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The collection includes selected digitised material from unpublished records of local and community organisations and clubs, churches, businesses and individuals. The Archives material relates to Christchurch, the Canterbury region and the Chatham Islands from 1850 onwards and includes photographs, letters, diaries, booklets, government documents, and personal papers.
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Albert James North Collection

The collection consists of 133 photographs, 128 of which are by North, and 5 by an unknown photographer. A selection of 79 photographs have been digitised.
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Christchurch Documentary Project

The Christchurch Documentary Project is a collaboration between Christchurch City Libraries and the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts to create a documentary photographic record of...
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Christchurch Star archive

The Star archive is an extensive collection of photographic prints, negatives and newspaper clippings mostly covering local stories including those on community events, local people, places and...
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Finding aids for the Archive collections

These finding aids describe in varying detail the contents of the Christchurch City Libraries Archives collection. Not all archives currently have a finding aid online.
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Municipal Electricity Department collection

The Municipal Electricity Department archive consists of material relating to the Christchurch city's Electricity Department from its formation in 1903. The Electricity Department was reorganised and...
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Samuel Anstey collection

A collection of images from dry glass plate negatives. The images are of boaters in canoes and rowboats from the Antigua Boat Sheds, Christchurch buildings and scenes, and some images of a North...
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