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Corre. Russell Smith

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of correspondence, handwritten notes and addresses, lists of poems and prose, and five copies of an imparting memo. The correspondence is of both a personal and professional nature, with much of the focus being on LC’S use of Charles Smith’s work. The memo CCs John MacGibbon (Proprietor of the Ngaio Press), Mary Cleveland, David Stevenson (solicitor and trustee of LC) and Russell Smith (Son of Charles Smith). Concerns a collection of archival material and who they belong do in the event of LC’s “fatality or disablement”. The date range of the documents is 2002-2003. A list of Charles Smith’s works mentions dates 1941-1986.


  • 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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