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Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of printed articles, typed manuscripts, handwritten notes, handwritten soldier slang and correspondence. The collection documents the process of obtaining Agnes Underwood’s collection for the Folklore Archive at State University College, Buffalo, New York. Includes three copies of an article written by LC about the collection and about Underwood. The correspondence included is from both Lydia Fish (of State University College) Professor Phillips Stevens Jr. (New York Folklore Society) and Agnes Underwood herself, but also includes some correspondence between Underwood and David Nolan. Material from the Underwood collection itself is also included. The date range of the material is c. 1943-1987.


  • 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.)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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

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Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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