Contact Information

A view of the main entrance of the Education Building with concrete artwork

Mailing Address:

Folklore and Language Archive
Department of Folklore, Rm. ED4038
G.A.Hickman Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL, Canada, A1B 3X8

Telephone: (709) 864-8401

Fax: (709) 864-4718


Hours of Operation (effective June 1):

10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday
(excluding Wednesday* and any university holidays**)

MUNFLA is closed to the public on Wednesdays.
** A listing of university holidays can be found below.

To view Memorial’s latest guidance regarding Covid-19 protocols, please visit:

In keeping with these latest protocols, the use of masks is still strongly recommended.

Research appointments, though not necessary, remain encouraged by calling the Archive’s main line at (709) 864-8401 or emailing

We thank you in advance for your continued cooperation and understanding. 

We are located in Room ED4038 on the 4th floor of the G.A. Hickman Building. Commonly known as the Education Building. The G.A. Hickman Building is located on the corner of Prince Philip Drive and Westerland Road (diagonally across from the Health Sciences Centre) on the St. John's campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

campus map

A more detailed campus map is available at the following web page: (We are in Building 6, Zone 2.)


Metered parking (MP) is available at the following locations:

- On Westerland Road, both across from the G.A. Hickman (Education) Building and adjacent to the Field House Complex.

- On Irwin's Road, near the QEII Library.

- On the parking lot (Parking Lot 59) of St. Augustine's Anglican Church, Lambe's Lane (off Westerland Road).

- In front of the Arts & Administration Building (facing Elizabeth Avenue).

University Holidays in 2022

MUNFLA wll be closed on days listed below.

(*Possible closure pending consultations)

Monday, January 3, 2022 New Year's Day
Tuesday, January 4, 2022 2 January Holiday
Monday, March 14, 2022 Mid-March
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday
Monday, May 23, 2022 Victoria (Commonwealth) Day
Monday, June 27, 2022 June Day
Friday, July 1, 2022 Memorial Day
Monday, July 11, 2022 Mid-July
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 (or as designated) Regatta Day
Monday, September 5, 2022 Labour Day
Friday, September 30, 2022* National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Monday, October 10, 2022 Thanksgiving
Friday, November 11, 2022 Remembrance Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Boxing Day