Genealogical document, Bush Fire - 1935, Mrs D Shaw (nee Harrington), Catlins; S...


Genealogical document, Bush Fire - 1935, Mrs D Shaw (nee Harrington), Catlins

About this object

1935 Bush Fire - a letter from Ratanui written by Gert Shaw (nee Harrington) to her daughter Gert;

Harland, Howard, Nind, Burgess, Mrs Fiveash, Chalmers, Gordon McDonald, Illingworth, Slater, Dewar, N Callahan, Lennie Callahan, J Allan, Martin, Hanning, A Anderson, Newton, Bob Findlater, Ned White.


Shaw, D (Gert) (Mrs, nee Harrington)

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Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Ratanui

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper;


h 254mm x w 205mm and A4

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy, personal and family names

Subject and Association Keywords

history of Oceania, New Zealand, local history and description

Subject and Association Keywords

emergency management, special types of disasters

Subject and Association Keywords

special classes of lands and reclamation methods, including woodlands, burning of lands

Credit Line

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

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