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Detective work from the UK to New Zealand

Posted 3 days ago by Hannah Pomeroy

This week has seen me draw from one resource that the Archive houses in large numbers for our roller mill history project: namely postcards. A search for ‘postcard’ in the online catalogue returns with 6304 results, and there are more that have not yet been catalogued. These items provide a wealth of information and can be a key resource, both for the image on the front and the message - when it’s written - on the back.

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