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Erotic Muse (1969)

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains an entire printed copy of Ed Cray, ‘The Erotic Muse: American bawdy songs’ (London; New York: Omnibus Press, 1978). Also includes a series of correspondence with Ed Cray about a new edition of the publication and personal material, dated c. 1988. Within the publication is another folder titled ‘Bernys, Women’s Songs’ in which is the typed manuscript of Diane Bernys, ‘Army Life Songs’, Folklore Archive, Department of Anthropology, State University College, Buffalo, New York, December 10, 1976.


  • 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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