S. H. Parsons photographs of St. Johns, Newfoundland
Photographs made by S. H. Parsons in St. Johns, Newfoundland, which were possibly exhibited at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New Orleans, 1884-1885. They include views of boats passing through the Narrows (the entrance to St. Johns's harbor), Carbonear Island, Water Street after its first snow, the "Sisters …
United States Army Air Corps Newfoundland Films
John A. Meyer was an aerial photographer in the US Army Air Forces. He was stationed in Bangor, Maine and the North Atlantic Air Bases in Newfoundland, 1942-1943.
A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno) Shindler Watercolors
This collection consists of four watercolor paintings of Funk Island by Shindler. The paintings were based on sketches by Captain Joseph William Collins, who led an 1887 voyage of the schooner Grampus to Funk Island, off the coast of Newfoundland, to collect skeletal remains of the Great Auk for the USNM …
MS 1318-a Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos collected by Truman Michelson
Anthropometric measurements of Eskimos recorded by Truman Michelson in Labrador and Nain in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Oral history interview with Jackie Winsor
An interview of Jackie Winsor conducted 1990-1992, by Lewis Kachur, for the Archives of American Art. Winsor describes her childhood in Newfoundland and New Brunswick, Canada; her art education at Massachusetts College of Art and Rutgers University; moving to New York City and the art scene there, especially SoHo; the development …
MS 4380 Cornelia Horsford Photographs
Photographs: I-a - House site by Stony Brook. Fireplace like a fallen oven, ashes under stones, pavement extends towards dam, possibly used for drying fish. 21.5 cm. I-b - Same house site. II - Grave at Beaver Brook Cemetery. III-a - Rune stone; only 4 letters legible. III-b - Rune stone compared with a Greenland rune stone …
Frederick Johnson photograph collection
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
450 Negatives (photographic) (black and white)
The Frederick Johnson collection consists of original negatives made from 1924 to 1931 by Johnson primary among the Mi'kmaq, Innu, Algonquin, Potawatomi, Montagnais, Abenaki, Anishinaabe, and Mistassini Cree peoples of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Quebec, Canada. Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Eastern Canada. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada, some of which were sponsored by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.
MS 1320 Truman Michelson notes on anthropometric measurements of Beothuk skulls
According to Explorations and Field Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1923 (Pub. 2752), Truman Michelson travelled to St. John's in Newfoundland and Labrador in June 1923 where he made cranial measurements of four Beothuk skulls. These undated notes, most likely from that work, consist of Michelson's measurements of the skulls of a …
Photograph of Amelia Earhart in Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Amelia Mary Earhart (1897-1937) was the first woman to fly (as a passenger) across the Atlantic (1928). On May 29-21, 1932, she made a solo transatlantic flight (Harbor Grace, Newfoundland to Londonderry, Northern Ireland). This collection consists of a photograph of Earhart taken after her landing in Londonderry.
Anglo-American Telegraph Company Records
Records relating to the organization of the company, corporate and financial records. Corporate records include two volumes of the company's acts, charters, contracts and agreements, 1862-1883; minutes of board meetings relating to varied subjects, such as agreements between the company and other telegraph companies such as Western Union Telegraph concerning sales of property, details of trnsactions or purchases undertaken by the company. Financial records consist of nine volumes of "journals" showing monthly records of receipts, 1866-1912; nineteen volumes of ledgers reveal a detailed financial status of the company, 1866-1912; and nine volumes of cash books consist of the financial transactions of the company, 1904-early 1941. See also 1 folder of the Anglo-American Telegraph Company telegrams in the Warshaw Collection under the heading "Telegraphs".