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Predicate Object 2014-01-09T20:07:34.000Z 2020-12-18T04:41:27.597Z 1 folder (11 items) This material originally formed part of a larger collection of letters and photographs donated to the Queen Elizabeth II Army Memorial Museum, Waiouru, by Andrew Brook, of Yarralumla, Australia. The majority of the letters were written by Private Frederick Albert Crum (3/240), New Zealand Medical Corps, 1NZEF, to his family in New Zealand during World War I. The letters by Private Crum were accessioned into the Army Museum's collection. Those that fell outside the scope of the Museum's collection policy were then forwarded to the Auckland Museum Library in February, 2008. 15 False Item 1 -- Letter from Margaret Scott, The Home, Selkirk, [Scotland], to her brother Gideon, [New Zealand], dated 21 May 1914. (holograph; 2 leaves, double-sided) Item 2 -- Christmas card (plus envelope) from Jack [Crum] to his mother, Mrs A. Crum, New Lynn, Auckland, dated 23 December 1915. Item 3 -- Letter from Jack [Crum], Kaitawa, to his mother, dated 26 December 1915. (holograph; 1 leaf) Item 4 -- Letter from Albert Crum, Sydney, [Australia], to his wife, covering a period from 2 to 5 September 1916. (holograph; 4 leaves, double-sided and folded) Item 5 -- Letter (plus envelope) from Albert Crum, Sydney, [Australia], to his wife, dated 8 [September] 1916. Includes programme for the Royal Comic Opera Company's performance of 'The Dancing Mistress' at Her Majesty's Theatre, commencing 26 August 1916, Sydney. Item 6 -- Envelope addressed to Mr A. Crum, Room 25 (Hotel Metropole, Sydney), containing the calling card of Mr T. [Tom] J. Patterson. Item 7 -- Letter from Rita F. [Kinock?], The Ladies' College, Remuera, [Auckland], to Mrs Crum, dated 3 November 1916. (holograph; 1 leaf, folded) Item 8 -- Letter (plus envelope) from Pearl [Crum], The Ladies' College, Remuera, [Auckland], to her mother, dated 3 December 19[16]. Includes small item of ephemera relating to orders for works by artist Sapper Horace Moore-Jones. (holograph; 2 leaves) Item 9 -- Letter from Gordon [Crum], Whangarei, to his mother, dated 20 July 1921. (holograph; 2 leaves) Item 10 -- Press cutting containing the death notice of Mrs G.T. Scott, The Home, Selkirk, [Scotland]. [see also Item 1] Item 11 -- Press cutting containing the death notice of Gideon Scott, of New Lynn, Auckland. [Source: Weekly Press, circa 12 June 1923] Albert Crum worked as a brickmaker and building contractor, operating from Ashburton, Canterbury. In 1905 he moved to Auckland and established the NZ Brick Tile and Pottery Company at Avondale. This was later taken over by R.O. Clark Ltd. in 1924. In 1929 the four sons of Albert Crum formed a partnership and founded the Crum Brick Tile and Pottery Company. Crum family Crum family - Papers Crum family. Papers, 1914 - 19[23]. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2008/21. Press cuttings Greeting Card Holographs Printed ephemera Crum family - Papers
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