New Plymouth Town Clock Committee

Production date
1897-1916
1890-1899
1900-1909
1910-1919
Description
In 1897 a committee was formed in connection with the erecting of a Town Clock. In 1899 the Borough Council decided to finance the building of a clock tower and in 1908 the tower was erected along with the New Plymouth Post Office. The Post Office and clock tower were demolished in 1969.
The collection includes a Minute Book, 1897-1898, and correspondence, 1899-1916. Also contains a photocopy of a letter sent to the New Plymouth Borough Council from the Government Architect, Wellington. 7 Apr. 1905 and copies of a circular distributed in 1968 to save the clock from demolition.

Object detail

Production date
1897-1916
1890-1899
1900-1909
1910-1919
Classification
Item list

  Part 1

Minute Book, 1897-1898, and correspondence, 1899-1916.

Minute book 1897-1898.

Folder. Correspondence relating to the funding of the clock tower. Includes letters and a poll of subscribers for stooping the chimes at night. a map of the proposed site for the clock tower and a subscribers list 1897. Also included is a photocopy of a letter sent to the New Plymouth Borough Council from the Government Architect, Wellington. 7 Apr. 1905 and copies of a circular distributed in 1968 to save the clock from demolition.

Accession number
ARC2001-496
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