A collection of records belonging to David Medway relating to his ornithological research and practice.
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  Box 1

Notebooks (21):

- 1953, index of birds (New Plymouth included)

- 1955, ‘Mt Egmont’/Pukeiti

- January-March 1956, diary "notes on Egmont"

- August 1956, Kaitake, Ngamotu, Mikotai

- 1956, diary

- 1957, Egmont

- 1957, Waimakariri

- 1957, Pouakai

- 1958, Christchurch

- 1958, Egmont trips

- 1966, bird observations

- 1966-1969, bird observations

- 1967, Hutiwai Valley

- 1973, Sugar Loaves

- 1974, Europe trip

- 1976-1981, bird observations

- 1981-1989, bird observations

- 1992, Huahine

- 1989-1996, bird observations

- 1997-2000, bird observations

- 2001-2013, bird observations

Folder. Typed lists, bird observations (miscellaneous).

  Box 2

Notebook. Eastern Taranaki trip with R. Wheeler and N. Bates 29 December 1965 – 5 January 1966. AND Urewera National Park with G. W. Mason 9-15 April 1966.

Folder. Ratapihipihi Kokako.

Folder. Grey-faced Petrels.

Folder. Caving subfossil avian remains, 1965-1968.

Folder. Caving subfossil avian remains, 1968-.

Book. Caving subfossil avian remains.

Folder. Avian remains.

Folder. Academic achievements.

  Box 3

Folder 1. Correspondence from Brian Bell.

1. 15 January 1955. (5 pages)

2. 30 January 1955. (9 pages)

3. 26 February 1955 ( 5 pages)

4. 17 April 1955 ( 12 pages)

5. 29 June 1955 ( 19 pages)

6. 28 August 1955 (22 pages)

7. 1 January 1956 (11 pages)

8. 4 March 1956 (7 pages)

9. 20 March 1956 (6 pages)

10. 7 April 1956 (3 pages)

11. 20 March 1956 (6 pages)

12. 5 May 1956 (10 pages)

13. 5 August 1956 (9 pages)

14. 4 September 1956 ( 10 pages)

15. 1956. (15 pages)

16. 3 January 1957 (12 pages)

17. 25 July 1957 ( 3 pages)

18. 15 May 1957 ( 3 pages)

19. 23 December 1957 (8 pages

20. 3 March 1958 (3 pages)

21. 1 May 1958 (10 pages)

Folder 2. Correspondence to R.B. Simpson.

22. 7 October 1984. (8 pages)

23. 11 October 1984. Information on translation of Monitum ad Lectorem (2 paged)

24. 26 October 1984. Information on translation from Boddaert252 / Linnaeus (2 pages)

25. 18 November 1984. Information on translations. (3 pages)

26. 26 November 1984. Information on translation of Fosters / Linnaeus. Also 6 handwritten letters from Dick Gibson. (7 pages)

27. 10 January 1985. Information on translation of Gadus baccus and Gaddus colias. (3 pages)

28. 3 February 1985. Information on translation of Pipit and fernbird. (2 pages)

29. 2 June 1985. Information on translation (4 pages)

30. 13 June 1985. Information on translation of Larus Orepidatus. (2 pages)

31. 30 June 1985. Information on Black-toed Gull and Arctic Gull. (6 pages)

32. 2 July 1985. Information on the Upland goose Chloephagn picta. (3 pages)

33. 22 July 1985. Information on Lesser Upland Goose, Choephaga picta picta. (2 pages)

34. 28 August 1985. Information on Patagonian Gull, Larus maculipennis (2 pages)

35. 3 September 1985. Information on Hamerkop, Scopus umbretta. (4 pages)

36. 21 September 1985. Information on Solander’s Larus greggarius and Rallus cristatus. (7 pages)

37. 25 September 1985. Information on Rallus cristatus. (7 pages)

38. 30 September 1985. Information on Solander’s Diomedea demersal, Scolopax leucocephala and Anas leucops. (12 pages)

39. 15 October 1985. Information on Vultur Probtheus. (7 pages)

40. 25 November 1985. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus.

41. 11 December 1985. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus. (21 pages)

42. 17 December 1985. (3 pages)

Folder 3. Correspondence to R.B. Simpson.

43. 13 January 1986. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus. (7 pages)

44. 20 February 1986. Information on Tetrodon sceleratus. (8 pages)

45. 22 January 1986. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus. (3 pages)

46. 25 February 1986. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus. (13 pages)

47. 7 March 1986. Information on Muscicapa chloris. (2 pages)

48. 10 March 1986. Information on South Island Kokako, Callaeas cinerea. (6 pages)

49. March 1986. Information on Muscicapa chloris and Callaeas cinerea. (8 pages)

50. 3 April 1986. Information on the Mysterious Starling / Aplonis mavornata. (12 pages)

51. 5 May 1986. Information on Turdius badius. (3 pages)

52. 26 May 1986. Translation of Rallus minutes = porgana tabuensis. (4 pages)

53. 8 June 1986. Information on the Bellbird Certhis clivacea. (2 pages)

54. 17 June 1986. Information on Procellaria Antarctica. (4 pages)

55. 21 June 1986. Information on Certhia clivacea. (3 pages)

56. 30 June 1986. Information on Procellaria Antarctica (4 pages)

57. 5 July 1986, Information on Aptenodytes hypernotia.

58. 7 July 1986. Information on Procellaria Fregata. ( 10 pages)

59. 16 July 1986. Information on Falco Serpentarius. (6 pages)

60. 21 July 1986. Information on Chardrius torquatula. Charadrius Glareola. (7 pages)

61. 27 July 1986. Information on Pelecanus pica = Pied shag. (2 pages)

62. 4 August 1986. Information on P. pica, F. serpentarius and C. glareola. (2 pages)

63. 11 August 1986. Information on Pelecanus pica and Falco serpentarius. (33 pages)

64. 24 August 1986 Information on Aptenodytes Chrysocome.

65. 2 September 1986. Information on the Spotted Shag. (4 pages)

66. 22 September 1986. Information on Shorebirds. (5 pages)

67. 11 October 1986. Information on Apas pteneres.

68. 15 October 1986. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus. (3 pages)

69. 27 October 1986 Information on Sturnus curunculatas also Chalcites lucidus. (8 pages)

70. 4 November 1986. Information on Alcedo cyanea. (3 pages)

71. 9 November 1986. Information on Ardea Jugularis and Ardea aequinoctialis. (4 pages)

72. 13 November 1986. Information on Certhia cincinnata. (3 pages)

73. 17 November 1986. Information on Ardea jugularis. (3 pages)

74. 23 November 1986. Information on a Fosterian bush bird / Columba argetraea.

Folder 4. Correspondence to R.B. Simpson.

75. 10 January 1987. Information on Alcedo collaris and Columba argetraea.

76. 8 February 1987. Information on Psittacus hypopolius, P. pacificus and Rallus troglodytes. (10 pages)

77. 10 February 1987. Information on Le Puffin, Calonectris diomedea diomedia. (9 pages)

78. 11 February 1987. Information on Strix fulva (Morepork), Charadrius glaucopus (Golden Plover)

79. 20 February 1987. Information on Antenodytes hypernotia (3 pages)

80. 17 March 1987. Information on Scolopax Phaeopus.

81. 6 April 1987. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus. (5 pages)

82. 22 April 1987. Information on Vini peruvuana from Tahiti. (3 pages)

83. 3 July 1987. Information on Chionis lacteal. (23 pages)

84. 29 July 1987 Information on Procellaris tridactyla = Pelecanoides urinatrix, Procellarius falkandicus and Pelecancides magellani. (8 pages)

85. 10 August 1987. Information on P. macroptera, Pelecanoides urinatrix, Puffinus carneipes and Pelegadroma marina. (3 pages)

86. 30 November 1987. Information on Pelcanus otaheitensis, Anatinae : Anas cheneros = Paradise shelduck, Anas leucophrys = Grey duck, Anas malacoryncha = Blue duck and Anas atricilla = New Zealand Scaup. (6 pages)

87. 14 September 1987. Information on Pelecanus Plotus and Pelecanus Sula.

88. 23 May 1988. Translation from J.R. Forster to Linnaeus.

89. 24 May 1988. Information on Procellaria velox (2 pages)

Folder 5. Correspondence from R.B. Simpson

90. 19 June 1977.

91. 26 July 1977.

92. 4 October 1984.

93. 14 October 1984. (3 pages)

94. 20 October 1984. (3 pages)

95. 25 October 1984. (4 pages)

96. 3 November 1984. (3 pages)

97. 4 November 1984. (6 pages)

98. 14 November 1984. (7 pages)

99. 8 December 1984. (6 pages)

100. 17 December 1984. (4 pages)

101. 27 January 1985. (5 pages)

102. 28 March 1985. (4 pages)

103. 16 June 1985. (4 pages)

104. 21 June 1985. (3 pages)

105. 5 July 1985. (4 pages)

106. 17 August 1985. (8 pages)

107. 12 August 1985. 6 pages)

108. 4 October 1985. (4 pages)

109. 18 October 1985. (5 pages)

110. 26 December 1985. Also a post card with a photo of a dinosaur on it (4 pages)

111. 26 December 1985. (6 pages)

Folder 6. Correspondence from R.B. Simpson.

112. 9 January 1986. (6 pages)

113. 18 January 1986. (3 pages)

114. 28 January 1986. (4 pages)

115. 17 March 1986. (7 pages)

116. 28 April 1986. (5 pages)

117. 21 April 1986. (20 pages)

118. 17 May 1986. (7 pages)

119. 21 May 1986. (4 pages)

120. 1 June 1986. (4 pages)

121. 17 June 1986. (7 pages)

122. 7 July 1986. (5 pages)

123. 1 August 1986. (11 pages)

124. 8 August 1986. (9 pages)

125. 18 August 1986. (9 pages)

126. 7 October 1986. (16 pages)

127. 20 November 1986. (9 pages)

128. 16 December 1986. (2 pages)

129. 5 January 1987.

130. 9 March 1987. (9 pages)

131. 4 September 1987. (6 pages)

132. 29 February 1988. (12 pages)

133. 29 May 1988.

134. 6 June 1988. (4 pages)

135. Letter undated. (15 pages)

Folder 7. Miscellaneous correspondence.

From Department of Lands and Survey. 10 December 1966.

From Commissioner of Crown lands. 1 October 1966

From New Zealand Forest Service. 6 October 1966. (Includes a Permit to light fires 28 December 1966)

From the Ornithological Society of New Zealand. 16 March 1963. Report from Search and Rescue Committee of the Taranaki Alpine Club. Report on Kohuratahi Search 26–30 April 1957. (6 pages)

To the Natural History of the Whangamomona district. Written by D. Medway. (6 pages)

The New Zealand Weta. Exert taken from “Education” July 1949. (3 pages)

From Ted Tamati, Puketapu Trust. 10 July 1978

From H.L. Seckin, Organiser of Nest Records Scheme, Ornithological Society of N.Z. 13 October 1955

From Mr Sisley, Whangamomona. Includes 3 small photographs

Untitled photograph of a group of people in the bush

Offprint from “Prudentia” University of Auckland. Volume XVIII, No 2 November 1986

Folder 8. Mixture of loose papers written in Latin used as a translation for D. Medway from R. Gibson. (All undated).

Accession No
ARC2019-065

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