McLean, Donald (Sir), 1820-1877

Administrator, runholder, politician, provincial superintendent. Was Crown's Protector of Aborigines, Native Land Purchase Commissioner and Minister of Native Affairs. Father of Sir Robert Donald Douglas Maclean (1852-1929). Made KCMG in 1874. According to the DNZB (ibid p 257), "in the tradition of the Ringatu church he is remembered as 'Pharaoh', the one who held them in bondage and took away their lands".

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Date: 1854, nd From: Mantell family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0083-335 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s) (2 letters).
To Donald McLean from Arama Karaka, at Waima; transcribed by John White
Date: 9 Mar 1859 From: McDonnell, Alexander Francis, 1866-1938 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0151-08-11 Description: Quantity: 1 leaf (3 pages). Physical Description: Ms transcript
Date: 1869 By: Hawthorne, James, active 1869-1877 Ref: MS-Papers-5805 Description: Photocopy of a pamphlet written by Hawthorne with pencil annotations possibly by Sir George Grey Quantity: 1 folder(s) (21 leaves). 0.01 Linear Metres. Phy...
By: McGlashen, Stewart, active 19th century; McLean, Donald (Sir), 1820-1877 Ref: B-046-006 Description: Paper embossed: Stewart McGlashen, Sculptors, Canonmill Bridge, Edinburgh Note on front: From McLean papers. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description...
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2775 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1848 Ref: MapColl-832.41gbbd/1848/Acc.29009 Description: Shows the River Wanganui, the Waitotara line, Motu Haraka, Wilson's Bluff and the various settlement blocks. True copy reduced from original map Notes on ...
Date: May-Sep 1881 From: Hall, John (Sir), 1824-1907 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1784-100 Description: Language - Letter in Maori with translation Quantity: 1 folder(s). Plan of allotments on Ferry Road, Christchurch; sale 21 May 1881 by H Matson & Co
Date: Jul-Dec 1870 From: Hall, John (Sir), 1824-1907 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1784-057 Description: Most correspondents identified; also includes letter from J or I Ford, Anama Station and peition of Heathcote electors, Prebbleton, calling for a political m...
Date: 1924-1951 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0785-1-207 Description: Photographs taken for publication in the New Zealand Free Lance, ca 1920s-1950s. Names of subjects entered in Name Field. Photographs of the homes of the McL...
Illustrated London news :Large meeting of settlers and Maoris at a native village near Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. [London, 1863]
Date: 1863 By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: PUBL-0033-1863-436 Description: A meeting in a pa with Maori and European men and women. A Maori man in the foreground is addressing the large group of attendees The meeting took place at ...
Date: 1852? By: Te Rauparaha, Tamihana, 1819-1876 Ref: fMS-Papers-11899 Description: Contemporary copy of letter in English to McLean (Sir D?), describing visit to England Source of title - Supplied Quantity: 1 folder(s) (1 leaf). 0.01 Line...
Date: [1938-1940] From: Cowan, James, 1870-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11310-43 Description: Drafts and research papers relating to New Zealand history, particularly relating to the New Zealand wars, and New Zealand maritime history, and native bird...
Smith, William Mein, 1799-1869 : Report of a journey in the Wairarapa, addressed to Donald McLean
Date: 10 Nov 1853 By: Smith, William Mein, 1799-1869 Ref: MS-Papers-3440 Description: "Report of a journey from the upper part of the Wairarapa Valley, through the valley of the Kopuaranga, to the river Mangatainoka, and back through a part of...
Date: 1849, 1922 By: Matheson, D (Major), active 1922-1931 Ref: MS-Papers-2779 Description: Copy of a story relating to the Rangitikei purchase, especially concerning Donald McLean, told by local Maori; with covering note by EB and photograph of a d...
Date: 1869-1910 From: Maori Purposes Fund Board : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0189-B012 Description: Letter book with copies of letters re land issues in the Wairarapa district, letters about the establishment of a school at Papawai, letters about the procee...
Date: 1852 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-035/036-5 Description: A letter to Donald McLean in Wellington from Ihaia, with Maori text and an English translation. The letter concerns the management of land at Waitara. In add...
Date: [ca 1870] By: McLean, Donald (Sir), 1820-1877 Ref: MS-Papers-5476 Description: The letter is a draft refuting accusations by Sir George Grey re McLean's alleged purchasing of Native Reserve Lands in the Hawke's Bay while he was Superint...
Photographer unknown :Portrait of Sir Donald McLean
Date: [187-?] Ref: PA2-2604 Description: Portrait of Sir Donald McLean, taken ca 1860s-1870s by an unknown photographer. Inscriptions: Mount verso - bottom centre - Sir Donald McLean, Native Minist...
Date: 1857 By: Hawke's Bay Art Gallery and Museum; Scarfe, Alan, active 2002 Ref: MapColl-832.3gbbd/1857/Acc.39062 Description: Map of Donald McLean's farm property, named Maraekakahu [Maraekakaho] Run, showing several numbered blocks, Crown land within the Run, and the neighbouring p...
Date: [ca 1843-1873] By: Hamilton, William John Warburton, 1825-1883 Ref: MS-Papers-10936 Description: Research notes compiled by S V Robinson, including correspondence, diaries, extracts from GBPP, newspaper cuttings and official correspondence (including let...