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