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  • Ruins of Methodist College The Rooms B 9-135

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  • Michael P. Cashin's House, Cape Broyle, 1902, The Rooms E48-29

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  • First aircraft landing at Newfoundland Airport, Gander, 11 Jan 1938, The Rooms A32-44

  • Battle Harbour 1901 The Rooms G 7-6

  • Dr. Wilfred Grenfell and his wife Anne (MacClanahan) Grenfell sitting on the front steps of the St. Anthony hospital.

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All regular lectures at the Marine Institute at Ridge Road are suspended due to COVID-19. We are working to provide online lectures for the 2020-21 season, the first of which can be viewed below. Please check back for updates.
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Past “Aspects” – New Article

A new addition has been made to the Past “Aspects” page,  which contains our “Aspects” articles from past issues of the Newfoundland Quarterly and is located under our Publications Page. This new posting, by Michelle King and Robert Ormsby, deals with the career of British actress, Florence Glossop-Harris, and her performances during her visits to… Read More

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George Story Lecture – The Return of History? Newfoundland & Labrador after the Oil Boom and the Hydro Bust (On Line Lecture)

Dr. Jerry Bannister

This lecture explores the changing roles of history since the province’s economic downturn. It traces patterns in political culture and collective memory from the Williams era to the present day, as the province experienced the end of triumphalism and the return to a politics of loss. In discussing the causes and consequences of the Muskrat… Read More


Food Fight: Food Rationing, Price Control, and Feeding Newfoundlanders in the Great War (Online Lecture)

Michael Westcott, PhD

Without an abundance of fertile soil to grow crops, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have always depended on food imports from the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States to sustain life. The Great War’s impact on the global economy, and the U-Boat menace, created shortages and threatened to cut Newfoundland off from the vital necessities of… Read More