Acknowledgements

The Trinity Historical Society Archives (THSA) thanks the following institutions and individuals for their invaluable assistance and contribution to this project.

We gratefully acknowledge the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Program, Library and Archives Canada and the Canadian Council of Archives for their financial support for this project. The funding from this program has made it possible for the creation of this virtual exhibit and to be able to digitize and make available to the public information that would not otherwise be available. Special thanks to Kristina Lillico and Brenda Campbell, Project Managers and Krista Petersen, Project Assistant, Archival Community Digitization Project, Library and Archives Canada for their guidance and support throughout the project.

Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland: Heather Wareham, Archivist and the staff for their cooperation and support.

Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador: Shelley Smith, former Director; Greg Walsh, Acting Director, for their support; Sandra Ronayne, Archives Technician I, for her assistance in obtaining the photographs from the various collections concerning shipwrecks in or associated with Trinity.

Provincial Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador: Kevin McAleese, Curator, Archaeology & Ethnology, for providing access to the shipwreck artifacts that were taken up off a shipwreck in Trinity Harbour.

Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Manuscripts and Archives Division: Linda White, Archivist and Sue Hadley, Library Assistant for their assistance in obtaining photographs from their collections.

Robert Parsons, author of various books about shipwrecks for permission to reprint the articles from his books on shipwrecks that we are completing as part of this project. Mr. Parsons also hosts his own website on shipwrecks, "NF Shipwrecks on the Web", please visit him at http://www.personainternet.com/robertparsons

Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development for their assistance through the Regional Sectoral Diversification Fund that allowed us to hire an additional person to assist with project research and Adrian Power, Economic Development Officer for his assistance with this program.

Woods Tea Company for the use of their song The Schooner Im Alone

Willow Tree Heritage Society for their contribution to the exhibit in the form of information concerning the sinking of the Fanny in 1835.

Mr. Oscar Bailey and Mr. Cyril Hiscock for allowing us to interview them about their memories of the loss of the Schooner Marion Rogers.

Thank you to all who helped in any way in the research, preparation, editing, feedback and user testing of this virtual exhibit, your assistance was greatly appreciated.

We hope that you enjoy the site.

Jim Miller                                                                                 Dean Bailey
Project Manager                                                                      IT Specialist
Trinity Historical Society Inc.                                                    Trinity Historical Society Inc.

Paul Power                                                                               Rhonda Hurdle
Translator                                                                                 Research Assistant


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