Select Bibliography: The Tsunami of 1929

Primary Sources:

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

Secondary Sources:

"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.

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

Looker, Janet. Disaster Canada. Toronto: Lynx Images, 2000. 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 Unpublished MA thesis.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.

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

Ruffman, Alan. "Atlantic Tsunamis: 'Like a River Returning'." Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Nova Scotia Museum, 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 Unpublished report, 20 Dec. 1994. Typescript.

---. 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.

"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 Unpublished report, 28 Nov. 1929.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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