Scrapbooks, clippings and related material

Date
1866-1946
Ref
Series-5940
Description

Contains scrapbooks, clippings, and material associated with scrapbooks, including photographs, watercolours, and loose papers. Topics include Māori culture, the New Zealand Wars, and ships. The two watercolours are by George Sheriff, 1846-1930, depicting the Waihi and Manaia Redoubts.

Title supplied by Library.

Quantity: 2 volume(s). 10 folder(s). 2 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Two volumes, loose papers, photographs, and two watercolours

Additional description

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Access restrictions
Partly restricted material
Part of
Cowan family: Collection
Format
2 volume(s), 10 folder(s), 2 watercolour(s), Scrapbooks, Clippings, Photographs, Watercolours, Two volumes, loose papers, photographs, and two watercolours
There are 15 items in total.
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There are 15 items in this group.
Date: 1866-1923 From: Cowan family: Collection By: Pulman (Firm); New Zealand. Tourism Department Ref: fMS-Papers-11946-016 Description: Loose material from scrapbook relating to Māori topics (MSZ-1688) including clippings, photographs, and printed translation of the land deed, of the site of ...
Date: 13 November 1933 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MSI-Papers-11946-2 Description: Clippings relating to the 'New Zealand Herald' 70th anniversary and the history of Auckland. Title supplied by Library. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [1920s-1930s] From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: fMS-Papers-11946-019 Description: Children's drawings which were originally housed in the scrapbook with the reference number (MSZ-1688). Created by Roy (James Robson) Cowan and [possibly] Jo...
Date: [ca 1920s] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: A-472-029 Description: The Alexandras lined up on horseback and holding [rifles?]. Captain Fletcher Harrison is drilling the cavalry. The Manaia Redoubt, including watchtower, is i...
Date: 1894-1898 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MSZ-1688 Description: A scrapbook of clippings and photographs relating to Māori topics, including the tangihanga (funeral) of King Tawhiao, and other hui. Photographs include im...
Date: [1906, 1937] From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-184 Description: Articles on 'The Brothers' (rocky islets in the Cook Strait), 'Birds of message', 'Canoe-makers', obituary for Alfred Edward Barr-Brown (and photograph of Mr...
Date: [ca 1920s] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: A-472-028 Description: Snow capped Mount Taranaki with Waihi Redoubt in front of it. There is a watchtower and three other buildings. Troops march on a road in the foreground. Ins...
Date: 1897-1898 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MSZ-1687 Description: A scrapbook of clippings relating to sailing ships and shipping. It has articles relating to the 'New Zealand Ensign' laid in the front pages. Title supplie...
Date: [1852-1946] From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-202 Description: Articles on native plants, New Zealand history, and Māori poetry including 'Te Uira's lament' (with translation). The annotations (including dates and source...
Date: 1936-1937 From: Cowan family: Collection By: New Zealand Railways magazine Ref: MS-Papers-11946-028 Description: Two articles from the 'Famous New Zealanders' series, published in 'The New Zealand Railways Magazine'. Published on 1 April 1936, no 37, in the series, abou...