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Town Hall

Identifier: 2010-008-02

Scope and Contents

Contains a series of documents pertaining to Angus McCurdy's time in Hutt Valley local politics. Includes a proposal to establish a public hall in Upper Hutt, a prospectus of the Upper Hutt Union Public Hall Company , Ltd., handwritten notes and some sketches of the proposed structure. Also includes a introductory pamphlet to the new Majestic theatre in Upper Hutt (1928), a photocopy of 'The Independent' from May 16 1914 and some miscellaneous meeting notes of the reception committee. The overall date range of the collection is c. 1902-1928.


  • 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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