The adventures of pioneer women in New Zealand from their letters, diaries and r...

Name/Title

The adventures of pioneer women in New Zealand from their letters, diaries and reminiscences / selected by Sarah Ell.

Maker

Ell, Sarah

Maker Role

Compiler

About this object

These first-hand stories of pioneer women include adventures by land and sea culled from old books and many previously unpublished diaries and reminiscences. They give a lively picture of life in a new land, including struggles to survive in primitive conditions, journeys through unmapped country, natural disasters and times of war in the bush. Contents: First encounters: Marianne Williams --The longest journey: Charlotte Godley -- Sarah Harris -- Jane Finlayson -- Hopeful [Maggie] -- Pioneering life: Hopeful -- Charlotte Godley -- Jane Maria Atkinson -- Sarah Amelia Courage -- Catherine Valpy -- Elizabeth Colenso -- Explorations: Sarah Mathew -- Lady Martin -- Charlotte Godley -- Rhoda Coote -- Eliza Stack -- Isabelle Aylmer -- Caroline Chevalier -- Lady Barker -- Eleanor Adams -- Conflict with the Maori: Elizabeth Holman -- Jane Maria Atkinson -- Elizabeth Caldwell -- Maria Morris -- Natural disasters: Rhoda Coote -- Amy Paterson -- J.N. Buchanan -- Different paths: Mary and Ellen Taylor -- Waratah [Bridget Goodwin] -- Caroline Ngoungou -- Helen Wilson. Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-208).

Date Made

1992

Publisher

Bush Press

Publication Place

Hamilton

Subject and Association Keywords

Williams, Marianne

Subject and Association Keywords

Martin Mary Ann

Subject and Association Keywords

Women pioneers -- New Zealand -- Biography

Subject and Association Keywords

Women -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century

Subject and Association Keywords

Frontier and pioneer life -- New Zealand

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

0908608616 (pbk.)

Object number

2014.1.1113

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