green; a ledger, day book, bill book, account book, notebook, order book and invoices for the Green Family Forge; education records from Harvey and Cecil Green and Mrs. Nemec’s education in schools in Trinity, St. John’s, and Sackville, New Brunswick; correspondence with members of the Green family; church bulletins; miscellaneous; colour glass plate negatives; black and white and colour photographs.

The fonds has been arranged in seven series: Series 1: Mercantile Copy Books, 1875; Series 2: Green Family Forge, 1862 - 1955; Series 3: Education Records, 1908, 1911, 1915, 1933 - 1950, 1994; Series 4: Correspondence and Poetry, 1933 - 1947, 1954, 1972, 1995 - 1996; Series 5: Church Materials, 1942, 1952, 1976,1985, 1991 - ; Series 6: Miscellaneous material; Series 7: Colour Glass Plate Negatives.

Green-Nemec Family Fonds

John Keneally fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1856-1917

The fonds consists of personal papers belonging to John Keneally, including land deeds to Carbonear property (1856-1917), correspondence (1856-1913), insurance policy, "Amelia Emma" (ship) certification, and a lumber catalogue.

Keneally, John

Joshua Burnham collection

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1985 (originally created 1758-1817)

Fonds consists of microfilmed copies of ships' papers, including fishing and shipping papers, 1761-1790. They record trading activities with local merchants in Virginia and Maryland; unofficial cargo manifests; journal of a voyage on the sloop Phoenix; and work performed aboard the sloop Robinwood. Business and family papers contain correspondence, legal records, and financial papers relating to shipping and business affairs and include merchant correspondence, bonds and deeds, shipping accounts, and correspondence with family members.

Fonds is arranged in three series: Ships' papers (1761-1790); Shipping account books (1763-1788); Business and family papers (1758-1817).

Burnham, Joshua

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