Duncan and Davies Limited

Production date
1916-2004
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Collection relating to the horticultural business and plant nursery of Duncan and Davies. Collection includes business records, plant catalogues and postcards.
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Production date
1916-2004
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  Box 1

Duncan and Davies, Descriptive Catalogue of Nursery Stock; Seeds, Bulbs and Horticultural Sundries, c. 1916.

Duncan and Davies, Descriptive Catalogue of Nursery Stock, Seeds, Bulbs and Horticultural Sundries, c. 1918.

Duncan and Davies, Abridged Catalogue of General Nursery Stock, 1922.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs, Plants, Ferns and Seeds, c. 1925.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs, Plants, Ferns and Seeds, c. 1926.

Duncan and Davies. General Catalogue of Choice Nursery Stock, 1926.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs, Plants, Ferns and Seeds, 1927.

Duncan and Davies. General Catalogue of Choice Nursery Stock, 1927.

Duncan and Davies. General Catalogue of Choice Nursery Stock, 1929.

Duncan and Davies, General Catalogue of Choice Nursery Stock, 1930.

Duncan and Davies, General Catalogue of Plants, 1931.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs, Plants, Ferns and Seeds, 1934.

Duncan and Davies, Hardy Perennials, Alpine and Rock Plants, c. 1935.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs, Plants, Ferns and Seeds, c. 1935.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs, Plants, Ferns and Seeds, c. 1936.

Duncan and Davies, List of Roses, Lilliums and Nymphaea, c. 1936.

Duncan and Davies, Trees and Shrubs catalogue, c. 1936.

Duncan and Davies, No.4 Fruit Trees, c. 1937.

Duncan and Davies, Trees and Shrubs, c. 1937.

Duncan and Davies Ltd, Choice Nursery Stock, 1938

Duncan and Davies, Choice Nursery Stock, c. 1939.

Duncan and Davies, Hardy Perennials, Alpine and Rock Plants, c. 1939.

Duncan and Davies, Bulbs and other Seasonal Plants, Special Offer 1939.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs, Plants, Ferns and Seeds, c. 1940.

Duncan and Davies, Sectional Catalogue No. 5 Hedge, Shelter and Timber Trees, May 1940.

Duncan and Davies, Choice Nursery Stock, c. 1941.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs and Plants, c. 1942-1943.

Duncan and Davies, Choice Nursery Stock, c. 1944.

Duncan and Davies, No. 9 Supplementary List of New, Noteworthy and Rare Shrubs, c. 1945.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs and Plants, c. 1945.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue No. 4 Fruit Trees, c. 1945.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue of Nursery Stock, c. 1946.

Duncan and Davies, Special List of Rhododendrons, c. 1946.

Duncan and Davies, Hardy Perennials, Alpine, Rock Plants and Aquatics, etc, c. 1946.

Duncan and Davies, Hardy Perennials, Alpine, Rock Plants and Aquatics, etc, c. 1947.

Duncan and Davies, Special List of Rhododendrons including many new hybrids, c. 1947.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue of Choice Nursery Stock, c. 1947.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs and Plants, c. 1948.

Duncan and Davies, Trees, Shrubs and Climbers, c. 1948.

Duncan and Davies, Trees, Shrubs and Climbers, c. 1949.

Duncan and Davies, Trees, Shrubs and Climbers, 1950-1951.

Duncan and Davies, Special List of Rhododendrons and New Hybrids, 1951-1952.

Duncan and Davies ltd, Choice Rhododendron and new Hybrids, 1952

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs and Plants, c. 1952.

Duncan and Davies, Special List of Rhododendrons and New Hybrids, c. 1952.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs and Climbers, 1952-1953.

Duncan and Davies, Supplementary List of Trees, Shrubs and Climbing Plants, 1953.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs and Climbers, 1953-1954.

Duncan and Davies, New Zealand Native Trees, Shrubs and Plants, c. 1954.

Duncan and Davies, Selected List of New Season’s Offering Hedge, Shelter and Timber Trees, 1954.

Duncan and Davies, Supplementary List of Trees, Shrubs and Climbing Plants, 1954.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue of Fruit Trees including Citrus, Nuts and Vines, 1954.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs and Climbers, 1954-1955.

Duncan and Davies, Complete Catalogue, 1955 season.

Duncan and Davies, Complete Catalogue, 1956 season.

Duncan and Davies, Complete Catalogue, 1957 season.

Duncan and Davies, Complete Catalogue, 1958 season.

Duncan and Davies, Supplement to the current catalogue, c. 1958.

Duncan and Davies, Complete Catalogue and Cultural Guide, 60th Anniversary 1959-1960

Complete catalogue and cultural guide. Duncan & Davies Ltd. 1960

Complete catalogue and cultural guide. Duncan & Davies Ltd. 1961

Complete catalogue and cultural guide. Duncan & Davies Ltd. 1962

Complete Catalogue and cultural guide, Duncan and Davies Ltd, 1963

Complete catalogue and cultural guide. Duncan & Davies Ltd. 1964

Complete catalogue and cultural guide. Duncan & Davies Ltd. 1965

Duncan and Davies ltd, Roses for Winter planting, 1962

Duncan and Davies ltd, Roses for Winter planting, 1963

Duncan and Davies, Shrubs and Trees, 1966.

Duncan and Davies, ‘Peach Bonanza’ Shrubs and Trees for New Zealand Gardens, 1967.

Duncan and Davies, Shrubs and Trees, 1968.

Duncan and Davies. Shrubs and Trees Catalogue, 1969.

Duncan and Davies, Shrubs – Trees – Roses, 1971.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue, 1972.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue, 1973.

  Box 2

R .A .Duncan Nurseries Limited, Choice Nursery Stock, 1970

Duncan and Davies, Shrubs and Trees, 1970.

Duncan and Davies Nurseries, Roses for 1971

Duncan and Davies Ltd, Rose Catalogue, 1972

Duncan and Davies, Rose Catalogue, 1973.

Duncan and Davies, Rose Catalogue, 1973

Duncan and Davies, 7th Anniversary Catalogue, 1974.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue, 1975.

Duncan and Davies, Roses, 1975.

Duncan and Davies Nurseries, Roses, 1975

Duncan and Davies Nurseries, Introduce their list of Container Grown plants specially prepared for summer planting, 1975 - 1976

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue, 1976.

Duncan and Davies, Trees, Shrubs and Climbers, 1978.

Duncan and Davies the Plant People, Price list compiled for American Nurserymen attending the Tan Misslark Convention, 1977 / 1978

Duncan and Davies the Plant People, United Kingdom price list for deliveries, 1978.

Duncan and Davies the Plant People, West Coast North American price list for deliveries, 1979

Duncan and Davies the Plant People, United Kingdom price list for deliveries, 1980.

Duncan and Davies the Plant People, Present roses for the 1980,s

Duncan and Davies (UK) Ltd, Catalogue, 1984-1985.

Duncan and Davies The Plant People, Wholesale Trade List, August 1985

Duncan and Davies (UK) Ltd, Catalogue, 1985-1986.

Duncan and Davies Ltd, New Zealand Nurseries, Catalogue North America 1985

Duncan and Davies Ltd, New Zealand Nurseries, Catalogue North America 1986

Duncan and Davies Ltd, New Zealand Nurseries, Catalogue Japan/Asia, 1986

Duncan and Davies (UK) Ltd, Catalogue, 1986-1987.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Trade List, 1987.

Duncan and Davies, International Young plant catalogue, 1987

Duncan and Davies, International Young plant catalogue, 1988

Duncan and Davies The Plant People, Wholesale Trade List, March 1982

Duncan and Davies The Plant People, Wholesale Trade List, June. July 1988

Duncan and Davies The Plant People, Wholesale Trade List, August/September, 1988.

Duncan and Davies The Plant People, Wholesale Trade List, November/December 1988.

Duncan and Davies The Plant People, Wholesale Trade List, February / March 1989

Duncan and Davies The Plant People, Spring Trade List, August 1989

Duncan and Davies, International Young Plant Catalogue, 1990.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, Winter 1990.

Duncan and Davies, International Young Plant Catalogue, c. 1991.

Duncan and Davies, International Young Plant Catalogue, 1991.

Duncan and Davies, North Island Winter Trade List, 1993

Duncan and Davies, International Young Plant Catalogue, 1993-1994.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Catalogue, 1994.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Catalogue, 1995.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue, 1996.

Duncan and Davies, Catalogue, 1997.

Duncan and Davies, Domestic Trade List, 2003.

Duncan and Davies, International Plant Catalogue, c. 2004.

Duncan and Davies, 100 Best trees and shrubs

Duncan and Davies, the Plant People, Maples, Camellias, Rhododendrons, Wisteria and Ornamental Fruiting Plants.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List - Summer/Autumn 1990/1991.

Duncan and Davies, the Plant People, Autumn Trade List, 1990.

Duncan and Davies, New Releases, Plants with a Future, 1990.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, June - July 1991.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, August 1991.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, Summer 1991-1992.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, 1991.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, Spring 1992

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, Summer/Autumn 1993.

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Price List, Summer 1994-1995

Duncan and Davies, Landscape Tree and Shrub Availability List, Winter 1991.

Duncan and Davies, Landscape Tree and Shrub Availability List, Summer 1991 - 1992

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Catalogue, August 1994

Duncan and Davies, Wholesale Catalogue,June 1995

Duncan and Davies, Early Spring Tradelist, South Island, 1993.

Duncan and Davies, Indent 1992.

Duncan and Davies, Indent 1993.

Duncan and Davies, Indent 1994.

Duncan and Davies, International Young Plant Catalogue, 1997.

Duncan and Davies, Spring Trade List 2001

  Box 3

Three cards produced by Duncan and Davies in 1991. 'Cottage garden selection' ; 'Town garden selection' ; Formal garden selection'. Has a list of plants on reverse.

Folder. Newspaper clippings:

Duncan & Davies Ltd. Annual Report and Accounts, 1976.

Meeting minutes. Annual meeting of Duncan & Davies Limited, New Zealand Nurseries Limited and Davies Retail Limited. 5 June 1976.

Duncan & Davies LTD. Annual Report and Accounts, 1977.

Memorandum for A.J. Burr, N.R. Moller, A.D. Goudie. Capital Restructuring, 26 May 1977.

Report to Shareholders. Capital Restructuring, 27 May 1977.

Duncan and Davies LTD. Annual Report and Accounts, 1979.

Memo regarding Root Knot Nematode (eel worm) infection in kiwifruit plant exports, 18 June 1979.

Duncan and Davies LTD. Annual Report and Accounts, 1980.

Photocopies. Certificate of Title under Land Transfer Act. 12pp. 24 February 1919; 11 August 1921; 13 July 1937; 23 February 1951; 20 October 1978; 31 March 1981.

New Zealand Nurseries Holdings Limited. Including director’s report, auditor’s report, balance sheet profit and loss statement notes on the financial statements, balance sheet. 30 September 1983. Includes 2 photographs.

Newsletter. Duncan & Davies Grapevine. Undated.

Duncan & Davies, Minute Book - 17th January 1914 to 1st December 1942.

Duncan & Davies, Cash Ledger, 1st April 1942 to 31st March 1962.

Duncan & Davies, Scrapbook. Newspaper clippings from January 1965 to February 1983.

New Zealand Horticultural Trades' Association Inc. - Official Trade Register - April 1951

New Zealand Horticultural Trades' Association Inc. - Official Trade Register - July 1953

New Zealand Horticultural Trades' Association Inc. - Official Trade Register - April 1954

New Zealand Horticultural Trades' Association Inc. - Official Trade Register - July 1954.

The History of the Loder Cup. A review of the last twenty-five years - The Loder Cup Committee 1960.

  Digital file

PDF copy and individual TIFF files (214): Duncan and Davies, General Catalogue of Plants, 1931.

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ARC2004-230
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