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Date
[1920-1988]
Ref
Series-6604
Description

Photographs taken by Leo White and Whites Aviation Ltd, circa 1920-1988. This series comprises the bulk of the collection and covers the following areas:

Extensive general coverage of New Zealand from air and ground

Extensive coverage of Auckland region

Antarctica

Pacific: Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands (including WW2), Bougainville, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Island. Mostly RNZAF 1940s, and airline publicity 1940s-1950s

Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand (airline publicity 1940s-1950s, possibly taken for Qantas)

Aviation history & portraits. Pioneers, NZPAF & RNZAF, airlines, personalities

Transport: scows, Pamir in Auckland 1948, shipping, railways

Sport: fishing, rugby, cricket, motor sport

Factories and industrial activities

Farms and rural activities

Title supplied by Library.

Quantity: 76024 b&w original negative(s). 16 b&w original photographic print(s).

Processing information: This artificial series was created in 2020 in order to differentiate the contents from the other series.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted material
Format
76024 b&w original negative(s), 16 b&w original photographic print(s), Negatives, Gelatin silver prints
There are 19,450 items in total.
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Copyright

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There are 19,450 items in this group.
ATC [Air Training Corps] cadets at Whenuapai pushing out Dakota aircraft
Date: 28 Jan 1949 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-19271-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Trout at Fairy Springs, Rotorua
Date: [Feb 1949?] From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-19389-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Walrus seaplane landing on the sea, Hobsonville, Royal New Zealand Air Force air sales
Date: 1936 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-21556-G Description: Aerial photograph taken by Leo White Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Mr B G Millar of New Zealand Civil Aviation
Date: Jul 1949 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-21105-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Captain J Burgess, British Overseas Airways Corporation, arriving with family members in Auckland
Date: 16 Jan 1951 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-26344-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Shell Company tank sledge
Date: 27 Mar 1951 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-26903-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Seddon Memorial Technical College, Western Springs, Auckland
Date: 27 Oct 1964 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-62954-F Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Free
Auckland City Centre, Auckland, with Civic Theatre and Wellesley Street Post office at lower left
Date: 7 Aug 1985 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-78290-F Description: Aerial photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, 1/2 plate
Free
Horse auctions, Alexandra Park, Auckland
Date: 10 Feb 1948 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-12015-G Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative, 3.25 x 4.25 inches
Members of the Fijian Community, Nandi, Fiji
Date: 28 Jul 1948 From: Whites Aviation Ltd: Photographs Ref: WA-14292-F Description: Photograph taken by Whites Aviation. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulosic film negative, ¼ plate