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Our Musical Heritage...

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Sinking of the Titanic

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Sinking of the Titanic

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Remember When...

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Farley Mowat

For an in-depth analysis of Farley Mowat's connection to Newfoundland, read James Overton's article that was published in the Fall 2000 issue of Newf...

Flash from the Past

The Easter Lily - a magazine published by J. P. Gleeson at St. John's in 1917. [Easter.jpg]

Searching for Icebergs

The arrival of the first iceberg always generates excitement and people go out of their way to view them. But perhaps not to the same extent as Louis...

First Snow in May

A snowfall in May month is not a welcome occurrence for many of us. Perhaps the following description of the "First Snow in May" will help alleviat...

"All the Best" to Kelly Russell

Congratulations to Kelly Russell for being awarded the Order of Canada for his role in preserving Newfoundland music and culture. A search for his na...

Remember When...

The first hint of spring brings thoughts of leisurely drives. This article "Around the Bay" written by Dora Russell with photographs by Fred Ruggles,...

Flash from the Past....

Cover of the 1914 issue of the Newfoundland Quarterly. [NQspring1914.jpg]

Our Musical Heritage...

This 1996 collaboration between songwriter, Everett Adams, and singer/musician, Gary Callahan, includes seven songs based on the sealing tragedy of 1...

Sealing Disasters of 1914

The Centre for Newfoundland Studies' newspaper and journal collections provide first-hand accounts of the sealing disasters of 1914. Links to a sele...

The Trout Are Jumping!

The “irrespressible enthusiasm” for the May 24th weekend as described in Michael Harrington’s article “The Trout Are Jumping”, may entice even the...

Shopping for Mother's Day

Do you still have to shop for Mother's Day? Perhaps the following ad will inspire you. It appeared in the May 6, 1952 issue of the Western Star. CNS ...

Something About Whales

Here is an article written over one hundred years ago about the remains of a "monster sperm whale" in Trinity. The article "Something about whales" w...

James Vey

Suzanne Sexty, Honorary Research Librarian, gave a presentation today (May 12th) at the Queen Elizabeth II Library on the life and work of photograph...

Sinking of the Titanic

The Titanic sank on this day (April 14th) in 1912. Among the many books and articles published about this tragic event and held in the Centre for New...

Empire Day

May 24th is recognized as Victoria Day in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday. It began as Empire Day back in 1902. Newfoundland officially recognize...