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History of Camping

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains two printed articles: Eell, Eleanor, ‘History of Organized Camping: The First 100 Years’, (Martinsville, Indiana: American Camping Association, 1986); Belasco, Warren James, ‘Americans on the Road: From Autocamp to Motel, 1910-1945’, (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1979). Also includes a few handwritten references.


  • 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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