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Wellington (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

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Diary, 1928-06-01 - 1928-11-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/1
Scope and Contents The primary function of the Empire Tour was to impress the party with the prosperity and economic potential of the Dominions. Kelsey reported on many visits to farms, agricultural colleges, research stations, industrial sites and commercial centres. As an engineer, he was particularly interested in mines, factories and power stations. The party also toured many sites of natural beauty as well as museums and galleries. Kelsey recorded his impressions of the people he encountered and their...
Dates: 1928-06-01 - 1928-11-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Eastbourne. Wellington Harbour, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/19/147
Scope and Contents

72 x 70 mm. Seagulls on the beach, with the sea in the background.

Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ferro-concrete jetty : Wellington Harbour, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6869
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Showing jetty in centre].

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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From Hill Street, Wellington, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/26
Scope and Contents

361 x 264 mm. A view taken from the same position as Y3089B/24, but looking towards Lambton Quay and Te Aro Flats. In the foreground is a residential area with mainly wooden houses, while beyond in the harbour, ships can be seen moored at Queen’s Wharf, with Te Aro Flats in the distance.

Dates: 1876
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Gerringham : Wellington : forming the right hand horn of Oriental Bay, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6865
Scope and Contents

Landscape format.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Gerringham : with Oriental Bay to the right, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6866
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Closer view than 6865].

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Government Buildings, Wellington, 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089R/3
Scope and Contents

201 x 153 mm. A view showing the Government Buildings on Lambton Quay, finished around 1876 to the design of W.H. Clayton.

Dates: 1899
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Government Departmental Offices, Wellington, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/28
Scope and Contents

364 x 257 mm. A view of the Government Building on Lambton Quay with three figures standing in the roadway in front. This is the handsome building which superseded the offices shown in Y3089B/27. Finished around 1876 (to the design of W.H. Clayton), it is a wooden structure looking deceptively like stone. The chimneys seen here were later removed in the interests of architectural harmony.

Dates: 1876
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Government House, Wellington, New Zealand, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/23
Scope and Contents

360 x 260 mm. A front view of this attractive timber building, with a square tower at one end and ornamental designs on verandahs and eaves. The house was designed in 1869 by W.H. Clayton.

Dates: 1876
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Homewood, 1976 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/8/14
Scope and Contents

This file contains material relating to the research, publication and reception of Lady Smedley’s history of the official residence of the British High Commissioner , ‘Homewood and its families: a story of Wellington’ (Wellington, 1980).

Dates: 1976 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hutt, Wellington, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089E/40
Scope and Contents

198 x 148 mm. A view of the countryside in the Hutt area north of Wellington, showing fields interspersed with palm trees.

Dates: 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Island Bay : steamer at the Heads approaching Wellington, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6860
Scope and Contents

Landscape format.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Lambton Harbour and Wellington, April 1841, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 340/2
Scope and Contents

A print issued by the New Zealand Government to mark the opening of New Zealand House, London, on 9 May 1963 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Dates: 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Lambton Quay and the Terrace from the Government Buildings, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6942
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [General view of Wellington with tram lines down street].

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Landing stage, Wellington Harbour, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6934
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Taken from sailing ship].

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Looking out to sea : showing Steeple Rock, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6863
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Taken from steamer near Wellington.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Lower Hutt. N.Z., 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/19/143
Scope and Contents

71 x 70 mm. A river overlooked by trees.

Dates: 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Mount Victoria : approaching Wellington, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6862
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Taken early morning from the steamer.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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New dry dock, Wellington Harbour, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6870
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. [Reclamation for wharf area - not graving dock. Building left of centre with chimneys is City Council garbage destructor. S.S.].

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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New Zealand Contingent for the Transvaal. Wellington. October 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089Q
Scope and Contents A mounted print measuring 204 x 15 mm, with the caption handwritten on the mount. The photograph shows a section of the New Zealand contingent on parade in a field outside Wellington, with hills in the background. New Zealand, like Australia, responded enthusiastically to the prospect of the Boer War and the New Zealand Government eventually sent nearly 6,500 men during the course of the war and they took a full part in many important actions. Like the Australians, they greatly impressed...
Dates: 1899-10
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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New Zealand v Australia at the Basin Reserve, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6952
Scope and Contents

Landscape format. Australia batting. In background on right is Wellington Boys' College.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Old Government House : wooden buildings : now used as Houses of Parliament owing to burning down of Parl Buildings in December 1907., 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 26/6941
Scope and Contents

[No print]. Missing.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Photograph album, 1928-06 - 1928-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 353/2
Scope and Contents

Album of mostly 80 x 54 mm prints. There is a brief list describing items 1-98, which document the trip from Southampton to South Africa, travel in South Africa, and the visit to Southern Rhodesia. Many photos do not appear in the exact numerical order given in the listing. The rest of the images are uncaptioned, but their general locations have been identified by reference to the diary RCMS 353/1.

Dates: 1928-06 - 1928-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Port Nicholson, Wellington, New Zealand, from Hill Street, 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089B/24
Scope and Contents

360 x 266 mm. A view looking down on to the harbour with city buildings in the foreground and Mt. Victoria visible beyond the harbour. Government House is in the centre of the photograph with a cluster of ships moored at the right at Queen’s Wharf. The Council Chambers are at the left of the photograph (see Y3089B/25).

Dates: 1876
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Programme of Royal Visit to Wellington, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 320/1/5
Scope and Contents

A programme of the visit of 9-16 January 1954.

Dates: 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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