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Thomas L. Blake collection

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  • Reproduced in 1977, (originally created 1883-1890)

The collection consists of a typescript of a diary of Thomas L. Blake covering the period from 1893-1890. Collection also includes a photocopy of Blake's handwritten original diary.

Blake, Thomas L.

Margaret Baikie Collection

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  • Photocopied 197? (originally created 1917-1918)

Fonds consists of personal accounts of Margaret Baikie and also includes photocopies of written memories.

Baikie, Margaret

Pinsent photograph collection

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  • 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

Lydia Campbell collection

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  • 1893,1894,1989

Collection consists of memories of Lydia Campbell in the form of a poem to Lydia Campbell by daughter Elizabeth Goudie. Also included printed article entitled "Labrador woman wrote of life and times" (1989).

Campbell, Lydia

Haystack photograph collection

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  • Reproduced 1998 (originally created ca. 1900 - [195-])

The collection contains 204 copies of original photographs gathered by the Haystack Reunion Committee for inclusion in its commemorative booklet, Haystack Reflections, published in 1997. The images include schools, churches, business premises, work and social activities, special events, Haystack residents, and the changing landscape of the community in the first half of the 20th century. All have been identified and described on MHA photographic database. Families include Gregory, Drake, March, Coffin, Wakely, Gilbert, Wareham, Allen, Halfyard, Paul, Bendle, Best, Johnson, Jarvis, Tulk, Bert, Peach, Quinton, Pike, Reid, Bugden.

Haystack Reunion Committee

John Job collection

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  • [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