Allan, Rigby

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A collection of research notes and personal papers collected and created by Rigby Thomas Ewen Allan (1908-1977) while he was Director of the Taranaki Museum.

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  Box 1

Folder 1. People. Research notes

Folder 2. Barrett, Richard [Dicky] research notes.

Folder 3. Guard family. Research notes

Folder 4. Perrett, Caroline [Queenie] research notes

Folder 5. Watt, Isaac. Research notes.

Folder 6. Battle sites. Include research notes on Pratt's Sap and the Battle of Waireka.

Folder 7. Parihaka research notes (1) Includes 'Sayings of Te Whiti J. Caselberg'

Folder 8. Parihaka research notes (2)

Folder 9. Parihaka visits and reports

Folder 10. Other site visits and reports. 1956-1975

Folder 11. Urupa, war memorials, grave sites

Folder 12. Whiteley Memorial. 1969

Folder 13. Places. Research notes

Folder 14. Kawhia

Folder 15. Koru Pa and Monastery. Research notes

Folder 16. Mokau. Research notes

Folder 17. New Plymouth. Research notes

Folder 18. Pa sites [1]. Research notes

Folder 19. Pa sites [2]. Research notes

Folder 20. Scenic and historic reserves. Maps of Awa-te-take Pa ; Cantlop Scenic Reserve ; Mahoetahi Historic Reserve ; Mangorei Scenic Reserve ; Meeting of the Waters ; Okoki Pa ; Onaero River ; Patua ; Pou Tehia ; Pukerangiora Pa ; Puketi Pa ; Ratapihipihi ; Tapuinikau Pa ; Taumata ; Tataraimaka ; Te Koru Pa ; Urenui Pa ; William Corbett.

Folder 21. 'The chronology of Maori history' by J B W Robertson, Kawhia. Copy of review published in the Historical Review vol.XI, no. 4 Dec.1963

Folder 22. Mountain. Research notes

Folder 23. Waitara Swamp excavation. 1960

  Box 2

Folder 25. Ephemera. Includes postcard of Richmond Cottage ; used envelope with A H Messenger sketch ; Programme of Park administration and associated horticultural conferences, New Plymouth February 1952 ; Tourist booklet 'New Zealand'. New zealand Tourist Dept. c1935 / images by L C Mitchell.

Folder 26. Okoki Carving. Includes letters written by E C Jones (to L. B. Inch) October 1934 and Tom Colson December 1934 and January 1935 describing the discovery of the carving.

Folder 27. Artefacts. Research notes

Folder 28. Speech notes and radio talks

Folder 29. Dansey, H.D.B. (Harry). Sketch and letter about the naming of King Tawhiao by Te Uahaumene.

Folder 30. Research notes [1]

Folder 31. Research notes [2]

Folder 32. Research notes [3]]

Folder 33. Newspaper articles. 'From New Zealand's Past' by Rigby Allan. Taranaki Herald 1959-1960

Folder 33a. Newspaper articles. 'Historic New Plymouth' by A B Scanlan and Thelma de Lancey Green.

Folder 34. Newspaper cuttings

Folder 35. Reischek and Gulbenkian Foundation Tour to Vienna. 1964

Folder 36. Correspondence. 1959-1962. Includes letters from John Houston, Hawera and a letter from A H Messenger re his memories of Pukearuhe. c1959

Folder 37. Waiwaka Tennis Club. 1935-1936

  Box 3

Notebooks containing research notes and site visits.

  Box 4

Notebooks containing research notes and site visits.

Index to photographic record soldiers and settlers.


Awakino School. Golden Jubilee 1906-1956

Urenui School. Diamond Jubilee 1876-1936

Urenui School Centenary. 1876-1976

Motunui (Waihi) School Jubilee 1894-1964. Includes Order of Service sheet

Okaiawa School 75th Jubilee 1883-1958

Mokau School 80th Jubilee 1975

Pariroa Pa 75th Jubilee 1894-1969

Golden Hopes by Olive Mary Williams ; a true daughter of Taranaki Pioneers. 1966

A memoir...Te Rangihiroa/ Eric Ramsden. 1954. Includes Form of Service for the interment of the ashes of Sir Peter Buck.

Turuturu-Mokai historic reserve near Hawera / John Houston. 1958

A brief history St Mary's Church New Plymouth. c1965

Holy Trinity New Plymouth 1845-1970 / Ada C Alexander. 1970

Taranaki Archdeaconry ; its history and associations 1859-1955 / G H Gavin 1955

This is not our rig...Public Relations Office, 1970

Oil prospecting wells drilled in New Zealand, 1865-1970 / C. R. McLernon. 1972

History of Taranaki : progress during the founding of the province. printed by Taranaki Daily News, [1934]

New Zealand cavalcade : a pictorial record through 100 years : based on authentic data relating to the respective periods / by M. Matthews. c1939

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