Diary 24 : 29 Oct 1916 to 31 March 1918

Maker and role
Author/Artist: Frederick Gibbs (b.1866, d.1953)
Production date
29 Oct 1916-31 Mar 1918

Description
Diary written by F. G. Gibbs covering the period between 29 Oct 1916 to 31 Mar 1918. F. G. Gibbs was a community leader in Nelson who was involved in the development of many Nelson institutions. This diary is part of a larger collection of diaries and papers, AG 85.
Object type
Measurements
1 v. ; 23cm
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 230 x 180 x 10mm
Names/keywords
World War I ; World War 1 ; First World War; World War One; Nelson;
Maker biography
F G Gibbs, 1866-1953, was a well known schoolmaster at Nelson College and then Headmaster of Central School, 1893-1923, and advisor to Thomas Cawthron, a botanist and community leader. He was heavily involved in The Royal Society of New Zealand Astronomical branch and the Nelson observatory. F.G. Gibbs had charge of the Atkinson Observatory from 1905 onwards. He was closely involved with the Nelson Institute and the development of the Nelson Provincial Museum as well as the Nelson Historical Society, the Nelson School of Music, the Nelson Provincial Progress League and the Bishop Suter Art Gallery. He had investments in many mineral ventures within the Province. He remained a bachelor.
He died on the 16th January 1953.
Subjects
F G Gibbs - Diaries
World War, 1914-1918 - New Zealand - Social conditions
World War, 1914-1918
Accession number
A657.24
Other reference numbers
AG85
Credit line
Gibbs, F.G. 1916-1918. Diary 24: 29 Oct 1916 to 31 March 1918. Nelson Provincial Museum, F.G. Gibbs Collection: A657.24.

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