Category: archives

  • #From the Archives, no. 3

    Henry Williams’ account of the spread of Christianity like wildfire along Kāpiti Coast under teacher Ripahau; and the challenge of working in parallel with Wesleyan missionaries! Henry Williams to CMS, 23 January 1840, Paihia, CMS CN/O94, NLA (original and typescript):

  • #From the Archives, no. 2

    In writing a Concise Life of Henry Williams, I am busy tracking down some critical primary sources. One important set of these are the journals of his uncle, the musician and composer extraordinaire, John Marsh. He kept a detailed and lively dairy, which was then turned into a fuller narrative Journal; all 37 volumes of…