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Baine, Johnston & Co. fonds
Fonds · 1806-1958

This fonds consists of original and photocopied documents for Baine, Johnston & Co.'s operations at Battle Harbour, Labrador, and St. John's, 1806-1958. The records are arranged in two series: Records relating to Battle Harbour, Labrador; and records relating to St. John's.

The records for the St. John's business consist of ledgers, desk diaries, letterbooks, office accounts, shipping records, correspondence and published materials.

The material for Battle Harbour consists of legal documents relating to property, insurances, wills and estate papers. Other records include: office accounts, shipping records and correspondence; a list of planters at Battle Harbour in 1871 and a list of planters in Labrador, 1871; and a family tree of the Grieve family.

Baine, Johnston & Co.
Fonds · 1901-1955

The fonds contains the operating records of the Baine, Johnston & Co. branch at Battle Harbour, Labrador. The 36 bound volumes include ledgers, journals, a private ledger and miscellaneous account books. The ledgers are indexed and contain an account of all business conducted with each customer during the fishing season. The winter ledgers contain accounts of business conducted for each customer when the fishing season was closed. The private ledger contains confidential information relating to specific accounts. The journals list individual accounts and include the date, name of customer, purchases of goods or services, customer account number and total amount of the transactions. Miscellaneous account books, which were used in every day operations, contain various accounts as well as financial and fishery reports.

The fonds is arranged in three series: Ledgers, 1917-1943; Journals, 1931-1946; Miscellaneous, 1901-1953.

Baine, Johnston & Co.
Barbara Budgell collection
CA Them Days APL 819 · Collection · 1904

Collection consists of a survey maps made of Labrador by W.D. Robertson, maps of the Labrador penisula; maps of various parts of Labrador from the Geological Survey of Canada; a hand drawn map of Labrador; and a hand drawn road map of Grand Villiage

Barbra Budgell
Barque Snow Queen collection
Collection · Microfilmed 1982 (originally created 1876-1889)

The collection consists of microfilmed records from the papers of Frieze and Roy, merchants and shipowners (Maitland, Nova Scotia) and includes charter parties and other papers relating to the vessel Snow Queen, 1876-1889.

Snow Queen (barque)
Basil Fearn fonds
Fonds · [194- ]-[197-]

Fonds consists of 235 black and white photographs and negatives, mainly of vessels constructed at the Clarenville Shipyard during the period that Basil Fearn was manager of the yard, commencing in 1947. The majority of the photographs are identified. At least 50 percent of the images show vessels under construction at the yard. Some of the images were printed from negatives in 1997.

Vessels include the Matthew, the Terra Nova, the Newfoundland, the Marilyn Marie, the Richard, the Northern Wave, the George Kentner, the Philip E. Lake, the Penny Luck, the Shirley Blanche, the Algerine, the Hermitage, the Random Sound, the East Wind and the Right Wind, built for Job Brothers.

Fearn, Basil
Fonds · 1793-1998

Fonds consists of baptismal (1802-1855), marriage (1793-1882), and publication (1873-1907) registers; a marriage register index (1821-1855); microfilm reels of marriage registers (1793-1899) and baptismal registers (1802-1889); a register that documents the conveyance of stone for the construction of the Cathedral (1837-1857); canonical decrees and maps delineating parish boundaries (1982-1998); correspondence relating to the general operation of the parish and the maintenance of the Basilica-Cathedral (1853, 1952-1955, 1972-1979); photographs of the Basilica-Cathedral and its ornamentation (1980); and articles of incorporation for the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John's (1913).

Material also has been collected around the theme of the parish and integrated into the fonds by the Archives. This material includes newspaper clippings, articles, and histories detailing the construction, ornamentation, and architecture of the Basilica-Cathedral, and church bulletins and publications. Photocopies predominate.

Basilica-Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (St. John's, N.L.)
Battle Harbour collection
CA Them Days APL 006 · Collection · 1832, 1904, 1941

Collection consists of diary covering weather reports, fishery reports and general activities (1832); newsletter entitled "Battle Harbour Bi-Annual Boomerang" (1904); Newfoundland Rangers' Battle Harbour detachment diary for January, February, March, and April (1941).

Battle Harbour
CA Them Days APL 097 · Collection · 1918

Collection consists of handwritten correspondence from King George to Austin Pardy regarding his release from prison camp (1918).

Benoit Crevier collection
CA Them Days APL 455 · Collection · 1977, 1982, 1987

Collection consists of a letter to the editor of THEM DAYS from Benoit Crevier regarding outstanding events (1987); a journal article from THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND ARTS entitled: " The Gigantic Cephalopods of the North Atlantic" written by A.E. Verrill (1975); a newspaper clipping taken from LA PRESSE entitled: "Empreintes Mysterieuses Decouvertes pres d'une Ferme au Manitoba" (1982)' and an exerpt from the book "In an unknown land, a journey through the wastes of Labrador in search of Gold" written by Edward Colpitts Robinson.

Benoit Crevier
CA Them Days APL 091 · Collection · 1947, 1973, 1980. 1981, 1985

Collection consists of: excerpts from a magazine reading Tony Paddon, a newspaper clipping regarding a bravery award being presented to Boas Kairtok by Queen Elizabeth II; correspondence and information gathered on the "Project on Labrador Inuit Clothing" (1981); a booklet printed by the Moravian church entitled 'Your partnership with God'; and a typewritten copy of the story 'Martha an Eskimo Child,' written by Ella E. Hewitt.

Bertha Kairtok Holeiter and Deiter Holeiter