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Catlins District (N.Z.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Foster Postcard and Photograph Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: A0630
Overview Processing Note: This collection is awaiting arrangement and description. Please contact Archives staff for details of collection content.
Dates: Majority of material found within c.1910 - 1917

GLENDINNING, Russell MacLennan interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box 9
Identifier: H0124
Overview In this interview Russell talks of family history, his life and education around the Catlins. He has had a passion for railway since childhood. Russell describes local history around Taukuku e.g. whaling, Maori settlement and ship wrecks. He also describes farming on Peninsula, saw milling, and medical treatments and diseases. At the age of 15 Russell joined the railways as a labourer where he studied and gained qualifications. He found his niche with the Kingston Flyer in 1971 and describes...
Dates: 2008