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Poetry Comps.

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of manuscripts under the titles of ‘Bread and Honey’, ‘Starch and Curlpapers’, ‘Lili Marlene’, ‘Gaby’s Foot’ and ‘Forty Years on (Sidelights on a Greatness)’. The pieces of writing document the general scenes of war (WWII) as well as daily interaction with civilians and with one another. The subject matter appears to be confined to the Italian campaign (WWII), however the only definitive date given is 1945. The date of transcription is unknown.


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

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