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Record No: mha00000507
Title: Portugal Exporters Group Ltd. fonds
Dates: 1936-1947
Location: Bank 8
Creator: Portugal Exporters Group Ltd.
Extent: 72 cm.
Organization: Arranged in four series: 1. Administrative records, 1936-1947; 2. Production Records, 1936-1946; 3. Financial Records, 1941-1946; 4. Correspondence, 1936-1944.
Source of Supplied Title: Supplied title based on description.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: The Portugal Exporters Group Limited (PEG) was incorporated in 1936 as a marketing co-operative to sell salt fish produced in Newfoundland, to markets in Portugal. Its function was taken over by the Newfoundland Associated Fish Exporters Limited (NAFEL) in 1947.
Scope and Content: This fonds contains the corporate records of the Portugal Exporters Group Ltd., 1936-1947. The administrative records include minutes of meetings, statistics, market reports, contracts with members and insurance records. Also included are records of shipments of salt fish by members and by vessels 1936-1943 . The financial records consist of internal accounts, accounts of sales and balance sheets. Also included are reports on catches from banking schooners operating out of Grand Bank and Fortune, and information on the bait fishery.
Associated Material: MHA Newfoundland Associated Fish Exporters (NAFEL) Fonds.
Custodial History: This fonds was included in the records of NAFEL. When the NAFEL Fonds was re-described in 1996 the material was described under the name of its creator.
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 10
Finding Aid on the Web:http://www.mun.ca/mha/holdings/findingaids/nafel_10.php#Portugal
Subject: Salt fish industry.
Subject: Fish markets Portugal.
Subject: Bank fishery Newfoundland.
Subject: Fish catches.
Subject: Fisheries, Cooperative.
Subject: Fishery Newfoundland Statistics.
Authors_Personal Name: Laws, Frederick A.J.


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