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R.B. Walker - Press History

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains the publication of Walker, R.B., The Newspaper Press in New South Wales, 1803-1920, (Sydney: Sydney University Press, 1976). Selected chapters include ‘A Bulletin on the Bulletin’, ‘Federation and Beyond’, ‘Sabbath Soliloquies of a Newspaper Napoleon’, ‘Everyman’s Paper’, ‘Printers, Journalists, Readers’, ‘Mercury Militant’, ‘Conclusion’ and the index. Also contains Walker, R.B., Yesterday’s News, (Sydney: Sydney University Press, 1980). Selected chapters include ‘Sydney’s Nine Muses’ and ‘Pars Feminina’. Subject matter date range is 1803-1945


  • 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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