Maritime History On-line Catalogue

Home New Search

An image of a tea party found within this collection

Record No: tlc00000070
Title: Grand Falls photograph collection
Dates: [ca. 1907-1928]
Location: PF-310 MHA
Creator: Maritime History Archive (coll.)
Extent: 62 photographs: b&w
Organization: Arranged in six series by subject.
Source of Supplied Title: Supplied title based on subject of the collection.
Restrictions: No restrictions
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: The Maritime History Archive (MHA) was established at Memorial University in 1971 with a mandate to collect and preserve original documents and copies of documents relating to the history of sea-based activities in the North Atlantic region. A major focus of the MHA archival holdings are records relating to the fishery, trade and settlement of Newfoundland.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of 62 photographs of the Grand Falls and Botwood area, Newfoundland, ca. 1907-28. Images include the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company (AND) facilities, logging operations, pulp and paper making, and community events in the area, as well as shipping activities at Botwood.
     Collection is arranged in six series: 1. Paper Mill buildings; 2. Paper Mill machinery; 3. Logging operations; 4. Grand Falls dam; 5. Shipping operations, Botwood; 6. Company and community photographs.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright expired.
Custodial History: The photographs were found in an attic of a house in Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland by Juanita Farrel, a local antique dealer and were subsequently turned over to the Maritime History Archive.
Finding Aids: MHA photograph catalogue
Subject: Anglo-Newfoundland Development Co.
Subject: Logging Newfoundland.
Subject: Pulp and paper making Newfoundland.
Subject: Paper mills Newfoundland.
Subject: Shipping Botwood (Nfld.).
Subject: Social life and customs.
Subject: Railroads Newfoundland.
Subject: Exploits River (N.L.).
Subject: Grand Falls (N.L.).
Subject: Photographs.

Home New Search

single pixel single pixel
single pixel

© 2003 - 2005 Maritime History Archive, Memorial University