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Louisa Snelson (c 1856-1919) was an early settler of Palmerston North, along with her husband George who established the first shop on The Square. Louisa was very active in the community, supporting her husband as the first Mayor of the newly created Palmerston North Borough Council in 1877 and beyond. The scrapbook contains illustrations from magazines, newspaper clippings about Palmerston North, photographs of local identities and other miscellaneous items.

See index to contents at 2018Pa_SNELSON-S3_025419_Index

Identification

Object type
Multi-Page Document
Digitisation ID
2008Pa_SNELSON_HIS_1290
Title
Louisa Snelson's Scrapbook
Format
Paper
Held In
Community Archives
Relation
CA: Snelson Collection
Archive
Snelson Scrapbook
Date
circa 1870 to circa 1899

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Creation

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Place
Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
george snelson,
louisa snelson,
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