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Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of newspaper clippings, correspondence and handwritten notes. The collection is predominantly military focused, although the topics within this are varied. Some of these topics included are: Obituaries; Perceptions of New Zealand during WWII; The Cold war; recollection and remembrance; New Zealand and Greece relationship; U.S. Marines in Wellington; Charles Upham (decorating former New Zealand soldier); military funding; Boer war veterans; Wellington ‘invasion’; the Springbok tour and the space age. The publication date range is c.1938-2006. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1899.


  • 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 J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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