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Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of newspaper clippings, typed script, a catalogue of murders, solved and unsolved, 1914-1955 and a three-part New Zealand Herald series of unsolved New Zealand murders. Some information included on the statistics of murder methods and the rate of convictions from 1920 to 1955. Often references Truth articles on the corresponding murder. The research appears to be relevant to LC’s research into the history of Truth. The publication and subject matter date ranges are c. 1914-2010.


  • 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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