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Victoria University of Wellington. School of Biological Sciences - further memorabilia donated by Alan Hoverd

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-025

Content Description

The silver cup is hallmarked {E.J. H Anchor Lion E} E.J.H = E. J. Houlston reg. 1903 and 1945 Anchor and Lion = Birmingham sterling silver E = 1929

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Access Restrictions

Materials closed until processed.


  • 1928-1985


40 linear_centimeters (Original Kirk Cup, Second Kirk Cup, Printer's plate for "Tuatara" Biology Publication, box (30cm x 7cm x 2cm) of antique microscope slides. 2 boxes Donated by Alan Hoverd)


Box 1: 1)Second Kirk Cup (Silver) Hand written labels " A Tribute to Professor H. B. Kirk on his retirement from THE CHAIR OF BIOLOGY 1944 Presented by the students of the SCIENCE FACULTY to perpetuate the tradition ---------of an-------- Annual Interdepartmental RUGBY MATCH" 2) Wooden Plinth Badges read face one: ~1969~ ~1970~ ~1971~ Botony 5 Zoology 17 Botany 9 Zoology 5 Botany 6 Zoology 9 ~1984~ ~1974~ Zoology 16 Botany 25 Botany 0 Zoo 16 Second face: ~1975~ Rained out Drinking Hom[e] Botony 3) Newspaper Clipping 4) Zinc (zinco) Printing plate of Giant Squid possibly made for "Tuatara" Biology Publication. Plate appears to be unused as has never been mounted on a printers block (has no nail holes or block attached) and has no traces of ink. 5) Box of microscope slides, with prepared samples. Box 3 1)First Kirk Cup: Hand written labels "~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Kirk ~ Cup ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Presented by Prof. Kirk for Annual Competition between Chemistry Biology and Physics Geology and Maths." [Old English type face] badges read from Right of presentation label going round the cup: Chem. Phys. Geol Chem. Chem. Biol. Maths Biol. Biol. 1932 1934 1940 19[2]8 Phys. Geol. Phys. Geol Phys. Geol Chem. Phys Geol Maths Maths Maths Biol. Maths 1933 1939 1941 1930 1931