Guide to the Collections held by the National Army Museum (as filmed by the AJCP)
M1905 - M1906
National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record
Series 5105/70. Diaries of Francis M. Lind, 1854 - 1855
Diary of a visit to Australia and New Zealand on leave from the Indian Army (81pp), 13 February 1854 - 31 August 1855 (File 1)
The diary describes the voyage from Calcutta to Sydney via Singapore, Adelaide and Melbourne, travels in the New England district in November-December 1854 and in New Zealand in February - April 1855, and the return voyage to India via Torres Strait. It includes notes on New Zealand government, Maoris, the Maori War, and geology, and also sketches and a map.
Series 5105/73. Commonplace book of Francis M. Lind, 1855
Series 6012/111. Papers on Maori War (17pp), 1957
Series 6309/124. Papers of Sgt. William Baxter, 79th Foot, 1844 - 1851
John Baxter to William Baxter, 16 April 1846 (File)
Work as Ward Master at Sydney Infirmary; prices; climate.
Series 6401/17. Diary of Col. W. Harry Christie, 1836
Diary from the voyage between Gravesend and Sydney, via Dublin and Cork, on the convict ship Captain Cook (typescript copy)...
Diary of Col. W. Harry Christie on a voyage from Gravesend to Sydney, via Dublin and Cork, on the convict ship Captain Cook (typescript copy, 44pp.), 4 June 1836 - 14 November 1836 (File)
The diary contains detailed entries describing the layout of the ship, daily routine, relations with the crew, deaths, an attempt by convicts to seize the ship, lashings, fishing, convict songs, birds, and first impressions of Sydney.
Series 6502/110. Diary of Ensign James Chadwick, 1807 - 1819
Series 6509/25. Diaries of Lt. Col. R. H. Russell, 57th Regiment, 1863
Series 6612/26. Maori War document, 1860
Series 6705/45. Papers of C.C.P. Lawson, c.1880-1966
Subseries 21. Scrapbook of P.W. Reynolds, c. 1880-1900
Subseries 23. Correspondence concerning New Zealand military uniforms (12 letters), 1965 - 1966
Subseries 24. Correspondence concerning Australian military uniforms (12 letters), 1964 - 1966
Correspondence of C.C.P. Lawson concerning his research on the uniforms of military units in Australia, 1964 - 1966 (File)
Correspondence with Sir William Oliver (Canberra), Brigadier T.F.B. Macadie (Sydney), Marjorie Hancock (Sydney), D. MacCallum (Sydney), B.J. Videon (Melbourne), C.A.M. Roberts (Canberra), H.C.A. Pitt, (Launceston) and M.H. Ellis (Sydney).
Series 6807/262. Journals of Surgeon C. Pine, 1841 - 1854
Journal of Surgeon C. Pine, August 1841 - April 1845 (File 2)
The Journal, which has very detailed entries, describes the voyage from Gravesend to Sydney, including a visit to Hobart, May-September 1844, social activities in Sydney and Parramatta, and the transfer of the 58th Regiment to New Zealand in 1845.
Journal of Surgeon C. Pine, April 1845 - June 1854 (File 3)
The journal describes service in New Zealand, his return to Sydney in 1846, the voyage from Sydney to England on the Palestine, July-December 1846 (Sir George Gipps was a fellow-passenger), and life in England, with references to friends and events in New Zealand.
Series 6807/307. Historical records. 50th Foot (photocopy), 1833 - 1869
Series 6902/10. Australian photographs, 1901
Series 6906/33. Photograph album, c.1890
Album of photographs of Aden, Ceylon, Burma, Australia, India and Egypt...
Series 7101/16. Commission of Col. J.E.D. Taunton, 1901
Series 7101/25-5. Album presented to Lord Roberts (6pp, vellum), January 1901 - February 1901
Album comprising manuscript copies of correspondence respecting the Mere Porourangi presented to Field Marshal Earl Roberts by the Maori Chief M.H. Tuta Nihoniho...
Series 7310/47. Letters of Archibald Campbell (extracts, 3pp, photocopy of typescript), 16 May 1831 - 24 May 1837
Series 7402/43. Commemorative address, 1901
Series 7503/59-2. Dinner menu, 1919
Series 7511/32. Photograph, 1901
Series 7605/78. Papers of W.M. Lummis, c.1968
Series 7611/17. Diary of Nurse D.L. Harris (81pp. and typescript copy), April 1900 - May 1901
Diary of Nurse D.L. Harris of the New Zealand Contingent kept while serving as a Nursing Sister at No. 2 General Hospital, Cape Town, and No. 8 General Hospital, near Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Series 7807/25. Papers of Brigadier-General Francis Maxwell, 1910
Series 7901/76. Papers of Capt. Charles Swanston, 1830 - 1948
Series 8002/2. Memoirs of Col. J.B. Amies (photocopy of typescript), 1979
Memoirs, written in 1979, entitled 32 Indian years 1915-1947'...
Series 8112/54. Papers of General Sir Henry James Warre, 1862 - 1873
Henry James Warre (Taranaki) to Cox, 7 November 1862 (File 50)
Settlement of debts of Ensign P.F. Clarke. (Copy).
Henry James Warre. New Zealand - its occupation and defence against native aggression. Papers read to Royal United Service Institution, 30 January 1863 (File 51)
Henry James Warre (Taranaki) to Lieut. C.M. Clarke, 5 October 1865 (File 54)
Praises work of Clarke as Garrison Adjutant.
Series 8202/28. Biography of John S. Clarke (8pp)
Series 8202/70. Papers of W.M. Lummis (10pp), 1981
Series 8303/45. Papers of Major M. O'Farrell, 1900 - 1902
M. O'Farrell to his mother (Youghal, Co. Cork) and brother Edward O'Farrell (Carrick Mines Co. Dublin), 1900 - 1902 (File 1-8)
Victorian Mounted Rifles; conditions in South Africa; casualties; Lord Methuen; superiority of Australian horsemen to yeomanry recruited in English cities; impending return of regiment to Australia; appointment as Staff Officer in North West Districts.