Special files   (18680)
1907 - 1952  range held: 1840 - 1952


Native Department files which survived the Parliamentary Buildings fire of December 1907, and other files subsequently added to the series. The most important special files related to transactions over blocks of land, Native reserves, important tribal personalities, gatherings of Maori chiefs, and papers produced for and created by Royal Commmissions on Maori matters. After transfer to Archives New Zealand the files were broken up by subject grouping and distributed among various series within the Maori Affairs Record Group. This series thus contains no items. A detailed list of the special files and their locations can be found under additional finding aids.


Dates of Holdings : 1840 - 1952
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
Access : No Records in Archway explain …
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 1
Date Approved: 08/07/2005