Diary, Whitcombe's 1953; Unknown; 1953; WY.2000.15.18


Diary, Whitcombe's 1953

About this object

This 1953 diary holds information specifically related to the Tuturau Rabbit Board. It has the usual information in the front, followed by a list of names and dates on page one. On the New Year's Day page is the name A Perkins, which poisons were used and about the laying or feeding out of such things. There are five pages of this information. The next entry is under the name of H McKay of "Thornhill" and is once again about laying bait for rabbits. Three pages of such information. There is a handwritten page attached with costing written on a page from a July 1953 calendar.

Other names and information pertain to S. McKay, R. Todd "Banvie"; A. Galt; H. Parker; N. Guthrie; F. Graham; M. V. Dickie; M. Duthie; J. Clark; A. McKay and many others. There are several handwritten notes on prices. The diary also features advertisements for items such as fountain pens, Edmonds products.

Adhered to one page is a member's ticket from the Southland General Labourers' Union - this was issued to P. T. Hill of Ferry Street in Wyndham who was employed by the Tuturau Rabbit Board.



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Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Tuturau

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
inorganic, processed material, metal


not measured

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

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Subject and Association Keywords

Animals (fauna)

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