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Ardlussa School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0127
Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 1937

Athol School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0130
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - c.1991

Balfour School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0133
Dates: Majority of material found within 1887 - 1954

BROWN, David Morton interviewed by Ailsa Dawson

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0024
Overview This interview covers David’s family history, his involvement in the Army in the pacific and his shift to Lumsden in 1946 where he went into partnership in the grocery store with Ray Pickering. Later this became Brown Brothers and traded for 40 years. There is a description of how this business operated and the addition of the rural mail to it. David describes his interests which include: his rugby career, driver for St John’s Ambulance, RSA, Senior Citizens, and Lions.
Dates: 2007

Caroline School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0170
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891 -1936

Castle Rock School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0171
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927 - 1936

Cattle Flat School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0172
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 1933

COGHLAN, Gerald and Beverley interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 4
Identifier: H0071
Overview This interview looks at the building of the new Mossburn Community Centre, the fund raising efforts of the community e.g. Mossburn 1600 (bike ride) which is described in detail. It goes onto the construction and opening of the new centre which has several clubs within it e.g. Rifle range, Netball Courts, Basketball, and Badminton etc.
Dates: 2007

DANIEL, Olive interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 3
Identifier: H0002
Overview This interview covers Olive’s early life in Northern Southland, her attendances at Lumsden School and subsequent School Jubilees. She gives a description of rabbiting and talks of her work history, marriage, children and shop ownership with husband Jim. Has an explanation of RSA WELFARE in relation to life after husband’s death. Talks about life in small communities.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2008 - 2010

EATON, Thelma Catherine Margaret interviewed by Ailsa Dawson

 Record Group — Box: 9
Identifier: H0033
Overview Thelma describes her early life and catching the Kinston Flyer to Balfour School from Lintley near Lumsden. She was man powered onto the family farm during WW2 and discusses these years and the depression years. Thelma talks of her: marriage, purchase of land near Balfour, family, involvement in country activities and interests in golf and gardening.
Dates: 2007

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