Alfred Nesbit Brown - Papers
- MS-40 (Reference Number)
- 85/25 (Registration Number)
- 89/43 (Registration Number)
(1) -- Journals, 1835 - 1850, dealing with Brown's work, mainly at Matamata and Tauranga and chiefly concerning the day-to-day work of the Mission and tribal disputes. There is little comment on political affairs or the country itself. [Note: Brown's original notes are held at "The Elms", Tauranga, New Zealand]
Volume 1: 1835 - 1838, Matamata and Tauranga. (typescript)
(14). Maori Letters to A.N. Brown and Various Writings in Maori: 7 items
Item 1: Bi-lingual letter from Peter (Paihia, Rotorua).
Item 2: Religious questions
Item 3: Te Atera Te Ruaruahe gives consent for his daughter to marry Rapata Hauehi.
Item 4: Petition for intervention.
Item 5: Confirmation of Paoro Ongu of Taranaki as a Native Teacher.
Item 6: Deed probably relating to Sarnd, probably Church Missionary Society.
Volume 2: 1839 - 1843, Tauranga. (typescript)
Volume 3: 1844 - 1846, Tauranga and Bay of Islands. (typescript)
Volume 4: 1847 - 1850, Tauranga. (typescript)
(2) -- Letters to and from Archdeacon Brown regarding the Marsh Scholarship, plus accounts of St John's College Scholarship and Marsh Scholarship, 1846 - 1878. (1 folder) [Acc. No. 85/25]
(3) -- Typescript volume (33.5 cm) containing letters to the Secretaries of the Church Missionary Society, 27 May 1829 - 31 May 1833. (54 leaves)
(4) -- Papers, 1829 - 1894. Mostly letters to and from Archdeacon Brown and Mrs Brown. Includes Maori letters and other documents. (photocopies only) [Note: Originals are held at "The Elms", Tauranga, New Zealand]
(5) -- Letters. [Acc. No. 89/43]
Brown, Alfred Nesbit. Papers, 1829 - 1878. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-40.
- Folder 6 (Box 1) relocated to MS-56.
- Typescript journals, 1835 - 1850, are located in Box 5.
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