History - New Zealand
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
Les Cleveland and the D-Day Dodgers, ‘The Songs We Sang’, Kiwi Record, LA-3, 2959, 33 1/3 RPM LP. (Two copies).
Contains the single article of Taylor, Alister, ‘Peace, Power and Politics’, City Magazine, Spring 1987. The article chronicles Taylor’s experience of tertiary education at Victoria University of Wellington through to becoming a current affairs producer at NZBC within a decade. Discusses international events and how they were received within New Zealand. The subject matter date range is c. 1960-1968.
An alphabetical index book with authors listed by their last names. The lists includes the authors' names and the publication they have [in the Athenaeum?] The date range in which the collection was developed is unknown but the last residents left c. 1956.
A list of published works held at the Burnett's Face Athenaeum. The list includes the author, the title and a [library index?] number. Also includes a list of "books destroyed'. The book is in fragile condition and pages are loose. The date range of the entries into the register is c. 1915-1957.
Contains two pieces of scrap paper with demographic detail from the 1901 yearbook. Includes data from 1885-1900.
A collection of handwritten notes, newspaper clippings and typed script. The documents are primarily to do with research into the history of Burnett’s Face, with the newspaper clipping discussing the mining potential of the Denniston Plateau that it sits on. The only indicated publication date is that of the newspaper clipping, 2011. The subject matter date range is 1880-2011.
A collection of correspondence, handwritten notes, photocopied newspaper clippings and a copy of New Zealand Geographic, No. 34, April-June 1997. The information is primarily biographical with some focus on proposed interviews and obtaining negatives and prints. The publication date range is c. 1958-1997. The subject matter date range is c. 1840-1997.
A collection of newspaper clippings, 1961-1962 Police Department Charge sheets, a list of New Zealand Police, a list of Wellington lawyers and prints. Primarily discusses New Zealand crime, the justice system and court processes. Focuses specifically on the Hulme/Parker case of 1954 and the Bolton case of 1956/1957. The publication date range is c. 1956-1994. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1881.
Newspaper clippings about Bolton Street cemetery, including a bundle related to the 1933 dedication of "a headstone to the memory of Sergt. E. Ingram and men of the 58th Regiment who fell in the Maori War".
A collection of correspondence, newspaper clippings and typed script. The correspondence is predominantly concerned with LC and his work, whether it is an original of his or his reviews. Also included are a few miscellaneous newspaper articles and corrections, many from ‘N.Z. Truth’. The date range of the documents is 1955-2007. The subject matter includes dates from c. 1915 onwards.
An envelope containing three prints of Denniston scenes. The first is labelled ‘Tolls Hotel 1957’ and depicts 4 men drinking at the bar. The second is labelled ‘Denniston 1957’ and is a wide shot of the township. The third is labelled ‘Discarded pit props at head of incline 1957’ and the depiction correlates.
An envelope containing a CD-ROM digital copy of the Crown Hotel’s account book (Burnett’s Face), along with an accompanying letter from Victoria University’s Special Materials Librarian, Nicola Frean. The date of creation is 23/07/2009 and the letter is dated as 28/07/2009.
A collection of scripts, handwritten notes, sequence drafts, filming schedules, newspaper clippings, printed articles and chronologies. The content is entirely related to the proposed documentary series ‘Not so Long Ago’. The series appears to have covered an array of topics such as disasters, resources, events, landmarks, housing, hobbies, technology and transport. The date range of publication and documentation is c. 1953-1980. The subject matter includes dates as far back as c. 1840.
A collection of correspondence, reviews, an exhibition loan contract, exhibition information and the accompanying biographical information for LC. Details the collaborative exhibition of ‘Lest We Forget: Photography, Memory and National Character’ held at the Wellington City Gallery in 1994. The publication date range is 1992-1999. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1921.
‘“Close up”: Pictures of the New Zealand Y.M.C.A. in the Fight area in France’, Red Triangle Picture Booklets, No.1 October, 1917.
A collection of correspondence, signed contracts, handwritten notes and the accompanying information for ‘The Songs We Sang’ LP. The correspondence is primarily between LC and Kiwi-Pacific Records and the signed contracts are those of the accompaniment musicians. The publication date range is 1959-1989. The subject matter includes events from c. 1939.
A collection of newspaper clippings, magazine articles, handwritten notes, a material receipt from Victoria University and an envelope. Details the history and commemoration of the Burnett’s Face township and the coal mining industry of the area. The publication date range is 1934-2003. The subject matter includes date as far back as 1884.
A collection of newspaper clippings, printed articles and photo prints. Details The townships and residents of Denniston and Burnett’s Face. Also includes some biographical information of James Burnett as well as some general information about further mining prospects in the area. The publication date range is c. 1950-2008. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1826.
A collection of newspaper clippings, handwritten notes and ‘boarding passes’. Details the colonial era use, the purchase and the restoration of the Edwin Fox ship. Particularly focuses on the struggle to finance the restoration and the potential relocation to Wellington. The publication date range is 1964-1998. The subject matter includes dates as far back as c.1843.
Contains a single photocopy of ‘The Elingamite’, The New Zealand Mail, November 19, 1902. Detailing the recovery of survivors from The Elingamite, after the ship sank off the Cape Reinga coast on November 5, 1905.
Ephemera: Correspondence with Leo Bensemann and Others at Caxton Press Concerning Publication and Editing of 'The Silent Land' [Folder]
A collection of correspondence, pamphlets, printed photographs, plane tickets, tobacco advertisements and advertisements for the publication of 'The Silent Land'. Correspondence is primarily between LC, Caxton Press and Angus and Robertson Ltd. The publication and subject matter date ranges are c. 1958-2002.
Ephemera: Correspondence with U.S. Ambassador Concerning Battle of Manners St and NZ Race Relations [folder]
Contains a series of letters and invites between former U.S. ambassador, Carol Moseley Braun and LC. Details LC’s research into the 1943 Manners St riot, the ambassador’s intrigue into the topic of New Zealand race relations and the 2000 U.S. Presidential election. All correspondence occurred in 2000.
Fill, Barbara, Seddon’s State Houses: The Workers’ Dwellings act 1905 & The Heretaunga Settlement, (Wellington: Wellington Regional Committee, 1984).