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Sir Algernon Thomas further papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-89/15

Scope and Contents

Newspaper extracts: (1) from New Zealand Family Friend, 4 Aug 1888; (2) from Auckland Star, 22 Jan 1938 (typescript). The seven volumes comprise: (i) Notebook listing geological specimens: (ii)-(vii) Field notebooks, i.e. (ii) 1886, July 2-, beginning "First journey to Tarawera"; (iii) 1887, Jan 8-, beginning "2nd journey to Tarawera" [on spine: A.1887]; (iv) 1887 [March?], beginning "South Crater and Echo Crater..." [on spine: B.1887]; (v) 1887, Dec 1-1888, beginning "Journey to Waiorongomai", [on spine: C- D.1887-88]; (vi) 1895, beginning "Devonport to Browns Island"; (vii) [1898?] Feb10-, beginning "From Auckland to Rotorua" [on spine: Rotorua].


  • ca.1886-1938


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted


0.06 metres (3 folders)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Elva Leaming, Geology Librarian, 1989.

Related Materials

Related papers can be found at MSS & Archives A-54: Sir Algernon Thomas papers, MSS & Archives 2007/11: Sir Algernon Thomas notebooks on parasitology and mollusca and at MSS & Archives 2012/2: Sir Algernon Thomas geology field notebooks and lecture notes.



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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

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Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand