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Blomfield and Geddis

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains the printed court proceedings against William Blomfield and William John Geddis on the charge of contempt, for their work on the New Zealand Observer, October 9, 10, 13, 29, 1913. Also included is typed script with an analysis of the court process, and a letter of correspondence from Ian F. Grant reporting on research progress, sent 3/12/1985.


  • 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.)

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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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