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Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A series of printed articles about Australian journalism and general press, popular culture, and a couple of small biographies on John and Ezra Norton. Titles include: The Sydney Press Gang by Isadore Brodsky; Shameless Scribblers: Australian women’s Journalism, 1880-1995 by Sharyn Pearce; ‘From Empire Day to Cracker Night’ by Stewart Firth and Jeanette Hoorn and ‘Introduction’ by David Walker in Australia Popular Culture, ‘Norton, Ezra’ by Valerie Lawson in The Australian Dictionary of Biography, and ‘Norton, John’ in the Monash Biographical Dictionary of 20th century Australia. Publication date range is c. 1974-2002. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1858.


  • 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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