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Auckland University College

 Organization

administrative history

The University was founded an affiliated college of the University of New Zealand under the Auckland University College Act 1882, and was formally opened in the Choral Hall on 21 May 1883. The University became independent under the University of Auckland Act 1961 which abolished the University of New Zealand.

Collections will be found under either name depending on the main period they were created, 'Auckland University College' (1883-1961), and 'University of Auckland' (1962 onwards).

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Alan Taylor papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-17
Scope and Contents The papers consist of material relating to the 1955 Auckland University College capping book and include photographs, letters, reports etc. The capping book was censored because of a photographic report on an Auckland homosexual wedding.

Allwyn Keys literary papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-111
Scope and Contents Material relating to Alexandre Dumas, which includes a translation of "Alexandre Dumas in the early years of new Italy" by Benedetto Croce;"Dumas and 'L'Indipendente'" (with notes on his Italian books) by F. W. Reed; and letters from F. W. Reed and J. Barr, Auckland Public Librarian.

A.R.D. Fairburn literary papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-125
Scope and Contents Acland, Emmie Adams, W. (2pp) Adult Education Canterbury University College. (7pp). Aickin, Rhoda. E.M. (1pp) Aldrich, Tilli (Frankel). (2pp) Allerton, A.R. (6pp). Alpers, Antony (8pp). Andrews, Isobel (2pp). Angus, Rita (Mackenzie). (1pp) ...

A.R.D. Fairburn literary papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-11
Scope and Contents Correspondence, scrapbooks, lecture notes, addresses, articles, photographs, programmes, typographical specimens, newspaper clippings, non-commercial phonograph recordings, audio tapes and sound discs of radio talks. The Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, has photocopies of a number of Fairburn letters. The photographs are in Box 3.

A.R.D. (Rex) Fairburn letters to Charles Lahr.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-123
Scope and Contents Collection comprises 7 letters written, 1932-1941, to Charles Lahr, London. Two letters, 1932, were written in England and give Fairburn's reasons for returning to New Zealand, opinions on literary interests and mutual friends, notably De Montalk. The 1941 letter written from New Zealand re-established contact, recommends Denis Glover's printing, and refers to the Dominion. Signed holograph, with envelope. 6 January 1933. Holograph. 3 pp. 19 October 1931. Sent with some poems for a Blue Moon...

A.R.D.(Rex) Fairburn letters to Count Geoffrey Wladislav Voile Potocki De Montalk.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-167
Scope and Contents Letters to Count Geoffrey Wladislav Voile Potocki De Montalk, 1926-1927.

Arthur Jarman letterbook.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-7
Scope and Contents Letters written by Arthur Jarman, first Professor of Mining Engineering, 1906-1911, relating to the administration of the School.

A.U.C. roll of honour.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-2
Scope and Contents The Auckland University College Roll of Honour contains information about five women and 715 men from the University who served in the First World War. It was compiled by the Auckland University College Students' Association and the College between about 1915 and 1920.Made up of three leather-bound ring-binders, the Roll of Honour was donated to the Library during the Second World War on 20 June 1941. It is housed in Special Collections as MSS & Archives E-2.As more...

Auckland University College Commerce Students' Society records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-15
Scope and Contents The records consist of a minute book (1914-1923), and a volume of annual reports and correspondence (1932-1940).

Auckland University College Debating Society minute book.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-4
Scope and Contents The minute book of the Debating Society for 1887 to 1916. Pages 409-460, 463-472, 475-476, are cut out. Entry for June 30 1920 is on p.407. Associated materials: MSS & Archives 2008/6.

Auckland University College Dramatic Club minutebook.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-18
Scope and Contents The records include minutes, correspondence, annual reports, lists of members, submissions and miscellaneous publications.

Auckland University College Dramatic Club minutebook.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-22
Scope and Contents The minutebook includes minutes of Annual General Meetings, Executive meetings, etc., from 1928-1945. Associated materials: Musgrove, S. (Sydney), 1914-1987. Papers on Auckland theatre activities. 1946 - c.1973; Theatre Workshop (University of Auckland). Records. c.1996 - 2001.

Auckland University College Literary Club minute books.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-5
Scope and Contents Minute books, April 16 1931 to 1956.

Auckland University Debating Society minute book.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-2008/6
Scope and Contents Associated materials: Minute book 1887-1916 held at MSS & Archives E-4.

Auckland University Field Club records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-98/1
Scope and Contents The papers of the Auckland University Field Club were donated to the University Library from the Auckland Institute and Museum in May 1998. The Club was founded in 1922 by members of the Natural Sciences Departments of the University and remained within the University until the Club ceased to exist in 1992. All the papers of the Club were, it seems, taken to the Museum by members of the Field Club who continued the publication of the Club journal Tane under the...

Auckland University Students' Association records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-E-9
Scope and Contents These records include annual reports, minutes of various committees, scrapbooks, miscellaneous irregular publications and non-commercial phonograph records.

Auckland University Tramping Club records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-89/22
Scope and Contents Includes miscellaneous papers, newsletters, minutes, Wanderlust, "Jenny Myers file', miscellaneous publications.

Charles Egerton letters to H.J. Allen.

 File
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-314
Scope and Contents Collection consists of a folder of photocopies of letters written by Charles William Egerton to his friend H.J. Allen in India who was then teaching at Presidency College, Madras. The letters contain interesting insights into university life, New Zealand social circumstances and Egerton's family life. The eleven letters date from 1894 to 1916.

Edmond De Montalk papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-140
Scope and Contents These papers include De Montalk's reading diary, 1891- 1894, reading and visitors' diary, 1894-1899, a letter, 20 December 1876, from E. Littre, Paris, concerning Littre's dictionary, 16 photographs of family and friends, and a newsclipping report of the death of Thomas Arnold.

Frederick Douglas Brown papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-5
Scope and Contents Four notebooks containing mathematical notes made while Brown studied at the Lycee de Strasbourg; one volume of newspaper clippings; two briefs, which were presented to Parliament, relating to the Dilworth Trustees Act 1902.

Harold Rodwell further papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-Accession-1231
Scope and Contents Articles, speeches, lectures, scripts of radio broadcasts, Busby research notes, Auckland provincial history notes (1940), book reviews, and clippings. Telegraph book, Te Awamutu, 1875-1876. Typescript copies of Judge Mair's diaries, 1908, 1910-1912. Unprocessed materials. Associated materials: Rodwell, Harold Rione, 1894- . Papers 1940s- 1950s. MSS & Archives A-291.

Harold Rodwell research papers on James Busby and Gilbert Mair.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-291
Scope and Contents During the late 1940s Professor Rodwell and Mr Bruce G. Hardie, of the Economics Department, Auckland University College, intended to write a history of James Busby. In 1948 Miss Agnes Busby made family papers available to them for their research. Some of the papers in this collection are, presumably, copies of that material; and there are copies of other material relating to early New Zealand history. The book was never published. Folder 1 contains a checklist of material in the...

Henry Forder papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-16
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with other mathematicians, academic off-prints, reviews of his books, newspaper clippings, and the manuscript of his The Calculus of Extension (1939), later published by Cambridge University Press, 1941.

Horace Belshaw papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-3
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of various economic papers, including published works; typescripts of published and unpublished works, lecture notes and various other professional papers.

Horace Belshaw typescript Trade regulations and commercial policy in New Zealand.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-102
Scope and Contents Collection comprises a typescript of Trade regulations and commercial policy in new Zealand, Auckland, 1939-1940.

Hugh Segar papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-46
Scope and Contents Unpublished holograph, 'On the class of transcendental functions', together with seventeen offprints of articles written by Professor Segar.

James Rutherford papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-42
Scope and Contents Lecture notes; typescripts of books and articles; research notes; transcripts of early family and personal papers; inventories and transcripts of Colonial Office despatches. The more important papers are: (a) Auckland Provincial Centennial Council. Historical Research Committee. Records, 1936-1939. 30 cms. A collection of minutes, correspondence and working papers, collected by Rutherford who was a member. (b) Clendon, James Reddy, 1801-72. Papers, 1840-72. 30 items. Includes Clendon's census...

John Bartrum papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-2012/04
Scope and Contents This collection contains field notebooks, papers and reports and photographs relating to the life and work of John Bartrum. The field notebooks cover the period 1907 to 1940. Some of the notebooks are a combination of personal diary and field notebook, and describe Bartrum's participation in rugby matches and other social events in addition to details of his survey work.The papers and reports in this collection are primarily typescripts and manuscripts. The majority of...

John Cowie Reid papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-89/14
Overview The papers are unique as being the only papers of a university teacher of English that have survived more or less intact and are in a public institution. The largest series consists of Reid's handwritten lecture notes on English literature from Chaucer to the 1960s, delivered mainly to university classes, but also on a variety of extra-mural occasions at summer schools and the like. His literary efforts occupy two series that consist of research notes and manuscripts of 10 of the twenty-seven...