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International Grenfell Association Lantern Slides Collection Catalogue Description

Record No: mha00000542
Dates: ca. 1900-1920
Location: PF-323 MHA
Provenance: Unknown
Title: International Grenfell Association Lantern Slides Collection
Extent: 59 lantern slides
Source of Supplied Title: Supplied title based on the subject matter of the collection
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the materials in this collection. Copyright expired.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: The photographer and/or owner of the lantern slides is unknown. Many of the slides are numbered sequentially and were probably used as part of a slide show for the Grenfell Mission's fundraising efforts.
Scope and Content:The collection includes 23 hand-coloured and 36 black and white lantern slides, mostly of the northern peninsula, Newfoundland, Labrador and of Quebec. The images show Dr. Grenfell's work in St. Anthony and Conche in Newfoundland, Battle Harbour and Indian Harbour in Labrador and Harrington Harbour in Quebec. All of the images have been described at the item level on the MHA photograph catalogue.
Custodial History:Donated to the MHA by John Connors, Saint John, New Brunswick in January, 1998. His father had bought them at an auction more than fifty years earlier.
Subject:Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940
Subject: Missions, medical--Newfoundland and Labrador
Subject: Grenfell Labrador Medical Mission
Subject: Hospitals--Newfoundland and Labrador
Subject: Strathcona (Vessel)
Subject: Whaling
Subject: Sled dogs
Subject: Icebergs
Subject: Salted fish--Newfoundland and Labrador
Subject: Inuit
Subject: St. Anthony (N.L.)
Subject: Conche (N.L.)
Subject: Indian Harbour (Labrador)
Subject: Harrington Harbour (Québec)
Subject: Schooners
Subject: Sealing ships
Subject: Reindeer

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