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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

Agnes Pratt Home fonds

  • Fonds
  • [195-]-1995

Fonds consists of administrative records of the Senior Citizens Home, including property (legal and financial) ([195-]-1987), Watkins Estate trust fund account (1979-1982), annual reports (1975-1995), financial statements (1962-1994), reports and correspondence to various agencies (primarily the United Church of Canada ) (1958-1992), minutes and reports of the board (1972-1993). In addition there is a file concerning several expansions of the home (1970-1986). Several issues of the home's newsletter are included (1979, 1993). It also includes blueprints, architect's assessments, brochures and photographs. Also included are several ancillary files containing miscellaneous information as it relates to housing the elderly.

Agnes Pratt Home

Thomas Lang fonds

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed [196?] (originally created 1780-1864)

Fonds consists of business papers, correspondence, accounts, and estate papers relating to Thomas Lang's business operations at Greenock and Newfoundland.

Fonds is arranged in the following series: Thomas Lang business papers; Correspondence and accounts; Lang correspondence; Business papers; Crawford and Co. papers; Papers of Lang estate; Papers and correspondence.

Lang, Thomas

James Darrell Gill fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [197?] (originally created 1840-1861)

Fonds consists of a photocopied letter book of James Darrell Gill for 1840-61. It contains letters from New York primarily to family members in St. John's, Newfoundland. The letters are arranged chronologically.

Gill, James Darrell

Monroe Export Company, Limited, fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [197?] (originally created 1928-1932)

Fonds consists of photocopies of two wage books (1928-30) and (1930-32) and four pieces of correspondence (1931-32) relating to the branch of the business at Thoroughfare, Bonavista Bay.

Monroe Export Company

Richard Fogarty fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [197-] (originally created 1810-1813)

Fonds consists of a photocopied ledger giving account of provisions shipped from Waterford (hogs, cattle, grain, clothing, salt, ships' supplies), valued at 43,500 pounds sterling to 47 customers in St. John's. The main customer was Thomas Meagher, an Irish merchant in St. John's. Fonds also describes Fogarty's imports from Newfoundland, including fish oil, blubber, timber, and fur.

Fogarty, Richard

Pinsent photograph collection

  • Collection
  • Reproduced [197-] (originally created [18--]-[19--])

The collection consists of copy prints of older photographs of Sir Robert J. Pinsent and other family members. Subjects include the Pinsent property at Salmonier, Newfoundland; fishing on the Little River, Codroy; opening of the House of Assembly (1896); view of St. John's; and scenes of the Newfoundland railway.

Pinsent, Sir Robert John

Thomas Ruck fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1713-1722

Fonds consists of company accounts for the New England firm of Thomas Ruck & Company relating to the fish trade in Newfoundland, 1713-1722. Fonds is composed of five ledgers, a journal and a day book containing accounts for the seasonal trade (usually May-Sept) conducted by Ruck in Bay Bulls, Petty Harbour, Quidi Vidi, Torbay, St. John's, Ferryland, Witless Bay, Cape Broyle, Brigus Bay South and Conception Bay, Newfoundland.

Ruck, Thomas

Bishop James Louis O'Donel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1737-1811, predominant 1784-1811

Fonds consists of canonical certificates of ordination, correspondence and a copy of his last will and testament. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

O'Donel, James Louis

Bishop Patrick Lambert fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1754-1816

Fonds consists of letters of appointment, diary notes, testimonial letters, land lease for the Old Chapel (St. John's), correspondence and a copy of his last will and testament. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Lambert, Patrick

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