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Oral history. Alison Robinson talks with John Sulzberger on January 4th 1992. John talks of the Sulzberger genealogy, Charlie Wilkinson, the Paynter and Burke families, the Bowling Club and stories of the dairy factory including disposal of waste water.
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finnerty Road / Lowgarth district.
An edited abstraction has been made.
Accession No
ARC2002-386

Name/Title
Oral history. Alison Robinson talks with Gordon Johnson 30th December 1991. Gordon talks of family history and how the family came to be farming in Taranaki. he continues with reminiscences of living on the farm including pipelines running through the property. He talks of playing bowls in Eltham and Lowgarth, using a Hutchinson vacuum pump etc
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finnerty Road / Lowgarth district.
An edited transcript is available
Accession No
ARC2002-385

Oral history. Alison Robinson talks to Roy and June Schneller December 27th 1991. Topics covered include the Schneller family history, the accidental death of Christian Schneller, the Whiting family, farming, school days, families in the district, early memories of meeting with Maori, staff at the dairy factory, the Home Guard and the E.P.S. ( Emergency Precaution Scheme ), ragwort, manpower shortages.
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finnerty Road / Lowgarth district.
An edited transcript has been made. Sound quality variable.
Accession No
ARC2002-384

Name/Title
Oral history. Alison Robinson talks to Beth Julian (nee Pawson) 9th December 1991. Beth Julian talks of her childhood memories, recalling Louis Ehrler (Swiss migrant) making blackberry wine, the family farm, eeling at night, swimming, trout and a description of her father Ernie Pawson who was a water diviner.
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finerty Road / Lowgarth district.
An edited transcript has been made
Accession No
ARC2002-383

Oral history. Alison Robinson talks with Dan and Pauline Todd on 16th August 1991. The Todds lived on the Hasting Road, Dan a farmer and Pauline a nurse. A poor quality recording with notes transcribed by Alison in 2002. Conversation covers 'Smoke Concerts', farming, concerts, and Finnerty Road School.
Part of a collection of interviews recoridng the history of the Finnerty Road / Lowgarth district.
Accession No
ARC2002-378

Oral history. Alison Robinson interviews Len and Elsie Symmans. Elsie (nee Burkitt) moved to Finnerty Road in 1916 talks of her childhood and family life including her sister's wedding, baking cakes, school days, farming, card parties and social events
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finnerty Road / Lowgarth district. Recorded 21st Sept 1991
Alison has transcribed parts of the interview and rearranged them to form typescript reminiscences. No abstract has been made
Accession No
ARC2002-376

Name/Title
Oral history. Alison Robinson interviews Jack Whiting who spent much of his childhood in the Finnerty Road/Lowgarth district. In his recording, Jack reminiscences on his childhood, schooling, mentioning local identities, etc. He also mentions a national convention of naturists (nudist).
Part of a collection of interviews recording the history of the Finnerty Road/Lowgarth district.
Recorded on August 12 1991.
Extracts have been transcribed and rearranged by Alison. No abstract has been made.
Accession No
ARC2002-375

Name/Title
Alison Robinson has produced several local histories including: The Ngaere Story (1982), Central Taranaki Methodists (1991), Women and Children (1993), Stratford Hospital Memories (2001) and was also a co writer of Merle Crawford's autobiography titled Out of My System (1996). All publications are based on oral history interviews recorded by Alison Robinson.
The greater collection consists of copies of interviews (recorded on audio cassettes) and related papers, as well as other research papers.
For easy of access, all papers relating to this collection have been kept together, and the audio cassettes have been entered as 'parts of the collection" each having their own individual unique identifying number.
Indexing - Names - The names added to the names list are for written interviews only. All recorded interviews have been catalogued as individual items.
Accession No
ARC2002-374

Hal Goodacre was active in local community affairs. He established the Egmont Boot and Shoe Company, was chairman of the '1904/5 Exhibition Committee and a supporter of the development of Pukekura Park. He died in the 1917 flu epidemic. Hal's wife Annie continued to live in the house until 1921 when she moved to Wanganui.
Researched and written by Des McMahon, the essay follows the history of the Goodacre family and their property called 'Whareora' postal address 151 Tukapo Street (later Tukapa Street), residential address is 149A Tukapa. It documents alterations and additions to the house and includes photographs, plans of the area, land titles etc. Also included are transcripts of interviews with Eric Laird, grandson of Hal Goodacre.
Accession No
ARC2001-216

Poster. 'Ceramics '86; Contemporary Work in Clay'. Exhibition Poster for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. 1986.
Accession No
A59.997

Poster. 'Land, Work, People: Darcy Lange Survey'. Exhibition Poster for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. 4 April - 5 May 1985. Depicts photograoh by Lange of men in shearing shed.
Accession No
A59.985

Poster. 'TSB Craft Review, 1980'. Exhibition Poster for show help at Govett Brewster Art Gallery, 30 July - 24 August 1980. Depicts a list of Guest Exhibitors with accompanying photos and biographies.
Accession No
A59.939

Poster. 'Len Lye 1987/88'. Exhibition Poster for show held at Govett Brewster Art Gallery, 20 December 1987 - 24 January 1988. Depicts triple image of Len Lye.
Accession No
A59.928

Poster. 'TSB Review 1988'. Exhibition Poster and Invitation for the exhibition shown at the Govett Brewster Gallery, 24 June - 24 July 1988. Invitation is for the opening, 23 June 1988 8pm.
Accession No
A59.927

Poster. 'Outcrop'. Exhibition for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. 1989. Sponsored by QEII, Taranaki. Country Lodge, Electrocorp, Mason Appliances, Budget Rent A Car.
Accession No
A59.923

Poster. 'Parihaka Centennial Exhibition and Art Auction'. Exhibition Poster for show at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery, 1981. Sponsorship QEII Council and New Plymouth District Council.
Accession No
A59.902

Poster. 'Rudolf Gopas: Retrospective Exhibition'. Exhibition Poster for touring exhibition at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. Sponsored by QEII Council and New Zealand Art Galleries. Depicts artwork by Gopas.
Accession No
A59.896

Poster. 'Symbols, Emblems, Signatures: Australian Drawings, 1984'. Exhibition Poster for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery, 5 - 30 September 1984.
Accession No
A59.895

Poster. 'Afternature by Gretchen Albrecht, and, My Works - My Self By Tony Formison'. Exhibition Poster for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. 31 July - 30 August 1987.
Accession No
A59.883

Poster. 'Kate Coolahan: A Survey'. Exhibition Poster for touring exhibition at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. 28 February - 30 March 1986. Exhibition organised by the Dowse Gallery. Depicts artwork by Coollahan
Accession No
A59.882

Poster. 'Telecom Taranaki Review: 1989'. Exhibition poster for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery, 20 October - 19 November, 1989. In association with Telecom and Radio Taranaki.
Accession No
A59.871

Poster. 'International Photography 1920-1980. From the Australian National Gallery, Canberra'. Exhibition Poster for Touring exhibition held at the Govett-Brewster Art gallery, 8 May - 9 June 1985. Depicts photograph by George Hurrell.
Accession No
A59.870

POster. 'TSB Craft Review, 1984'. Exhibition Poster for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. 5 July - 5 August 1984.
Accession No
A59.868

Poster. 'Pacific Glass '83'. Exhibition Poster for a touring exhibition at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery, 1983.
Accession No
A59.865

Poster. 'The Grid'. Exhibition Poster for the Govett Brewster Art Gallery. 14 June-7 July 1985. Depicts image of Untitled 1970 artwork by Gordon Walters.
Accession No
A59.864
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