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McCurdy Biog.

Identifier: 2010-008-04

Scope and Contents

Contains a series of newspaper clippings, two issues of 'The South Wairarapa Sentinel', one issue of 'Leader', some handwritten biographical material on both Angus McCurdy and Mary Anne McCurdy, the latter of which is also accompanied by a portrait negative. the newspaper articles provide biographical detail of Mr. and Mrs. McCurdy, the later newspaper articles detail what remained of McCurdy's presence in Upper Hutt, such as his property or his legacy as mayor. Also included is an article by LC, 'An Early New Zealand Farmers' Pressure Group', Political Science, Vol. 18, No. 2, September 1966, pp 49-67, which includes McCurdy for his participation in the Farmers' Union. The publication date range is c. 1903 - 1968.


  • 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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