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Sarah Jane (Sadie) Saunders photograph collection

  • Collectie
  • 1919-1920

Collection consists of photographs related to the Fishermen's Protective Union (FPU). Included are a portrait of J. H. Scammell, (1894-1940) politician and President of the FPU, photographed by S. H. Parsons & Sons, St. John's and a group photograph by Holloway of the members of the FPU, identified, who were elected as members of the Newfoundland House of Assembly in 1919.

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Ezekiel Price collection

  • Collectie
  • Microfilmed 1968 (originally created 1754-1785)

Fonds consists of microfilmed records which were one of the Massachusetts Historical Society's earliest manuscript acquisitions. The original papers were donated to the Massachusetts Historical Society by Ezekiel Price in 1792. Included are manuscript letters, petitions, statistics, lists, and observations concerning the American Revolution, Maine lands and cod fisheries, Boston merchants, Boston town meetings, East India trade, and materials relating to William Bollan, John Hancock, Sylvester Gardiner, the Marquis de Vaudrieul, Edward Payne, and other Massachusetts founders

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Keith Matthews fonds

  • Archief
  • Photocopied 1960-1984 (originally created 1500-1984)

Fonds consists of records collected by Matthews for his dissertation and during his tenure as chair of the Maritime History Group, as well as his prior research. The fonds includes material for his research into the study of the Newfoundland/West of England fisheries, the subject of his doctoral thesis, as well as extensive data on the individuals and businesses involved in the early settlement and trade of Newfoundland, up to 1850.

The early modern documents are a collection of copies of over 1200 documents held at repositories in Britain relating to political development and trade in Newfoundland in the 17th and 18th centuries. The 19th and 20th century Newfoundland documents are copies of individual documents and collections of documents relating to the Newfoundland fishery and its government and politics, drawn mostly from records of the Colonial Office, Newfoundland governors papers and papers of Newfoundland prime ministers. The fonds also includes Matthew's research notes and personal papers.

The fonds is arranged in five series: Series 1. Early Modern Documents, 1500-1800; Series 2. Name Files, 1500-1850; Series 3. 19th and 20th Century Documents; Series 4. Research Notes; Series 5. Personal papers.

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John T. Cheeseman fonds

  • Archief
  • 1903-1966

Fonds consists of documentation on all aspects of the Newfoundland fishery, especially the herring and salt fish industries, and on fisheries administrative organizations (ICNAF, NFB, ECC) for the period from the mid-1930s to the 1960s. The fonds also includes pamphlets and annual reports.

Fonds is arranged in three series, reflecting the political periods covered by the fonds: Responsible government, pre-1934; Commission of government, 1934-49; Post-confederation government, 1949-66.

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