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Michael Martin - Text of Songs

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains a song list, correspondence, song lyrics and biographical information. All documents are either written by, or about, Michael Martin and Tim Holiday. The two rose to fame for their Vietnam ballads that gave comfort and solace to returned servicemen and their families affected by the war. Many of the documents are undated but incorporating the subject matter, the overall date range of the collection is c. 1968-1986.


  • 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 J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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