Wellington Region (N.Z.) - Social life and customs

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Date: 1908-[1986] From: Strewe, Friedrich Georg Theodor (Odo), 1910-1986 : Papers Ref: Series-1272 Description: Largely correspondence between Strewe and his family in Germany, and later, his grown up family from NZ. Occasionally letters from people outside the family ...
Date: [1938] From: Lawlor, Patrick Anthony, 1893-1979 : Further papers Ref: 80-063-101 Description: Corrected typescript of first manuscript of `The House of Templemore', published by Reed in 1938; a novel about family life based in a house in Cuba Street, ...
Date: [1944-1967] From: Searle, Roland James 1904-1984 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5663-1 Description: Comprises correspondence from Lucienne Demene, Fernand Demene and drafts of letters from Searle to Lucienne ; also includes list of items from Estate of R J...
Date: 1952-1970 By: Singleton, Arthur Dick, active 1939-1970 Ref: MS-Papers-1977 Description: The papers reflect Dick Singleton's ownership of the French Maid Coffee House, Lambton Quay, used by Wellington's artistic and musical community and comprise...
Date: 1987-1991 By: Jenkin, Esma, active 1989 Ref: OHColl-0087 Description: Interviewer(s) - Esme Jenkin Quantity: 9 C60 cassette(s). 3 printed abstract(s). 3 interview(s). Finding Aids: Abstract Available - abstracting complete.
Date: 1855-[ca 1920] By: Matheson, William Brooklyn, 1861-1939 Ref: qMS-1348 Description: Tale of the hazards of fire in the Forty Mile Bush, late 19th century; 2 letters from John and Ann Groves to England, describing life at Castlepoint (1855-18...
Date: 1932-1960 By: Iorns, Bennett, 1883-1977; Iorns, Joseph, 1851-1938 Ref: Micro-MS-0223 Description: There are pages on this film not in the originals held by the Alexander Turnbull Library (Acc 78-144). One or two pages at the end of the scrapbook that are ...
Date: [1980-1990] By: Redmayne, John (Rev), 1912-1996 Ref: MS-Papers-5654 Description: Comprises `Reminiscences of Reikorangi' by `Daisy' Bryant; notes for a speech about Reikorangi given by Redmayne (1984); background to Bryant in her obituary...
Date: 1926-1984, 1985 By: Embury, Ruth Elfriede, 1926- Ref: MS-Papers-4305 Description: A frank autobiographical account of life in Germany during and after the war, immigration to Australia, visits to family in East Germany, immigration to New ...
Date: 22 May 1991 By: Newton-Howes, Valerie Hawthorne, 1917-2003; Northcroft, Margaret, 1940?- Ref: OHColl-0278-1 Description: Valerie Newton-Howes (nee Pope) describes family background - grandfather, Henry James Pope was inspector of Maori Schools - maternal grandfather, Isadore (R...
Date: [ca 1896-1937] By: Marks, Marcus Francis, 1863-1951 Ref: qMS-1327-1328 Description: Some family material, including personal inwards correspondence, mainly congratulatory; also conmprise cartoons, photographs and newspaper clippings, largely...
Date: 1990 From: New Zealand Society of Genealogists : 1990 Sesquicentennial Family Biography Competition collection Ref: MS-Papers-4280-084 Description: This is the story of William Andrews who arrived in New Zealand in 1857 with his wife Mary Woodhouse and their three children on the Alma. It continues with ...
Date: 1843-1846, 1899 By: Allom, Albert James, 1825-1909 Ref: qMS-0060 Description: Describes the personal experiences of the author, who had settled at Tauanui Station, near Huangarua, in the Wairarapa in the early 1840s; describes other Wa...
Date: 1936, 2007 By: Ward, Marion Wybourn (Dr), active 1993-2008 Ref: MS-Papers-8993 Description: Collection comprises a brief sketch of Eliza Joan Wybourn, photocopies of inward correspondence to Wybourn (1936) and a memoir as recorded by her friends. Ma...
Date: 1943-1944 By: Maxwell, Duff Heron, 1903-1997 Ref: MS-Papers-2105 Description: The letters relate to the writings of Maxwell's father, Ebenezer; to the first house in Wadestown, Wellington, bought by his mother in 1865; and to aspects o...
Date: 1951-1953 From: Nolan, Iris Evelyn, 1916-2011 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11190-25 Description: Scrapbook kept by Maurice Nolan while he was Chief Clerk at Lower Hutt City Council. Clippings all concern Lower Hutt City Council and city development matte...
Date: 1885, 1927, 1944, 1958 By: Crowther, Mary Ursula, 1869-1958 Ref: MSX-4115-4118 Description: The diaries record Crowther's daily activities such as what time she got up, gardening, cooking and the state of the weather. She notes when scouts came for ...
By: Williams, Claude Clarence, 1911-1998; Williams, Freda Elizabeth, 1914-1991 Ref: OHColl-0431-01 Description: This is not an actual interview. Claude Williams talks about marrying Freda in 1936 and settling in Wainuiomata. Talks about purchasing the Post Office, runn...
Date: [ca 1945-1990] By: Anglican Parish of Wainuiomata Ref: MS-Group-0553 Description: General records of the parish, and the congregations at Holy Trinity, St Peters and St Johns with most of the records coming from St Johns. Also includes Mot...
Date: 1953 By: Love, Ripeka Wharawhara, 1882-1953 Ref: qMS-1162 Description: Autobiographical notes by Mrs R W Love covering the circumstances of her birth on Kapiti Island, her childhood and adulthood. She describes Maori and Pakeha ...