Fonds 6074 - Memoranda

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  • c. 1880 (Creation)

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This is a single item placed in an artificial series for ease of reference. In 1955 the German Consul's archives were discovered in Apia with the records of the German Colonial Administration. These were removed and transferred to the National Archives of New Zealand for extensive conservation work and microfilming. The decision was made to document the German-Samoan agencies and record series as if they had transferred the records in 1914 - which is why the Executive Council of Western Samoa, although the 'true' transferring agency, is not fully documented.

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All items found in 1955 were retained


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Archives New Zealand >> German Consulate Apia

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This description was automatically translated with the help of Translation errors are possible. Please note that the document itself has not been translated.

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Folder containing handwritten papers plus two typescript translations. Fair condition.

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Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington

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