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Frontier Songs and Poetry [Untitled Light Blue Folder]

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of typed script, handwritten notes, printed poetry, sheet music, correspondence and lyrics. The songs and poetry depict colonial and frontier scenes in various countries. They are often centred on certain characters such as ‘Arawhata Bill’. There are no indicated publishing dates however the subject matter appears to be within the 19th and 20th centuries.


  • 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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