History - New Zealand
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
'The great meeting on Monday last, & Credit Land - .Manuscript draft of leading article for 'New Zealand Spectator' (Wellington), 14 April 1858, published without 'great' in heading.Paper is watermarked [Britannia] and 'Swatson 1857'.
Contains a series of correspondence between LC and Denis Glover, Ian McCrone. Also contains the lyrics to a song titled 'Putting on the Style' by Brian Bell, handwritten notes, a newspaper article about Allen Curnow and a transcription of an interview with Les Cleveland regarding Denis Glover [see 'Denis Glover' folder for another copy]. The date range of the collection is c. 1959-2004.
'The Maorilander', Journal of the New Zealand Folklore Society, Vols. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 1970-1972.
A collection of photocopied newspaper clippings, a photocopied diary and handwritten notes. The information appears to lend itself to an early history of Truth. Points of analysis include obscenity, indecency, deformation, contempt, freedom of speech, muckraking, racism, reaction to death of John Norton, public opinion of Truth, interpreting the financial and economic situation of the time and soldier wellbeing (1914-1918). The publication and subject matter date ranges are 1906-1931.
A collection of handwritten notes, correspondence, printed articles and newspaper clippings. Includes a variety of topics and themes all with the purpose of information a history of Truth proposed by LC. These include the legal issues of Truth, religion, Australian and New Zealand politics, “anti-royalism”, nationalism, imperialism, racism (‘the yellow peril’ in particular) and military fears. The publication date range is c. 1905-1995. The subject matter date range is c. 1896-1995.
A collection of notes and receipts related to the Burnett's Face Band. The receipts are from varous music stores, publishers and general store keepers and for the most part are for the payments for journals and scores. These include 'George Parkhouse', 'Chas. Begg & Co.', 'Pianoforter, Organ, and Music Warehouse', 'J. and G. Pullar', W.H. Paling & Co. Ltd.'. The documents were sent between 1914 and 1916.
A collection of printed photographs from the Tyree collection. They depict scenes of social affairs, school scenes, tree felling, gold mining and construction from across the South Island, Nelson in particular. The only date specified is that of the Governor’s Reception, 1899. Indicated source is the Alexander Turnbull Library.
Contains an article on the research background of Professor Lyman Sargent, an advertisement for his lecture at the Victoria University of Wellington in 1996 and biographical information on Samuel Butler (author of Erewhon). Also included is a copy of New Zealand Studies, Vol. 6, No. 3, November 1996, opened at Sargent’s article ‘The Ohu Movement’. Indicated publication dates are from 1996. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1859.
VUWSA - Circular requesting items for a bazaar to help fund the Gymnasium and Social Hall Building, 1910
Contains a depiction and information sheet of the Arms of the City of Wanganui [Whanganui]. Details the various figures and events of Taranaki colonial history that have inspired the different aspects of the emblem. On the back are a series of handwritten notes, detailing certain contacts as well as where the emblem can be seen. Publication date is unspecified but the information suggests that the emblem was granted to the city in May, 1955.
A collection of original and photocopied newspaper clippings, and typed script. Details the history of Wellington’s Chinese community with particular focus on the concept of “Yellow Peril” and the Wellington’s ‘Chinatown’ on Haining and Frederick Streets. Often references the work of historians Lynette Shum and Stella Dong. The publication date range is 1979-2011. The subject matter date range is c. 1600-1997 (includes information on the Hung League).