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Forbury Park Trotting Club

Collection | Ref # ARC-0676 | Held by Hocken Collections - Uare Taoka o Hakena

What is it?

Title:

Forbury Park Trotting Club

Creator:

Forbury Park Trotting Club

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

5.05 linear metres

Reference number:

ARC-0676

Description:

The Club was established as the Tahuna Park Trotting Club on 14 April 1882. It used Tahuna Park for its race meetings until 1909 when land was purchased at Forbury Park. The name was changed at a special meeting on 9 March 1909 to the Forbury Park Trotting Club and it celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2009.

Scope and contents:

The collection includes minute books, members records, financial records, some wages books, records of raceday events including racebooks and orders of events, photographs and plans. There is also a bound set of Official programmes from 1899 to 1923.

Dates covered:

1892 - 1995

Archival history:

AG-375 was deposited in 1997. Plans at MS-3651 were purchased in January 2011.

Access conditions:

Not restricted

Finding aids:

Listed on 'Hakena' the Hocken Collections online archives and manuscripts catalogue.

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