Newfoundland correspondence and papers, 1887-1943
Correspondence and papers relating to Newfoundland's fisheries and other industries, and communications with Wilfred Grenfell, founder of a medical mission to Newfoundland inspired by Hopwood's 1891 mission and report.
Correspondence and papers relating to Hopwood's 1891 mission to investigate the condition of deep sea fishermen. Includes
- (fols. 1-5, 18-26) Correspondence about mission to investigate Newfoundland deep sea fishing, and the collapse of two Newfoundland banks, 1887-95, including a letter (fol. 21) from the Newfoundland Premier Sir William Whiteway, 1893
- (fols. 6-15) Hopwood's published account of Newfoundland fisheries and fishermen for the Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen, 1891
Miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1897-1904, n.d. Includes letters from
- (fols. 27-8) Joseph Chamberlain, 1897
- (fol. 35) Frank Lloyd, 1903
- (fol. 30) Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, 1898
- (fol. 31) Sir William Whiteway, 1899
with (fols. 36-44) description of the scenery of the Humber River, Western Newfoundland, no author, n.d.
Correspondence relating to fisheries arbitration, 1905-10. Includes letters from
- (fols. 46, 48-55, 60-7) James Bryce, later Viscount Bryce, 1907-9
- (fol. 47) Henry Thurstan Holland, 1st Viscount Knutsford, 1907
- (fol. 68) William Snowdon Robson, Baron Robson, 1910
Correspondence concerning Wilfred Grenfell's Newfoundland medical mission, 1904-1943. Includes letters from
- (fols. 70-1, 75-80, 82-95, 99-100) Sir Wilfred Grenfell, c.1904, 1911, 1913, 1919-20, 1926-27, 1933-34, 1936
- (fols. 73-4) Sir William MacGregor, 1904
- (fols. 72) Sir Frederick Treves, 1904
- Creation: 1887-1943
Language of Materials
MS. Eng. c. 7352
Arranged chronologically within subject groupings.