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Auckland (N.Z.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Egerton letters to H.J. Allen.

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.

Dates: 1894 - 1916

Edward Bartley reminiscences of early Auckland.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-215
Scope and Contents

Early reminiscences of Auckland describing Bartley's arrival in 1854, and his work as a carpenter and the buildings he worked on. There are a few anecdotes about the New Zealand Wars, an account of the "eight hour" movement, and brief summaries of his involvement in technical education and the Auckland art scene. Typescript document the contents of which Bartley may have given as a presentation.

Dates: ca 1898

Gladys Bowring manuscript.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-4
Scope and Contents

Manuscript entitled "Early days in New Zealand". Concerns the Bowring family in early Auckland.

Dates: n.d.

John Alexander Wilson letters.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-173
Scope and Contents

The letters of the Rev. John A. Wilson, missionary at Opotiki, Tauranga, Auckland and Puriri, 1833-1865.

Dates: 1833-1865

Sir George Fowlds papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-17
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of the office records of a Cabinet minister, his earlier and later life being less fully documented. The correspondence covers family, business, political and social matters with a wide array of people in N.Z. and overseas, particularly the United Kingdom, U.S.A., and South Africa. His regular letters to his London friend T.W. Orr provide a commentary on George Fowlds's affairs and the N.Z. scene 1906-1918. There are some 40,000 letters, together with files of...
Dates: 1872 - 1934

William Cocker papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-7
Scope and Contents

Clippings book of examination papers, results and memorabilia (1908-1914); and three photograph albums (life in New Zealand before the war, during the war, and in England and Cambridge after the war).

Dates: 1910-1922.