History - New Zealand
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
Mathew, Felton - Report to Governor Hobson; & Journal 9 February 1840-16 March 1840. Typescript. Also copy of brief biographical note on FM from T.G.Crump.
McNeish, James - Photocopied material re James Bertram
Mental Health Treatment [Untitled Pink Plastic Sleeve]
Moffat, John - Photocopy of scrapbook re court case concerning salvage of immigrant and cargo sailing ship 'Strathnaver', 1874.
A collection of newspaper articles that either analyse, demonstrate or debunk ‘negative’ journalism. Topics include modern day muckraking, news as the “enemy of hope”, distrust of politicians, unveiling Bill Clinton’s ill-temperament, the media circus around the infamous character of Amy Bock, profiling CNN’s Robert Edward Turner and an article about New Zealand’s poor perception of those of Asian descent, particularly Chinese. The publication date range is April-October, 1994.
A collection of handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, a preservation report on the Provincial Buildings and a ‘Jubilee History’ of the Nelson City council. Details the significant buildings of Nelson, with particular attention paid to the Provincial Buildings (est. 1861). The ‘Jubilee History’ chronicles the mayors and the significant events attributed to their time in office. The publication date range is c. 1924-1966. The subject matter date range is c. 1859-1971.
A collection of photos, newspaper clippings, photocopied newspaper clippings, typed script, handwritten notes and correspondence. Details the 1955 Nelson ‘Railway incident’, involving a group of protestors staging a ‘sit-down’ on the tracks to protest the closing of the Nelson-Glenhope railway. The events were reported on in N.Z. Truth by LC. The publication date range is 1955-1995.
New Zealand Books
A collection of correspondence and reviews. The correspondence is primarily to do enlisting LC to review new publications from NZ Books, often includes handwritten notes from Harry Ricketts, praising LC’s reviews. Also includes one of LC’s reviews of ‘Scars on the Heart: Two Centuries of New Zealand at War’ and a contract for guest lecturing at Victoria University. The date range is 1995-2009.
'New Zealand Labour Review'
'New Zealand Labour Review', March-April 1953.
Newspaper Cuttings, Auckland Prison Riots
A collection of handwritten notes, photocopied newspaper clippings and typed script. Details the Auckland prison riot of July 1965 including the inquiry and court proceedings involving Daniel MacMillan and other prisoners, the events of the riots and personal accounts. Also includes some information on the earlier revolt of 1960. The publication date range is c. 1960-1979. The subject matter includes dates as early as 1954.
Not So Long Ago Scripts
A collection of scripts, handwritten note, correspondence and poetry. Each script is for a different episode of Not So Long Ago, under the titles of ‘Bees in Our Bonnets’, ‘Remember When’, ‘Living off the Land’ and ‘National Dreams’. ‘Living off the Land’ has been dated from November 13, 1979. A letter of congratulations for the programme is dated from 8/4/1980. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1907.
Contains a manuscript titled, ‘The New Zealand Experience: an Analysis of the Organic Tradition in N.Z. Fiction’ (undated). Analyses how literature relates to the individual and to wider society, particularly in 20th century New Zealand as the country tried to define its identity within the constraints of commonwealth ‘civility’ and the challenges of an antipodean subsistence.
O'Farrell Vanished Kingdoms
Contains the single publication of O’Farrell, Patrick, Vanished Kingdoms, (Sydney: New South Wales University Press, 1990).
Papers of John Cawte Beaglehole
The bulk of the J. C. Beaglehole papers have remained in the family hands and have been or are being deposited in the Turnbull Library.
Contains a series of correspondence between LC and Pat Brocklebank regarding the Tyree family’s careers, financial status and personal lives. Also included is a photocopied newspaper clipping that also profiles the family. The correspondence occurred throughout 2010-2011. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1865.
Photograph of window in Paekakariki with reference to Victoria College
A collection of correspondence, printed articles, photocopied newspaper articles, handwritten articles and a photograph. The documents regard the Tyree collection of negatives and LC’s proposed publication about the family that was never realised. The publication date range is 1977-1979. The subject matter includes dates from c. 1889.
A collection of newspaper clippings, invitations, correspondence, an order of events and photographic prints. The documents are primarily related to the Parliamentary Press Gallery of 1870-1970 and the reunion/receptions held at parliament. Other articles included report on minister disapproval of the Press Gallery’s reporting of Parliamentary events. The publication date range is 1954-1983.
Contains three photocopied newspaper clippings, two of which depict the N.Z. Government line train the cross the Rimutaka Range. The third is an article detailing Jack Chew who at the time  proposed a scenic highway for the Rimutaka Range. The only date specified is ‘By Car Over Rimutaka Incline’, N.Z. Truth, October 15, 1957, p 20 and the subject matter seems to correspond to this date too.
Papers of James (Jim) Roberts, 1878-1967
Roy Turner: A collection of correspondence both handwritten and typed, as well as a newspaper clipping. Includes discussion around the licensing dispute between Ski Enterprises Ltd., Tongariro National Park Board and Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd. The correspondence is primarily between Bruce Henderson and LC. Dates indicated are all from 1965 and subject matter seems to correspond with these dates too. [See Application to Ski Enterprises Ltd. folder.]
Sainsbury, Arthur, 'Misery Mansion: Grim Tales of New Zealand Asylums', 2d ed. (Otutahu: Arthur Sainsbury, 1946).
Scripts: Bee in our Bonnets; Let us Entertain You; A Good Sport
A collection of scripts, handwritten notes, film schedules, correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed articles and typed script. Details the development of the events, figures and movements that make up the subject matter of ‘Not So Long Ago’, ‘Bee in our Bonnets’, ‘Let Us Entertain You’ and ‘A Good Sport’. The publication date range is c. 1969-1979. The subject matter includes dates as far back as c.1949.
Shepherd - Sounds of War
Contains a copy of ‘The Sounds of War’, with annotations. Also includes some handwritten notes. All documents are undated [See ‘Sounds of War, Original Mick Shepherd Script 1983’ folder].
Sounds of War, Original Mick Shepherd Script 1983
Contains the an annotated script of ‘The Sounds of War’ along with a letter from LC to Mick Shepherd in which he offers constructive criticism of the work. Only indicated date is from the correspondence, September 30, 1983.