Cowan, James, 1870-1943

Writer, historian, journalist. Married 1) Eunice Lililia (née Nicholas; d 1909); 2) Eileen Constance (née Stowell, d 1968). Father of potter and lithographer Roy Cowan (b 1918). See Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 3, 1901-1920, p119-121, C36))

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James Cowan
Date: [ca 1935-1943] From: Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 2 Ref: PAColl-5584-16 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James Cowan, circa 1935-1943 Journalist, writer, historian Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
James Cowan :Patara Raukatauri
Date: [ca 1865] By: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: 1/1-017950-G Description: Patara Raukatauri. Photograph taken by James Cowan, circa 1865. Published in "Hauhau" : the Pai Marire search for Maori identity' by Paul Clark, 1975, plate...
Date: [1920-1940] By: Collinson, Susanna, active 2019 Ref: ATL-Group-00467 Description: Publications and associated research papers and clippings, and a notebook containing research notes in James Cowan's hand. Two volumes that relate to New Z...
Date: 14 Oct 1924 By: Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967; Donne, Thomas Edward, 1860-1945 Ref: MS-Papers-2313 Description: The letter discusses forthcoming publications by Cowan Quantity: 1 folder(s). Processing information: Letter removed from presentation copy of Cowan's "Mao...
Date: 1895-1929 From: Donne, Thomas Edward, 1860-1945 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1387-12 Description: Inward Correspondence - letter from Elsdon Best - on verso is a letter from Robley to Donne. Letters from James Cowan - Oswald Crawford, London, fragment of...
Date: [ca 1860-1930] By: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: PA-Group-00668 Description: Photographs of Maori and general New Zealand historical subjects. List of identified Maori persons on correspondence file TL6/1/7 Arrangement: Print at PAC...
Date: 1912-1939 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: fMS-Papers-11946-003 Description: Published by Whitcombe & Tombs, in circa 1912-1913. The book includes loose papers which were laid in to the volume, including clippings, correspondence, and...
Date: 1912-1940 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: fMS-Papers-11946-002 Description: Published by Whitcombe & Tombs, in circa 1912-1913. The book includes annotations, and loose papers which were laid in to the volume, including clippings, co...
Date: [ca 1915-1971] From: Goodwin, Jack William, 1916-1983 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-2423-1 Description: Includes correspondence from James Cowan (Dec 31, 1937), W.W Jacobs, Rudyard Kipling, Pat Lawlor and Jenny McLeod Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Descripti...
James Cowan at his desk, writing
Date: September 1940 From: Ruscoe, Ivan, fl 1990s : Photographs relating to James Cowan Ref: PAColl-5877-5 Description: Photograph of James Cowan at his desk writing. Photographed by an unknown photographer in September 1940. Inscriptions: Verso - centre left - To Norma from...
Date: 1978-1980 By: Barlow, Elizabeth Anne, active 1980 Ref: MS-Papers-2109 Description: Newsletters, by a descendant Elizabeth Barlow, relate to the 120th anniversary reunion of the family, including Cowan, Haddock and Kinley branches, held Labo...
Date: 1914 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-114 Description: Published by Whitcombe & Tombs, 1914. Presentation copy from the author to his wife Eileen Cowan. Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Printed matt...
Date: [1890s-1950s] From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: PAColl-10460-20 Description: Photographic prints taken by various photographers circa 1890-1950s, of Cowan family, landscapes, buildings, and various people. Many images feature James a...
Date: 1860 - 1870 By: McDonald, James Ingram, 1865-1935; Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: A-138-011 Description: A uniformed soldier Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Wash heightened with Chinese white 195 x 130 mm
Date: 1929 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-189 Description: Typescript draft for a chapter in 'The Maori, yesterday and today' publication titled 'The Pao-miere: A King Country cult to combat makutu' including 'He kar...
From: New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs Centennial Publications Branch :Maps from Historical Atlas Ref: MapColl-CHA-2/7/1-Acc.37221 Description: Shows Maori tribal districts. Some of those identified include: Ngati Kahungunu; Ngati Ruanui; Te Ati awa; Ngati Tama; Ngati Mutunga; Ngati Toa etc Quantity...
Date: 1923-1937 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-004 Description: Published by Whitcombe & Tombs, Auckland, New Zealand, 1923. With annotations in ink on page 19 relating to Von Luckner and Ripapa Island, and a clipping of ...
Date: 1925 From: Cowan family: Collection By: Taylor, W A, active 1910 Ref: MS-Papers-11946-095 Description: Published by the Tongariro National Park Board, 1927. The publication includes many annotations by James Cowan, including a personal message in the front say...
Date: 1925-1941 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-175 Description: Papers relating to the Māori land succession, including correspondence, documentation, and notices, primarily relating to Eileen Stowell's succession of her ...
Group fishing from a boat on Lake Waikaremoana
Date: [ca 1910] From: Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 3 By: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: PAColl-5671-13 Description: Group fishing from a boat on Lake Waikaremoana, circa 1910. Taken by an unidentified photographer. Inscriptions: Verso - bottom centre - Near Ormands[?] Cam...