Collection MS 1065 - Miscellaneous manuscripts

Shipping Notes compiled by W.G. Coppell Shipping Notes compiled by W.G. Coppell Shipping Notes compiled by W.G. Coppell A.B. Donald and Co. Cook Islands Shipping Register, May 1949 to November 1959 A.B. Donald and Co. Cook Islands Shipping Register, November 1959 to November 1970 Narrative of Charles James Ward prepared by G.H. Davis Correspondence of William McBirney relating to the introduction of plants to the Cook Islands
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AU PMB MS 1065

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Miscellaneous manuscripts

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  • 1933 - 1970 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35 mm microfilm; Digital PDF

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Independent Society established in 1963 with initial New Zealand Government support.

1. Shipping Notes compiled by W.G. Coppell, 1962-67, nos. 1-149 (MS 72).
Typescript research notes consisting of extracts from various primary and secondary sources referring to ships which have visited the Cook Islands.
2. A.B. Donald and Co. Cook Islands Shipping Register, May 1949 to November 1970.
3. Narrative of Charles James Ward (born 1856, died 1933) of Rarotonga, prepared by G.H. Davis, Postmaster, 1933 - typescript, 11 pages (MS 16). Ward first visited Rarotonga in 1881. He later settled there, working initially as a skipper of island schooners and later as a storekeeper.
4. Correspondence of William McBirney (born c.1871, died 1956), 1947-55, relating to the introduction of plants to the Cook Islands (MS 15).

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Cook Islands Library and Museum Society, Rarotonga

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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Digitised in February 2018. This reel was split into 7 PDFs for the digital version.

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