The Christchurch City Council archives collection holds inwards and outwards correspondence dating back to 1862. This collection has been extensively catalogued and gives a fascinating picture of the early and developing city.
Includes correspondence for the Christchurch City Council as early as 1862, including the Inspector of Nuisances, the City Surveyor, reports on reconstruction and maintenance of City Highways and Bridges (1928), Christchurch Domain Board Minutes and correspondence.
Includes correspondence from Avon Road Board, Hillsborough Domain Board, Linwood Borough Council, New Brighton Borough Council, Richmond Domain Board, Riccarton Road and Domain Board, Spreydon Road Board, Spreydon Borough Council, St Albans Borough Council, Sumner Town Board, Sydenham Borough Council.
CH341 correspondence collection dates 1862 - 1972. Some of the records have been extensively listed. The following are available to view:
CH342 correspondence collection dates 1904 - 1962. Some of the records have been extensively listed. The following are available to view
CH345 correspondence collection dates 1901 - 1907. This accession has been extensively listed:
The following are examples of letters received from the Council’s Correspondence Collection.