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Maori (New Zealand people) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Francis W. Kirkham diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 772
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries. Kirkham describes his early life before starting his diaries in 1893. In the first volume, Kirkham writes about his education. The volumes numbered 2 through 13 were kept when he was serving on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand. These items contain accounts of his daily activities and extensive comments on the customs of the Maori people of New Zealand. The fourteenth volume tells about the completion of Kirkham's schooling and...
Dates: 1893-1902

Ernest A. Ottley diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326305]
Identifier: MSS SC 2761
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries. Ottley writes about his experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in New Zealand. He also makes observations on the Maori people.

Dates: 1919-1923

Sidney J. and Ernest A. Ottley scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 3734
Scope and Contents

Contains five albums. The first three albums include photographs, postcards, booklets, and newspaper clippings, relating to Sidney James Ottley's mission to New Zealand from 1912-1914. The fourth album includes family photographs, announcements of weddings, deaths, and anniversaries, as well as greeting cards. The fifth album belongs to Ernest A. Ottley and covers his life in Millard County, Utah to his missionary service in New Zealand.

Dates: 1878-1983

Ezra F. Richards diaries, letters, and newspaper clippings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2311
Scope and Contents Photocopies of microfilm copies of handwritten diaries. In the first diary, Richards, told about his experiences in New Zealand as a missionary for the Mormon Church from 1885 to 1888. He worked with the Maori people. Also included are his correspondence while he was in New Zealand at that time. Also included is a second diary Richards kept while he was on another mission to Australia and New Zealand from 1896 to 1897. He wrote about his missionary activities at that time. Some of the...
Dates: 1885-1897

Mary Wihongi autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308022]
Identifier: MSS SC 1009
Scope and Contents

A handwritten autobiography. Born of a Scottish father and Maori mother, Wihongi relates interesting cultural experiences from her childhood. She comments on her education, marriage, and family. She tells of her conversion to the Mormon faith and of her church activities.

Dates: 1978