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New Zealand scrapbooks of Sir Cecil Day

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 303

Scope and Contents

Three scrapbooks of press cuttings, invitations and other memorabilia, including many original photographs.


  • Creation: 1911 - 1935


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Biographical / Historical

Sir (Albert) Cecil Day (1885-1963) was born in Gloucestershire and educated at Northleach Grammar School. He was Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor of New Zealand, 1910-1912, and Official Secretary to successive Governor Generals, 1912-1936. From 1936 to 1952 he was the New Zealand Liaison Officer in London for Foreign Affairs, and was attached to the New Zealand Delegation to the League of Nations Assembly, 1936, the Imperial Conference, 1937, and the first General Assembly of the U.N., 1946.


3 volume(s) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 89

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. III.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Cotswold Countryside Collection, Northleach, Gloucestershire, December 1994.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Day, Sir, Albert Cecil, 1885-1963, Knight and civil servant

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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