Bothamley family: Papers and photographs

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Date
1870-1950
By
Bothamley family; Reid, Hester Elizabeth, 1896-Bothamley, Arthur Thomas, 1846-1938
Ref
ATL-Group-00656
Description

A collection of papers and photographs accumulated by members of the Bothamley family.

Manuscript materials comprise mainly inwards correspondence from New Zealand political leaders, Governors-General, and other well known persons (including three letters from Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, written between 1908-1910); greeting cards; clippings of signatures taken from letters; invitations; a volume of verse by John Rigg; and printed ephemera.

Photographic materials comprise loose black and white photographs relating to Henry Jackson and Sir James Hector and family; three photograph albums, and a film negative showing Tauwhitinui Pā.

Members of the Bothamley family had close connection to the New Zealand Parliament over many years. Arthur Thomas Bothamley began working in the Legislative Council in 1871, and served as the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod 1892-1937. His sons Charles Mildmay Bothamley and Grafton Francis Bothamley both served as clerks of the House and of Parliament. Charles Mildmay also worked for W and G Turnbull circa 1909; and Grafton Francis was a personal friend of Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull.

Quantity: 2 folder(s). 3 album(s). 1 b&w original negative(s). 38 b&w original photographic print(s). 20 b&w original photographic print(s) (mounted on card) in one box.

Physical Description: Photograph albums, loose black and white photographic prints, annotated and typescript letters and envelopes (soem with stamps), greeting cards, notes, and printed ephemera

Provenance: Phyllis Lucinda Bothamley, daughter of Arthur Thomas and Elizabeth Bothamley, had an interest in autographs, and may have originally collected the manuscript materials in this collection. They and the photographic materials were in possession of her sister Mrs Hester Elizabeth Reid prior to donation to the Library.

Transfers: Donated with manuscript material see MS-Papers-0603. - One loose print of a Māori village scene was extracted from this collection by the Library for use in the file prints catalogue, and is now housed at Library reference PAColl-5671-43..

Processing information: The materials in this collection were previously split into separate collections. As they are of the same provenance a new collection description was created in November 2018.

Not all names are indexed in this collection.

Additional description

Alternative form available: Copy negative at 1/2-075309

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Format
2 folder(s), 3 album(s), 1 b&w original negative(s), 38 b&w original photographic print(s), 20 b&w original photographic print(s) (mounted on card) in one box, Ephemera, Family papers, Manuscripts, Photographs, Photograph albums, loose black and white photographic prints, annotated and typescript letters and envelopes (soem with stamps), greeting cards, notes, and printed ephemera
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Date: [Between 1880s and 1890s] From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs By: Deveril, Herbert, 1840-1911; Lindt, John William, 1845-1926; Wright, Henry Charles Clarke, 1844-1936 Ref: PA1-o-431 Description: Photographs taken during the 1880s and 1890s, chiefly by Henry Charles Clarke Wright, with others probably taken by Herbert Deveril. All show scenes in New Z...
Scene at Tauwhitinui Pā
Date: [ca 1910] From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs Ref: 1/2-091204-F Description: Scene at Tauwhitinui Pa, circa 1910, showing whare and an unidentified group of Māori people. The Whanganui River is in the background. Photographer unidenti...
Date: [Between about 1879 and 1899] From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs By: Wright, Henry Charles Clarke, 1844-1936 Ref: PA1-q-192 Description: Photographs taken by Henry Wright in the Wellington Region between about 1879 and 1899. In the album there is one photograph (p 33), of the Pink Terraces whi...
View of Picton
Date: [ca 1900] From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs Ref: 1/2-034942-F Description: View of Picton, looking towards the foreshore, circa 1900. Sailboats can be seen in the harbour. Taken by an unidentified photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w copy...
Date: [Between 1900 and 1909] From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs By: Herrmann, Louisa Marian, 1864-1955 Ref: PAColl-0915-02 Description: Portrait of Hilda Jackson, taken ca 1900s by Louisa M Herrmann of Wellington. Other - Dated from format and medium of image, and photographer's known death ...
Date: March 1903 From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs Ref: PAColl-0915-42 Description: Portrait of Henry Jackson, taken ca March 1903 by an unknown photographer. Inscriptions: Mount verso - centre - Your affect. father Henry Jackson, March 30 ...
Date: [190?] From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs Ref: PAColl-0915-41 Description: Portrait of Mrs Henry Jackson, taken ca 1900s by an unknown photographer. Other - Dated from format and medium of image Inscriptions: Verso - centre - Mrs ...
Date: 1870-1935 From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs Ref: MS-Papers-0603-1 Description: Inwards correspondence, mostly letters sent to Arthur Thomas Bothamley, and a few to his daughter Phyllis Lucinda Bothamley. Some letters are accompanied by ...
Date: 1854-1937, 1950 From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs Ref: MS-Papers-0603-2 Description: Comprises inwards letters and notes, printed matter, and clippings. Most letters and notes are addressed to Arthur Thomas Bothamley, Grafton Francis Bothamle...
Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull and unknown man on the deck of his yacht
From: Bothamley family: Papers and photographs Ref: PA1-o-432-153-1 Description: Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull (centre) lying on the deck of his yacht next to an unknown man. Thought to be the yacht 'Rona', but could be the 'Iorangi'. Tur...