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Record No: mha00000273
Fonds Title:Keith Matthews fonds
Series Title: Newfoundland Early Modern Documents
Dates: 1500-1800
Location: FIND cabinet
Provenance: Matthews, K. (Keith), 1938-1984
Level of Description: Series
Extent: 1 metre of textual records
Source of Supplied Title: Title taken from the finding aid.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Historian, professor, chair of the Maritime History Group, 1971-1884.
Scope and Content: Series consists of photocopies of over 1200 individual documents relating to early modern Newfoundland, collected by Matthews in the course of his research into the West Country cod fisheries at Newfoundland. The documents are an almost complete collection of extant material held in British repositories that relates to the fisheries, settlement and political development of Newfoundland from European discovery and settlement to 1800. The collection was described and annotated by historian Peter Pope, in 1989. He also added relevant documents to the collection.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the institution that holds the original material.
Custodial History: Collected from various repositories in England.
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 15
Subject: Avalon Colony.
Subject: Great Britain. Army.
Subject: Great Britain. Navy.
Subject: Alcohol.
Subject: American Shore.
Subject: Anglican Church.
Subject: Beer.
Subject: Beothuks.
Subject: Blacks.
Subject: Fishing boats.
Subject: Brandy.
Subject: British shore.
Subject: Bye boats.
Subject: Population Statistics.
Subject: Christian Church.
Subject: Civil War (1642-1649).
Subject: Social classes.
Subject: Clothing and dress.
Subject: Newfoundland Census.
Subject: Trinity Census.
Subject: France.
Subject: Great Britain Law and legislation.
Subject: Mediterranean Region.
Subject: United States.
Subject: Court records.
Subject: Depositions.
Subject: Land grants.
Subject: Legal documents.
Subject: Logbooks.
Subject: Maps.
Subject: Orders in Council.
Subject: Petitions.
Subject: Passes.
Subject: Protests.
Subject: Bills of Exchange.
Subject: Crew Agreements.


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