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Roger Dick

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of photocopied newspaper clippings, newspaper advertisements, correspondence and a full facsimile copy of Roger Dick’s ‘The Growing Tradition: A collection of New Zealand songs’. The advertisement was created by Roger Dick to seek out digger and soldier songs, and the correspondence is largely in response to this advertisement. Also includes some direct correspondence between Roger Dick and LC about referencing. The songs of the proposed publication cover a range of New Zealand themes such as colonial life, bush life and soldier experience during the various wars of the 20th century. The publication date range is c. 1981-1985.


  • 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.)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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