For comments and technical questions related to the web site please
information on creating a heritage web site view
Guide for the Production
of a Provincial / Territorial Heritage Web Site.
The following pages and e-mail addresses may offer help with any
queries you have about Newfoundland and Labrador, or particular points about
any article found on this site. We encourage all visitors to explore beyond
this site and expand your personal knowledge of this province and its heritage.
Centre for Newfoundland Studies
Within this page there is a section entitled
Ask a Newfoundland-Related Question. This service is designed to answer quick, factual
questions (e.g. the year of the first regatta in St. John's). If you have a more in-depth,
research question please visit the Queen Elizabeth II Library on the main campus of Memorial
University and consult the CNS Information Desk staff.
The Centre for Newfoundland Studies, located on level 3 of the Queen Elizabeth II
Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's campus, is a special research
collection of books, government documents, periodicals, newspapers, theses, microforms,
archival material and historic maps reserved for the study of all aspects of Newfoundland
and Labrador. Many of its holdings are old and rare; others are as recent as the report of
last month's task force or this week's community newspaper.
M.U.N. Folklore and Language Archive (MUNFLA)
There is an email address --
on this page which allows the user to ask staff members questions on Newfoundland and Labrador.
According to their own statement “the archive comprises extensive collections of Newfoundland and Labrador folksongs and music, folk narratives of many kinds, oral history, folk customs, beliefs and practices, childlore and descriptions of material culture. It has special collections of Newfoundland vocabulary, proverbs and riddles, and houses material for a projected linguistic atlas of the province. Newfoundland popular culture is an increasing element in MUNFLA's holdings, including commercial recordings, radio broadcasts, and recordings of local theatrical performances.”
Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador
Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is a nonprofit society formed in 1984 to simplify and promote interest in family history research in Newfoundland and Labrador. The volunteers of FHSNL strive to provide members with the latest information regarding genealogical research in our province.
The Maritime History Archive collects and preserves original documents and
copies of documents relating to the history of sea based activities in the North Atlantic region.
For general inquiries you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Newfoundland and Labrador Archives (ANLA)
The Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives (ANLA) was established
in 1994 to provide a forum for those working with records of Newfoundland
and Labrador's past to discuss ideas and problems; promote professional
standards, procedures and practices; provide continuing archival
educational opportunities for its members and the general public; promote
the role and use of archives; provide a network for archival cooperation
throughout the province; coordinate projects of mutual interest among its
members; represent the provincial archival community in the national
Queries can be sent to email@example.com.
Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MANL)
The Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MANL) is working
towards the preservation of Newfoundland and Labrador's cultural and
MANL's objective is to provide a communications network among museums and
heritage societies within the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to
provide programs relevant to the needs and interests of museums, heritage
societies and their staff throughout the province.
Queries can be sent to
Updated February, 2008.