Atkinson family : Papers

Date
1895-1908, 1940-1945
By
Atkinson familyEwart, Mary Lochead, 1878-1956; Ewart, William James, 1878-1953
Ref
MS-Papers-5263
Description

The typescript war diaries of J N Atkinson cover the period 1 April 1940 to 14 April 1945; also included is an annotated typescript newsletter for the Short Snorters Club, 1944. The correspondence between Will Ewart and May Wilson, 1906-1908, the donor's grandparents, covers the period when she is working for Government Life Insurance in Wellington. There is considerable inward correspondence to May (also known as Mamie) from various family members and friends (1895-1902) and certificates and official letters to her, (1895-1896). Included is an annotated published item, The Melvilles of Mahurangi (nd).

Quantity: 4 folder(s). 0.04 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss, typescripts and printed matter

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4 folder(s), 0.04 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Diaries, Family histories, Poetry, Certificates, Manuscripts, Mss, typescripts and printed matter
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Date: 1940-1945 From: Atkinson family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5263-1 Description: The diaries cover the period from the time of embarkation until Atkinson's return home; included is a furlough in 1944. The poems are war poems, mostly of th...
Date: 1895-1896 1960-1970 From: Atkinson family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5263-3 Description: Letters and certificates relating to May Wilson's (later May Ewart) educational qualifications and employment. Also, annotated booklet The Melvilles of Mahur...
Date: 1895-1902 From: Atkinson family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5263-4 Description: Correspondence to Mamie (Mary) Wilson (later Ewart) from family members, friends and business associates. Not all correspondents are indexed as signed only t...
Date: 1906-1908 From: Atkinson family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5263-2 Description: 11 letters from William Ewart to May (Mary) Wilson plus an advertisement for a folder. One letter from May to Will. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Descrip...