The papers consist of letters inward and outward from his relatives in England; an incomplete run of diaries which relate to daily events on the farm; a produce book logging all outgoing vegetables from the Waitara market garden as well as butter-fat records from the Egmont Road dairy farm.
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J1. Journal. Fred Earp, daily entries 6 March - 22 Dec.1885. Incomplete entries. Transcript of same by Florinda Lambert.J2. Journal. Fred Earp, daily entries 24 March - 8 Nov. 1889. Typed transcript of same by Florinda Lambert (54p.).J3. Journal. Fred Earp, daily entries 13 Jan - 9 Aug. 1890J4. Journal. Fred Earp, daily entries 19 Feb. - 9 Nov. 1891. Hand written transcript of same by Florinda Lambert.J5. Journal. Fred Earp, daily entries 24 Feb. - 31 Dec. 1896J6. Journal. Jane Earp, daily entries 17 Apr. - 31 Dec. 1913J7. Journal. Jane Earp, daily entries 19 Jan. - 25 Oct. 1914J8. Miscellaneous pieces of diaries.M5. Scrapbook.Spiral bound typescript. Transcript of letters.
M1. Business card, reference and envelope for F. Earp, from John Welsh, Kidderminster. 1862 ; Reference for F. Earp. 1862
M2. Bank loan. to F. Earp from the Bank of New Zealand for land in the Hua and Waiwakaiho Hundred. 1886 ; Property assessment for land in the Raleigh District 1883 ; Memo and map of deviation taken for roading, Egmont Road. 1889 ; Correspondence from Waitara Tennis Club re lease. 1903 ; Property assessment for the property of Frederick Earp, 12 Dec. 1882 ; Crown Land grant for land at Hua Waiwakaiho. Nov. 1879 ; Specifications of Grain Store erected at Leeston.
M3. Memorandum from Skinner and Sole ; Receipt re Hobson and Wylie ; Letter from C. E. Gaustad. 1915 ; Letters from N. Kershaw re rent of house. 1926 ; Receipt from Borough of Waitara. 1929 ; Estimate for building from W. B. Hoskins. 1929 ; Account Gaustad, Marlow & Co. 1929 ; Land-tax demand 1930, 1937.
M4. Draft of lease between Mary Ann Earp and J. K. Hawkins. 1915 ; Account of Weston & Weston for M. A. Earp. 1913 ; Letters re lease for shop and dwelling, corner Devon and Liardet Streets. 1915 - 1935
L1 - 72 Personal letters to and from England etc. (L55 missing)
Transcripts of letters L1 - 72 (missing L55) and contents list. Transcription were made by Florinda Lambert,Debbie Coltman and Pamela Holdt. These are available for use and copying. Includes photocopy of L27.
P1. Negative of homestead with people standing in front.
P2 - 7 Photographs. Willing House, Egmont Road ; Ivy Fougere's house, Tangarakau Gorge ; Grandfather Willing and grand daughter Mary Ann Langley ; Grandmother Willing ; Kathleen Mary and Alice Jane Earp 1895
Negatives and prints of coal mining operation at Ohura(?)
A1. Valentine card to Edward Earp. 14 Feb. 1819
A2. Harlequinade card.
A3. Genealogical notes written by Mary Ann Earp ; Superannuation notification.
A4. Account book 1885 - 1929. Includes produce from market garden and butterfat produced on the Egmont Road property.
A5. Property assessment 1880
A6. Miscellaneous papers. Inglewood Jubilee invitation to Mr and Mrs F. Earp ; Poem by Connie Fougere ; Notes on the carving dug on the Earp property at Waitara ; Photograph from the New Zealand Free Lance magazine of Inglewood's Jubilee.
Folder. Newspaper clippings (photocopies). F. Earp obituary Inglewood Record, 24 Aug. 1928 ; Articles from Daily News 25 Sept. 1963 re origins of Inglewood. ; Copies of photographs in the Museum collection. ; Clippings of the Pioneers Reunion, Inglewood District. Undated. ; Correspondence and oath from Ella Hinz (nee Earp) re the Earp Panel, a Maori carving found at Waitara. Photocopy of letter to Alexander Turnbull Library re Frederick Earp and his association with Inglewood.