Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902

Explorer, pastoralist, writer, artist, musician. Canterbury colonist, essayist; author of "Erewhon". See DNZB (Vol 1, 1769-1869, p62-63, B55)

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Date: 1959, 1961 From: Burdon, Randal Matthews, 1896-1965 : Papers Ref: 85-109-1/03 Description: Correspondence with Paul's Book Arcade relating to `The New Dominion' and `Butler: A first year in the Canterbury Settlement'. Also draft of article about Bu...
Date: 1863 - 1867 By: Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902; Ferguson, William Dubois, 1891-1959; Moorhouse, William Sefton, 1825-1881 Ref: G-285 Description: Head and shoulders portrait of a woman with dark hair parted in the centre, gazing over her shoulder at the viewer. She is wearing earrings and a dark blue d...
Date: 1956 By: Packe, William, 1840?-1882; New Zealand. High Commission (Great Britain) Ref: E-278-q-119 Description: Reproduction of a watercolour by Packe showing two thatched sod huts, washing strung on a line in the foreground and a sheep's carcass hanging on the left. ...
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2676 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1970-1991 From: McNeish, James Henry Peter, 1931-2016: Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7811-216 Description: Notes, clippings, letters and an annotated printed booklet on the question raised by Samuel Butler as to not only whether was a woman, but as to whether the ...
Date: Between 1920 and 1925 By: Burke, Walter Ernest Messervy, 1866-1954; Burke, Keast, 1896-1974 Ref: 1/4-012592 Description: A delapidatd stone built house with a thatched roof with a stone built dairy perpendicular to it. Described as Butler's Cottage in Peter Bromley Maling's "S...
Date: 1813, 1864-1912 By: Enys, John Davies, 1837-1912 Ref: MS-Papers-0670 Description: Inward correspondence from Sir James Hector and other naturalists with particular reference to New Zealand ferns, butterflies and moths and the fossil beds d...
Date: 1861-1864, n d By: Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902 Ref: qMS-0359 Description: Letters to Acland and Tripp, mainly concerning sheep and sheep farming at Forest Creek and Mesopotamia. Included is letter dated 4 May 1912 from Henry Festin...
Samuel Butler's homestead, Mesopotamia, Canterbury
Date: [187-?] Ref: 1/2-017086-F Description: Samuel Butler's homestead, Mesopotamia, Canterbury. Photograph taken circa 1870s by an unidentified photographer. Note on print backing reads: "Copy neg fro...
Livestock brands from the `Brand Book for Canterbury' of 1861
Date: 1861 From: Brand Book for Canterbury, 1861 Ref: PUBL-0131-001 Description: Page from the `Brand Book for Canterbury' of 1861, showing the sheepfarming brands of Samuel Butler of Mesapotamia, John Bryan of Rakaia Gorge, Rowland Campi...
Date: 7 Apr 1918 By: Jones, Henry Festing, 1851-1928 Ref: MS-Papers-3018 Description: Forwards offprint of catalogue of Jones collection of drawings and paintings by Samuel Butler, extracted from `The Eagle' (vol 39, no 175, Mar 1919). Also me...
Date: 1868 - 1870 By: Packe, William, 1840?-1882 Ref: A-036-010 Description: Two thatched sod huts, a man with a horse, washing strung on a line in the foreground and a sheep's carcass hanging on the left. Foothills and snow-clad mou...
Date: 1926-1927 By: Cox, Sarah Shephard, 1840-1938 Ref: MS-0620 Description: Author's typescript which includes her annotations to photographs appearing parallel to the text. First leaf bears the annotation: `Helen Barbara Stewart fr...
Date: 1959 - 1960 From: Frieboe, Conrad, d 1989 :[Original drawings for "Explorers of New Zealand", by A H Reed, 1960. ca 1959-1960] Ref: A-406-014 Description: Shows Samuel Butler and companion J H Baker pitching a camp under a large rock during a storm along the Lawrence River. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical De...
Date: 1929, [ca 2000-2004] From: Jones, Jenny Robin, 1947- : Research papers and transcripts Ref: MS-Papers-11793-23 Description: Contains a bound photocopy of the unpublished doctoral thesis, `Literature in New Zealand' by E H McCormick, originally written in 1929. The document has a m...
Samuel Butler
Date: [ca 1902] Ref: 1/2-005016-F Description: Portrait of Samuel Butler, taken by an unidentified photographer, circa 1902. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative
Date: [1888-1940s] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Sinclair, J C, active 1891; Speight, Robert, 1867-1949; Bartlett & Andrew Ltd; Stewart, (Mr?), active 1897? Ref: PAColl-10460-16 Description: Photographic portraits taken by various photographers including the Tanner Brothers, J. C. Sinclair, J. Russel and Sons, E. D. Burt, and Steele Photography, ...
Date: 1955-1964 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 : Papers Ref: 75-241-093 Description: Scripts and correspondence relating to `The way to Erewhon' which was probably broadcast as `The valleys into Erewhon' (for map of the area see MSI-Papers-81...
Date: ca 1860s Ref: 1/2-007804-F Description: Mesopotamia homestead showing Butler's original house with out-buildings one shaped like a pataka and the family standing in the field in front ca 1860. Pho...
Date: 8 March 1861 From: Haast family: Collection Ref: C-097-023 Description: Shows a range of mountains including identified features (left to right) - Beginning of valley; Forest Creek; Mt Sinclair [crossed out]; River Butler; Sugar ...