Contact Information

Mailing Address:

MUN Folklore and Language Archive, Department of Folklore, Room 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 July 13th, 2021):

10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday (excluding Wednesday) 

Research appointments remain encouraged, as maximum density numbers for MUNFLA's Reading Room are still in place; appointments can be made by calling the Archive's main line at (709) 864-8401 or emailing 

Researchers are expected to perform a COVID-19 self-assessment prior to visiting campus and must complete the Memorial University Visitor Activity Form. Please designate St. John's Campus, G.A. Hickman Building, Room ED-4039 as the primary on-campus location for use of MUNFLA's Reading Room. 

Researchers will also be expected to provide their own masks. As well, it is preferred if researchers bring any items needed for research purposes (laptop, paper, pencil, earphones) as we continue to adhere to necessary COVID-19 health & safety protocols. Please note, also effective August 10th, any non-Memorial users wishing to access computers in MUNFLA's Reading Room must create a (24 hour) Guest Account in advance. 

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 (for 2021) when MUNFLA will be closed:

Friday, January 1, 2021New Year's Day
Monday, January 4, 20212 January Holiday
Monday, March 15, 2021Mid-March
Friday, April 2, 2021Good Friday
Monday, May 24, 2021Victoria (Commonwealth) Day
Monday, June 21, 2021June Day
Thursday, July 1, 2021Memorial Day
Monday, July 12, 2021Mid-July
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 (or as designated)Regatta Day
Monday, September 6, 2021Labour Day
Thursday, September 30, 2021National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Monday, October 11, 2021Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 11, 2021Remembrance Day
Monday, December 27, 2021Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 28, 2021Boxing Day


Department of Folklore

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000