Patrick O’Flaherty, a specialist in the literature and history of Newfoundland, is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of English at Memorial University. His formal connection with ELRC began in 1995, when he was asked to become co-editor of the planned Champlain Society volume of J.P. Howley’s selected Reminiscences. The volume, edited by W.J. Kirwin, G.M. Story, and O’Flaherty, appeared in 1997.