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'Henry Selfe Selfe and Canterbury': MA thesis

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 302

Scope and Contents

'Henry Selfe Selfe and the origins and early development of Canterbury', a M.A. thesis for the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 298 pages.


  • Creation: 1972


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Biographical / Historical

Richard Greenaway, family historian and librarian, attended the University of Canterbury, where he completed a B.A. in English and History before writing his M.A. thesis. He was archives assistant at the Hocken Library for two years, and attended the New Zealand Library School in 1979. He became archivist at Canterbury Public Library in 1980, and was subsequently given responsibility for Genealogy Services. Henry Selfe Selfe (1810-1870) was a London magistrate. He was a member of the Canterbury Association, and the agent in England for the Province of Canterbury, 1856-1866.


1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 897 V

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 173.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Professor C.E. Carrington, 1972.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Greenaway, Richard, fl 1972-1980, family historian and librarian

Includes index.
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