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Archie Green and Miners' Songs

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains chapters 1 and 12, and pages 186 and 248 of Archie Green, ‘Only a Miner’, (Urbana: University of Illinois, 1972), Philip S. Foner, American Labor Songs of the Nineteenth Century’, (Urbana: University of Illinois, 1975), pp 200-205. Also includes sheet music for songs ‘Which Side are You on?’ and ‘Miner’s Life is Like a Sailor’s’, extracted from the publications of ‘Songs of Work and Protest’ and ‘Come All ye Bold Miners’.


  • 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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