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Placentia (NL)
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Rev. Robert Andrew St. John fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892 predominant, 1917-1983

Fonds consists of records relating to Rev. Robert St. John including, baptismal certificate, semi-annual reports from St. Augustine's seminary, official notice of parish appointments, testimonial letters, correspondence, and a last will and testament of Nora Hughes. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

St. John, Robert Andrew

Saunders & Sweetman fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1788-1804

Fonds consists of a letter book containing outgoing correspondence, business transactions, and personal letters for the firm at Placentia, Newfoundland, 1788-1804.

Saunders-Sweetman (family)

John Job collection

  • Collection
  • [1900-1931]

Collection consists of 2 photograph albums created by the Job family, reflecting the Job business ventures, Job family activities, as well as historical events. The geographic area represented by the photographs is almost exclusively Newfoundland and Labrador, with the exception of photographs from the Search for the Franklin expedition in Hudson Bay (1903-04).

Albums include photographs of the Job premises in St. John's, Quidi Vidi, Placentia, L'Anse au Loop, Blanc Sablon, Little Heart's Ease, Bell Island, and Whitbourne. Images include buildings (interior and exterior), wharves,shipping, and the fishery, including marine fishery, sealing and whaling.

Historical events represented in the albums include the royal visit of the Duke of York (1901), the sealers' strike (1902), the unveiling of the war memorial in St. John's (1924) by Field Marshall Haig, and scenes from the Viking Disaster (1931). The photographs also illustrate the economic activity and the cultural landscape in that era.

Job, William John

Saunders and Sweetman fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1788-1865

The fonds consists of the business records of the Saunders and Sweetman firm. The record include: bills of sale; lease agreements, employment agreements; bills of lading for the sailing vessel Providence; a ledger-sheet; a list of disbursement for the schooner Mary; business contracts; an insurance policy; a character reference; correspondence; survey of road conditions between St. John's and Bay Bulls (1835); specifications for Court house, Placentia (1834); last will and testament of Owen Mercer (1751); and a letterbook.

Saunders and Sweetman (firm)

Rev. Richard Phippard fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1856 predominant, 1880 -1888

Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Richard Phippard, including canonical documents. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Phippard, Richard

Rev. Nicholas Devereux fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1778-1845

Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Nicholas Devereux, including baptismal certificate and canonical documents of ordination and pastoral appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Devereux, Nicholas

Rev. Michael A. Clancy

  • Fonds
  • 1850, 1871-1904

Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Michael A. Clancy, including receipts (1896-1898) and correspondence with Bishop Michael Francis Howley (1899, 1901). Fonds also includes printed material related to his life.

Clancy, Michael A.

Rev. John A. O'Reilly fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1867, predominant 1892-1933

Fonds consists of records related to the life and activities of Rev. John A. O'Reilly, including correspondence regarding appointments; letters between Bishop Edward Patrick Roche and Rev. O'Reilly (1919); offers celebret for other dioceses (1919); correspondence concerning health (1921); and receipts for health care in Montreal (1922-1933). The fonds also includes his manuscript, "Rome: The Capital of the Christian World (1899) as well as newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

O'Reilly, John A.

Rev. James Walsh fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1803 predominant, 1831-1873

Fonds consists of records related to Rev. James Walsh, including canonical documents of ordination and appointment. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings, and printed material related to his life.

Walsh, James

Rev. Edward Martin fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1825-1883

Fonds consists of records related to Rev. Edward Martin and includes baptismal certificate and pastoral appointments. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Martin, Edward

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