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AIM Ann Report 1913 to 1914 18 1897-1898. Donation of £100 from Mr. T. Russell, to cover the expense of forming a collection of geological specimens from the Cape Colville Peninsula. 1901. Japanese Shinto Shrine, elaborately lacquered and decorated, presented by Mr. L. D. Nathan. 1901-1902. £1,000 subscribed by the citizens of Auckland for the purchase of the Mair Collection of Maori Ethnographical Articles. 1902-1903. Bequest of £2,500 from Mr. E. A. Mackechnie (£2,000 to be invested in order to produce an income for the purchase of books for the Library of the Institute; £500 to be expended in providing groups of the larger mammals and the necessary show-cases.) 1906-1907. £662 subscribed by the citizens of Auckland for the purchase of Mr. Fen ton's elaborately carved Patuka, and for the purchase and erection of the Runanga House. Rangitilii. o o 1911-1912. £684 subscribed by the citizens of Auckland for the purchase of ancient historic Maori Carvings; and for other additions to the Museum. 1913. Bequest of £1,000 from Sir John Logan Campbell. 1913. Donation front Mr. lienry Shaw of 62 volumes of Geographical and Scientific works, and of 110 volumes from Mr. F. Shaw. 1913. Unusually large and complete collection of Kauri Gum, containing 400 examples, together with the plate-glass show-case containing the same, presented by the Hon. E. Mitchelson.