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Various Papers to do with Victoria University of Wellington, Some to do with the Political Science Dept.


Scope and Contents

Contains a series of documents pertaining to the Victoria University drama club's 1963 performance of 'Lysistrata'. The documents include photographic prints that it appear LC took himself, depicting dramatic scenes with a female character [presumably the character of Lysistrata] as the focal point. Also included is a complaint made by Rev. Ian W. Fraser and a series of correspondence about the production and the consequential investigative committee that was set up. An additional complaint is included that accuses Victoria University of racial injustice, dated February 19, 1968. The collection also includes some photographic prints of LC's POLS class of 1969, a class list for POLS111 FROM 1987 and an open day pamphlet for Victoria University from 1993. The overall date range of the collection is 1963-1993.


  • 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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