Matching Articles"Colony Of Avalon" (Total 168)

  • Of the approximate one million artifacts excavated to date from the Ferryland archaeology site, at least a third of those are represented by ceramic sherds.
  • Each artifact or sample removed from the burial matrix of an excavation unit is described briefly on a field tag. Exact location, depth below surface, date of excavation and excavator's name are recorded on the tag.
  • An extract from Libel in Baltimore vs. Kirke, by Cecil Calvert (Second Lord Baltimore), dated December 8, 1651.
  • An article on the restoration of ceramic artifacts at the Colony of Avalon in Ferryland, NL
  • Document written by Captain Charles Hawkins on December 16, 1691 in response to inquiries from the Lords of the Committee of Trade.
  • Letter to John Kirke, from Charles Hill, dated September 12, 1661, and dealing with planters, houses, stores, cod, and fisheries
  • Letter to Sir David Kirke, from Charles I of England, dated November 11, 1648, and dealing with planters, names, and the English Civil War (1642-1648).
  • After the artifacts have been excavated, stabilized and conserved, documented, catalogued and numbered they are stored in the collections storage room. This is the "above ground" resting place for the objects.
  • An extract from Letter to Board of Trade, by Colonel J. Gibson, dated June 28, 1697.
  • Inorganic artifacts are those made from the earth's crust. These objects characteristically will not burn if ignited, are insensitive to light and humidity, are crystalline or glassy in structure, are brittle, and range from being porous to dense, and from soft to hard.
  • A look at Ferryland's onsite conservation lab and the steps followed in order to properly conserve artifacts.
  • Artifacts in this category are those made from animals or plants. Proteins and cellulose are the fundamental building blocks of organic objects, which include artifacts made from leather, wood, bone, ivory, antler, wool, silk, cotton, to mention a few.
  • Instructions to Walter Sykes, Robert Street, Captain William Pyles and Captain Nicholas Redwood from the Council of State, dated June 16, 1652.
  • Counsel for Cecil Calvert (Second Baron Baltimore), in his case concerning the Province of Avalon, dating from December 23, 1651.
  • Letter to George Calvert to Daniel Powell, dated July 28, 1622
  • Overview of the presence of the Kirkes in Newfoundland, including the granting of the island and the legal battles between the Kirkes and the Calverts.
  • Letter to Archbishop Laud from Sir David Kirke, dated October 2, 1639, and dealing with planters, health, weather, religion, and the Anglican Church.
  • Libel [in Baltimore vs. David Kirke], dated January 29, 1653, and dealing with government, planters, boats, stages, and ordnance.
  • Memorandum and orders to John Bodington dated October 1, 1646.
  • Record of an order to draw bills of exchange, by Sir David Kirke, dated July 3, 1646, and dealing with New England, fish, planters, and commerce.