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Linden MacIntyre

Communal Narrative as History

Linden MacIntyre

Much of the standard Canadian record provides too few voices of people in the front lines of daily, ordinary survival, whereas much of the NL historical record/consciousness is embedded in the story-telling tradition. Linden will speak about what he found in Newfoundland while working on his latest project – a wealth of material from eye-witnesses,… Read More


Larry Dohey

Larry Dohey 1959 – 2019

The Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society is deeply saddened to hear of Larry Dohey’s sudden passing. Larry was Past President of the Society and contributed to the preservation of NL history and heritage in immeasurable ways. He was knowledgeable, charismatic, and passionate about NL history and heritage, and he was a connector — connecting people… Read More


George Story

George Story Lecture and AGM

Shane O’Dea

Shane O’Dea will talk about the George Story he knew and about George’s central role in the development of the Newfoundland preservation movement. The lecture will reach from the first glimmerings of concern for our built heritage up through the trials and triumphs of the sixties and seventies into the present. The Newfoundland and Labrador… Read More


Joseph Smallwood

Gilbert Higgins Lecture

Raymond B. Blake

Raymond B. Blake presents “An Eighty-Five Year Odyssey: The Voter and Newfoundland’s Rocky Road to Confederation, 1864–1949”. This paper considers the issue of Confederation in Newfoundland politics from the early 1860s when, like the other British North American colonies, it too seriously turned its focus to union, to 1949, when it became a province of… Read More


The Grenfell Medical Mission and American Support in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1890s to 1940s

The Grenfell Medical Mission

The Grenfell Medical Mission and American Support in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1890s to 1940s, a new collection of essays by eleven authors co-edited by Jennifer J. Connor and Katherine Side of Memorial University, explores the American personnel, supplies, and money that sustained the organization that became the International Grenfell Association. (For more information click here)… Read More


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