New Zealand -- History -- 19th century
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Contains a letter to Carrick from H.McIlhone, a number of clippings (mostly letters to the editor and reports of Parliamentary proceedings), notes and clippings glued onto pages from Parliamentary proeedings, sundry manuscript and typescript notes re travel and commerce within New Zealand and concerns about settlers' approach to Maori land.
Mathew, Sarah Louise (Mrs. Felton Mathew) - Extracts from 'Diary' [Autobiography], and letter to her sister Margaret (Mrs. T. W. Smith) Paihia, 1840
Two items: A carbon copy of typed transcriptions headed 'Extracts from "Diary" (autobiography) of Mrs Felton Mathews; a carbon copy of a typed transcript of a letter, dated 18th July 1940, from Mrs Mathews to her sister Margaret.
Contains the full facsimile copy of R.M. Dick (ed.), ‘The Growing Tradition: A collection of New Zealand songs’ [unpublished]. Some annotation of the front, “further to my recent letter. Andrew Campbell.” The songs document colonial life, the New Zealand back country and soldier experience in the various wars of the 20th century [See ‘Roger Dick’ folder].
A series of handwritten and typed poetry either by or collected by Richard ‘Dick’ Clemens, and a letter of correspondence from his daughter Anne Nithe. The poems reflect New Zealand back country culture, love, drinking and revelry. Also includes some racy greeting cards. The correspondence with Anne Nithe gives the only referable date of the collection as November 8, 1976. She also gives Clemens’ lifespan, 1885-1960.