- 1768-1784, 1840-1980
- Craig, Elsdon Walter Grant, 1917-1980
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Best and Walter Gudgeon, biographical notes on a number of prominent New Zealanders,whose lives he was researching, unpublished literary works by him and other people, and other material.
Source of title - Supplied by Library
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
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