Collection - Maritime History Archive student papers collection

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Maritime History Archive student papers collection

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  • 1969-1989 (Collection)
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    Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland

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44 m of textual records

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The essays were held by respective professors until they were transferred to the MHA.

Scope and content

The Maritime History Archive collection of student papers contains 5429 essays relevant to the history and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador, collected by professors in the departments of Anthropology, Geography, and History. Most of the papers contain original research on Newfoundland communities and regions, but other categories of research include biographies and family histories, settlement patterns, economic development, education, health, law and justice, merchants, the military, politics and government, religion, shipping, fisheries and the fishing industry, and Labrador society and culture. Research papers may include photographs, oral histories, and diagrams.

The collection is organized in the following series:

  1. Student research papers in History, collected by Keith Matthews, 1971-86
  2. Student research papers in Geography, collected by John Mannion, 1976-86
  3. Student research papers in Geography, collected by W. S. W. Nowak, 1972-89
  4. Student research papers in Anthropology, collected by John Kennedy, 1972-85
  5. Student research papers in Anthropology, collected by Tom Nemec,1969-76.

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  • English

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Single copies can be made for research purposes. In most cases, the individual author's permission to copy has been obtained by MHA.

Finding aids

For series 1, see MHA finding aid 42; for series 2, see MHA finding aid 43; for series 3, see. MHA finding aid 45; for series 4, see MHA finding aid 102; for series 5, see MHA finding aid 105.

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Draft

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Partial

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Created - May 2, 2013

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  • English

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