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Matching Articles"Archives And Special Collections" (Total 62)
Why Isn't Dora Russell Better Known?
The life and papers of Dora (Oake) Russell (1912-1986), teacher, editor, columnist and writer
Archives Contain Last Will and Testament of First Speaker
An overview of the career of John Bingley Garland (1791-1875), businessman and the first speaker of the Newfoundland House of Assembly.
Belleoram Woman Records Observation of First World War in Letters Written Home
A look at the life and letters of Frances Cluett, a member of the Voluntary Aid Detachment who served in France and Turkey during World War I.
A Newfoundlander to be Proud Of
The world of Grace (Patten) Sparkes (1908- ), teacher, actor and political activist.
Servant to the city: Mews left his mark on municipal politics
A look at the career of Henry George Reginald Mews (1897-1982), WW I veteran, and mayor of St. John's.
Jack Higgins: Newfoundlander Through and Through
The story of Jack Higgins (1891-1963), lawyer, war veteran, poet, anti-confederate, and Canadian Senator.
Transcription of John Guy's 1611 Newsletter
Original text of John Guy's newsletter from 1611 as well as a modernised English version.
Newfoundland's Oldest Document Describes Life in Cupids
The story of an English news sheet, dated 29 January 1611, containing a report by John Guy, governor of Cupids, and how the archives obtained it.
One of the Greats: Sir Robert Bond Presided over Golden Age
The first of a four part series on the life and times of Sir Robert Bond, one of the most influential politicians in Newfoundland history.
What a Newfoundland Soldier Wrote About the War.
The events in the military life of Owen William Steele (1887-1916), a member of the Newfoundland Regiment, and an introduction to his war diary.
Playing Musical Chairs at the House of Assembly
An article about the state of the House of Assembly in 1893 and 1894. Originally published in the Gazette on February 6, 1997.
Remembering the Life of a Newfoundland Prime Minister
The life of Sir William Whiteway (1828-1908), lawyer, politician, and prime minster of Newfoundland.
Records of a Padre During the Second World War
A sketch of the life of William Charles Hodgins (1903-1982), chaplain to Newfoundland soldiers in WW II.
Bond Moves Past Bribery Charges, Becomes Prime Minister
The second of a four part series on the life and times of Sir Robert Bond, one of the most influential politicians in Newfoundland history.
Job's Papers Reveal His Family's Commitment to Province
A look at Robert Brown Job (1873-1961), businessman, politician, and economic unionist.
Military Man Turned Aviation Historian
A brief biography of Robert Holland Tait (1891-1964), Great War veteran, poet, and historian.
Bond Rules Despite Challenges
The third of a four part series on the life and times of Sir Robert Bond, one of the most influential politicians in Newfoundland history.
A Lifetime of Writing
The story of Stella Maris (Meaney) Whelan (1910-1998), civil servant and witness to the important events surrounding Confederation.
Surprise Gift is a Coup for Archives!
An explanation of how the CNS obtained the 1938 Denzil Ridout photo-record of Lester Burry's mission work in Labrador.
Remembering Another Group of War Volunteers
The brief account of the life of Sybil Johnson (1887-1973), a nurse in the Volunteer Aid Detachment (VAD) in World War I.
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