Correspondence, The Tautuku Letters, correspondence addressed to W N Jenks 1969-...

Name/Title

Correspondence, The Tautuku Letters, correspondence addressed to W N Jenks 1969-1970

About this object

The Tautuku Letters, correspondence addressed to W N Jenks 1969-1970; transcriptions of letters written to W N Jenks describing aspects of life and industry in the Catlins in the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Includes names and in-depth information and diagrams on Catlins sawmilling, tramway construction, bridge building, commercial fishing, events, road construction, William King family, Mrs Agnes Shanks' recollections, surveyors. Respondents - Ernest McTainsh, Les Dewe, Bert King, Agnes Shanks, Commissioner of Crown Lands.

Maker

Jenks, W N

Maker Role

Compiler

Date Made

1970

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper;
processed material, synthetic, plastic

Measurements

A4

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, forestry, exploitation and utilization

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, forestry, tools and implements

Subject and Association Keywords

bridge engineering

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy, personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

railroad engineering and operation, local and light railways

Subject and Association Description

commercial fishing,
sawmilling,
timber milling,
logging,
drowning,
railway,
tramways

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

document

Object number

2010.157

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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