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Record No: mha00000510
Title: Telegraph Station, Little Harbour, La Poile Bay, Diaries fonds
Dates: Diaries fonds, 1885-1948 ; Microfilmed by Newfoundland Printing and Micrographics, 1996.
Location: Mic. 6-1-3-9/10 MHA
Creator: Newfoundland. Telegraph Station (Little Harbour, La Poile Bay, Nfld.)
Extent: 2 microfilm reels
Organization: Arranged chronologically.
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on description
Restrictions: No restrictions.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: The telegraph office in Little Harbour, La Poile was established by the Government of Newfoundland, 1885.
Scope and Content: Fonds contains 6 individual diaries containing daily entries made by the telegraph operator at Little Harbour, La Poile Bay. The entries relate to the movement of vessels in the area, weather, fishing and sealing, community events and recreational pursuits. From 1885-1921 the diaries were kept by Robert J. Henderson and from 1938-1948, by George Henderson
Reproduction Note: Microfilmed by Newfoundland Printing and Micrographics for the MHA 1996.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright on the microfilm held by the Maritime History Archive.
Acquisition Source: David Gilbert
Custodial History: The diaries came into the possession of Penney's of Ramea. The house, Four Winds, now a B & B, was bought by Reg and Susie MacDonald, who keep a collection of records on display there.
Subject: Telegraph Newfoundland.
Subject: Little Harbour (N.L.)
Subject: La Poile (N.L.)
Subject: Diaries.
Authors_Personal Name: Henderson, Robert J.
Authors_Personal Name: Henderson, George.


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