Series 1 Papers and photographs relating to the history of the Hitchcock family in New Zealand

1850-1902, 1928, 1930, 1960
Calypso (Ship); Hitchcock, Clarke Duchesne, 1822-1883; Hitchcock, Henry, 1850-1902; Hitchcock, Maria, 1855-1944

Series comprises papers and photographs relating to the Hitchcock family, from Lavenham, Suffolk, and in particular to the first generation of the family to settle in New Zealand - Clarke Duchesne Hitchcock, his wife Sarah and their 10 children, who sailed on the 'Calypso', arriving at Port Chalmers on 26 October 1874. Includes a shipboard diary kept by Henry Hitchcock (the eldest son) and also a diary written by his future wife, Maria Thompson, who immigrated on the same ship. Series also includes correspondence of Maria's parents (John and Mary Thompson) who emigrated from Ireland to Kangaroo Flat, Victoria, in 1855, and papers relating to the years before her marriage, when Maria taught at Waikouaiti School in Otago. Further material includes collected family photographs, miscellaneous papers relating to descendants of Clarke Duchesne Hitchcock, and a statement dated 1891 (with no provenance) by Patara Ngungukai on the subject of eating human flesh.

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Quantity: 658 b&w original photographic print(s). 19 b&w original negative(s). 8 folder(s). 5 colour original photographic print(s). 2 item(s) of photographic ephemera. 1 Electronic document(s).

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658 b&w original photographic print(s), 19 b&w original negative(s), 8 folder(s), 5 colour original photographic print(s), 2 item(s) of photographic ephemera, 1 Electronic document(s), Family histories, Electronic records (Digital records), Electronic documents, Photographs
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Henry Hitchcock's diary of the voyage of the Calypso/transcribed by Barry Hitchcock
Date: 1874 [transcribed, 2004] From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: MSDL-1415 Description: A transcription by Barry Hitchcock of Henry Hitchcock's diary of the voyage of the clipper `Calypso' to New Zealand from London, 1874. Henry Hitchcock travel...
Date: 1860s-1997 From: Hitchcock family: Collection By: Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Clifford & Morris (Firm); London Portrait Rooms (Dunedin, N.Z.); Berry and Company; Green & Hahn (Firm); Leicagraph Studio (Wellington, N.Z.); Isaacs, Jacob Nathan, 1877-1962 Ref: PAColl-10659-017 Description: Family photographs taken by a range of identified and unidentified photographers during the period circa 1860s to 1997, many with dates and captions annotate...
Date: 1903-1909, 1924, 1927, ca 1944 From: Hitchcock family: Collection By: Kinsey, William Henry Scott, 1860-1931; Lawson, Albert, 1844?-1901 Ref: PAColl-10659-012 Description: Photographs relating to Maria Hitchcock taken by mainly unidentified photographers. Includes group portrait of the staff of Wellington Training College (incl...
Date: 1891 From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11195-30 Description: Folder contains a transcription, signed by Alfred Ginders, of the statement of Patara Ngugnukai of Whakarewarewa, which discusses the eating of human flesh -...
Date: Jul 1873, 1 Jul 1879 From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: MSI-11195 Description: Folder contains `First class certificate' from the Church Education Society for Ireland (1883), a letter from John Hislop, Inspector for the Education Office...
Date: 21 Nov 1874, 24 Jul 1877, 12 Dec 1878, 13 Dec 1878, 1930, 1960 From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11195-24 Description: Folder comprises papers relating to Maria Thompson's teaching position and booklets from the school's 70th anniversary and centenary. Papers include an ack...
Date: 1874-1880 From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11195-21 Description: Folder contains a bound volume, the first half being a diary of the trip from the East India Docks in London to Port Chalmers, Dunedin, from 27 July to 26 O...
Date: 2004, 2011 From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11195-35 Description: Folder contains two booklets: `The passage of the clipper ship `Calypso' from London to Port Chalmers, as recorded by Henry Hitchcock (August 3rd 1874-Octobe...
Date: [ca 1882-1918] From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: fMS-Papers-11195-2 Description: Folder includes a `family register' listing names and dates for Thomas Hitchcock (1770-1838), his wife Mary Ann (nee Patrick, 1783-1861), their son Thomas Pa...
Date: 3 Aug 1874-24 Oct 1874 From: Hitchcock family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11195-22 Description: Folder comprises diary (soft-covered exercise book), with entries written in ink, some with notes on events on board, others simply details from the ship's ...