News Release

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SUBJECT: PSA: Queen Elizabeth II Library hosts Check It Out! An Evening About James P. Howley

DATE: November 28, 2017

The Queen Elizabeth II Library at Memorial University is hosting a public lecture on James P. Howley (1847-1918), the Newfoundland explorer, cartographer and historian. 

The event is part of Memorial University Libraries’ ongoing public engagement performance series titled: Check It Out!

Panellists will explore different aspects of the life of the famous naturalist and geologist, who is credited with producing the first full-colour geological map of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1907. 

Panel members include Joanne Costello, library assistant and visual artist; Dr. Jeff Webb, professor, Department of History; Dan Duda, map librarian; and Don Pelley, guide and owner, Twin Lakes Outfitter.


WHEN:          Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 7-8:30 p.m.

WHERE:        Centre for Newfoundland Studies, QEII Library, third floor, St. John’s campus


Parking is available area 18, located next to the library.

More information is available online.

This event is supported by the Public Engagement Accelerator Fund, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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