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Smith MSS for Possible Publication

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of manuscripts labelled “Possible for Publication”. Titles include: ‘With the Grace of God’; ‘Vanishing City’; ‘Under the Nose of De Lesseps’; ‘Message for Mary’; ‘Love Story’; ‘Item From the Home Front’; ‘Contraband’; ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Army of Occupation’. The stories are often centred around the complexities of soldiers’ relationships, either abroad or on the home front. The only date specified is 1947, however the subject matter seems to centre on the Italian Campaign of WWII. 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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