Book, EARLY RUNHOLDING IN OTAGO; Herries Beattie; 1947; CR2019.058

Name/Title

Book, EARLY RUNHOLDING IN OTAGO

Edition

1947

Maker

Herries Beattie

Maker Role

Author

About this object

Early history of runholding in Otago.
Contents:
PART I. A COMPOSITE PICTURE. Chapter I. The Fascination of Runholding; II. The Country in its primitive State; III. Difficulties, Dangers and Adversities; IV. Drawbacks and Disadvantages; V. Horses on the Runs; VI. Cattle on the Runs; VII. Sheep on the Runs; VIII. Different Nationalities on our Runs; IX. Floods, Severe Winters and Fatalities; X. Anecdoataes, Nicknames and Devotional.
PART II. A PARTICULAR SCENE. Chapter I. The Puketoi Station Diary; II. Wild life, Stock and Sport; III. Roads, Places and Bush; IV. A Mixed Bag; V. Gold Diggers, Station-hands and Others; VI The Diary and the Kennards; VII. Miscellany; VIII. Visitors to the Run.
PART III. AN OFFICIAL VIEW. Chaper I. First Attempts at Pastoralism in Otago; II. Runholding and Officialdom; III. The Passage of the Years; IV. Later Official Energies; V. Flotsam and Jetsam.

Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard

Measurements

H 220mm x L 220mm x W 140mm

Date Made

1947

Place Made

New Zealand, Otago, Dunedin

Publisher

Otago Daily Times & Witness Newspapers Co Ltd

Publication Date

1947

Publication Place

New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Agriculture

Subject and Association Keywords

Printing & published material

Named Collection

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

Object number

CR2019.058

Copyright Licence  

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