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Songs of Gunner Inglorious

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of correspondence, newspaper obituaries, printed articles and a photocopied cover of the songbook ‘Songs our Mothers Never Taught us’. The majority of correspondence is between LC and Jim Henderson, famed journalist and writer of ‘Gunner Inglorious’ and is of both a personal and professional nature. Also included is LC’s article ‘Soldier’s Songs: The Folklore of the Powerless’ published in New York Folklore [See ‘Australia, Billjim’ folder for another example]. The publication date range is c. 1981-2005.The subject matter includes dates from c. 1940 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.)

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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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