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NL Periodicals

Various Single Issues (12 Issues)
Various Publications:
Easter Lily (Easter, 1917)
Empire Digest May 1944 Vol. 1 No. 8
Forward : student magazine of the Ex-servicemen's School and evening classes at the Adult Education Centre, at St. John's
Great War Vol. 9 Pt. 155 (4 August 1917)
The Military Gazette, vol. 60, no. 09 (September 1945)
The Newfoundland Monthly Messenger Almanac 1877
The Record (January 1898)
The Sportsman Pilot, 1939-05-15
The Standard, November 23, 1946
The Telegrapher 1904, March 5
This Week Magazine, 1941-05-25

The Cadet (25 Issues) Published 1914-1924
Published 1914-1924 by the Catholic Cadet Corps. The CCC was one of the para-military youth brigades which contributed soldiers to the Newfoundland First World war effort.

College Courier (2 Issues)

Colonial Commerce (4 Issues) Published 1915-1919
Colonial Commerce is a monthly review of the activities of the Board of Trade and the economic news of Newfoundland. It was edited and published by P.K. Devine.

Curtis Academy Magazine (8 Issues) Published 1944-1956
The Curtis Academy's magazine contains stories, poems, and games submitted by students of the school located in St. John's, Newfoundland. Includes portraits and biographies of members of the Methodist and United Church Board of Education involved with the Curtis Academy. It opened on June 15th, 1944 and was destroyed by fire September 1975.

The Distaff (2 Issues) Published 1916-1917
Published 1916-1917 by the Royal Gazette of St. John's was sponsored by the Women's Patriotic Association of Newfoundland (the W.P.A.). It contains much about the impact of the Great War on the home front and on women's activities during the war years.

Family Fireside (20 Issues)

Harmoneer (3 Issues)

Imperial Oil Review (3 Issues)
Published periodically by Imperial Oil Limited. This issue contains Newfoundland content.

MUN Sports Camps Bulletin (4 Issues)

Newfoundland Journal of Commerce (280 Issues)

Newfoundland News (2 Issues) Published 1939?-1945?
Compiled from information received from the Department of Home Affairs at St. John's and distributed to Newfoundland Servicemen, Merchant Seamen and Foresters by the Newfoundland Trade Commissioner's office 58 Victoria Street, London, S.W.

Newfoundland Magazine (23 Issues) Published 1917-192?
Published by E.A. Smith, St. John’s, N.F. Suspended 192?-1930. Jan 1931 publication resumed under the title Newfoundland Magazine and Commercial Advertiser 1931-19?

Newfoundland Stories and Ballads (36 Issues) Published 1954-1974
Edited and published by H. Carter, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Newfoundland Story (15 Issues)

New-land Magazine (47 Issues) Published 1962-1990/91
Edited and published by P.J. Wakeham.

Pink Stripe (44 Books) Published 1947-1998?
Student magazine/yearbook of the St. John’s General Hospital School of Nursing.

Shortis Papers (10 Issues)
Henry Francis Shortis (1855-1935) was a well-known St. John's journalist. He created volumes of hand-written articles, the originals of which are housed in the Provincial Archives, St. John's, Newfoundland. Newfoundland Premier Joseph R. Smallwood had several of the volumes transcribed and these type-written Shortis Papers are digitized here. The featured texts are mostly of an historical nature, and several are authored by people other than Shortis himself.

Spencerian (16 Issues) Published 1921-1959
Magazine/yearbook of Bishop Spencer College, a Church of England school for girls.

Sports and Pastimes in Newfoundland (2 Issues) Published 1911?-1916?
Published by R. Dowden in December of each year. It provides information on sports and sporting events during the year as well as information on World War I enlistments, casualties and those serving in the war.

St. John's Woman (21 Issues)

TickleAce (39 Issues) Published 1977-2003.
TickleAce featured poetry, fiction and visual art.

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