Edgar Papps

A letter from Edgar Papps concerning his life in Richmond and the Waimeas between 1920 and 1950.

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A handwritten letter from Edgar Papps concerning aspects of his life in Richmond and the Waimeas from about 1920 to the 1950s. The letter mentions aspects of his working life and recreational activities he was involved in.

Points of Interest

  1. Baigent’s Sawmill and Box Factory at Tasman
  2. Awa Tennis Club, Dovedale Tennis Club and Waimea Tennis Association
  3. World War II – Army huts at Delta Camp


  • Date of Letter:         1 June 1984
  • Length of Letter:     4 Pages

Copyright Statement

This oral history is to be used for your private research or study only. Please do not copy or distribute the material contained in this transcript in any way, without prior approval.

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