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F.G. [Frederick George] Hall-Jones Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0001
Overview This collection contains material from noted Southland historian and author Frederick (Fred) George Hall-Jones. It includes a large number of maps (originals and copies), many with hand-written notations. Also included are his research notes on Southland history, newspaper clippings, as well as various historical pamphlets and publications.
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1793 - 1986

Grant Postcard Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0637
Overview Processing Note: This collection is awaiting arrangement and description. Please contact Archives staff for further details of collection content.Contains 204 black and white and colour postcards from around Invercargill and Southland. Includes Estuary, Botanic Gardens, Tay, Dee and Esk Streets, Cathedral, Hospitals, Post Office, Oreti Beach, Town Hall, views from Water Tower, Thomson's Bush, Makarewa Bush, St Paul's Church, First Church, St John's Church,...
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1910 - 2000

Southland Photograph and Postcard Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0492
Dates: 1890 - 1991

TAYLOR, John Edgar interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Container: Box 22
Identifier: H0046
Overview This interview covers the life, jobs and family of the interviewee. John was born in Otatara and moved to Christchurch when his father joined the army, based in Burnham before serving overseas. John returned to Invercargill and he attended Waihopai and Hedgehope Schools and Southland Technical College. He left school to work in a grocers. Then he worked in Sargood's Warehouse, Southland Catchment Board and then joined the police force. He then worked in a carpet warehouse with his father. After...
Dates: 2011

WATSON, Joan Louisa interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 16
Identifier: H0171
Overview In this interview Joan explains how she and her husband Rex knew Dr. Geoffrey Orbell and their discovery of Takahē in Fiordland. She also talks of their subsequent expeditions’ with Dr. Fowler and Jack Sorenson to study the birds; And the publishing of articles about the discovery in papers and magazines throughout the world e.g. National Geographic and Time Magazine.
Dates: 2007