Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers

Date
1768-1784, 1840-1980
By
Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980
Ref
MS-Group-1233
Description

Comprises Elsdon Craig's research papers and notes on the interlinked Craig, Best and Gudgeon families, notes and drafts on his own publications on Walter Gudgeon, Elsdon Best and the histories of Papakura and Queen Victoria School, articles on Maori and on other topics for the `New Zealand Herald', the Helps family papers, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings from various sources, some private correspondence and diaries, papers relating to Elsdon Best and Walter Gudgeon, biographical notes on a number of prominent New Zealanders,whose lives he was researching, unpublished literary works by him and other people, and other material.

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Arrangement: Arranged into series by topic.

Elsdon Craig, a journalist for the New Zealand Herald, wrote biographies of Elsdon Best and Walter Gudgeon, and the histories of Papakura and Queen Victoria School. His source material was purchased by the Alexander Turnbull Library after the death of his wife.

Quantity: 256 folder(s). 8 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Holographs, mss, typescripts, printed matter

Transfers: To Photographic Archive - Albums of photographs - To Cartographic Collection - 3 plans and maps - To Drawings & Prints Collection - 1 print and 7 cartoons.

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256 folder(s), 8 Linear Metres, Clippings, Diaries, Drafts (Documents), Manuscripts, Personal correspondence, Personal papers, Research notes, Holographs, mss, typescripts, printed matter
There are 11 sub-groups.
There are 294 items in total.
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Date: [ca 1940] From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-016 Description: Typescript drafts of stories and articles, all concerning Australia. None appear to have been published, and the identity of R B Howard is unknown. Quantity...
Date: [ca 1940] From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-015 Description: Typescript drafts of stories and articles, all concerning Australia. None appear to have been published, and the identity of R B Howard is unknown. Quantity...
Date: 1971 From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-170 Description: Notes, clippings and other material relating to Elsdon Craig's research on Albert Park. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1931-1970] From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-215 Description: Loose notes, clippings and drafts on a many articles, mainly on Auckland City history. Most notes are not titled and are incomplete. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1955-1977 From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-208 Description: Comprises notes for an article on Rarotonga, newspaper cuttings, mainly about Gudgeon's fire walking in Fiji, and anm early copy of the Auckland Pacific Isla...
Date: [ca 1979] From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-140 Description: Notes and papers relating to the history of the Craig family, both in New Zealand and Scotland. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1960-1970] From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-193 Description: Notes for a recipe book, introducing the recipes provided by distinguished ladies. No actual recipes are given. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1970] From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-164 Description: Drafts, research note and other papers tracing the history of the Craig family and their links with the Johnston family. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1952, 1970 From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-237 Description: Illustrated articles taken from Scots newspapers of the Border region in Scotland. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1969 From: Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7888-232 Description: Report on farming in Waiapu, prepared by NZ Department of Agriculture. Quantity: 1 folder(s).