Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925

Wairarapa farmer (Dry River Station), lawyer and businessman. Born in Dorset (England), he served in the New Zealand Wars, gaining a Queen's Medal in 1864. He became a barrister in 1874; set up steam shipping from Auckland to Fiji 1875, and the first co-operative dairy factory in Greytown, 1881; imported Friesian cattle to North Island 1887-1888; constructed the first public water race in the North Island (Moroa Plains), 1894. Phillips was involved in rabbit control and eradication, and was a voluminous correspondent on a wide range of subjects.

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Date: 1918-1924 By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: qMS-1644 Description: Mainly typescript, with many ms corrections and additions, of letters and articles on a wide variety of topics submitted to newspapers Source of title - Tra...
Date: Jan-Oct 1868 From: Phillips family : Papers Ref: MSY-4800 Description: Phillips describes his daily routine, giving ports visited, number of passengers, the weather, freight, maintenance jobs Phillips was granted land in the Wa...
Date: [ca 1881-1899] From: Phillips family : Papers By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MSY-4802 Description: Volume of clippings, correspondence and other papers, `My own correspondence and personal matters (no 3), Patent scrap book' and including many letters to th...
Date: 1868-[1962] By: Phillips family; Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MS-Group-0811 Description: Mainly comprises papers of Coleman Phillips, with some additional family papers of later date. Comprises six volumes of clippings (1) `The Prime ministers of...
Date: Sep 1877-Jan 1878 From: Phillips family : Papers By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MS-Papers-6532-3 Description: Phillips recorded his arrival on the station, some additional information about its purchase, and for the period covered noted daily routines, weather, peopl...
Date: 1882 From: Atkinson, Harry Albert (Sir), 1831-1892 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0091-014 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: Piece-level inventory available.
Phillips family :Photograph of office of Coleman Phillips, solicitor
Date: [190-?] Ref: PAColl-5970 Description: Exterior view of the office of Coleman Phillips Solicitor and agent for the Victoria Insurance Company Ltd, taken 1900s, probably in Carterton, by G M Turner...
Date: [ca 1911-1964] From: Riddiford family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5714-015 Description: Comprises letters from friends and acquaintances; includes letter from Fred (Col Bunny?) of London (1926); from Dr A A Martin re his father's health; and ca...
Date: [ca 1872-1876] From: Phillips family : Papers By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MSY-4803 Description: Scrapbook labelled `South Sea matters, no 1, BC & BC, Miscellaneous, my own correspondence and NZ historical' (1872-1876). Includes many letters to the edito...
Date: 1869-1881 By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MS-Papers-6534 Description: Holograph diary and commonplace book kept by Phillips, a young Jewish emigrant in Onehunga, Auckland and Thames, in which he wrote of his coreligionists, his...
Date: 1870-1879 From: Seed family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-4775-10 Description: Includes letter from Johann Gotfried Engst, Maunganui, Chatham Islands, 20 Mar 1873; letter to Julius Vogel, Apr 1870l and reply; letter re Civil Service Clu...
Date: [1858-1876] From: Phillips family : Papers By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MS-Papers-6532-1 Description: The contents probably comprise parts of a proposed report on aspects and proposals relating to Polynesia; includes appendix B, `A Short account of the circum...
Date: 1924 By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: qMS-1643 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s) (4 leaves). 0.02 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections and additions (35 cm; ¼ dark roan)
Date: [1820-1910] By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: 73-150 Description: Comprises papers relating to the Hoar family including wills and marriage certificate; essays on British colonization, and rabbits (including his manuscript,...
Date: 1875-1894 By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: 79-027 Description: Papers relating to agriculture and politics. Includes correspondence, farming notes (farm estimates, wool sales, farm accounts), notes concerning starch fact...
Date: 1898-1906 From: Richmond family : Papers Ref: 77-173-62/08 Description: Includes An address to graduating class of 1898 Leland Stanford Jr University by David Starr Jordan, President of the University entitled `Lest we forget'; S...
Date: [ca 1860-1869] From: Phillips family : Papers By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MSX-5128 Description: Untitled general scrapbook of clippings of unusual topics (n d) Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Date: 4 Nov 1908 From: Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0057-072 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: See inventory for full description of contents of this folder.
Date: Aug-Sep 1892 From: Rolleston, William, 1831-1903 : Papers Ref: 77-248-09/4 Description: Names of identifiable correspondents have been added to name field Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1882-1886 From: Phillips family : Papers By: Phillips, Coleman, 1846-1925 Ref: MSY-4801 Description: Volume of clippings of a series of articles by Phillips, `The Prime ministers of England' by Phillips (Lyon & Blair's monthly review, 1882-1886). The scrapbo...