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War on the Cheap

Identifier: clels6

Scope and Contents

A collection of newspaper clippings and photocopies that briefly outline some of the ways in which economic strain in war time is dealt with, as well as detailing the pay issues of those in the Defence Force more recently. Themes include returning occupations, prison overcrowding [Russia], the New Zealand Women’s Land Service, lack of censorship, prohibition, rules of conscription and gambling. The publication date is frequently not included. However, the subject matter suggests that both the subject matter and the publication date range is c. 1914-2000.


  • 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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