Howard, Mabel Bowden, 1894-1972

Father: Edwin John Howard 1868-1939. Mother: Harriet Garard Goring d 1903. Born Adelaide, family arrived NZ on `Moeraki' in 1903, settled in Christchurch; Labour MP for Christchurch East, 1943; MP for Sydenham, 1946; Minister of Health and Child Welfare, 1947; Minister of Social Security, 1957. First woman cabinet minister. Series of photographs of Miss Howard held in NZ Free Lance collection (PAColl-0785-1-062)

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Date: 1957-1958, 2006-2010 From: Catley, Christine McKelvie Cole (Dame), 1922-2011 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11651-533 Description: Contains typescripts and clippings relating to politicians who Catley knew. Also correspondence with Walter Nash concerning application for New Zealand resid...
Date: 1951-1954 By: Howard, Mabel Bowden, 1894-1972 Ref: MS-Papers-3941 Description: Papers consist largely of inwards letters and telegrams from individuals and organisations expressing support for Howard's stand against cruelty to animals, ...
Date: 1948 Ref: 1/2-055124-F Description: Mabel Howard speaking at the opening of the Plunket Society's annual conference. Photograph taken by the Evening Post Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Date: [1944] From: Mason, Read Rex, 1904-1992 : Papers Ref: 2005-016-04 Description: Inward and outward correspondence of the Fellowship of Conscientious Objectors; most correspondents identified and entered in the Name field. Also includes l...
Date: 1936-1960 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0785-1-068 Description: Portraits of women (surnames HOM to HOZ), made for publication in the New Zealand Free Lance, between 1936 and 1960. Women included are: Mabel Howard (MP), M...
Date: 1958 From: New Zealand Labour Party :Photographic material relating to the New Zealand Labour Party and its members Ref: PAColl-D-0438 Description: Group photograph of the National Executive taken in McKelvie Studios, Wellington Inscriptions: Mat recto - above image - Title Quantity: 1 b&w original pho...
Date: [ca 1982] From: Innes, Harold Hirst, 1909-1985 : Papers Ref: 85-069-3 Description: Further reminiscences, many being copies of the first folder; annotated and corrected in his own hand. Includes anecdotes of parliamentarians and other preso...
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Date: 1959 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-182 Description: Shows three frames illustrating unrelated topics. The first frame is titled 'Miss Howard has secret admirer. The importance of seeing Mabel.' It shows Mabel ...
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