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Tobacco Advt.

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of copyright act amendments, newspaper clippings, correspondence and a proposal by Sarah Thompson for an exhibition on tobacco advertising named 'Sinister Icons'. Included in the proposal are photocopies of the adverts that Thompson wanted to exhibit, many of which were sourced from the Les Cleveland collection. The exhibition was never realised. The publication date range is c. 1896-2004 and the subject matter is largely within this range too.


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

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