Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs

Date
1900-1980
By
Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994
Ref
PA-Group-00608
Description

Photographs relating to Sir Arthur's long career in medicine, athletics, as a Governor General to New Zealand. Includes photographs of early life and career of his father, Dr E E Porritt; early family life; education at Wanganui Collegiate, Otago University and Oxford; period as games master at Croydon School; medical career; athletic career, as athlete (he won a bronze medal at the 1924 Olympic Games) and administrator; service during World War 2, including Normandy and Belsen concentration camp; and career as Governor General of New Zealand. Contains good good views of social life in England between the wars.

Other - Map of the South Pacific marked with the routes of Porritt's journeys through the area when he was Governor General of New Zealand are at PAColl-9721-19

Other - Folder that originally held the 50 slides, and a map of Waitaki County at PAColl-9721-19.

Source of title - Title supplied by Library

Quantity: 19 album(s) Album(s). 810 b&w original photographic print(s). 66 colour original photographic print(s) colour original photographic print(s). 50 colour original transparency/ies.

Physical Description: Photograph albums, photographic prints, transparencies

Provenance: Donated by the Hon Mrs Joanna Meredith-Hardy, England, 2009

Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - MS-Group-1812 : Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 : Papers. See also Drawings, Paintings & Prints Collection (A-197-003-a, A439-022, A-439-023), Curios (Curios-040), and Cartographic Collection..

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19 album(s) Album(s), 810 b&w original photographic print(s), 66 colour original photographic print(s) colour original photographic print(s), 50 colour original transparency/ies, Photographs, Photograph albums, photographic prints, transparencies
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Date: 9 October 1967 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-1657 Description: Presentation album of the launch of the merchant ship `Port Chalmers,' launched by Lady Porritt at Linthouse, Glasgow 9 October 1967. Source of title - Titl...
Date: August 1972 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA12-8289 Description: State visit of Sir Arthur Porritt, Governor General of New Zealand, to the Cook Islands and Samoa. The Governor and his party travelled on HMNZS Waikato, and...
Date: August 1972 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA12-8292 Description: State visit of Sir Arthur Porritt, Governor General of New Zealand, to the Cook Islands and Samoa. The Governor and his party travelled on HMNZS Waikato, and...
Group of unidentified children dancing at a ceremony during Sir Arthur Porritt's state visit to Palmerston Island
Date: August 1972 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA12-8290-64 Description: Colour transparency slide taken by an unidentified photographer, during a state visit of Sir Arthur Porritt, Governor General of New Zealand, to the Cook Isl...
Date: August 1972 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-1655 Description: Farewell Vice Regal visit to New Zealand's Pacific territories by Governor General Sir Arthur Porritt and Lady Porritt August 1972. Source of title - Title ...
Date: [ca 1890]-1928 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PAColl-9721-16 Description: Includes - Portrait of Rev Thomas Porritt in masonic costume. Portrait of Bertram Porritt, 1890s. Unidentified large group outside a gothic revival buildin...
Date: 1914-1919 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA1-o-1643 Description: Record of Arthur Porritt's years at Wanganui College. Photographs include - Sports teams. The whole school. House groups. The staff. The cadet corps. A...
Date: 1971 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA1-q-1095 Description: Presentation album compiled for the occasion of opening Porritt House at Wanganui Collegiate School. Shows school buildings under construction in 1910, and ...
Date: 1971 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs Ref: PA12-8149 Description: Views of Waitaki District. These include - Aerial view of Lake Waitaki. Waitaki Dam. Aerial view of Lake Aviemore and dam. Water skiing on Loch Laird. A...
Date: 13 November 1971 From: Porritt, Arthur Espie (Sir), 1900-1994 :Photographs By: New Zealand. National Publicity Studios Ref: PAColl-D-1357 Description: Governor General Sir Arthur Porritt unveiling a memorial at Burney's Beach, Wharehunga Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound, 13 November 1971. Photographed by a staff...