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'Soldier Songs' Talk

Identifier: clels4

Summary of contents

Contains two manuscripts titled ‘Soldiers’ Songs as Occupational Folklore’ and ‘Soldiers Songs: World War 1 to Vietnam’, along with a list of central concepts on the topic, two copies of a diagram titled ‘Military Songs as Expressive Behaviour Towards Authority’ and a Victoria University of Wellington Department of Anthropology welcome and lamenting waiata, ‘Tomo Mai’. The central topics including occupational folklife, folksong, Military Occupational Song, Moral, Technique and how compliancy and resistance manifest themselves in folkloric activity. The only specified date is found on ‘Soldiers’ Songs as Occupational Folklore’, June 1, 1988.


  • Creation: 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 Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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