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Papers on the Queen's visit to Auckland, 1953, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 278/57

Scope and Contents

A three-page memorandum by S.J. Robinson on the Queen's visit, enclosed with a letter to A.J. Whiteway of 30 December 1953. There is also a letter to Robinson from Martin Charteris, 28 December 1953, enclosing a photograph, included in this collection, of the Queen's visit to his home. The letters and memorandum are undated typescript copies.


  • Creation: 1953


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Biographical / Historical

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip visited 'The Pines', the home of Selwyn Robinson, in Auckland, New Zealand, on Christmas Day, 1953.


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the collection is unknown.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Robinson, Selwyn J, fl 1953

Finding aid date

2004-02-10 12:21:58+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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