collection5_lib, Item ID: 232954

Title:Ross Borough Council records
Subject:Local government
Description:The Ross Borough Council was constituted in 1878 and continued until 1972 when the area became part of Westland County. From the 1860s it was the centre of one of New Zealand's richest alluvial goldfields. These Council records include minutes (1878-1953); financial records (1878-1947]; correspondence (1912-1953); mining papers (1896-1930s), World War Two papers and late 19th century town plans. The collection also contain the records of local organisations and institutions such as: Ross Volunteer Fire Brigade, Seddon Public Library, Totara Rifles, Ross Ladies Hockey Club, Totara School Committee, Totara Hospital
Created Date:1977/01/01
Format Extent:9m
Type:Financial records, town plans, minute books, correspondence
Areas:Ross, Westland
Date range:c.1877-1946
Collection:Archive Inventories
Sub-collection:Documentary archives
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