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HMS Calypso fonds

  • Fondos
  • 1881-1920, 1952

Fonds consists of records relating to the construction of the ship and records created while she was commissioned with the Royal Newfoundland Reserve. The fonds includes three journals relating to the construction of the vessel, HMS Calypso, including details of the vessel's construction kept by J.H. Lovell, carpenter at Chatham Dockyard (1881); a record of weights for the vessel (1883-84); and detailed sketches of the machinery aboard the vessel (1883). Each journal contains detailed hand drawn and painted illustrations. Other files include two pieces of correspondence, one of which is a letter from David Murray to the editor of Shipbuilding and Shipping Record regarding the construction and history of the vessel, 2 Aug. 1952.

The fonds also includes four drill registers created while the vessel was used to train members of the Reserve. These lists individuals and the period of their drill, the training vessel and remarks; a register of trainees; deck logbooks (1914-20); regulations concerning summary punishments and character, conduct, badges etc.(1911-13); and day books recording liquor accounts. A salt delivery book recording deliveries after the vessel was sold to Murray's is also included.

Fonds is arranged in two series: 1. Construction journals, 1881-1884, 1952; 2. Royal Naval Reserve drill registers, 1904-1922.

Calypso (ship)

Charles W.H. Tessier fonds

  • Fondos
  • 1893-1909

Fonds consists of two letterbooks, 1893-1909, which contain outgoing correspondence, mostly orders and payments, for Tessier's fish exporting business.

Tessier, Charles W.T. (William Hutchings)

A.H. Murray and Company Limited fonds

  • Fondos
  • 1902 - 1970

This fonds contains the operational records of the business of A.H. Murray and Company Limited, 1902-1970. It includes correspondence with customers and suppliers from 1904-70; extensive financial records for 1902-66, including account books, journals, ledgers, bank books, cash books, Dunn's Bulletins, etc., insurance policies and correspondence for vessels cargo and property; labour records, payroll ledgers, files covering a dispute between the Newfoundland Employers Association and the Longshoremen's Protective Union, 1964-65, and a list of Newfoundland trade unions, 1958-59; advertising accounts, maps and plans; schooner accounts for fishing voyages, vessel mortgages and bills of sale; ship manifests and sharemen's agreements; records relating to the HMS Briton; catalogues and price lists.

The fonds also documents A. H. Murray's involvement as a director in the Salt Importers Association,1940-66, Newfoundland Agency Ltd., Colonial Cordage Company, 1959-63, Blu-Flame Gas Co. Ltd., 1962-63, Newfoundland Coal Company, 1946-63, Baccalieu Shipping Co., 1917-22, Newfoundland Shipping Co., 1911-14, Annzac Steamship Company Limited, 1916-25, Salmonier Shipping Co. Ltd., 1947-65, and Sound Island Stores Ltd., 1925-32.

A. H. Murray

C. & A. Dawe fonds

  • Fondos
  • 1874-1925

The fonds consists of four ledgers for C.& A. Dawe, Bay Roberts, (1876-1877, 1877, 1878, 1923-25), a financial statement for C.& A. Dawe (1910), correspondence, an insurance policy 1874). a diary/logbook of the barque Nebo, 1904, and an undated statement of the master watch on the SS Terra Nova.

The fonds also includes the last will and testament of Charles Dawe, (1908) and a photocopy of a family tree of the Dawe family.

C. & A. Dawe (firm)

Baine, Johnston & Co., (Battle Harbour, N.L.) fonds

  • Fondos
  • 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.

Thomas Davis collection

  • Colección
  • Microfilmed 1988 (originally created 1771-1778)

Collection consists of microfilm of account books for Davis's three offshore schooners and the flakeyard. The books also record the towns in which his customers and hands lived. There are notations for every voyage and the quantity of cod caught by each fishermen.

Davis, Thomas

Joshua Burnham collection

  • Fondos
  • 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

Portugal Exporters Group Limited (PEG) fonds

  • Fondos
  • 1936-1947

This fonds contains the corporate records of PEG, 1936-1947. The fonds consists of administrative records, shipment records and financial records. Also included in this fonds are bank fishery reports giving information on bank fishery returns and about the bait fishery. The PEG fonds is arranged in 4 series: administrative records; production records; financial records; correspondence.

Portugal Exporters Group Limited (PEG)

Hodge Brothers (Twillingate, N.L.) fonds

  • Fondos
  • 1880-1961, predominant 1898-1960

Fonds consists of the business records of Cyril and Arthur Hodge at Twillingate and of their predecessors, William Waterman & Co. and J.W. Hodge. It also includes some personal records of the Hodge family.

Fonds is arranged in seven series: Correspondence, 1898-1961; Financial records, 1880-1958; Miscellaneous, 1887-1953; Shipping and fisheries, 1904-1954; Employment records, 1912-1957; Personal records, 1886-1909; Catalogues and price lists, 1911-1952.

Hodge Brothers (Firm)

George W. Hunter fonds

  • Fondos
  • Photocopied 1977 (originally created 1870-1875)

Fonds consists of photocopies of the incoming correspondence of the firm of George W. Hunter from many shipowners for whom he acted as agent, and from whom he chartered vessels. Much of his business was done with shipowners from Atlantic Canada. Weekly reports of freight markets from Saint John and Yarmouth are included. The correspondence has been arranged geographically and listed by individual correspondent.

Hunter, George W.

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