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Cook, Freda

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: coof

Dates

  • 1970-1979

Access & use

This material is freely available for research and private study within the J.C.Beaglehole Room. For any use beyond this, please address requests to the J.C.Beaglehole Room in the first instance.

Biographical note

Born Freda Mary Pym, 9 November 1896, Oxfordshire, England. Came to New Zealand In 1924. Married Eric Cook in 1935. Died 20 January 1990, Titahi Bay, Wellington. Active throughout her life in the communist and unemployed movements, and numerous other progressive movements in both New Zealand and England. In 1960 she took up an invitation to North Vietnam as the first full-time English teacher at the university of Hanoi. Although the increasing severity of the war after she had come to NZ for a conference in 1968 prevented her from returning she maintained her links with Vietnam. See biography in Te Ara at: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4c30/cook-freda-mary

Biographical/Historical note

Contributed pamphlets, photographs and news clippings to do with the war in Vietnam, c1966-76.
Cook, Freda

Missing Title

1896
Born
1990
Died
Contributed pamphlets, photographs and news clippings to do with the war in Vietnam, c1966-76.

Extent

23 linear_centimeters

Language of Materials

English

Title
J C Beaglehole Room - archives and manuscripts
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Aisha Le Frantz
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written inEnglish
Edition statement
XML EAD edition

Repository Details

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

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