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Entertaining the Troops

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of handwritten notes and newspaper clippings. Details pop culture during wartime, prostitution and soldier adultery, Celebrity entertainment for troops and entertainment with an anti-war message. Publication date range is 1988-1991. Subject matter references dates as early as the ā€œ1930s and 40sā€.


  • 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


  • Soldiers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Repository Details

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

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