The Mission and Goals of the Trust are set out in its Bylaws.

 

MISSION
The mission of the Sir William Vaughan Trust is to enhance awareness and understanding of Sir William Vaughan’s efforts in early Newfoundland plantation development.

GOALS

The goals of the Trust are:

  • to enhance public awareness and understanding of Sir William Vaughan’s efforts in Newfoundland plantation development in the context of Early Modern Newfoundland and to carry out related historical and archaeologcal research and educational activities.

  • to carry out, fund or support historical and archaeological research relating to Sir William Vaughan’s efforts in Newfoundland plantation development in the context of Early Modern Newfoundland.

  • to promote academic liaisons amongst scholars and persons with an interest in Vaughan throughout the world, in particular in Wales.

  • to identify and collect documents related to Vaughan’s plantation efforts in Newfoundland.

  • to research the relationship, if any, between Vaughan and other Newfoundland plantations of the era.

  • to arrange, promote, organize and present conferences, workshops, seminars and similar meetings and awareness sessions relating to Vaughan’s efforts in Newfoundland plantation development.

  • to assemble and prepare materials relating to Vaughan in support of the development of a community-based historical tourism opportunity for the Town of Trepassey.

  • to promote membership in the Corporation.

  • to communicate the activities of the Corporation to the general public.

  • to seek funding to enable the Trust to achieve its purposes and carry out its activities.

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