Perry family : Papers

1951, 1958, 1997-1999, (undated)
Perry familyLawson, Alexander, -1930; Perry, Charles Stuart, 1908-1982

Collection comprises an original children's story (typescript) by Charles Stuart Perry for his daughter Jane. Story entitled "Sammy and the shag - A holiday in the Sounds" (1951). Also a poem by T Lindsay Buick, copied by Alexander Lawson, entitled "The green is closed" (undated). Two brief notes (1997, 1999) addressed to Jane Perry from Douglas Lilburn in relation to gardening. Lilburn and Perry were neighbours. One of the notes is on the reverse of a photograph of Ascot Street taken by the photographer John Cook.

Also programme for the Royal concert held at the Wellington Town Hall (7 Feb 1958) with an accompanying flyer for the pre-concert organ recital.

Source of title - Supplied by Library

Quantity: 2 folder(s). 0.02 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss, ephemera and photograph

Provenance: Book `Better than rubies' came out to New Zealand with Isabella Lawson (nee Morris) [wife of Alexander Lawson], no date of emigration.

Donor/Lender/Vendor - Donated by Ms J Perry, Wellington, Nov 2012

Transfers: Collection taken into the Manuscripts Section as a whole, transfers made from there. - To Photographic Archive - Lawson family wedding portrait (1922); photograph of Alexander Lawson on a Wellington street (1930). (PAColl-10066) - To Other - Dorothy Neal White Collection. Publication: `Better than rubies - stories for the young' by William P Nimmo, 1870. - DP - Two autograph volumes (E-945 & E946), self portrait sketch by Peter McIntyre (A-389-013), and etching by Leonard Mitchell of Sam Cairncross..

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2 folder(s), 0.02 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Photographs, Ephemera, Manuscripts, Mss, ephemera and photograph
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