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James Ryan and Company (King's Cove, Bonavista Bay N.L.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1883-1934

Fonds consists of diaries kept most likely by John G. Hart, an accountant for Daniel Ryan at King's Cove. The diaries contain information on shipping arrivals and departures, vessel cargoes, weather, local events, births, marriages, and deaths.

James Ryan and Company

John Rorke & Sons Limited fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1933

Fonds consists of correspondence and shipping papers for the company operations, 1879 -1933. Material of particular interest is the correspondence and accounts of C. T. Bennett of Bristol, which illustrates the complexities of the marketing structure and the economic factors which affected the salt fish industry as well as providing insight into the day-to-day operations of the business. The fonds also includes vessel expenditures and charter parties. The architect's specifications for the building of the Stonehouse on Water Street, Carbonear, are contained in the correspondence for 1907.

The fonds is arranged in four series: Correspondence, 1880-1933; Financial records, 1879-1920; Shipping records, 1881-1923; Miscellaneous bound volumes, 1892-1920.

John Rorke and Sons

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.

John Munn and Co. fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [196?] (originally created 1770-1918)

This fonds consists of photocopies of separate items which were kept at the premises of John Munn and Co. in Harbour Grace. It includes seal landing books, 1849-95, Harbour Grace Customs records, 1770-1918, and minutes of the Conception Bay Mutual Marine Insurance Club, 1850-87.

John Munn and Co.

Fishermen's Union Trading Company Limited (Greenspond, N.L.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1922

The fonds consists of four account books from the Fishermen's Union store at Greenspond. It includes a daybook containing accounts with the Fishermen's Union Trading Co. Ltd. (1914); men's accounts (1916); and general ledgers (1918 and 1921). The accounts list individuals from Greenspond and nearby communities who traded at the "Union Store".

Fishermen's Union Trading Company (Greenspond, N.L.)

Timothy Orne fonds

  • Collection
  • Microfilmed 1988 (originally created 1738-1767)

Collection consists of microfilmed records which provide information on the fishermen who crewed Timothy Orne's vessels, local artisans who furnished provisions for the voyages and maintained the vessels, and his merchant acquaintances from whom he bought and sold fish and supplies. Accounts list the occupations of individuals.

The fonds is arranged in three series: Ledgers, 1738-1767; Ship's journal, 1748-1751; and Ship's ledger, 1758-1768.

Orne, Timothy

George Curwen fonds

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1988 (originally created 1658-1672)

Fonds consists of microfilmed reproductions of three account books, 1658-72, which describe Captain Curwen's relationship with the several hundred fishermen who worked out of Salem and Marblehead in the mid-seventeenth century. These account books were selected from the Curwen papers held at the Essex Institute, Salem, Massachusetts.

Curwen, George

J.W. Hodge (Fogo, N.L.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1871-1947

Fonds consists of a portion of the records from the Fogo headquarters of J.W. Hodge and the Fogo branch of its successor company, the St. John's-based Newfoundland and Labrador Export Company. The fonds also includes ledgers of a previous owner, possibly an earlier Hodge family member.

The records consist of correspondence, some business ledgers and journals, stock books, fish collection books, fish market reports, shipping papers, price lists, and catalogues.

Fonds is arranged in six series: Correspondence, 1879-1945; Financial records, 1871-1947; Miscellaneous legal papers, 1884-1930; Shipping and fisheries, 1881-1939; Price lists and catalogues, 1906-1936; Personal papers, 1912-1939.

J.W. Hodge (Firm)

Daniel Rogers account book

  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1989 (originally created 1770-1790)

Fonds consists of a microfilmed ledger showing detailed credits of the customers of Daniel Rogers, from the fishing voyages of mariners to the butter delivered by local farm wives to his store. Entries for the 1780s describe the early development of the Cape Ann chebacco boat fishery.

Rogers, Daniel

St. Paul’s Lodge, Society of United Fishermen Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1875-1884, 1902-1976

By-laws and Annual Reports, 1915-1931, 1965; Minutes, 1876-1976; Membership, 1875-1885; Financial Records, 1902-1910, 1923-1938, 1942, 1966, 1972; Newfoundland Regiment Certificates. - 1916, 1919; Society of United Fishermen Certificates. - 1877, 1906, 1910; Miscellaneous.

Society of United Fishermen

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