Allardyce personal correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1212/9;D Letter to Constance (his wife), Government House, Falkland Islands, 12 August 1914 [Summarises the changes in the Falkland Islands, and in his own activities, brought on by the recent outbreak of war] 2 leaves, typescript (Xerox)
  • MS 1212/8;D Letter to Viti (his daughter), Government House, Falkland Islands, 7 June 1914 [Tells the story of the fire on board the New Zealand Shipping Company's steamer Waimate off Cape Horn and her subsequent visit to the Islands, May 1914] 2 leaves, typescript (Xerox)

Administrative / Biographical History

Personal letters to members of Allardyce' family.