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Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (New Zealand) - Records and papers, 1921 - 2003

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Records, both published and unpublished, of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes. Material includes minute books of Point Lodge No. 28; minute books, Auckland Grand Lodge, RAOB; rule books; procedures and ceremonies; photographs; issues of 'The Buffalo Gazette' 1924-current (selection only to repesent style); a souvenir brochure of Conference, 1957; and RAOB jewels (framed). [refer to inventory for full list of contents]

  • Other Id

    MS-2008-20 (Reference Number)

    3748 (Presto content ID)

    72209 (DBTextworks system ID)

    2008/20 (Registration number)

  • Department

Images and documents



  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (New Zealand) - Records and papers, 1921 - 2003
  • Primary Maker
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    6 x London boxes (143 items)

  • Level of Current Record
  • Public Access Text

    RAOB jewels (framed) transferred to Human History collections.

    "The Buffs : The History of Grand Council Buffaloism in New Zealand 1922 - 1998" by Kenneth M. Ramsay, R.O.H., L.M., Grand President 1980, General Secretary 1981 to 1998, NZ Sub-Council, RAOB, Taumarunui, 1998. [Location: Reading Room; Call No. DU429 RAM]

  • Credit Line
    Donated by the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes on 5 July 2007.
  • Last Update
    07 Dec 2023
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