Topic: Don Stafford Files

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His research for his books 'Founding Years in Rotorua' and 'New Century in Rotorua'

These are subject files compiled by Don when he was doing research for The Founding years in Rotorua and The new century in Rotorua. Early articles were summarised and later ones have been photocopied. Don created a card index which is mostly names of people and the Library has created subject indexes for the files.

There are two volumes of Maori place names and these are source material for Landmarks of Te Arawa.

 The files are grouped in the following subjects : and can be found in the Don Stafford Room on the 2nd Floor of Rotorua District Library.

Armed Constabulary/Police

Arts /ArtGallery

Assorted Matters

Aviation

Bathhouse misc

Baths and hospitals

Boats

Brass bands

Carved Houses

Church

Commerce

Court Affairs

Depression

Electricity

Events 2 Volumes

Farming & prospecting; gold, oil, etc.

Fire Brigade

Fish and wildlife

Geothermal

GovernmentGardens

Great Committee

Hotels 2 Volumes

Interviews 2 Volumes

Kaituna River Maketu

Lakes

Land Court

Library

Mamaku; Mokoia; Ngongotaha; Ohinemutu

Medical 

Political

Post Office

Railways

Regal & Vice Regal

Roads

Rotoehu, Rotoma, Rotoiti (Maori place names)

Rotorua (Maori place names)

Rotorua Biographies General and Index

Rotorua Biographies 7 Volumes

Rotorua County

Schools 2 Volumes

Scouts and Guides

Sports 2 Volumes

Terraces, Te Wairoa, Tarawera eruption

Tikitere; Waimangu; Waiotapu

Timber Industry

Tourism 2 Volumes

Township 4 Volumes

Transport Industry

Whakarewarewa 2 Volumes


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