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Guy Bernard Cleaver Bliss papers

Identifier: Arch 0460

Scope and Contents

The papers of Guy Bernard Cleaver Bliss include typescript, manuscript and printed papers, and photographs, chiefly of Canterbury matters relating to military, church and local history.

There are two copies of the reminiscences of Lt. Col. Alfred Henry W. Evenden, photographs of him in the Rangiora High School Cadets (ca. 1905), as a soldier (First World War), and a photograph of his father, T.A. Evenden, a lieutenant in the Kumara Volunteer Cadets, 1886. There is a copy of the reminiscences of James Ashworth (Harleston, Sefton) and of George Turner (Christchurch from 1850; he was a clerk for the Provincial Government, and fought in the Crimean War).

There are papers on noise and environmental problems for locals from the Canterbury Timber Products factory at Ashley, North Canterbury, 1976-1981.

The military papers here concern the New Zealand Army and also volunteers, from 1867 until the 1970s. There are papers on Ripapa Island fortifications. The church histories are of North Canterbury Anglican churches. The outsize map is of Sefton, 1875.


  • 1868-1981


1 Boxes (3 Folders)

1 Maps ; Oversize

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Physical Location

Shelf TU G 2d, Tūranga, Tuakiri floor, ANZC Archives

Arch 458-460 in one box

Former identifier

Formerly Ms 266

Guy Bernard Cleaver Bliss papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Christchurch City Libraries Archives Collection Repository

60 Cathedral Square
Central City
Christchurch Canterbury 8011 New Zealand