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Accession No: mha00000273
Fonds Title:Keith Matthews fonds
Series Title: Newfoundland Early Modern Documents
Dates: 1500-1800
Location: FIND cabinet
Provenance: Matthews, K. (Keith), 1938-1984
Level of Description: Series
Extent: 2 metres of textual records
Source of Supplied Title: Title taken from the finding aid.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Historian, professor, chair of the Maritime History Group, 1971-1884.
Scope and Content: Series consists of photocopies of over 1200 individual documents relating to early modern Newfoundland, collected by Matthews in the course of his research into the West Country cod fisheries at Newfoundland. The documents are an almost complete collection of extant material held in British repositories that relates to the fisheries, settlement and political development of Newfoundland from European discovery and settlement to 1800. The collection was described and annotated by historian Peter Pope, in 1989. He also added relevant documents to the collection.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the institution that holds the original material.
Custodial History: Collected from various repositories in England.
Finding Aids: MHA finding aid 15
Subject: Avalon Colony
Subject: Great Britain. Army.
Subject: Great Britain. Navy.
Subject: Alcohol
Subject: American Shore
Subject: Anglican Church
Subject: Beer
Subject: Beothuks
Subject: Blacks
Subject: Fishing boats
Subject: Brandy
Subject: British shore
Subject: Bye boats
Subject: Population Statistics
Subject: Christian Church
Subject: Civil War (1642-1649)
Subject: Social classes
Subject: Clothing and dress
Subject: Newfoundland Census
Subject: Trinity Census
Subject: France
Subject: Great Britain Law and legislation.
Subject: Mediterranean Region.
Subject: United States.
Subject: Court records
Subject: Depositions
Subject: Land grants
Subject: Legal documents
Subject: Log books
Subject: Maps
Subject: Orders in Council
Subject: Petitions
Subject: Passes
Subject: Protests
Subject: Bills of Exchange.
Subject: Crew Agreements.


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