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Bishop Thomas Joseph Power fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1830-1893

Fonds consists of baptismal certificate, graduation certificates, letters of appointment, pastorals (1870-1893); diaries (1870-1886); family scrapbook, photograph albums, testimonials from Holy Cross College professors; correspondence, including letters about Orange Society disturbances (1878) and his relationship with the Benevolent Irish Society (BIS); and a copy of his last will and testament. Fonds also includes newspaper clippings and printed material related to his life.

Power, Thomas Joseph

Charles H. Danielle fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1881-1901

The fonds consists of the papers of Charles H. Danielle including, correspondence (1881, 1901); a list of suspected thefts within Octagon Castle (1901); program of "King Momus" Oriental themed masquerade ball (1888), directed by Danielle; 1 sales book, (1894-97), 1 photograph of an unidentified older man.

Danielle, Charles H.

Dr. Jan Snellen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2000

Fonds consist of a videotape made during a gathering to celebrate the life of Jan Snellen. The introduction was given by a friend and past colleague in Physiology, Dr. Brian Payton, which was followed by addresses and tributes by friends, family, colleagues and former students who each shed light on the life and career of Dr. Jan Snellen and his involvement with the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Snellen, Dr. Jan B.

Frederick A. Brazill fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-1939

The fonds consists of correspondence (1902-1903); 1 receipt, Dublin 1903; 1 account booklet for the Partridge Thrift Club (1938); 1 program, "San Toy" musical play (1919).

Brazill, Frederick A.

Gerald Crane Taverner fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1951-2005

The Gerald Crane Taverner fonds consists of eighty-four binders, which consists of photocopies of clippings, correspondence, research notes, etc., relating to the Taverner and Vardy families of Trinity and Random Island, respectively.

Taverner, Gerald Crane

Gert Crosbie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973-1980

Fonds consists of family history material collected and used by Gert Crosbie while working on the history of her husband's family, the Manuel family of Exploits and Burnt Island, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. The fonds includes originals of Gert's student papers on the Exploits families. The fonds contains cemetery inscriptions, photographs, correspondence and a file containing information on the Crosbie family. Material previously donated by Crosbie (MF-007) has been refiled in this fonds.

Crosbie, Gert

Gosling family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908-1965

The fonds consists of the papers of William Gilbert Gosling and research notes and drafts of his book Humphrey Gilbert, correspondence, one photograph album, one postcard album and several loose photographs that belonged to Armine Nutting Gosling and Ambrose Gosling, typed speeches and talk about Bermuda read by A.G. Gosling over the radio (1957); Ambrose Gosling's photograph album (including photographs of central Balkans, WWI, 1914-17), photographs of Salonika and photographs documenting the aftermath of major fire; Ambrose Gosling's postcard album (featuring Salonika and other sites), cast photo of "The New Boy", featuring Armine Nutting Gosling; photograph Newfoundland Lawn Tennis Club.

Gosling family

Green- Nemec Family Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-2004

The fonds consists of mercantile copy books for John James Green; a ledger, day book, bill book, account book, notebook, order book and invoices for the Green Family Forge; education records from Harvey and Cecil Green and Mrs. Nemec’s education in schools in Trinity, St. John’s, and Sackville, New Brunswick; correspondence with members of the Green family; church bulletins; miscellaneous; colour glass plate negatives; black and white and colour photographs.

The fonds has been arranged in seven series: Series 1: Mercantile Copy Books, 1875; Series 2: Green Family Forge, 1862 - 1955; Series 3: Education Records, 1908, 1911, 1915, 1933 - 1950, 1994; Series 4: Correspondence and Poetry, 1933 - 1947, 1954, 1972, 1995 - 1996; Series 5: Church Materials, 1942, 1952, 1976,1985, 1991 - ; Series 6: Miscellaneous material; Series 7: Colour Glass Plate Negatives.

Green-Nemec Family Fonds

Haystack photograph collection

  • Collection
  • 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

  • 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

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