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Object Detail


Leather bound diary that once belonged to George Maxwell, settler, farmer, and member of the militia during the Taranaki Wars. Diary is more like a ledger book with vertical lines in the inside pages. Metal clasps on the front and back covers.
A copy of his diary sixteen years after migrating to New Zealand and gives a day-to-day account of life. There are additional notes regarding family history, which were compiled by David Harrop, New Plymouth for the Valantine- Maxwell Reunion in Dunedin 1988.
Maker
Maxwell, George
Primary Maker
George Maxwell
Department
Archives
Classification
Media/Materials
Leather
Paper
Production Date
1868

Archive Contents

  Typescripts

Typescripts

  Diary

Accession No
ARC2003-535

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