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Nelson Historical Society

Collection | Ref # AG 125; AG 443 | Held by The Nelson Provincial Museum

What is it?

Title:

Nelson Historical Society

Creator:

Nelson Historical Society

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

6 boxes ; 2 v.

Reference number:

AG 125; AG 443

Former NRAM reference number:

Y3897

Description:

The Nelson Historical Society was formed in 1954 to collect archival material relating to the northern part of the South Island and to promote research into the history of the area. It was centrally involved in negotiations with local authorities to form the Nelson Provincial Museum Trust Board, which took over the Society's collection in 1965. Other activities included the regular publication of a journal of local history research, advocacy for the preservation of historical features and the organising of talks and trips for members. For further information see D. Smith's 'Nelson Historical Society: The First Fifty Years: 1954-2004'.
The records are comprised of minute books, correspondence and newsletters.

Records

Dates covered:

1954 - 2003

Access conditions:

Not restricted

Finding aids:

Descriptive inventory

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Nelson · Tasman

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