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time capsule

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  • Other titles
    Young Women's Association (YWCA) time capsule buried under foundation stone of Upper Queen Street Hostel c.1927, recovered c.1984 (descriptive name)
  • Description
    YWCA Time capsule & contents: contains copies of newspapers, magazines, invitations,etc. Buried c.1927 under foundation stone laid for new hostel in Upper Queen Street, recovered c.1984


    .1-.2: metal canister and lid
    .3: The Auckland Star, 21.6.1927 (20 pages)
    .4: Every Girl magazine, Auckland, NZ, Vol. V no 7, February 1927
    .5: Every Girl magazine, Auckland, NZ, Vol. III no 2, June 10 1926 : Queen Carnival Number - Hostel and Holiday House Appeal
    .6: paper lists (a) List of members of Hostel Building Committee and (b) Architect - Basil Hope & Builder
    .7: Holiday House Invites You: Enrolments for YWCA Summer Camp, 1926
    .8: YWCA Health & Recreation Department Enrolments 'A Healthy Mind is a Healthy Body: Schedule of Classes
    .9: newsclipping: Miss Jean Begg, the new Gen.l Sec. of the Auckland Y.W.C.A.
    .10: flyer: Some Things Our Members Should Know: The World's Threepence / World Fellowship / Our Magazine "Every Girl", Jean Begg, General Secretary, Auckland Y.W.C.A.
    .11: invitation: YWCA Auckland: Opening Ceremony & Dedication Service of the New Administration Building in Upper Queen St. 31 October 1918 ['To Mrs Neave & friends]
    .12: Order of Service: YWCA Laying of Foundation Stone of the New Hostel, June 22nd 1927
    .13: brochure: Enter where the TRIANGLE is on the outside / WELCOME is within / Y.W.C.A. Upper Queen Street, Auckland
    .14: form letter: Something For You: Would You Like to join Girl Citizens
    .15: membership form: YWCA Girls' Department
    .16: membership form: YWCA Senior Girls' Dept
    .17: membership form: Women Members
    .18: business card: J. McLeod, Licensed Sanitary Plumber, Gasfitter & Drainer
    .19: newspaper: New Zealand herald, 22/6/1927 (22 pages)
    .20: newspaper: The Sun, Auckland, 21/6/1927 (16 pages)
  • Place
  • Other Number
    8046, 2004.105.23
  • Accession number
    2004.105.23
  • Accession date
    27 October 2004
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
time capsule [2004.105.23]
time capsule [2004.105.23]

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2004.105.23
  • Notes
    YWCA Time capsule & contents: contains copies of newspapers, magazines, invitations,etc. Buried c.1927 under foundation stone laid for new hostel in Upper Queen Street, recovered c.1984
  • Event
    foundation laying
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    • Circa 1927
      2 July 1922 to 1 July 1932
    • Circa 1984
      2 July 1979 to 1 July 1989
  • Subject category
  • Culture
    unknown
  • Production
    Various (maker)
    [Auckland]New Zealand
    Circa 1927
    George V (1910 - 1936), House of Windsor, English reign
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › unknown
    container: metal contents: printed on paper
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 08 Communication Artifacts (Category)
    › Memorabilia (Classification)
    › Capsule, Time (Primary Term)
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    27 October 2004

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