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Collins Banker's Diary 1955

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A series of N.Z. Truth articles collectively titled “Court proceedings in Wellington reported by Les Cleveland 1956-1959”. The cases include the crimes of murder, manslaughter, rape, adultery, infanticide, assault, indecency, general vice, police misconduct and theft. Also includes divorce settlements, libel claims, alcohol regulation, access to resources and other miscellaneous bulletins.


  • 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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