The Southern Provinces Almanac, Directory, Diary and Year-bookBook - 1854-1892?
The Almanac was published annually from 1853 to 1892. Christchurch City Libraries has a set covering the years 1863 to 1892. Originally the Almanac covered a number of provinces, but from 1865 the Almanac concentrated on Canterbury. The Almanac includes a review and commentary on the events of the preceding year. It contains listings of businesses, associations, central and provincial government officials and departments; and a trades and occupations directory. As well as Christchurch and Lyttelton other Canterbury towns are listed. Includes postal, port, customs and other regulations; army lists; details of religious bodies, charitable organisations and various societies.
Publisher: Christchurch [N.Z.] : Printed and published at the Lyttelton Times Office, 1854-1892?
Branch Call Number: 993.149 SOU
Characteristics: 39 v. ;,16-21 cm.