Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918
Negatives made by New Zealand official photographers depicting New Zealand forces, chiefly in France, Belgium, and the British Isles.
Source of title - Title supplied by Library
Source of descriptive information - Original captions in albums PA1-f-091 to 094, 102 and 103
Accompanying material - List of UK series negatives in Photographic Archive back file
Relationship complexity - Please see PA-Group-00672 for Malcolm Ross's war photographs of Samoa.
Arrangement: This collection was reprocessed in Feb-May 2014 in order to improve description. Items have been re-linked to one of the following new reference numbers (series): PAColl-5311-1 (Prints), PAColl-5311-2 (Albums), PAColl-5311-3 (H Series Negatives), PAColl-5311-4 (UK Series Negatives), and PAColl-5411-5 (Loose negatives).
Henry Armytage Sanders was the official New Zealand photographer and cinematographer in France and Belgium. He took all the NZEF historical photographs with serial numbers in the H series. Thomas Scales was the official photographer in the United Kingdom. Malcolm Ross took photographs in Samoa and Egypt, but under censorship guidelines developed by British military HQ he was specifically prohibited from taking photographs in France.
Quantity: 1838 b&w original negative(s). 4 album(s) Album(s).
Physical Description: Photograph negatives, prints, and albums
Finding Aids: Original prints from these negatives are in albums PA1-f-087 to 094, 102 and 103.
Provenance: Donated by Dominion Executive Council, New Zealand Returned Services Association, in 1958.
Processing information: Archivists notes - Originally arranged and described in 1997. Major enhancement of descriptive records was undertaken by Photographic Archive staff in 2007. A group of 57 undescribed negatives were processed and added to this collection in June 2017.
Access restrictions: Partly restricted material - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Format: 1838 b&w original negative(s), 4 album(s) Album(s), Negatives, Dry plate negatives, Photograph negatives, prints, and albumsSee original record