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Indianan Archives, 1941 - 1980

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

An extensive collection of song lyrics, ditties, song background information and articles all retrieved from the Folklore Institute Archives at Indiana University. The archive material was originally sourced from various informants across America who participated in WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. The background information offers insight into the folkloric aspect to the songs included. Also included is a series of correspondence between LC and Assistant Archivist at the Folklore Institute, Barbara Truesdell regarding the accessions that LC is interested in and a make-shift catalogue for those accessions that might be relevant to LC’s work. The administrative material has a date range of September 1985 – March 1986, the archival material itself has a date range of c. 1941-1980.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1980

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.)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Tapuaka Heritage & Archive Collections - JC Beaglehole Reading Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

P O Box 3438
Wellington 6140 New Zealand
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