A colleague of Florence Nightingale's, Ann Evans was one on a number of ex Crimean war nurses who settled in New Zealand. She settled in South Taranaki where she was also known as Granny Evans and Nurse Clive.
The papers consist of typescript copies of a letter from Joan Rattray, Auckland c1949 re Crimean nurses, photocopies of information gathered together by Geraldine Manning, a descendant of Ann Evans. Also see an essay written by Dr Charlotte McDonald in Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.
1. Typescript copies of letters from Joan Rattray, Auckland C1949 re Crimean nurses.
2. Typescript copy of article from the Wanganui 25 Mar. 1913 on Mrs Evans at Wanganui
3. Photocopies of information gathered together by Geraldine Manning, a descendant of Ann Evans from papers in the possesion of Mrs D. G. Manning, 4 Hursthouse Street, New Plymouth.
4. Copies of notes (4 p.) from the Otago Daily Times 13 Feb. 1863, and the voyage of the ship John Duncan, sailed from London 1863, excerpts taken from a newspaper at the Settler's Museum Dunedin.
5. Death certificate (copy) Ann Evans 4 July 1916
6. Copies of letters from and to Charlotte MacDonald re the research for the DNZB article. c1972