Matching Articles"Exploration" (Total 269)

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  • Alwyn Ruddock was a leading English scholar of 15th century exploration who spent four decades researching documents relating to John Cabot.
  • Information about Sir George Calvert and the establishment of the Colony of Avalon at Ferryland.
  • Letter to Sir John Coke from Sir George Calvert, Lord Baltimore, dated March 15, 1625, and dealing with planters, ships, and livestock.
  • The principal residence of Avalon, where Calvert and his family lived during the winter of 1628-29 and in which the Kirkes established their residence in 1638, has long been the object of archaeologists working at Ferryland.
  • If modern scholars generally favour a northern landfall for Cabot's 1497 voyage, there has been strong support for a landfall on Cape Breton Island.
  • Early Cartography of Newfoundland and Labrador--Exploration--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • Of the approximate one million artifacts excavated to date from the Ferryland archaeology site, at least a third of those are represented by ceramic sherds.
  • Each artifact or sample removed from the burial matrix of an excavation unit is described briefly on a field tag. Exact location, depth below surface, date of excavation and excavator's name are recorded on the tag.
  • An extract from Libel in Baltimore vs. Kirke, by Cecil Calvert (Second Lord Baltimore), dated December 8, 1651.
  • Document written by Captain Charles Hawkins on December 16, 1691 in response to inquiries from the Lords of the Committee of Trade.
  • Letter to Sir David Kirke, from Charles I of England, dated November 11, 1648, and dealing with planters, names, and the English Civil War (1642-1648).
  • After the artifacts have been excavated, stabilized and conserved, documented, catalogued and numbered they are stored in the collections storage room. This is the "above ground" resting place for the objects.
  • An extract from Letter to Board of Trade, by Colonel J. Gibson, dated June 28, 1697.
  • Inorganic artifacts are those made from the earth's crust. These objects characteristically will not burn if ignited, are insensitive to light and humidity, are crystalline or glassy in structure, are brittle, and range from being porous to dense, and from soft to hard.
  • A look at Ferryland's onsite conservation lab and the steps followed in order to properly conserve artifacts.
  • Artifacts in this category are those made from animals or plants. Proteins and cellulose are the fundamental building blocks of organic objects, which include artifacts made from leather, wood, bone, ivory, antler, wool, silk, cotton, to mention a few.
  • The Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site includes both map reproductions and illustrative maps created for specific articles.
  • Instructions to Walter Sykes, Robert Street, Captain William Pyles and Captain Nicholas Redwood from the Council of State, dated June 16, 1652.
  • Counsel for Cecil Calvert (Second Baron Baltimore), in his case concerning the Province of Avalon, dating from December 23, 1651.
  • This article is about the establishment of the English colony of Cupids under the leadership of John Guy.