Select Bibliography: Disasters 1892-1929

Primary Sources:

South Coast Disaster Committee. Report of the South Coast Disaster Committee. St. John's: Manning & Rabbitts, Printers, 1931. Print.

Secondary Sources:

Baker, Melvin. Aspects of Nineteenth Century St. John's Municipal History. St. John's: Harry Cuff Publications, Limited, 1982. Print.

---. "The St. John's Fire of July 8, 1892: The Politics of Rebuilding, 1892-1893," Dr. Mel Baker's Homepage. Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1984. Web. 8 May 2007.

---. "Voluntarism and the Fire Service in Nineteenth Century St. John's, Newfoundland." Unpublished paper, 1981. Typescript.

Beveridge, W.I.B. Influenza: The Last Great Plague. New York: Prodist, 1977. Print.

Budgell, Anne. "The Spanish Influenza of 1918 in Okak and Hebron, Labrador." Unpublished. Presented at the Inuit Studies Conference, August 1996. Typescript.

---. "The Spanish Influenza of 1918 in Okak and Hebron, Labrador." Unpublished paper for History 4671, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Fall 1994. Typescript.

"Burin." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.

Cranford, Garry. Tidal Wave: A List of Victims and Survivors - Newfoundland 1929. St. John's: Flanker Press, 2000. Print.

"Earthquakes." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.

"Firefighting and prevention." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.

"Fires." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.

Gordon, Henry. A Winter in Labrador 1918-1919. New York: Henry Gordon, 1919. Print.

"Great Fire of 1892." Newfoundland and Labrador's Registered Heritage Structures. Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage website, n.d. Web. 7 May 2007.

Hanrahan, Maura. Tsunami: The Newfoundland Tidal Wave Disaster. St. John's: Flanker Press, 2004. Print.

Harvey, Moses. The Great Fire in St. John's, Newfoundland, July 8, 1892. St. John's: Creative Publishers, 1992. Print.

"Health." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.

"Inuit." Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. Vols. 1-5. St. John's: Newfoundland Book Publishers, 1981-1994. Print.

Kent, W.J. A Directory Containing Names and Present Addresses of Professional Men, Merchants and Shopkeepers, Burnt out by the General Conflagration of July 8th, 1892; A Full Account of the Great Fire, the Customs' Tariff and Other Matter of General Information. Newfoundland: W.J. Kent, 1892. Print.

Ludlow, W. Keith. "The Fire of 1892 and its General Effects on the City of St. John's." Unpublished paper for Urban Geology 3701, 1970. Typescript.

Markham, Nigel. "The North Coast of Labrador and the Spanish Influenza of 1918." Them Days 11.3 (1986): 4-5. Print.

Matte, Lynne Anne Marie. "Oral Narratives of the 1929 Newfoundland Tidal Wave: Narrative Functions, Gender Roles and Commodification." Unpublished MA thesis. Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2006. Typescript.

McLean, Wally. "Spanish Flu in Labrador." Them Days 23.2 (1998): 13-23. Print.

Obed, Joshua. "Spanish Flu at Hebron." Them Days 6.1 (1980): 3-18. Print.

Pettigrew, Eileen. The Silent Enemy. Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1983. Print.

Phillips, Howard and David Killingray, eds. The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19: New Perspectives. London: Routledge, 2003. Print.

Prowse, D.W. A History of Newfoundland. Portugal Cove-St. Philip's: Boulder Publications Ltd., 2002. Print.

---. "Report of Judge Prowse on the Fire of the 8th and 9th July, 1892". Evening Telegram Job-print, 1893. Print.

Rideout, Heather Lynn. "A Dominion and a World in Crisis: The Spanish Influenza Pandemic, 1918-19." BA (hons) thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, January 1996. Typescript.

Ruffman, Alan. "Atlantic Tsunamis: 'Like a River Returning'." Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Government of Nova Scotia, 18 Jan. 2005. Web. 3 May 2007.

---. "Report on the November 1 to 22 and November 30 to December 9, 1994 Community Lecture Tour to Commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the 1929 Earthquake and 'Tidal Wave': Canada's Most Tragic Earthquake." Unpublished report. 20 Dec. 1994. Print.

---. Tsunami Runup Mapping as an Emergency Preparedness Planning Tool: The 1929 Tsunami in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, Vol. 1. Ottawa: Emergency Preparedness Canada, 1996. Print.

---. Tsunami Runup Mapping as an Emergency Preparedness Planning Tool: The 1929 Tsunami in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, Vol. 2. Ottawa: Emergency Preparedness Canada, 1996. Print.

Ruffman, Alan and Violet Hann. "The Newfoundland Tsunami of November 18, 1929: An Examination of the Twenty-eight Deaths of the 'South Coast Disaster'." Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 21.1 (2006): 97-147. Print.

Saunders, Doris, ed. Them Days 11.3 (1986). Print.

"Spanish Flu at Hebron." Inuktitut 77 (1995): 3-23. Print.

"Spanish Influenza." Them Days 1.1 (1975): 25-27. Print.

St. John's Fire Relief Committee. Report of the Saint John's Fire Relief Committee: Fire of July 8, 1892. St. John's: The Tribune Book and Job Office, 1894. Print.

The Great Fire in St. John's, Newfoundland, July 8, 1892. Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, 1892. Print.

"The Magnitude 7.2 1929 'Grand Banks' Earthquake and Tsunami." Natural Resources Canada. 21 Feb. 2006. Web. 3 May 2007.

"The Spanish Flu." Them Days 14.2 (1989): 4-9. Print.

"The Survivors." Them Days 11.3 (1986): 49-63. Print.

"Voyage of Relief Ship Meigle to Scene of Tidal Wave Disaster, Lamaline to Rock Harbour, Districts Burin East and West." Unpublished report. 28 Nov. 1929. Typescript.

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