Research papers


Research papers relating to various topics including Halley's Comet, and Maori astronomy and astrology, laments including `Laments for the fallen at Orakau' and lament by Rangi-Mamao relayed to Cowan by Tamarahi Tomairangi in 1896. Also contains a duplicate letter by Cowan to the General Manager of the Tourist and Publicity Department, dated November 13, 1939 regarding criticism of his book New Zealand's First Century. Also contains a copy of Rua the Prophet published in the Wide World Magazine, research notes relating to McGillivray's Dream and papers relating to pounamu `West Coast legends of greenstone' and `Heaphy's account of pounamu working' from 1933.

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Cowan, James, 1870-1943 : Papers / Series 2 Research papers
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