Title and statement of responsibility area
O'Brien Family collection
General material designation
- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of collection.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- O'Brien Family
Physical description area
1 cm textual records.
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Thomas O'Brien was the first O'Brien to arrive at L'anse au L'oup, Labrador from Bonavista, Bonavista Bay in the late 1850's. He married Margaret Hogan from St. John's and had four children. Following Margaret's death, Thomas married Elizabeth Ann Barney of L'anse au L'oup and they had five children. The O'Brien family has since continued for many generations.
Scope and content
Collection consists of history of family business establishment at L'anse au L'oup (1771-1933) and family history of the O'Briens; two copies of the O'Brien family tree (1825-1955); paper written by Lawrence O'Brien entitled "Leo O'Brien: Master Folksinger and Storyteller of L'anse au L'oup, Labrador" (1977). Covering dates for this collection are 1771-1955.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Lawrence O'Brien circa 1980.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Originals stored elsewhere.
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Much material in THEM DAYS Archives has copyright protection. Researchers must obtain permission from copyright holders before publication in any form.
File lists and subject indexes are available.
THEM DAYS publications; photograph collection; O'Brien genealogy.
Further accruals may be received.
This collection is made up of assignments completed by Lawrence O'Brien while a student at Memorial University.