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Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, typed script, printed articles and correspondence. Concerns the role of women in the military as well as those civilian women negatively impacted by war. Topics include the quest to legalise women’s ability to participate in combat, tackling sexual misconduct within the military, validating and memorialising the women who contributed to the military and society in wartime. The publication and subject matter date ranges are c. 1900-2002.


  • 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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