Archives, Myra and Grace Fraser [IN COPYRIGHT]; 1929-1990; WY.2016.4


Archives, Myra and Grace Fraser [IN COPYRIGHT]

About this object

These are archival records relating to sisters Myra & Grace Fraser.

Myra Charlotte Fraser of Waiarikiki attended Wyndham District High School. She was awarded the Wyndham District High School Dux Award in 1934 and this is also held in the Museum's collection.Myra went on to become a teacher and Methodist missionary in the Solomon Islands. She lived until the age of 99, dying in January 2018, and is buried in the Invercargill Cemetery. Myra was one of a small number of Southland women who were awarded the MBE.

Her sister Grace also became a much loved teacher. Grace died in 2004.

These archives include:

OBE Certificate - Myra Fraser

Exercise Book of a Form 6 Project from Wyndham District High School in 1934 about the Early History of New Zealand

Exercise Book of Chemistry & Home Science Wyndham District High School !934

Folder of Study of Southland Birds

Book of Study of Walter De La Mare and his Poems

Book of A Thesis of the Early History Of Edendale completed as part of her Teacher Training Course at Dunedin Teachers College in 1937

Educational certificates from Grace Fraser

Personal recollections

Date Made


Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Waiarikiki

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
inorganic, processed material, synthetic, adhesive tape
inorganic, processed material, metal, nickel


h 95 mm x w 440 mm x d 590 mm

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)

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