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D. Laughter Copyright Permissions

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A vast collection of correspondence between LC and a variety of individuals, corporations, organisations, libraries, archives and publishers. The correspondence is primarily to obtain copyright permission, in the cases of Muriel Shepherd (widow of Mick Shepherd) and Peter Ferguson the exchanges are considerably more informal. In other stance LC has used a template letter to be sent out. The material he is requesting permission for includes lyrics, poems, sheet music, illustrations and images. The date range is August 1992 – May 1993.


  • 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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Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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