- [ca 1856-2011]
- Hitchcock familyHitchcock, Barry Coleridge, 1944-2019
Collection relating to the Hitchcock family. Comprises papers and photographs about family history, and both the professional and family lives of several different family members. Includes shipboard diary of Henry Hitchcock describing the voyage to New Zealand on the clipper Calypso in 1874. Letters written in the 1860s from mother of Maria Hitchcock (née Thompson, 1855-1944) to family in Ireland from Kangaroo Flats goldfields in Victoria Australia. Accounts, letters, estate papers, and photographs of Edward Hitchcock. Postcard and photograph albums of his wife Elizabeth (Bessie) Hitchcock (née Hayes, 1880-1955), and letters of condolence on her death. Diaries, photographs and 1919 autograph book of Edward's twin sister Sister Margaret Hitchcock (1883-1967) during nursing service in World War 1. Diaries, letters, house plans and photographs of Henry Coleridge Hitchcock, including accounts of his young children. Also postcards and maps, World War 1 and World War 2 magazines, and family photographs taken by various photographers circa 1860s to 1990s.
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Pieces of trench art collected by Margaret Hitchcock were donated by Mr Barry Hitchcock to Te Papa, October 2011.
Quantity: 1442 b&w original photographic print(s). 463 b&w original negative(s). 50 folder(s). 22 colour original negative(s). 9 album(s). 2 box(es). 2 volume(s). 1 Electronic document(s). 0.72 Linear Metres of manuscript material..
Physical Description: Manuscipts, typescripts, photograph albums, photographic prints, film negatives, ephemera, printed material and electronic document.
Finding Aids: Two booklets published by the donor: 'The family register of the descendants of Clarke Duchesne Hitchcock, 1822-1883 and associated families', and 'The passage of the clipper ship 'Calypso' from London to Port Chalmers'. Copies of these are held at Library reference number MS-Papers-11195-35.
Donor supplied listing in Manuscripts staff backfile..
Provenance: Collection passed down through family to eldest sons.
Transfers: To Drawings & Prints Collection - Watercolour cartoon A-447-015, hand-painted post cards A-447-016, A-447-017, A-447-018/021 and hand-painted birthday card: A-449-01. - To Ephemera Collection - Business card from Dunedin pharmacy Eph-A-COSMETICS-1930s-01, Memorial cards for family members Eph-A-FUNERAL-1800s, Eph-A-FUNERAL-1900/1929, and Christmas card Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-1900-03. - To Book Collections - 'Blackie's first infant reader'..
Processing information: This collection description was updated in January 2020 to reunite separated materials from the same 2011 accession.
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- 1442 b&w original photographic print(s), 463 b&w original negative(s), 50 folder(s), 22 colour original negative(s), 9 album(s), 2 box(es), 2 volume(s), 1 Electronic document(s), 0.72 Linear Metres of manuscript material., Diaries, Electronic documents, Electronic records (Digital records), Family histories, Family portraits, Manuscripts, Personal correspondence, Photographs, Manuscipts, typescripts, photograph albums, photographic prints, film negatives, ephemera, printed material and electronic document.
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