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Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, printed articles and the photocopied Y.M.C.A. diary of B. Shepherd. The general theme of the collection is the soldiers’ experience in Cairo during the North African campaign. This includes entertainment and music, sites and activities, and one specific report of Indian hemp in the soldiers’ cigarettes. The publication date range is c. 1940-1984. The subject matter includes dates from 1915 onwards.


  • 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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