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Created: 2019

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Fonds. Archbishop Cyril Garbett: Papers, 1951 - 1952

Series COLL 1973/1/L. Travel Diaries, 21 September 1951 - 30 January 1952

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Visit to Australia (54p), 21 September 1951 - 10 December 1951 (File)
Visit to Pacific (60p), 11 December 1951 - 30 January 1952 (File)

Series COLL 1973/1/0. Personal Engagement Diaries, 1951 - 1952

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Diaries, 1951 - 1952 (File)

Series COLL 1982/5/13. Diaries, 1951

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Visit to Australia and New Zealand, 1951 (File)

Fonds. Archbishop William Thomson Papers, 1885 - 1895

Series 2. Letters from William Thomson to his family, January 1885 - August 1890

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Letters from Archbishop Thomson (Bishopthorpe, York; London; Keswick) to his son Basil (Suva) (57p), 25 January 1885 - August 1890 (File COLL 1985/10/2/46-68)

Subjects include: meeting Thurston in London; Basil's position in the colonial service in Fiji; Basil must learn to like tinned meat; Ethel (Thomson) to marry Frederick Goodwyn, Bishop of Bathurst, Australia; Basil's bad voyage back to Fiji in 1890; Basil's health; possible transfer to Africa; problems transmitting money via Bank of NZ...

Series 4. Letters from members of the Thomson Family, 25 May 1890 - 29 November 1895

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Zoe Thomson (sister of Basil), (London) to Basil, 25 May 1890 (File COLL 1985/10/4/7)

That his article, Last of The Cannibal Chiefs has been accepted by Blackwood; lack of prospects in Fiji.

Mrs Zoe Thomson (Basil's mother) (York) to Basil re his arrival in Tonga, 19 October 1890 (File COLL 1985/10/4/11)
Mrs Zoe Thomson (mother) (York) to Basil re his career prospects, 7 November 1890 (File COLL 1985/10/4/14)
John Bramston (n.p.) to Mrs Zoe Thomson re Basil career in Tonga and possible transfer to Zululand (copy), 4 December 1890 (File COLL 1985/10/4/16)

Mrs Thomson's advice to her son.

Mrs Zoe Thomson (York) to Basil, 26 October 1892 (File COLL 1985/10/4/20)

Enclosing copy of letter to her from John Bramston re Basil's appointment as Land Commissioner; Mrs T's comments on his prospects and marital problems; he must keep on friendly terms with Thurston.

Mrs Zoe Thomson to Edmund, 29 November 1895 (File COLL 1985/10/4/21)

Re: Basils code of laws and his legal experience in Tonga and Fiji.