Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 : Letters

Date
1846-1869
By
Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902Arnold, Josephine, active 1840s
Ref
MS-Papers-1038
Description

Comprises 31 letters from Collinson to members of his family, written from Wellington, Wanganui, and Auckland with impressions of the Maori, particularly Te Rauparaha and Rangihaeata, account of 1848 earthquake, and references to Thomas Arnold (1846-1850). Also 6 letters from others, including Thomas Arnold to Collinson and other documents and letters in Maori (1847-1869).

Language - Some letters in Maori

Relationship complexity - See also Collinson's 'Seven years service...' at fMS-050-051, and his sketches held in the Drawings and Prints Collection.

Quantity: 3 folder(s). 0.03 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Holographs, mss (some photocopies)

Finding Aids: Inventory available.

Some letters include sketches

Access restrictions
Partly restricted material - Please use surrogate copy
Format
3 folder(s), 0.03 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Manuscripts, Holographs, mss (some photocopies), Illustration: Some letters include sketches
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Huts and Waikanae Church
Date: 1847 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 : Letters By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: MS-Papers-1038-1-17 Description: Sketch by Thomas Bernard Collinson contained on page three in his letter to Dick of 28 Feb 1847 Quantity: 1 piece. Physical Description: Ink sketch 200mm x...
Date: 1846-1852 Ref: MS-Papers-1038-3 Description: Letters in Maori; tables of Ngati Awa [Te Ati Awa] migration to Taranaki; 28 sub-tribes of Tainui Waka with their numbers, location, chiefs and origins, and ...
Town of Auckland from the head of the town valley
Date: Nov 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1038-1-09/bc Description: Sketch by Thomas Bernard Collinson contained in his letter to his mother of 30 Nov 1846. Numbered key lists prominent buildings and some local Maori. North H...
Date: 1847-1869 Ref: MS-Papers-1038-2 Description: Letters from: Bishop Selwyn, H C Balneavis, Thomas Arnold, C W Pasley and [General Henderson] Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss Finding Aid...
Letter including sketch of Stockades at Wanganui from Shakespeare Cliff
Date: 1847 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 : Letters Ref: MS-Papers-1038-1-22 Description: Quantity: 1 letter. Physical Description: Four pages on one leaf