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Folio 7: Jokes and Sayings

Identifier: clels4

Summary of contents

A section of the underwood collection that contains, typed script, handwritten notes, photocopied newspapers and articles and correspondence. Throughout the collection are featured ‘jokes’, and the articles either chronicle instances of pranking or use colloquialisms or sayings that contribute the what the overall collection is trying to demonstrate. The date range of the content is c. 1918-1947.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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