Fonds - Thomas Roberts fonds

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Thomas Roberts fonds

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  • Textual record
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  • Variations in title: NHS title: Thomas Roberts Newfoundland Collection
  • Source of title proper: The title is taken from the contents of the fonds

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  • 1865-1916; predominant 1903 (Creation)
    Creator
    Roberts, Thomas

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37 photographs
3 items of textual material

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The fonds consists of a diary and photo album compiled by Thomas Roberts on his trip to Newfoundland in 1903, and a letter received from a cousin in Montreal while he was in Brigus. There is also a prayer book which belonged to a family member, and various Newfoundland, Canadian and British one cent or one penny coins dating from 1865 to 1916. The material has been arranged in three series, with non-original material concerning Mr. Roberts, together with correspondence between Mrs. Newton and Bobbie Robertson, Secretary of the Newfoundland Historical Society, being placed in an appendix. Series are as follows: Series 1.00, Textual materials; Series 2.00, Photographs; Series 3.00, Coins; Appendix 1, Correspondence and other material relating to the collection.

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The material in this collection was given to the Newfoundland Historical Society by Thomas Roberts' granddaughter, Mrs. Beulah S. Newton, of Endicott, New York.

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  • English

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No restrictions

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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright status and clearance.

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7 coins

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Draft

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Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created - May 13, 2013

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  • English

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