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Crown Hotel (Burnett's Face) Records

Identifier: 2010-060

Scope and Contents

"Fortnightly account book kept by Bob Roper, licensee of Crown Hotel Burnett's Face, Mar 1940-Mar 1950,. Daily running book which Roper used to keep in the bar. Miners were paid fortnightly, Roper would advance them for drinks etc and settle on Payday, or whenever he could get it. This system of accounting is common in West Coast pubs." Note transcribed from slip inside book, probably written by LC. Note also states "Salvaged by Les Cleveland on a visit to the Face in December 1957".


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010


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

From the Fonds: English



Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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