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Upper Hutt City Library
Content & arrangement
Archives TypeRecordsDescriptionMaterial collected from the library. This includes ex-library publications relating to Upper Hutt, archives collected prior to having a database and documentation of Library activities.Scope & ContentRecords of Library activities, especially statistics and financial records, and material transferred from the Library's collections.
Nov 1998, includes account book moved from 5a.
Includes miscellaneous church newsletters, location 12d
A scrapbook of Fildes material (former reference B62), Human Rights Commission material.
The Blockhouse: Protect the Community
Brief history of "Pumpkin Cottage" with quotes from Eifel Doog and Ernie Cosgrove. Mention of James Nairn - artist.
Archive Reference21Date range1953-Quantityc2 linear metres
HistoryFirst library opened in Upper Hutt in 1952, the current building was opened in 1978. In September 1975 the Mobile Library began.
21/1/5 Memorabilia - Suggestions box. Removed from the collection on 28/11/2014
Series21/1 Records documenting Library activities21/2 Ex-Library material21/3 Archives collected by the Library21/4 Heritage Collection closed files21/5 Photographs listed in photograph database (others remain as part of above series)21/6 Previously unregistered material (retrospective)21/7 Photocopied articles relating to Upper Hutt
Item Listing21/1 RECORDS DOCUMENTING LIBRARY ACTIVITIES - Boxes 1-3 (or specific location noted with item)
21/1/1. A plastic wallet holding information on processing archives, a list of all former references given to archives in 1987, Acc 282, 1987-1990
21/1/2. 'Environmental study of Upper Valley Urban Area', by New Zealand Police College Trentham, December 1972, plus a page of comments by the City Librarian David Archer.
21/1/3. Records concerning display of early printed books at Library 1970 - 1 photograph and 2 pages notes. Photograph labelled on back "E.C.Simpson, the Mayor (G.A.Thomas), Mrs Simpson at display of Incunabula loaned by Mr Simpson to UHPL Feb 9, 1970".
21/1/4 Folder and stencils re J.A. Kelleher's work on "A history of Upper Hutt", 25 copies of which were produced from stencils in 1971 (Acc 67) (Loc 14c.)
21/1/6 Poster explaining revised Library charges, 1982.
21/1/7 Issues of 'Library Link', 1995-1996. (Acc 364, 411)
21/1/8 Report to UHCC Library and Reserves Committee on 'Story Time', an initiative by Upper Hutt Public Library, 1969. 3 p. (Acc 412)
21/1/9 Library ephemera, including: Upper Hutt Public Library card 1970-1990; issue slip 1950s; Due Date Card; library book marks 2004; phone lists 2004 (Acc 488); Upper Hutt Public Library Reservation card 16 Feb 1990 (Acc 541); Memo re Shelving 1995. Your Library and How it Works. Library Guide c1993-1994. Bookmarks 2002, old Library brochures (acc 836)
21/1/10 Upper Hutt Public Library volunteer staff list; includes rsvp from R.H.E. Slacke to City Librarian D.B. Archer and list of attendees and those unable to attend 1973 Christmas function (Acc 489).
21/1/11 Staff Committee Minutes (1999-2000) (Acc 525)
21/1/12 Poster (laminated) 'Central Library Christmas Opening Hours' 2003 (Acc 513), original ink drawing of front view of the library signed by SAE (Acc 800), 2 A3 posters advertising the celebration of Upper Hutt City Library's new Sunday opening hours. "Sunday Funday". (Acc 778) (Loc. 38d)
21/1/13 Library bookmarks advertising library hours and facilities 1990s (Acc 552)
21/1/14 'Open Book: News from the Upper Hutt City Library' August 2004, May 2005, January 2006 Monthly newsletter (Acc 558)
21/1/15 Items deposited 4/9/00 by D. Lee-Smith, including: Notebook 1963-1966 recording issues statistics; list of gramophone records, price 3d, I.W. Malcolm, Librarian (n.d.); b/w photograph of Library staff 31 August 1973 (staff are named)(this photo is now reference P2-866-2023 and stored with P2 photographs); 20 colour photographs of construction of the present Library building 1978 (Acc 402)
21/1/16 Enquiry Books: Reference Desk 1983-95 (4 vols) and Children's Library 1988-93 (1 vol)
21/1/17 Plans and working drawings for Library building, including construction drawings for contractors Gabites Alington and Edmondson 1975, and proposed alterations including furniture layout 1996. Mobile bus plans, no date. Civic Centre Library Plans 1971. Book Mobile plans for Canterbury and Upper Hutt libraries, 1970 and 1974.
21/1/18 Photocopies of material produced to celebrate the Library's 50th anniversary 2002 (Acc 647)
21/1/19 Papers and plans relating to the planning and construction of the present Library building c1975
21/1/20 Information Services C/YA enquiries logbook 2002-2005
21/1/21 'Mobile 1995 Documents', reports from other libraries regarding their Mobile buses (Acc 672)
21/1/22 Customer survey 2002 (Acc 673) NB Restricted until 2052 on privacy grounds (includes customer contact details)
21/1/23 'Library 50 year Anniversary' (Acc 674) NB Restricted until 2052 on privacy grounds (includes customer contact details)
21/1/24 'Time Book Library Staff 15 June 1981 - Nov 1982'; ['Library Time - Book Dec 1982-Nov 1983'; 'Time-book December 1983 - November 1984'. NB Restricted until 2052 on privacy grounds. (Acc 674)
21/1/25 'Technical Services Manual: Acquisitions Guide February 2001' (Acc 674)
21/1/26 'Friends of the Library' documents, 1999 (Acc 674)
21/1/27 'Mobile Timetable' effective 27 August 2001 (Acc 678) (missing)
21/1/28 UHCC Workplace Survey 2005. Departmental results meeting. (Acc 685)
21/1/29 Bookmark commemorating 50 years of service to the community 1952-2002. (Acc 686)
21/1/30 Library guide pamphlet and bookmark. (Acc 687)
21/1/31 "Know no bounds" Library poster. (Acc 688)
21/1/32 Desk Diary May 2001-Jan.2003 (for the recording of both serious and humorous occurrences in the main library) (Acc 692)
21/1/33 Expressions Programme Feb-June 2005 (Acc 705)
21/1/34 Desk Diary 25/8/04 - 6/12/04 (for the recording of both serious and humorous occurrences in the main library) (Acc 741)
21/1/35 Library Issue Card for Mrs Mary Jackson (Acc 742)
21/1/36 Upper Hutt Library Issue Card for J.R. Crofton (Acc 759)
21/1/37 Library Services Review (Acc 760)
21/1/38 Library bookmark, Come to the Library as Margaret Mahy's new book "Down the Back of the Chair" is read all across New Zealand. (Acc 762)
21/1/39 New weekend opening hours effective 7 October 2006 (Acc 763)
21/1/40 Library guide pamphlet (Acc 764)
21/1/41 Template for bookmarks commemorating Margaret Mahy's new book "Down the back of the chair". 2 A4 posters advertising the celebration of Upper Hutt City Library's new Sunday opening hours. "Sunday Funday". (Acc 778) (Loc. 38d)
21/1/42 Collection of photographs of the Upper Hutt City Library, 2006. 2 photographs to each A4 page. Printed on photocopy paper. (Acc.781)
21/1/43 Desk Diary 3/2/05 - 27/10/06 (for the recording of both serious and humorous occurrences in the main library) (Acc 790)
21/1/44 Correspondence of former Librarian David Lee Smith 1983-2000 (Acc 800)
21/1/45 Friends of the Library 1992-2004, Letters, submissions, Annual Plan 1993, Correspondence, Newsletters, description of Formation, aims, programmes for 1993/1994, survey results (associated material Archives Reference 22, Friends of the Library)
21/1/46 Correspondence 1989-2003, Customer feedback, complaints, staff correspondence (restricted 20yrs)
21/1/47 City Library Mobile Service 1974-1997, Reports on stops, maintenance, redecorating, survey of stops, maps of U/H.
21/1/48 Historical Library Reports 1980-1996, Reports relating to changes proposed to the library, such as opening hours, mobile bus usage, rental charges, GST, free membership, additional staffing, interloans, work spaces.
21/1/49a History of Upper Hutt Public Library 1962-1984, David Archer - Chief Librarian 1962-1982, news cuttings 1947-1952, mural 1984.
21/1/49b History of Upper Hutt Public Library 1969-2001, Library floor plan, computer automation, procedures, David Lee-Smith, council brochures, achievement reports.
21/1/50 Volunteers 1967-1999, Annual Programmes, presentations, reports, correspondence, lists of volunteers, speeches from the annual Christmas parties 1985, 1989-1994, three speeches undated.
21/1/51 Miscellaneous 2004-2007, Blog manuscript for 2007 sleep over, CD of photos of various library events 2004-2006.
21/1/52(Box 13 ) Report on Archives held by UH City Library, September 1994, by Archivist Nicola Frean.
21/1/53 (Box 13) Layout Plan for Archive Storage Area, proposed plan no. 22114 November 1995, also pen drawings and diagrams.
21/1/54 ( Box 13) Proposed Upper Hutt Library Alterations, plan no. 27145 (copy), June 2009.
21/2 EX-LIBRARY MATERIAL, Box 8.
21/2/1 Clippings in Subject Envelopes
1. Upper Hutt history - schools.
2. Wallaceville Research Centre.
3. Upper Hutt Sewerage.
4. Dame Cecily Pickerill.
5. St. Patrick's College, Silverstream.
6. Trentham Camp - Mayor's Charter address.
7. Renshaw / Edwards.
8. [Mayor Rex Kirton].
9. [Taiwanese development - Craigs Flat].
10. Loose clippings ex-vertical file. Include New Zealand Herald clipping 17 January 1948 re "Battle of the Salesyards" with photograph. (Accession 55)compiled by Stan Bayne of Upper Hutt in 2003. (Acc 708)
11. Yesterday in Upper Hutt by Old Rowley, 1970s newspaper articles.
12. "Life in" : Heretaunga, Trentham, Silverstream. 2002 (Loc.3e)
13. "Life in" : Upper Hutt Central, 2002. Acc 709 (Loc.3e).
14. Bryant & May (N.Z.) Ltd. Newspaper supplement of the official opening of the factory in Montgomery Cres. by Prime Minister Keith Holyoake. 10th March 1971. Ex vertical file. (Acc 752)
15. Upper Hutt ... a business view. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
16. Rules of the Upper Hutt Community Art Gallery Inc. Ex Vertical File (Acc. 752)
17. Upper Hutt Water Supply: Te Marua, Kaitoke. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
18. Hutt Valley Sewerage Options newsletters. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
19. Birchville Community Association newsletters. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
20. The Upper Hutt Valley News newsletters. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752) (associated material 63/4/1)
21. Surveys of Upper Hutt Public Library by students pre 1975. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
22. Various articles and newspaper clippings of the history of Upper Hutt Public Library. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
23. Upper Hutt Parks. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
A. Tunnel Gully
C. Trentham, Barton 's Bush and Homestead
E. Keith George Memorial Park
F. Trentham Memorial Park Draft Management Plan 1986
24. Upper Hutt Railroads. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
A. Rimutaka Incline
B. Silverstream Railway Incorporated
25. Community Statistics, vital. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752), 1967, 1977-, 1984-85, 1985-86
26. Reminiscences of a Pioneer Settler, the Late James Brown. Journal of the Early Settlers' and Historical Association of Wellington. Vol.2(3), January 1923. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
27. "Soft drink plant reopens". Photocopied article from Evening Post 4th December, 1990. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
28. "My home town" by Ray Tinsley. Article from North & South June 1992. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
29. Upper Hutt City Council. Brief history of Upper Hutt 1978. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
30. Upper Hutt : History. A brief history of Upper Hutt, 1968. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
31. Newspaper clipping Upper Hutt Leader, 11th December, 1990. Rex Chapman-Taylor looks back on Silverstream 1910. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
32. Script of Historical programme on Upper Hutt presented by S. Northcote-Bade, Esq. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
33. Newspaper clipping from unknown paper or date. "A & P show has come a long way". Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
34. Upper Hutt your city: an information guide. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
35. The Upper "Hutt Valley". Brief history of early settlement in Upper Hutt. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
36. Plan of Upper Hutt Township Estate 1908 Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
37. Rex Chapman-Taylor's childhood memories living in Chatsworth Road. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
38. City of Upper Hutt. Brief history of activities and historical events of Upper Hutt. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
39. Mangaroa/Whitemans Valleys Planning Study. Ex Vertical File (Acc 752)
40. Upper Hutt History - Earthquakes. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
41. Upper Hutt History. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
42. Upper Hutt History - Pinehaven. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
43. Upper Hutt Historical Events. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
44. Upper Hutt History Street Names. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
45. A guide to getting out and about in Upper Hutt New Zealand. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
46. Wellington Region Public Transport Guide. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
47. Cityline. Hutt Valley Bus & Train Guide Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
48. Cityline. Runciman Motors, Upper Hutt, timetable. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
49. Strategic Plan for the revitalisation of Upper Hutt. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
50. The Upper Hutt City Council : Recreation Plan - Final Edition (Draft).Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
51. Upper Hutt Civic Hall - Complex pamphlet. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
52. Upper Hutt : New Zealand's growth city of the 70's. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
53. Heretaunga Pinehaven District Community Council. Special community issue to coincide with the opening of the Civic Administration Building. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
54. Tunnel Gully Recreation Area Management Plan. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
55. Upper Hutt Parks leaflet
Kaitoke Regional Park leaflet
Parks in Upper Hutt leaflet
Parks of Upper Hutt : leaflet No.1. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
56. Maidstone Park - Development Proposal. Ex Vertical File.
57. Recreation Reserves : Management Plan (Draft). Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
58. The Local Government (Wellington Region) Reorganisation Order 1989. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
59. Craigs Flat & Canon Point Development : special newsletter.
Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
60. Schedule of meetings. The Upper Hutt City Council. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
61. Industrious Upper Hutt. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
"Upper Hutt the Progressive City", article in The Leader, 27th September 1988. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (MISSING)
62. Upper Hutt Magic Million City. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (Loc.38d)
63. Revised rateable values by differential rating group : Schedule 'A'. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752)
64. Trentham Memorial Park Draft Management Plan. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 752) (new Ref: 21/2/1/23)
65. Brochures: Ecclesfield Reserve, The Rimutaka Incline, Upper Hutt Sightseeing Guide, Cannon Point Walkway. (Acc 752) Ex Vertical File.
66. Tararua State Forest Park. Annual Report 1978-1979. (Acc 752) Ex Vertical File. (MISSING)
67. Report of the Controller and Auditor-General on the Upper Hutt City Council. (Acc 752) Ex Vertical File. (MISSING)
68. Upper Hutt City Council. Information Bulletin No.91/5 June 1991. (Acc 752) Ex Vertical File. (MISSING)
69. City of Upper Hutt District Scheme. Rural Review Discussion Booklet. June 1985. (2 copies). (Acc 752) Ex Vertical File. (MISSING)
70. Newspaper clipping (Photocopy). Mawai-Hakona Group in city status ceremony. (Acc 771)
71. Upper Hutt Buildings - Pumpkin Cottage; Upper Hutt Buildings - Waiora Cottage; Upper Hutt Buildings - Chapman-Taylor (Acc 785) Ex Vertical File.
72. History of water supply in the Wellington Region 1872-1985. Ex Vertical File (Acc 765) (Now Ref: Publication 174)
73. Wellington Regional Council. 1990 Annual Report. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
74. Wellington Regional Council. Economic trends in the Wellington Region. 1993. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
75. Wellington Regional Planning Authority. An economic and social development strategy for the Wellington Region. April 1979. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
76. Pamphlets for: Kaitoke Regional Park, Parks in Upper Hutt, The Rimutaka Incline, Trentham Memorial Park, Parks of Upper Hutt Leaflet No.1. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
77. Rimutaka Incline Walk. Draft statement of management objectives and policy. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
78. The story of the Hutt Valley from earliest times. Pacific Radio. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
79. UBD map directory of Wellington and Hutt Valley. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
80. The Evening Post. 5 June 1940. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
81. Tree planting map for Upper Hutt. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
82. Kaitoke Hill : the roading options. Ex Vertical File. (Acc 765)
83. Tararua State Forest Park Guides. Ex Vertical File (Acc 770)
84. Mount Holdsworth : eastern gateway to the Tararua Forest Park Guides. (Acc 770)
85. Newspaper clipping (photocopy). Obituary for David Archer retired Upper Hutt City Librarian. (Acc 770)
86. Newspaper clipping (photocopy). Obituary for Dame Cecily Pickerill, plastic surgeon. Upper Hutt Leader 26 July 1988. (Acc 770)
87. Newspaper clipping (Biography). Laura Baird N.Z. artist. Article written by Philip Boyle for Times Age, 14 August 1974. (Acc 770)
21/2/2 PUBLICATIONS Box 7.
1. St. Joseph's parish history.
2. Significant dates in the history of Upper Hutt (c. 1977).
3. Upper Hutt (1968).
4. The Upper "Hutt Valley".
5. Reminiscences of a Pioneer Settler, the late James Brown.
6. Script of historical programme on Upper Hutt presented by S. Northcote-Bade Esq (four scripts, 1968).
7. Biography of David Russell, George Cross recipient.
8. Letter from Jack Danahay re Angus McCurdy and Silverstream history.
9. "Akatarawa Valley: a history" by Gayl Harrhy, including material from Brian Rabbitt and Arthur H. Gibson.
10. Early board game "The Hare and the Tortoise", n.d.
11. Silverstream - School and Community 1975 (Acc 808) (Loc. Archivists Office as Reference)
12. Bon Bons From Birchville 1995 (Acc 811) (Loc. Archivists Office as reference)
13. Maoribank and the Old Brown Owl (Loc. Archivists Office as Reference)
14. Trentham Rifle Ranges 1892-1992, x2 copies (Acc 818)
BOX 9 : 21/2/3 - 21/2/23
21/2/3 (former references B47?,63,69), includes folder titled "Newspaper cutting on Upper Hutt Library [&] Local History" (former reference B69), which includes:
Cuttings Oct 1951-1952, 1961-1962, 1978 re public demand for library service in Upper Hutt
Programme for Library opening 1978
Cuttings re new library, 1978
Correspondence from Maori Women's Welfare League (Ruth McEwen, n.d. to Mr Malcolm, City Librarian)
Cutting re Historical Society and scripts of radio talks by Northcote-Bade, 1968
Copies of information on local history, including especially re Rotary Club, Barton's Bush, Trentham Memorial Park.
Manuscript re football and cricket, 1912
Copies of Council material.
21/2/4 (former references B47?,63,69) Clippings re Upper Hutt buildings - Blockhouse, Bonnie Glen, Pumpkin Cottage, Silverstream Railway cottage, Golder Cottage.
21/2/5 Poster (4 copies) A3 size, advertising Pinehaven Arts Festival, 29 June-6 July 1980. Gives programme of events. Accession 55 (Loc. 38d)
MISSING 21/2/6 Box of material used by Jack Kelleher during preparation of the publication "Upper Hutt: the history", 1990-1991 (see also 21/2/7 (MISSING)). This consists of a Library box labelled on spine "History of Upper Hutt 3/1991" (Acc 77). Contains miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, drafts, extracts, facsimiles, booklet of Calvin Bank Farm (Carterton?), ex-Library Vertical File material, also material to do with Judith Collins and her publication 'Maoribank and the Old Brown Owl' (Upper Hutt, 1982), and comments on the Upper Hutt Library archives. Box also contained audiotape (see Doris MITCHELL collection, reference A95). [Possibly this box is ex-Library not Kelleher]
MISSING 21/2/7 Box of material used by Jack Kelleher during preparation of the publication "Upper Hutt: the history", 1990-1991 (see also 21/2/6). Labelled on spine "Library Staff and Voluntaries". Contains miscellaneous booklets, correspondence, clippings etc, also Upper Hutt History Parts 1-2 by National Film Library inscribed Upper Hutt Historical Society.
A. Envelope containing notes on Upper Hutt Silver Band and Upper Hutt Municipal Band, notes of interview with Dave Brown on his uncle Jimmy Brown, "Leader" cutting 10 April 1979 on Baptist Church at Brown Owl
B. Envelope containing booklet "Hutt Valley History Parts 1 and 2 Filmstrip No. 66/160 and 66/161, and correspondence and forms re reproduction of Alexander Turnbull Library print (NB from Kenneally collection) dated 18 July 1991
C. Envelope containing "Cyclopedia of New Zealand" entry for Upper Hutt pp.839-845 (annotated) and 9 copies of final front and back cover of "Upper Hutt: the history" (1991)
Envelopes annotated with subject headings:
D. Silverstream steam museum station
E. Upper Hutt College, Te Marua Lookout
F. Whiteman's, Mangaroa Valley, Birchville, St. John's Churchyard
G. Akatarawa, J T Benge house, Jack Comeskey [negatives only, separated]
I. Jack Kelleher in Upper Hutt as "Times" editor 1949-1950
J. Brown family reunion
K. Barney, Bolds, Te Marua, Mangaroa, whakapapa (against light), Te Marua stadium, Totara Park, Porch Pmta [Paremata?], Gear Homestead
L. [Neil Johansen, Paremata 8 April 1991, Painting by Peter Scaife: Upper Hutt.
M. From Wallaceville Hill, River Rd. plaque, wood choppers, glider, Pan, Benzie Avenue, churches, Bowling Club painting, Railway Station sculpture, Clouston's Corner.
N. Committee, book signings
O. [Loose photographs, possibly detached from envelope: Taiwanese executives at Craig's Flat, 17 April 1991], Kelleher at night over Trentham, Mr and Mrs Kelleher with Kelleher Lane sign.
P. Loose notes and clippings: Return to R F Whiteman note (1 sheet), notes on picture of Upper Hutt in NZ Cyclopedia, notes on pictures? - Lithograph by S C Brees, Taita Gorge by Mein Smith, "Leader" 11 June 1991 re Jina's new building, "Leader" 29 January 1980 re ANZ building
21/2/8 Three miscellaneous ephemera items, n.d. (two re local elections)
21/2/9 2 videotapes to do with Upper Hutt's 'sister city', Mesa, Arizona, USA, c1980s. (MISSING one large wooden box containing exhibition material)
21/2/10 Folders of clippings, records and other material probably collected by S. Northcote-Bade as Councillor and as a member of the Historical Society. Includes:
21/2/10/1 'Map of Manoeuvre Area Neighbourhood of Trentham Camp Wellington 1915' (map printed on linen); and 'Prints of New Zealand paintings issued by the Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Board'.
21/2/10/2 Records relating to Action Group (1947-50), Upper Hutt Borough Council, closure of saleyards, etc.
21/2/10/3 Records relating to Borough Council and Action Group (1947-50)
21/2/10/4 Agenda and papers for Borough Council meetings, 18 October 1950 and 15 November 1950, and other unrelated items.
21/2/10/5 Agenda and papers for Borough Council meeting 17 April 1950. These partly relate to a proposal to dismiss the Town Clerk B.M. Wilmshurst from office, which led to the resignation of Mayor E.W. Nicolaus and several Councillors
21/2/10/6 Clippings re Upper Hutt street names.
21/2/10/7 Clippings re protests against attempt to remove Town Clerk from office, 1950.
21/2/10/8 Papers, records and clippings re proposed amalgamation with Lower Hutt (1950), secondary education and medical facilities in Upper Hutt, and other matters.
21/2/10/9 Miscellaneous notes relating to some photographs assumed to be processed already. Dated 1968 (Acc 323)
21/2/11 'City of Upper Hutt: Preliminary Electoral Roll 2001' [New Archives Reference: 65/5/11] (Loc 18b)
21/2/12 Coleman Phillips, 'The Book of common prayer, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church of God in New Zealand : being an amendment of the present Church of England service, respectfully suggested for the use of all men who desire to worship God side by side in friendly adoration' (1886) (Acc 650)
21/2/13 Account forms (2 vols) for sales of Collins, 'Maoribank & the Old Brown Owl', 1983-86 (Acc 650 & 319)
21/2/14 Local Government Commission (1988) re alteration of city boundary (former verticle file material)
21/2/15 'A Brief history of the formation of the Pauatahanui Parochial District (Church of England) Officially constituted 1911' (ex-vertical file)
21/2/16 'Heretaunga Pinehaven District Community Council 14 December 1985'
21/2/17 'St Hilda's Church Upper Hutt' (November 1984)
21/2/18 'Map of the Tararua Mountain System' Scale 1:100,000 (1972), shows northern part of Upper Hutt including Akatarawa Valley, Mangaroa & Kaitoke (Acc 660)
21/2/19 'Ground shaking hazard Upper Hutt: Notes' (1992) (Acc 661)
21/2/20 Pinehaven Tennis Club Inc 1950-2000 : A historical vignette as seen by a shortsighted lefthanded slicer of the ball. Barry Yandle, 1999. (Acc 744)
21/2/21 2 photocopied pages. A brief history of the Upper Hutt City Library. (Acc 748)
21/2/22 The Blockhouse : Protect the Community, Blockhouse information sheet.
Brief history of "Pumpkin Cottage" with quotes from Eifel Doog and Ernie Cosgrove. Mention of James Nairn - artist. (Acc 751)
21/2/23 Historic Places Inventory. Upper Hutt City. NZ Historic Places Trust. Town Planning Committee 27th November 1984. (Acc 753)
21/3 ARCHIVES COLLECTED BY THE LIBRARY - Box 4 (or specific location noted with item)
21/3/1 Proclamation of George VI after abdication of Edward VIII, 1936
21/3/2 Clothing - tea cosy, lace over jacket, unfinished waist coat (Acc 68)
21/3/3 SUBDIVISION POSTERS
21/3/3/1 Poster advertising sub-division of "The Plateau" "originally laid out as the country residence of a Wellington Medical Practitioner and planted with exotic trees some 35-40 years ago...few minutes walk from the confluence of the Mungaroa and Hutt Rivers", Collins' Stream. 50 sections 85 pounds (15 pound deposit), Selling agents Goodwin and Chichester, Lower Hutt. Plan by Seaton, Sladden & Pitt, Surveyors & Engineers, Wellington (Loc. 38h)
21/3/3/2 Poster advertising sub-division of block of land in Trentham Upper Hutt by auction on 2 April 1927. Poster shows John, Beth, Bristol Streets, Ararino and Main Hutt Roads. Auctioneers Harcourts & Co. and H.G.Rutter & Co.. 123 sections. Deposit 75 Pounds, also one 5 roomed house and one 7 roomed house. On reverse of poster, pencilled plan and specifications for house at Lot 123 Bristol Street, Trentham. Approved by Office of the Wellington District Building Controller, 15 September 1945. Plan scale 4 feet to 1 inch, drawn by L. Rossen. (Loc. 38h)
21/3/3/3 Poster advertising Deller sub-division, Pinehaven, auction 3 February 1951. Includes map and legal descriptions covering Pinehaven Road and Birch Grove. Auctioneers H.Ernest Leighton Ltd. 28 sections for deposit of 75 pounds. Plan signed E.A.Cuttriss, Registered Surveyor, Upper Hutt (Loc. 38h)
21/3/4 Electoral Roll for first election of Seven Town Commissioners, 1908, several names crossed off in red ink - returning day copies? "Prepared by Angus J. McCurdy 9 April 1908 "subject to verification of ownership or occupancy". (Loc. 38d)
21/3/5 Copies of clippings, historical articles and correspondence of Horace Fildes (VUW) c1912-1936, 1971 "Part lot 61, Bethunes 3/77) Includes copies of correspondence from Elsdon Best to H. Fildes. Concerns particularly history of Wellington places and place-names.
21/3/6 Newspaper clippings and listing for 'box labeled Thesis Upper Hutt'
21/3/7 Map of Trentham Manoeuvre Area, c1929, scale 1:20,000. (Fragile: not to be issued) Mounted onto cloth. Stamped on back "Wellington [District?] Training College" with "143" written in corner on back. Reference on lower left corner: 2,100.L14522/29. Printed in colour and giving names of features and landowners e.g. Tearooms (Brown Owl), Wellington Flaxgrowers, McCurdy (Castle), Troup & Moore, Dr. Knight (Silverstream). Source of date: Reference number suffix 29, also Trentham School (1929) shows but St. Patrick's College (1931) does not. Colour laminated copy arch ref 71/2/1 is to be issued instead, both located at [Loc 38h]
21/3/8 C.F.B. Livesay, Architect. 'Specification' for building to be erected for J.T. Benge, Upper Hutt, 3 August 1909. (Accompanied by note: 'Passed to Archive by T./Planning (K. Sterling) 20/9/82'). It is unclear if this building was constructed.
21/3/9 'Proposed Shop, Upper Hutt, for J.T. Benge Esqre', architectural drawing of shop, specifications at 21/3/8.
21/3/10 'Upper Hutt Borough Town Planning Scheme' undated.
21/3/11 'Plan of Town Centre' undated.
21/3/12 'Upper Hutt City Council Submission to the Ministry of Education Upper Hutt Schools Network Review' (Acc 553)
21/3/13 Volume of newspaper clippings 1882-1890 (Acc 74)
21/3/14 Poster advertising 'Wartime Idol' competition at Trentham, Wellington Anniversary Day, 24 January 2005 (Loc. 38h)
21/3/15 Human Rights Commission material donated by HRC for Library display to mark Human Rights Day 1982. Includes posters, HRC reports (Springbok Tour, Nuclear Warships, Sexual Harassment, etc), pamphlets and other items
21/3/16 "1955 Upper Hutt Borough Council Staff" (de-framed photograph) (Acc 96), Reference: P5-126-2803.
21/3/17 Panorama of Trentham Camp P7-21-1768 (Acc 96) (Loc.38g) (MISSING)
21/3/18 De-framed photographs, Rimutake Incline, Sheep on road, bridge, portrait George Whiteman; photos Leo Morel (missing), Totara Park panoramas 1971-1977 (missing), aerial views Upper Hutt (missing) (require further processing, need to locate missing photos) (Acc 96) (Loc. 38d)
21/3/19 Mangaroa Thesis, incomplete photocopy, undated, author unknown.
21/3/20 UHCC Report, 'Ecological and Heritage Study', (acc 830, 2 copies) (1996) and Stephen Fuller, 'An Inventory of Sites of Biological Value and Ecological Assessment of the Upper Hutt District' (1994) (Acc 652)
21/3/21 'Boer War medal owned by son of George Whiteman' (Acc 148)
21/3/22 'Rugby Football Club Upper Hutt 1920-1970' (Acc 146) (Now Ref: Publication 178)
21/3/23 Photocopy of 2 pp. from "Official War History of the Public Works Dept. VIII"(1948) re Trentham Camp (Acc 201)
21/3/24 'The Upper Hutt Blockhouse' Description and history produced for Wellington Architecture Week 2003 (Acc.670)
21/3/25 Sources for local research in the Greater Wellington Region.
21/3/26 Preliminary list of archives of local bodies in New Zealand 1960
21/3/27 Upper Hutt Catholic Womens League Bookmark, celebrating 50 years 1949-1999. (Acc 693)
21/3/28 Upper Hutt Women's Centre notice advertising Bellydance classes 28th October  (Acc 694)
21/3/29 Memorandum re: Staff Survey 2005. To all staff from Chief Executive (Acc 695)
21/3/31 Heroes of Upper Hutt: Winners and a selection of poetry from the 2005 poetry competition, & from Montana Poetry Day performances in Upper Hutt, July 2005
21/3/32 Hercock Bros. Customer order shopping list[circa 1960].
21/3/33 Images of Upper Hutt. Notice to promote setting up of heritage material at the Upper Hutt Public Library. (Acc 701)
21/3/34 "Chatter" Upper Hutt Community Development News, Aug/Sept.05, Oct.Nov.05 (Acc 702)
21/3/35 Assorted Upper Hutt brochures. Including Walkways in Upper Hutt, Staglands and Harcourt Park (Acc 703)
21/3/36 "Memories of the dynamic Angus McCurdy". Poem written by Angus McCurdy. Photocopied article from newspaper (Acc 704)
21/3/37 Upper Hutt City free map and street guide 2004/05
21/3/38 Physical and Environmental Monitoring Survey: report form. This form is from: Preserving Records: A training programme (version 1/1999). London (Acc.711)
21/3/39 "Special Community Issue to coincide with the opening of the Civic Administration Bldg." Heretaunga Pinehaven District Community Council. 14 December 1985. (Acc 732)
21/3/40 Upper Hutt Civic Hall complex location map (Acc 720)
21/3/41 "Those were the days" Upper Hutt Calender 2004, Community Calendar 2003(Acc 738), Community Calender 2007 (Acc 838)
21/3/42 N.Z. Standard NZS 9201 Chapter 15: 1972. Model general bylaws: Chapter 15: Public Libraries (Acc 743)
21/3/43 Newspaper clippings, Golder Cottage, Evening Post 14/11/89, and Blockhouse 1983 (Acc 757)
21/3/44 Eighteen colour photographs, possibly taken by David Lee-Smith (but might also be from planning department), of the upper valley, Blockhouse and River Road (Acc 323)
21/3/45 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, Upper Hutt 1966 (Acc 369) (Loc. 38h)
21/3/46 License Tender to occupy the bookstall at railway station 1956
21/3/47 Ex-Vertical File material that may be useful for future brochures (new reference: to be updated)
21/3/48 Historical documents regarding the setting up of the Archive (new ref. 21/4/7)
21/3/49 Library cards of Mrs SD Thompson 1983, Mr M Thompson 1983, Michael Scoon 1983, Mrs I Roil 1973.
Lesley Badland library card 391, Pinehaven County Library.
2 blank Upper Hutt Public Library membership cards.
21/3/50 Bonnie Glen pamphlet 2005 (Acc 785)
21/3/51 Upper Hutt: The City 1966-1989 by Kelly Mann, history written for a Girls Brigade Project.
21/3/52 21 Year Lease of land to James Swanson and Thomas Russell of Upper Hutt, sections 38-41 of Mungaroa District 1898.
21/3/53 The Heritage of Upper Hutt poetry day Friday 27 July 2007, booklet - winners and selected poetry (2 copies) (Acc 837).
21/3/54 Early Crown Grant land plans and maps of Upper Hutt area (loc.38b)
21/3/54/1 Belmont, Silverstream, Whiteman's Valley areas c1940.
21/3/54/2 Central Upper Hutt
21/3/54/3 Native Reserves in the District of Wellington, copied from Native Reserves Book No.54.
21/3/54/4 Shows Mungaroa Stream, Rawson's land is central and Collett's land is on the right.
21/3/54/5 Upper Hutt City, plots numbered, street names are absent, Rimutaka Range on the right
21/3/54/6 Upper Hutt districts, plots numbered, street names absent, similar to 21/3/54/5 but magnified.
21/3/55 (box 13) Upper Hutt Majestic and Mayfair Theatres.
SERIES 21/4 HERITAGE COLLECTION CLOSED FILES - Boxes 5-6
21/4/1 Archive Closed File:
Morel Streetscape (School Kit 2), notes, etc. Morel A&D notes
21/4/1a Small folder labeled 'Copies' found with Leo Morel material, a note says 'separated from photograph collections, to form separate collection?'
21/4/2 Archive Closed File:
Various papers regarding some photograph and archive records, belonging to Nicola Frean, former Archivist (two folders)
21/4/3 Archive Closed File:
Acquisitions 1997-98; Newspaper indexing project 1980s; Acquisitions 1999 (includes letters soliciting donations)
21/4/4 Archive Closed File:
'Managing Local Studies Collections'; Procedures for Photo Volunteers (2 eds); NLNZ Fact sheets; Accessions Register (backup); Accessions Register Heritage Collection 1990s; Validation instructions (names)
21/4/5 Archive Closed File: A&D completed of various archives collections and a general file of smaller items.
21/4/6 Archive Closed File: Correspondence and documents relating to establishment of the Archive (2 folders); Validation lists; Processing notes 1999-2000; Names index 1999; Information for school talks; Morel inventory; Upper Hutt & District; A&D notes
21/4/7 Archive Closed File: Suburb & Street Name indexing; Collection management notes; Miscellaneous notes; Data entry forms
21/4/8 Archives Closed File: 1994-2000, website upgrade information (see also 21/4/7)
School kit resource material (Loc 15 c-d)
21/4/9 UNSERIALISED ACCESSIONS - Box 7
21/4/9/1. Regional parks for the Wellington region (Wellington Regional Planning Authority report, 76.83, November 1976)
21/4/9/2. Upper Hutt City Proclamation, 28 May 1966.
21/4/9/3. Regional development and access for Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa: a two-day seminar. Upper Hutt Civic Hall, 8-9 April 1975 (Dept. of University Extension, VUW, summary by Jeremy Pope). [Titles/authors not indexed]
21/4/9/4. City of Upper Hutt Review District Scheme No. 2. (29 June 1972)
21/4/9/5. Upper Hutt's Town Plan. E.W. Nicolaus, Mayor. 1949.
21/4/9/6. Heretaunga Pinehaven District Community Council, 14 December 1985. Special community issue to coincide with the opening of the civic administration building.
21/4/9/7. Taraua 1990 (Tararua Tramping Club, 1989/1990 no. 43. (Includes seventieth anniversary celebrations).
21/4/9/8. Town Planning Committee (November). City of Upper Hutt District Scheme Rural Zones Review (Change no. 50) October 1985.
21/4/9/9. Wellington Regional Council, 'Management plans and policies for Council land. Introductory Paper', December 1984.
21/4/9/10. Upper Hutt Recreation plan - Philosophy and direction, c1982.
21/4/9/11. Taita Lawn Cemetery (Lower Hutt). "Monumental inscriptions as at October 1988". Headstone transcriptions and index by Hutt Valley Group of NZ Society of Genealogists, 1984-1989. Includes plan of cemetery.
21/4/9/12. "The development of gangs in New Zealand", school project for Upper Hutt College by Karl McGhie, 1989. Includes transcripts of interviews with Det. Sgt. Ian Colville (in charge of Police Intelligence section), Dr. Ian Miller (Police psychologist) and Rei Harris (President, Black Power), copies of articles Rei Harris and about Amberley Park rape case, and a message from Harris to Upper Hutt College students.
21/4/9/13. Leaflet: Parks of Upper Hutt, Leaflet no. 1, Parks & Reserves Department, c1970
21/4/9/14. Booklet. 'Wallaceville Animal Research Centre: guide to display of current work to mark the official opening of the new administration and laboratory blocks by the Minister of Agriculture the Hon. Duncan MacIntyre, March 1978'.
21/4/9/15. 'Old Redoubts, Blockhouses and Stockades of the Wellington District', by Elsdon Best reprint 1921. Includes Upper Hutt Blockhouse built 1860/1861.
21/4/9/16. Tour notes and map by S. Northcote-Bade, tour leader, to accompany tour of Upper Hutt by London bus, January 1982 (2 copies).
21/4/9/17. Upper Hutt Valley Organisations list and contacts, October 1979.
21/4/9/18. Harcourt Park. Draft Management Plan. Upper Hutt City Council. February 1982.
21/4/9/19. City of Upper Hutt Reviewed District Scheme reprinted with amendments to 6 March 1969. Upper Hutt City Council. Includes maps.
21/4/9/20. Borough of Upper Hutt Reviewed District Scheme 1963
SERIES 21/5 PHOTOGRAPHS LISTED IN PHOTOGRAPH DATABASE (Others remain as part of above series)
21/6 Unregistered Library Material (now registered) Boxes 9b-12, and Loc.3f
21/6/1 Fitzgerald Bros Service Station Handimaps 1950s
21/6/2 Development of the Upper Hutt Valley 1967
21/6/3 Official visit and opening of Public Library, Keith Holyoake 1978
21/6/4 Syllabus of instruction for public schools 1937
21/6/5 Local authority Statistics 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968
21/6/6 Report on Local Authority Statistics for 1961, 1962, 1964
21/6/7 Statement of Accounts 1964-1967
21/6/8 Disposal of Upper Hutt Wastes, for Drainage Board 1971
21/6/9 Life and Career of the late Prime Minister Norman Kirk 1974 - includes memorial service programme and obituaries
21/6/10 The Wellington Regional Planning Scheme 1968 - scheme statement, code of ordinances, development maps
21/6/11 Wellington Regional Water Board Monthly Reports Sept 1979-April 1980 - includes report Aspects of Water Supply Practice in Great Britain
21/6/12 Upper Hutt Majestic and Mayfair Theatres by Tony Froude
21/6/13 Christ and Drink, anti liquor advertisement, no date
21/6/14 St Brendans Catholic School opening ceremony booklet 1980 [Now at 12b, Publication 173]
21/6/15 A photographic essay and charges by the photographer 1989
21/6/16 JA Kelleher launch speech 1991
21/6/17 Maidstone Model Engineering Society leaflet, no date
21/6/18 Barton Family info via 'Sutherlands of Ngaipu'1947
21/6/19 pp64-66, history of newspaper/industry in Upper Hutt
21/6/20 History of McHardie Street in the form of a letter to Council
21/6/21 U/H Town Hall Co Ltd, reply of the directors to AJ McCurdy
21/6/22 Part time farming in Upper Hutt 1977
21/6/23 First 100 members of Upper Hutt Public Library 1952, address cards - plus other old library cards
21/6/24 Josephine and her Friends (railways) 1964
21/6/25 Sharing the Harvest, history of the U/H Food Bank 1991-2003
21/6/26 Directory of Clubs and Organisations July 1985
21/6/27 St John's Church brochure and Leader article 1978
21/6/28 U/H Info, significant dates, street names and Rimutaka Riding info 1970s
21/6/29 Municipal Library petition and newspaper article 1951
21/6/30 History of the Parish of Heretaunga 1951-1985
21/6/31 Upper Hutt: A History 1971, unpublished copy of Kellehers' first attempt (envelope)
21/6/32 Upper Hutt: A History 1971, unpublished copy of Kellehers' first attempt (folder)
21/6/33 A Preliminary Survey of Source Material relating to the history of Upper Hutt by Gillian Ryan 1963
21/6/34 Research notes from Kelleher 1968
21/6/35 Ring Binder, newspaper clippings, U/H history 1950s, 1977
21/6/36 Letter from Crown Lands Commissioner to Hutt County Council 1884
21/6/37 Correspondence regarding the preservation of Pumpkin Cottage 1974
21/6/38 U/H Borough home seekers advertisement with a photo of Mayor McCurdy
21/6/39 Upper Hutt Parks - additional to ref: 21/2/1/23
Trentham Memorial Park Draft Management Plan 1986
Trentham Memorial Park - History, 1989
Belmont Regional Park
Birchville Park Management plan 1991?
Maidstone Park Draft Management Plan 1986
Trentham Memorial Park Advenitve Plants and Native Bush
Brief History of Harcourt Park 1975
21/6/40 Ex-Vertical File material that may be useful for brochures (old ref: 21/3/47)
21/6/41 The National Farmer and Stock Grower 1906 (newspaper)
21/6/42 THe Farmers Advocate 1908 (newspaper)
21/6/43 The New Zealand Freelance 1918 (theatre newspaper)
21/6/44 Upper Hutt Leader 1972 (newspaper)
21/6/45 Upper Hutt Promotional Association - A&P Show 1946 (newspaper)
21/6/46 The New Zealand Farmer 1927 (magazine newspaper)
21/6/47 Brown Envelope of Newspapers
Dominion Special - Wahine disaster 10 April 1968
The Press - Victory Issue 16 Aug 1945
Christchurch Star-Sun - Special Victory Number 16 Aug 1945
Christchurch Star-Sun - Japan Surrenders 15 Aug 1945
Evening Post - Wahine disaster 19 April 1968
Christchurch Star-Sun - Britain declares war on Germany 4 Sept 1939
The Press - Allied armies invade Europe 7 June 1944
Christian Science Monitor - Coronation of King Deorge VII 22 April 1937
Evening Post - Serious Errors by Wahine Captain 13 Dec 1968
Christchurch Star-Sun - Centennial Number 1850-1950
Christchurch Star-Sun - Victory in Europe 9 May 1945
Evening Post - Wahine disaster 11 April 1968
The Press - Centennial Supplement 25 May 1961
Evening Post - Century of Headline News 1865-1965
21/6/48 Brown Envelope 1 - Upper Hutt articles September 1971 - Feb 1973
21/6/49 Brown Envelope 2 - Upper Hutt articles July 1973 - Dec 1976
21/6/50 Tissue Wrapped
Redwood Tree debate 1957
Railways/Rimutaka Tunnel 1950s
Wellington/Lower Hutt/Hutt Valley/Taita
21/6/54 The Sketch Coronation Souvenir 1911 for King George V
21/6/51-53 at Loc: 3f
21/6/51 NZ Pictorial News/NZ Home Pictorial and Motion Picture Magazine 1928-1932, 14 editions
21/6/52 Newspapers donated by Dave Atkins in 1977
Auckland Weekly Press Review 1925-1930
Weekly Press 1910
Canterbury Times 1901
Weekly News 1931, 1940
21/6/53 Picturesque Atlas of Australasia c.1890 - includes a short description of Rimutaka Hill and railway
21/6/54 'Camera News', box of photos with captions, some are Revelle Jackson. One scanned, see P2-1860-3460 (acc 86)
21/6/55 Circulation Statistics for Adult, Children and Mobile, April 1985 - January 1989
21/6/56 Issue Statistics, 1963 - March 1970
21/6/57 Finances and Expenditure 1965-1969
21/6/58 Expenditure 1969-1978
21/6/59 Issues and Membership Statistics 1966-1975
21/7 PHOTOCOPIED ARTICLES RELATING TO UPPER HUTT
21/7/1 Reminiscences of Upper Hutt by John Dunmore (from NZ Memories, Issues 78, June July 2009, pp.30-34)
21/7/2 A Ramble Up The Hutt by Ray Tinsley (from North and South, June 1992, pp.30-32)
21/7/3 The Rimutaka Incline by Noel Meek (from NZ Memories, Issue 12, volume two, pp.716-719)
21/7/4 The Train Tunnel Gang by David Dickens (from The Dominion Post, October 29 2005)
21/7/5 'No Protection for Silverstream's Pumpkin Cottage' and 'Pumpkin Cottage no Cinderella', newspaper articles.
21/7/6 BP in New Zealand, Our Yesteryears. A 1924 Morris Cowley owned by "Snow" Benge Photocopies only. (Box 13)
27/7/7 "Cross Creek" "NZ Memories, Issue 68, Oct/Nov 2007 (Box 13)
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