Polson, William John (Sir), 1875-1960

Farmer, journalist, politician, farmers' union leader. Was Member of Parliament for Stratford, 1928-1946. Married Florence Ada Mary Lamb Wilson in 1910. They had 4 children. See Who's Who in New Zealand (5th ed, 1951). See also DNZB (Vol 4, 1921-1940, p409-410, P15)

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Date: [1923-1944] Ref: MS-Papers-7728-12 Description: Inward and outward correspondence, employment references, suggestions for economy in the Wellington City Council's operation of libraries, notes and other pa...
Date: 1930-1959 From: Field, Arthur Nelson, 1882-1963 : Papers Ref: 73-148-096 Description: Correspondents include: Charles W Phillips of Nebraska, 1941; C W H Pickering of Auckland, 1945-1949; J Dill Pittman of South Carolina, 1959; E E Porritt of ...
Sir William John Polson and Lady Mary Victoria Polson
Date: [ca 23 April 1952] From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-6388-07 Description: Sir William John Polson and Lady Mary Victoria Polson, circa 23 April, 1952. Photographer unidentified. Published in the New Zealand Free Lance 23.4.52. Qu...
Head and shoulders portrait of William John Polson
Date: [ca 1930] From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: PAColl-6301-36 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of William John Polson, circa 1930. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Descrip...
Date: [1942] From: Coates, Joseph Gordon, 1878-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1785-221 Description: Most correspondents identified and entered in the Name field; also includes letter from [?] R T Lawrence, Trentham Military Camp Other Titles - Sixth annual...
Date: [1900-1950] Ref: MS-Papers-7291-04 Description: Various articles etc by Mills; those with titles are noted. `How NZed treated my father; a synopsis'; `Potiphar's widow'; `By your leave - Please!, a bill t...
Leader of the Legislative Council, the Honourable William John Polson during the debate on the Legislative Council Abolition Bill
Date: [ca 9 Aug 1950] Ref: PAColl-8602-64 Description: Leader of the Legislative Council, the Honourable William John Polson, photographed circa 9 August 1950, during the debate in the Legislative Council on the...
Date: 1940 From: Coates, Joseph Gordon, 1878-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1785-207 Description: Most correspondents identified and entered in the Name field Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1945 - 1950 By: McNamara, John Joseph, 1918-2001; Southern Cross (Newspaper : 1946-1951) Ref: A-369-135/152 Description: Political cartoons from the end of the ministry of Peter Fraser, the lead up to the 1949 election (in which he was defeated by Sidney Holland), and the first...
Date: 1922, 1928-1937, 1947-1948 Ref: fMS-Papers-0182-124 Description: Contains leaflets of the Nelson Townswomen's Guild and the Racial Hygiene Association of New South Wales; pamphlet on the problem of mental deficiency 1933; ...
Member of Parliament, William John Polson, and others, at a farmers rally in Hawera
Date: [ca 19 Sep 1930] From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: PAColl-7796-84 Description: Member of Parliament, William John Polson (front, centre) and others [possibly including his wife Florence Ada Mary Lamb Polson], at a farmers rally in Hawer...
Date: 1928 Ref: PAColl-D-1014 Description: Delegates and politicians attending the 1928 National Industrial Conference grouped on the main steps of Parliament. Photographed by an unknown photographer...
Members of the House of Representatives in the twenty-fifth Parliament
Date: 1935 Ref: 1/1-018613-F Description: Shows members of the House of Representatives in the twenty fifth Parliament. From top, left to right: - C M Williams, J W Munro, Colonel J Hargest, W J Ly...
Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991:Cock Robin. [1950-1951]
Date: 1950 - 1951 By: Colvin, Neville Maurice, 1918-1991; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: B-184-047 Description: Cock Robin lies dead with an arrow through his heart, shot from the bow of PM Sid Holland. The 'Who killed Cock Robin?' rhyme has been altered to fit the occ...
Members of the War Administration which was formed in New Zealand in 1942
Date: Wednesday 15 July 1942 Ref: 1/2-045547-F Description: Members of the War Administration which was formed in New Zealand in 1942. Clockwise from left: Angus McLagan, Arnold Henry Nordmeyer, William John Polson, ...
Garmonsway, Alec, fl 1938 :The gourmand. New Zealand Observer, 22 September 1938 (front page).
Date: 1938 From: Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by Fox (A-313-2), T Ellis - ie Thomas Ellis Glover (A-313-3), J. C. Blomfield (A-313-4) and John McNamara (A-313-11). Also folders of cartoons by various artists published in New Zealand Free Lance (A-313-6), in The Guardian (A-313-7), in Xrays (A-313-8), in the New Zealand Observer (A-313-9), in The Standard (A-313-12) and in various publications (A-313-1). By: Grant, Ian Fraser, 1940-; New Zealand observer (Newspaper); Garmonsway, Alexander Edward, 1913-1961 Ref: A-313-9-004 Description: New Zealand Labour Party politician Walter Nash at table waiting for several waiters to serve him 'unemployment tax', 'income tax, garnished with quids', etc...
Date: [1935-1975] From: O'Shea, Alexander Paterson, 1902-1990 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7728-24 Description: Includes draft articles, clippings, other writing that is probably speeches, Auckland wharves temporary pass, review of `Conflict of God' by Eileen Bigland, ...