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Type: Manuscripts/Archives

Call Number: MS 808

Author/Creator: Auckland Historical Society

Title: Records /

Physical Description: 2 boxes containing a total of 17 folders

Subject:

Content:
  • Box 1:
  • Folder 1:
  • Item 1 -- Early experiments with pensioner soldiers. (5 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Captain Emilius Le Roy, sailmaker. (3 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- The Ancient Trade of Sail-making. (2 leaves) Also includes a brief outline of Emilius Le Roys sail-making and canvas goods business in Auckland from its beginning in 1852. (2 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Memories of a young English boy in the early 1900s. (2 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- The story of Garden Place Hamiltons attractive city centre. (4 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- Captain Braund a sea-faring pioneer. (2 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- Captain Duder sits his exams. (3 leaves)
  • Folder 2:
  • Item 1 -- The depression years in Auckland and the Dock Street Mission. (5 leaves; 2 copies)
  • Item 2 -- Captain David Smale. (2 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- Pearl Dawson remembers Aucklands Amusements and Amenities 100 Years Ago. (4 leaves; 2 copies)
  • Item 4 -- Thomas Bannatyne Gillies, 1828-1889. (4 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- Two missionaries, maverick and model. (7 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- Sacks and shoes. (2 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- River transport to the Matamata estate: Navigation on the upper Waihou. (8 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- Centennial celebrations of the Stanley landing. 1980. [Note: see also item 14 for original typescript draft]. (2 leaves)
  • Item 9 -- At the Thames in 1801. (4 leaves)
  • Item 10 -- The Rev. William Walker E.D., Methodist minister. (14 leaves)
  • Item 11 -- Our dusty years; converting gum-land to grass-land. (4 leaves; 2 copies)
  • Item 12 -- The part-time law student of the 1920s (2 leaves)
  • Item 13 -- The beautiful city of Hamilton: Long Range Planning of 53 Years ago Helped Make it so. (5 leaves)
  • Item 14 -- Memories of early Matamata. (2 leaves)
  • Item 15 -- The Moore family of Hillcrest, Hamilton. (3 leaves)
  • Item 16 -- Waikato wives of the 1860s. (16 leaves)
  • Folder 3:
  • Item 1 -- Extracts from the log book of the H.M.S. Esk June 1863 to Sept. 1867. (3 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Farming at Cambridge, 1920 25. (8 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- The Depression Years in Northland 1928 1934. (2 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- The Rev. Ned Leef, of Manaia, Coromandel.' (3 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- Caesar Roose 1886 1967. (3 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- J.C. Sharlands Pharmacy at Apothecaries Hall. (9 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- Kenneth Seymour Cox, farmer of the Upper Waikato. (8 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- Mrs. Martins experiences in Hukanui in 1872. (3 leaves)
  • Item 9 -- The Hundred of Howick: A Story of the Crown Colony Days. (4 leaves + 2 note attachments; n.d.)
  • Item 10 -- Rafting kauri logs down the northern Wairoa river. (4 leaves)
  • Item 11 -- The unusual history of the Fencible stone cottage at Panmure, Auckland.' (3 leaves)
  • Folder 4:
  • Item 1 -- Friends of Ours. (10 leaves + 2 photos)
  • Item 2 -- Captain Daldy, Sailor, Trader, Timberman, Businessman, Pioneer of Local Government. (9 leaves + photo)
  • Item 3 -- Pioneers of the Waikato Dairy Industry: Sir William Goodfellow 1880-1974. (5 leaves + 2 photos)
  • Item 4 -- The Three Kings Native Institution: A sketch of the history of Wesley College in Grafton, at Three Kings, Mt Eden and at Paerata, in the Franklin County 1844-74. (8 leaves)
  • Folder 5:
  • Item 1 -- The Thorp family come to New Zealand 1839-40. (6 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Captain Porter buys land in Auckland. (4 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- The Rev. John Alexander Wilson (1809-1887): An early New Zealand Missionary. (10 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Maria Wilson, Mrs. Kemp. 1816 1889. (4 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- The late H.C.M. Norris, QSM. (1 leaf)
  • Item 6 -- Meeting of the Waters, The Story of Ngaruawahia. (1 leaf)
  • Item 7 -- The Great Fertilizer War of 1927. (13 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- Reminiscences of Matamata Estate in 1904. (5 leaves; 2 copies). Also included is a separate typescript entitled The Reminiscences of Mr A.J. Young. (8 leaves)
  • Item 9 -- Great Logging Days in the North. (3 leaves)
  • Item 10 -- The murders at Turanga Creek: An account of the tragic happenings at Whitford in 1863. (5 leaves)
  • Folder 6:
  • Item 1 -- Pioneers of the Waikato dairy industry. (4 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Bell House at Pakuranga. (6 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- The brig Gertrude: its part in the Waipu settlement. (6 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Robert Stone, an old Thamesite. (7 leaves)
  • Folder 7:
  • Item 1 -- St. Lukes Presbyterian Church, Remuera, Auckland. (4 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Arthur Gubbins, diary extract, 30 January 1871 to 10 March 1872. (6 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- No Easy Life for Early Ministers of the Church: A Memoir of the Rev. J.B. Richardson and his Wife Mary Ann Hay. (3 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- New Zealand Place-Names. (11 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- The Sintons of Brighams Creek Farmers and Store-keepers. Note: Typescript incomplete (missing page or pages). (9 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- Thomas Coates House on Orakei Peninsula. (5 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- Family anecdotes of Henry Williams, the pioneer missionary. (6 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- Don Bucks Camp: A gum-diggers resort north of Auckland about 1890. (4 leaves; 2 copies)
  • Folder 8:
  • Item 1 -- Elizabeth Colenso on Norfolk Island. (5 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Early Auckland Settlers with a Difference: the Sisters of Mercy. (8 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- Early days in Ngaruawahia. (6 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Old Parnell School. (4 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- Farming at East Tamaki around 1890. (2 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- William Innes Taylor and the West Tamaki Road Board. (5 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- Life in 1900: A school teacher remembers back to 1892. (3 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- Memories of an apprentice at Frasers in 1920. (3 leaves)
  • Item 9 -- Frasers Foundry. (7 leaves)
  • Folder 9:
  • Item 1 -- A District Nurse on Waiheke Island: Sistdr [sic] Tribe tells of her work. (2 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- A pastoral visit to the Great Barrier Island. (4 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- The life and times of F.J. Brooks. (3 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Dr. Grace de Courcy: An Auckland girl gets herself a medical degree in 1887. (2 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- Life among the missionaries in New Zealand. (13 leaves; 2 copies)
  • Folder 10:
  • Item 1 -- A brave surveyor helps to rescue victims. (5 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Greenhithe and its early pioneers. (6 leaves; 2 copies)
  • Item 3 -- William Smellie Grahame: an almost unknown founder of Auckland. (6 leaves)
  • Folder 11:
  • Item 1 -- The Ponsonby Post Office. (2 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Dr. Carl Frank Fischer M.D.: an early Auckland physician, botanist and viticulturalist'. (6 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- History of the Rev Charles Baker. (13 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- History of an Historical Journal: How it Began and How it Developed. (7 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- Hamilton in the 1900s. (7 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- Huntly Primary School 1879 1979: Another Centenary celebrated.. (2 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- Auckland Gas Company Limited: the exciting story of New Zealands No. 1 company from affluence to poverty to affluence. (13 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- A country storekeeper tells her story. (4 leaves)
  • Item 9 -- Captain Ranulph Dacre, sea-captain, trader, adventurer, and pioneer of the timber export trade. (5 leaves; n.d.; original holograph plus typed draft)
  • Folder 12:
  • Item 1 -- The Prince Edward Island Settlers. (5 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- How did the emigrants fare in New Zealand? (5 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- Early Waikato River trade. (6 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- The Coates family of the Kaipara. (3 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- Dads Army. (10 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- Alexander Williamson Kinmont. (9 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- McLennans of Fernaig.. (18 leaves)
  • Folder 13:
  • Item 1 -- The History of Waikato Hospital and Hockin House. (5 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- John Rogan surveyor & magistrate 1821 1899. (9 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- A pioneer storekeeper. The McInnes family of Pollock settlement. (11 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Rev. Richard Taylors Involvement with Land Purchase. (4 leaves)
  • Folder 14:
  • Item 1 -- Part 1 of the journal of Arthur Winthrop Gubbins (1844 1902) covering a period from 8 September 1869 to early December 1869. (12 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- Part 2 of the journal of Arthur Winthrop Gubbins, covering a period from 15 December 1869 to 22 August 1870. (19 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- Part 3 of the journal of Arthur Winthrop Gubbins, covering a period from 10 December 1870 to 10 March 1872. (9 leaves)
  • Box 2:
  • Folder 1:
  • Item 1 -- Recollections of an early pioneer of the Department of Agriculture, New Zealand. (21 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- The Mairs come to Whangarei. (5 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- Brown and the Wairere Track. (8 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Memories of Lower Matakana (10 leaves)
  • Folder 2:
  • Item 1 -- The Fourth Waikato arrives at Hamilton 1864. (2 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- History of the Waiorongomai Goldfield. (4 leaves)
  • Item 3 -- A trip to Great Barrier Island in 1832. (3 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- A pastoral visit to the Great Barrier Island. (4 leaves)
  • Item 5 -- The Great Barrier Island. (8 leaves)
  • Item 6 -- Alexander Wiseman (1865 1915) an Auckland architect. (2 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- The Mining Town of Huntly. Heroes of the First Era. (5 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- Elizabeth Colenso on Norfolk Island. (4 leaves)
  • Item 9 -- Barges on the Manukau Harbour. (2 leaves)
  • Item 10 -- Melmerly Collegiate School. (3 leaves)
  • Item 11 -- Vernon Roberts, a Waikato Official. (3 leaves)
  • Item 12 -- The earliest trans-Tasman timber shipment. (3 leaves)
  • Item 13 -- A Hundred Years of Commercial Coal. Huntly celebrates and unusual centenary. (1 leaf)
  • Item 14 -- Birth of Hamilton in 1864. (2 leaves)
  • Item 15 -- St Mary on the Hill, Pokeno. (2 leaves)
  • Item 16 -- Hans Rudolph Haeusler a talented and unforgettable Schoolmaster: his history. (1 leaf)
  • Item 17 -- An Outline History of the Melanesian Mission. (1 leaf)
  • Item 18 -- Big Business on the Kaipara. (1 leaf)
  • Item 19 -- Captain Albert Duders Life Story. (4 leaves)
  • Item 20 -- Early experiments with pensioner soldiers. Note: duplicate copy also in box 1, folder 1, item 1. (5 leaves)
  • Item 21 -- Andrew Kay storey. (2 leaves)
  • Item 22 -- The First Visits of Royalty to New Zealand. (3 leaves)
  • Item 23 -- George Codlin. (3 leaves)
  • Item 24 -- Life in 1900 Dr. Alice Horsley, OBE, Aucklands first woman doctor. (2 leaves)
  • Item 25 -- The Tower, My Birthplace. (7 leaves)
  • Item 26 -- Life in 1900. A Riverhead Settler Remembers . (2 leaves)
  • Item 27 -- Donald Manson and F.H. Edgecumbe, pioneer and surveyor. (2 leaves; 2 copies)
  • Item 28 -- James Preece, pioneer missionary (1802 1870). (3 leaves)
  • Item 29 -- The Wigmores of Hahei Beach, Mercury Bay. (3 leaves plus 1 from original typescript)
  • Item 30 -- The Story of Carleton Gore, in Grafton: The old house occupied for nearly 100 years by the family of the Rev. H.H. Lawry and now the site of the Auckland University School of Medicine. (5 leaves)
  • Folder 3:
  • Item 1 -- Thomas Bannatyne Gillies 1828 1889. Note: duplicate copy also in box 1, folder 2, item 4. (2 copies: original typescript, 9 leaves; duplicate, 4 leaves)
  • Item 2 -- The murders at Turanga Creek: An account of the tragic happenings at Whitford in 1863. Note: duplicate copy also in box 1, folder 5, item 10. (6 leaves including map)
  • Item 3 -- Great Logging Days in the North. Note: duplicate copy also in box 1, folder 5, item 9. (2 copies: original holograph, 5 leaves; duplicate, 3 leaves)
  • Item 4 -- Hamilton Public Library A Brief History. (1 leaf)
  • Item 5 -- Training For a Civil Engineer in the 1920s. (1 leaf)
  • Item 6 -- Starting your studies [at] the Auckland University College 1921-25. (2 leaves)
  • Item 7 -- Early Memories of the Chemistry and Physics Departments (Before They Removed to the Choral Hall in 1918). (2 leaves)
  • Item 8 -- The Old Chapel, St Marys Convent, Ponsonby, Auckland and St. Patricks School Closes: A sad farewell to Aucklands oldest school. (3 leaves)
  • Item 9 -- The Great Fertilizer War of 1927. (5 leaves)
  • Item 10 -- The good ship Active. A brief survey of Marsdens Active and others of the same name.' (5 leaves)
  • Item 11 -- Bishop Selwyns Bells in particular and in general.' (3 leaves)
  • Item 12 -- Joshua Thorps impressions of the town of Auckland in 1857. (11 leaves)
  • Item 13 -- The Beginnings of Beckby the Thorp family buy land on the Wairoa River (now Clevedon)'. (4 leaves)
  • Item 14 -- Copy of journal written at Huntly, Waikato, on 7 September 1907, by William Field Porter an account of a voyage in 1838. (36 leaves)

Associated Material: See also Acc. Nos. 75/50, 75/80, 75/92, 76/28, 76/29, 76/30, and 76/31 for other material by Auckland Historical Society.

Citation: Auckland Historical Society. Records. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 808.

Finding Aid:

Description: Collection of mostly typescript drafts of articles submitted to the Society for publication in its journal.

Access: Open

Medium:
  • Holographs
  • Typescript
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