Autobiographies

Memoirs, Personal memoirs
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Date: [ca 1950s] From: Russell, Elizabeth, 1872- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-12144-3 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1997, 2000 From: Hay, James Rudd, 1924-2000 : Days of our youth - an airforce story Ref: MS-Papers-7074 Description: `World War II airforce interlude' contains an account of Hay's experiences training as a pilot in New Zealand and on active service with the RNZAF in the Pac...
Date: 1850-1960s By: Washbourn family Ref: MS-Papers-1771 Description: Research notes for history of Washbourn family of Golden Bay and Nelson area; cf Washbourn, E M, Courage and camp ovens... Wellington, [1970]. Source of tit...
Date: [1974?] By: Wisniowski, Sygurd, 1841-1892 Ref: MS-Papers-1541 Description: Impressions of Australia and New Zealand by Wisniowskiego who visited NZ in 1864; includes descriptions of the Maori Wars and goldmining in Otago Publicatio...
Date: 1805-1811, 2002 By: Warner, Gregory, 1779- Ref: MS-Papers-7432 Description: Comprises photocopy of original of Warner's sketch of Tahiti from National Library of Scotland with transcription by Richards. Warner wrote his account in 18...
Date: [ca 1976] From: Henderson, James Herbert, 1918-2005: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-9973 Description: Comprises holograph letters from 36248, describing his feelings as a prisoner of war and escaped prisoner of war behind the German lines for nine months. He ...
Date: 1842-[1857] By: Courtney, William, 1824- Ref: qMS-0577 Description: Comprises typescript of diary kept by Courtney while he was with the 46th Regiment giving details of service in India and Great Britain (1842-1857), transcri...
Date: Apr-Aug 1915 (1916) By: Baker, Raymond Danvers, 1892-1969 Ref: MS-Papers-1560 Description: Baker describes military life with Canterbury Infantry Battalion in Middle East, including Gallipoli; and his return voyage to New Zealand in 1915 Source of...
Date: 1915 By: Smith, Alfred Ernest, 1894- Ref: MS-Papers-1542 Description: Letters and tape transcripts of a scout with Canterbury Infantry Battalion at Gallipoli. Quantity: 1 folder(s) (4 pieces). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Des...
Date: 1961, 1964 By: Giddings, Edith Maud Mary, 1881-1972 Ref: MS-Papers-2051 Description: Family reminiscences of life in the Hutt Valley and in Wanganui. Also genealogical notes, 1980 by Mrs Giddings' granddaughter, Mrs J Archer. Source of title...
Date: 1973 By: Smith, Jean Alice, active 1973 Ref: MS-Papers-1791 Description: Wife of a shepherd at Netherton Pastures, Mt Peel, Raincliff and Bluecliff Stations. Describes daily life. Source of title - Supplied Quantity: 1 folder(s)...
Date: 1885 By: Bidwill, William Edward, 1858-1933 Ref: qMS-0233 Description: Comprises copy of letter from Sir F A Weld describing journey taking sheep along the south coast from Wellington to Wairarapa and extract from letter from Wi...
Date: 1911 By: Becke, George Lewis, 1855-1913 Ref: qMS-0150 Description: Reminiscences of Becke's brief schooldays and of his association with Bully Hayes Source of title - Transcribed Quantity: 1 volume(s) (19 leaves). 0.01 Lin...
Date: 1947 By: Bowden, George Charles, 1877-1975 Ref: qMS-0262 Description: Recollections of George Bowden to whom Mansfield was married (1909-1918) Source of title - Supplied Quantity: 1 volume(s) (16 leaves). 0.01 Linear Metres. ...
Date: 1908-1920 By: Tyler, Esther May, 1908-1983 Ref: MS-Papers-3973 Description: The reminiscences describe Bid Tyler's childhood up to 1920 and comment on aspects of domestic and social life Source of title - Transcribed Bid Tyler, nee...
Date: 1853-1895 From: Pacific Manuscripts Bureau : Records of the Pacific Area Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-08-1221 Description: Comprise English language translations of Hawaiian language documents in the Micronesian collection, including missionaries' correspondence; reminiscences by...
Date: 1914-1985, 2014 By: Howse, Murray David, 1927-1986 Ref: MS-Group-2341 Description: The collection relates chiefly to Murray Howse's time on Pitcairn Island as education officer (accompanied by his family) ca 1959-1962, and to his return to ...
Date: [1947]-2001 By: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- Ref: MS-Group-1057 Description: The collection includes drafts of published and unpublished poems and translations into English of Latin and Romanian poetry; other literary works including ...
Date: [1948-2000] By: Duckworth, Marilyn Rose, 1935- Ref: MS-Group-1076 Description: The collection comprises published and unpublished juvenile writing by Duckworth, published and unpublished adult fiction, plays, poems, television scripts, ...
Date: 1855-[ca 1920] By: Matheson, William Brooklyn, 1861-1939 Ref: qMS-1348 Description: Tale of the hazards of fire in the Forty Mile Bush, late 19th century; 2 letters from John and Ann Groves to England, describing life at Castlepoint (1855-18...