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Women's Patriotic Association. Trinity Branch, fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1995 (inclusive), 1939-1945 (predominant)

The fonds represents the Trinity branch of the WPA in Newfoundland, and consists of two printed annual reports of the WPA, Newfoundland, 1918 and 1945, a small amount of correspondence, knitting patterns and records of material issued and work returned. There is also a file of news clippings relating to members of the armed forces from the Trinity area, including some obituaries. The fonds was assembled by Rupert Morris and contained some items which have been removed.

Women's Patriotic Association. Trinity Branch (Trinity, N.L.)

Wilson Vardy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1920

Fonds consists of diaries that give a daily account of the weather, entries and clearances of vessels at Port aux Basques, ice conditions, and sparse comments relating to the fishery and other subjects. The letter books consist of correspondence between Wilson Vardy and the Department of Lighthouses and relates to work carried out on the lights and buoys. The logbooks are an account of the oil, wicks, and glasses used and a daily record of the weather.

Fonds is arranged in three series: Diaries, 1900-1920; Letter books, 1918-1921; and Logbooks, 1904-1921.

Vardy, Wilson

Williard E. Clarke

  • CA Them Days APL 434
  • 1897

Collection consists of a letter from Williard E. Clarke concerning the construction of the Goose Bay Air Base in Labrador (1987)

Williard E. Clarke

William and Benjamin Knight collection

  • Collection
  • Microfilmed 1988 (originally created 1767-1833)

Collection consists of microfilmed copies of three volumes of account books containing the Knight dealings with the hundreds of fishermen they hired, the export merchants to whom they sold their cod, and the dozens of maritime artisans and labourers who maintained their fleet of schooners. The account books cover the years 1767-81 and 1788-1833.

Knight, William

William Waterman & Co. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1874-1919, predominant 1876-1888

Fonds consists of some of the surviving records of William Waterman & Co. of Fogo, Change Islands, and Twillingate, Newfoundland, which concentrate on 1876-1888. The material from Fogo includes ledgers, journals, daybooks and correspondence for the business at Fogo and Change Islands. The correspondence mostly consists of letters and invoices between the company and W. H. Mare, Son and Co., ship brokers of St. John's. The material from Twillingate includes an inventory ledger and an account book "in account with" W. H. Mare, Son and Co.

The fonds is organized in two series by location of the company branches: Fogo, 1874-1919; and Twillingate, 1881-1890.

William Waterman & Co.

William Vallance Whiteway fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888, 1891

The fonds consists of a limited number of legal and political papers. It includes one indenture, dated 8 August 1888, for the property known as "Darby O'Hollohan's Plantation." The fonds also includes one confidential letter to William V. Whiteway from Robert Bond, dated 23 June 1891, which examined the prospects of the Confederation between Newfoundland and Canada.

Whiteway, Sir William Vallance

William Vallance Whiteway fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [198?] (originally created 1888-1899)

Fonds consists of a photocopy of part of a handwritten diary kept by William Whiteway, recording details of cases heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland from 1888-1899.

Whiteway, Sir William Vallance

William Roche letter book

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1981 (originally created 1834-1841)

Fonds consists of a photocopy of a letterbook, 1834-1841, belonging to William Roche, partner in the firm of Roche and Kinnear. The correspondence contains information primarily dealing with cargos and the West India trade.

Roche, William Sr.

William Pickering collection

  • Collection
  • Microfilmed 1988 (originally created 1695-1718)

Collection consists of microfilmed account books of William Pickering that document the voyages of his two fishing sloops, Speedwell and Content, as well as his dealings with mariners, fishermen, and the tradesmen of Salem's waterfront. The collection also includes a description of the peddling activities of the brigantine Hope in fishing settlements from Ferryland to Bonavista, Newfoundland.

Pickering, William

William Kirwin collection

  • CA Them Days APL 451
  • Collection
  • 1867, 1988

Collection consists of correspondence to Dr. Wm Kirwin from Carol Brice Benett of The Labrador Institute of Northern Studies (1988); to Carol Brice Bennett from Dr. Wm Kirwin (1988(; to Carol Brice Bennett from William J Kirwin (1988(; and the journal: " William Chimmo's Journal of a Voyage to the N.E. Coast of Labrador during the year 1967" Edited by William J. Kirwin.

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