List, Persons Killed in Earthquake

Production date
Post 03 Feb 1931

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Letter and lists related to the people killed as a result of the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake. The documents are bound in the top left corner, with cardboard covers. The number 81 is stamped on the cover, with the title: List of Persons Killed in Earthquake. The documents include:

Memorandum from Mr D J Cummings, Inspector of Police, New Zealand Police, Napier to the Secretary, Napier Relief Committee, dated 4 September 1931, regarding: List of Persons Killed in Earthquake.

List, Persons killed in earthquake on 3 February 1931 and available information regarding dependants, stamp dated 5 September 1931. The list includes names, ages, marital status, and known relatives or dependants.

List, Persons Killed in Hastings by Earthquake, undated. The list includes names, gender, ages, addresses, occupations, location killed, and date of death. Three pages.
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Production technique
Media/Materials description
Several sheets of paper of varying sizes typed, with handwritten annotations, bound by a folding clip in the top left hand corner. Cardboard covers.
Length x Width: 355 x 225mm
Subject period
Subject date
Post 03 Feb 1931
Credit line
from the Public Trust Office
Other number(s)
m98/62, 77221

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