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The following books can be found in the library located at our office. To view any of these books, please contact the office.

NLHS Library Book Collection.



Aitken, Max, Sir. Canada in Flanders.   1915. Author is Lord Beaverbrook



Bibliography of Newfoundland Vols. 1-2. / Agnes C. O’Dea, edited by Anne Alexander 1986. The work covers books from earliest times to 1976


Book of Newfoundland Vols. 1-6. Ed. J. R. Smallwood. Published in 1937, 1967, 1975. Published by JRS over 38 years.


Cabot, William B. Labrador. 1920 edition, the first of several reprints


Canada & Newfoundland. Report on Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations Bks. 1-3 1940.


Cramm, Frank. The First Five Hundred



Documents on Relations Between Canada and Newfoundland covers 1935–1949 / edited by Paul Bridle. Canada. Dept. of External Affairs    1974-1984.


Dugmore, A.A. Radclyffe. Romance of the Newfoundland Caribou: An Intimate Account of the Life of the Reindeer of North America.  1953.




Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador   Vols. 1-5. Edited by Joseph R. Smallwood and Cyril F. Poole. Five volumes, published over a 13-year period in 1981-1988, 1991, 1993, 1994.


Fox, Arthur. Newfoundland Constabulary 1971.



Gosling, W.G. Labrador: Its Discovery, Exploration and Development.     1910.


Great Britain. Dominions Royal Commission. Royal Commission on Natural Resources, Trade & Legislation. Minutes of Evidence taken in Newfoundland in 1914.  1915.


Harvey, Moses, Rev. Newfoundland in 1900.  1900.


History of the Bank Fishery Symposium. Newfoundland Historical Society    1999.


Job, Robert Brown. John Job’s Family: Story of His Ancestors and Successors and their Business Connections 1730-1953. 1953 Inscription to Sir Hugh Tudor



McGrath, P.T. Newfoundland in 1911 1911.


McGrath, Patrick. The Merchant Venturers of Bristol: The history of the Society of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol. 1975.

McGrath, Patrick.  Records relating to the Merchant Venturers of Bristol.



Newfoundland. Industrial Development Board. Industrial Survey of the Resources of the Province of Newfoundland / by Donald, Ross & Company. 1949.


Newfoundland.  Report on the Foreign Trade & Commerce of Newfoundland 1905-1906     /by Wm. MacGregor 1907.


Newfoundland Almanack 1862. Good reference source for personal and business names


Newfoundland History 1986     Proceedings of the 1st Newfoundland Historical Society Conference /Compiled by Shannon Ryan  1986.


Newfoundland Industrial Development Board:  And its Work 1942-1949     /Edited by A. M. Fraser.


Newfoundland National Convention 1946-1948 Vol. 1 & 2.   /Edited by James K. Hiller, Michael F. Harrington.    1995. $125.00 two volumes


Newfoundland Studies  Special Confederation Anniversary Issue 1998.


Nicholson, G.W.L., Col. More Fighting Newfoundlanders A History of Newfoundland’s Fighting Forces in 2nd WW.     1969.



O’Neill, Paul. The Oldest City: Vol. 1 The Story of St. John’s, Newfoundland; Vol. 2 A Seaport Legacy. 1975-1976. 2 volume set



Parker, John P. Sails of the Maritimes.


Prowse, D.W. History of Newfoundland. 1896


Prowse, D.W. History of Newfoundland    THIRD EDDITION.  1971  One of the rarest of Newfoundland books. This is Prowse’s 1896 edition with the binding authorized by Smallwood in 1971


Putnam, George Palmer. Mariner of the North   The Life of Captain Bob Bartlett 1947 Written by Bartlett’s great colleague and promoter



R.C.A.F. Overseas: The Fifth Year 1945.


R.C.A.F. Overseas: The Sixth Year 1949.



Smallwood, Joseph R. I Chose Canada: The Memoirs of the Honourable Joseph R. “Joey” Smallwood  1973.


Stearns, Wilfred Alden. Labrador: A Sketch of Its Peoples, Its Industries and its Natural History 1884.



Tait, R.H. Newfoundland: A Summary of the History and Development of Britain’s Oldest Colony. 1939.


Townsend, Charles Wendell. Along the Labrador Coast 1907.



William Gilbert Gosling: Labrador: A Tribute  A. N. G. 1935.



Year Book and Almanac of Newfoundland. 1887, 1904, 1905, 1916, 1924-1931.  Good reference source for personal and business names