History - New Zealand
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
Final Reunion of the Radiant Living Schools at Peloha, 1988
Contains a copy of Capon, Shane Harold, ‘The ‘Hamilton Furlough Mutiny’: An Analysis of the Implementation and Consequences of the 1943 Furlough Scheme’, Master of Arts in History, University of Waikato, 1986. Also contains accompanying correspondence with Graham Ward, who sourced the thesis and gifted it to LC. The correspondence occurred in 2004. The subject matter date range is c. 1939-1945.
Fyfe, Frank, ‘A “Shanties” or Two’, New Zealand Folklore Society, (Wellington: New Zealand Folklore Society, 1970).
A collection of typed script, printed articles, correspondence, prints and a floppy disc. Includes biographical information on George Meek along with copies of some of his ballads, correspondence with Meek’s son and correspondence with the curator of the North Otago Museum. The correspondence all occurred in 1991-1992. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1881 (George Meeks’ birth year).
Contains handwritten plans for the sequencing, themes and contacts of proposed television show, ‘Goodness Gracious’. Television one branding on the sheets suggest a creation date between 1975 and 1980.
A collection of typed script and handwritten notes that briefly profiles the publication of ‘Graphic’. The focus is primarily on how the magazine discussed race relations between the “white authority” and “natives”, specifically in the New Zealand context. The date of the script is unspecified, however the ‘Graphic’ in question is from 1901.
Green Folder [Unlabelled]
Contains correspondence from Pat Brocklebank to LC that reexamines the activities of Tyree family members. Also included is an envelope with copied portraits of Tyree family members, accompanied by biographical annotations. The correspondence is dated September 24, 2010. The subject matter spans dates between 1851 and 2002.
A collection of newspaper clippings that profile the characters of Charles Douglas, William O’Leary (“Arawhata Bill”) and Davey Gunn. All three men were notable members of the Southland ‘outback’ community during the late 1800s to early 1900s. The publication date range is 1957-1958. The subject matter date range is 1865-1956.
Harris, Robert - Papers, letters and clippings pertaining to politics and especially to the Social Credit Political League
Hewett, Alf - Papers from Alf Hewett, ex-Stout Research Centre
Ilott - History of the Round Table Group in New Zealand
INL, Verry - Seven Days
Contains the single publication of Verry, Leslie, 'Seven Days a Week: The story of Independent Newspapers Limited', (Lower Hutt: INL Print Limited, 1985). Sections included are the introduction, ‘War on wowsers’, ‘Stormy times after New Zealand owners buy Truth’, ‘Two celebrated libel cases’, ‘Editors come and go’ and Appendices 7 and 8.
Iron Hand Poems
A collection of correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, printed articles and a copy of 'The Iron Hand', a book of poetry compiled by LC. The poems themselves are to do with the war experience and that theme of remembrance and recollection is found throughout the other documents. The correspondence also includes information on the process of getting 'The Iron Hand' published. The publication and subject matter date range is c. 1941-1987.
A collection of ‘N.Z. Truth’ and ‘N.Z. Listener’ articles the LC either wrote or provided photographs for. Covers topics such as army recruitment, Westland history, Women’s hemlines and ballads of the outback. Also included is a letter of termination of LC’s position as New Zealand correspondent for ‘Newspaper News’. The publication date range is 1955-1973. Subject matter includes dates as far back as 1897.
Contains the obituary for noted Wellington musician Don Richardson, and the unpublished memoir of ‘“Where are the Camels?”: A Dance Band Diary’ (undated) by Ken Avery. The only indicated publication date is 2008. The subject matter includes dates as far back as c. 1937.
Contains two copies of ‘Klondyke Corner: an Entertainment’ by LC. The ‘opera/musical’ is set in a “wayside hotel bar during the West Coast gold rush, 1865”. Also includes a letter from David Farquhar at Victoria University, who had found one of the copies as he was tidying. Neither of the copies are dated but the letter is dated October 23, 1979.
Contains two letters addressed to LC from Jack Wylde of Kopara. Discusses the series of photos LC took of the Kopara Sawmill and its workers. The letters are dated to 17/4/1958 and 5/4/1958.
Last Dance Rewrite
Les Cleveland (Evening Post Stories)
A collection of mostly newspaper clippings, along with some police charge sheets. The news stories are predominantly local and national, with topics such as aviation disasters, meat prices, fires, railways, unions, censorship, crime, trials, leisure and competitions. The publication date range is hard to define due to many of the articles being undated, of those that are the date range is c. 1948-1949. The subject matter corresponds with publication.
Les Cleveland: Message From the Exterior – Six Decades
Cleveland, Les, Strongman, Lara (ed.), McDonald, Lawrence (curator), ‘Les Cleveland: Message From the Exterior – Six Decades’, (City Gallery, Victoria University Press: Wellington, 1998).
Contains LC’s autobiographical information about his time in the VUW staff club, a section of ‘’Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica’ by Sara Wheeler and a copy of ‘New Zealand Coal’, Vol. 28, No. 1, Autumn, 1984. Also included is some miscellaneous handwritten notes. The publication date range is 1984-2011. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1884.
A collection of correspondence, edited articles, a Capital Times newspaper, bills and an advertisement for 'Salute to New Zealand'. Details the photographs of LC’s that the publication wishes to use. Also includes some additional contextual information behind one of LC’s images of a suburban social gathering in Wellington. The publication date range is 1989-1998. Of the photographs in question and of the general subject matter the date range is 1935-1998.
A series of handwritten and typed notes that document the demographics of migration and bankruptcy in New Zealand in the late 1800s. Also included is the portrait photograph of an unknown woman and a newspaper clipping reporting on what attracts emigration to Australia. The subject matter date range is 1853-1894.
'The Photo-Forum Supplement', Spring 1979. Contains an article that profiles the Tyree family, ‘The Tyrees: Notes towards a critical assessment’. [See ‘Pat Brocklebank’ folder].
Contains the original and a photocopy of the article ‘The Tyrees: Notes towards a critical assessment’, Photo-Forum Supplement, Spring 1979, pp 6-9. Also includes notes a possible publication about the Tyree collection. Subject matter includes dates as far back as 1856.
A collection of emails of both a professional and personal nature. Notable is the correspondence between LC and Ken Hall of the Christchurch Art Gallery and Lynette Shum. The correspondence with Shum is in regard to the use of LC’s images of Wellington’s Haining St Chinese community. The send-dates fall within the range of 2005-2011.
A collection of newspaper clippings, and photographic index information of LC’s own work. The articles detail Wairarapa’s heritage buildings and the growing tourism business of the region, including an advertising events calendar. The indexing information references buildings in the region that have been photographed by LC. The publication date range is 2002-2005. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1873.
Contains slide and lecture notes for a talk at Massey University on the history of photography, held on the 19/9/2002. The topic is primarily focused on social function and popular culture, with specific photographs being analysed as a resource.