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Genealogy Guide

Guide to Genealogical Material
in the Newfoundland & Labrador Collection
St. John's Public Libraries
9th Edition (2016)

Available in print or as a downloadable PDF document.

In the Guide to Genealogical Material in the Newfoundland & Labrador Collection, you will find that certain materials are designated available through interlibrary loan and others are designated not for loan.

Available through Inter-Library Loan

Requests for materials through interlibrary loan must be made at your local public library.

Not Available through Inter-Library Loan

These materials may not be borrowed, but you may request information from these or from any other materials in the NL Collection.

  • Requests should include as many details as possible, such as family and given names, birth/death dates, geographic location and any other relevant details.
  • If you live within the St. John's metropolitan area, you are expected to visit the library to conduct your own research, unless there are special circumstances to prevent this.
  • For all requests, and correspondence please include your full mailing address and telephone number.

Contact

For further information, contact:

Telephone: (709) 737-3955
Fax: (709) 737-3958
E-Mail:  genealogy@nlpl.ca
   
Mailing Address: Newfoundland & Labrador Collection
Provincial Resource Library
Arts & Culture Centre
St. John's, NL, Canada
A1B 3A3

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