New Zealand newspapers
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Contains a copy of ‘A guide to searching papers: A selective index to news mainly of local interest published in The Press from 2 January 1995 and in The Christchurch Star from 14 October 1998’, by the Canterbury Public Library. Gives directs around the online catalogue site. Print date is 01/1999.
Contains a draft copy of ‘The People’s Crusader: The Chronicles of Truth’, LC’s unpublished history of the “unique newspaper enterprise”. The pages are often annotated, edited, sections are sometimes stapled together and some are handwritten. The publication date of this copy is not indicated. The subject matter date range is c. 1904-1975.
Contains a draft copy of LC’s ‘Chronicles of Truth: Popular Culture in NZ’. Has been divided into the proposed chapters: Introduction; ‘A Shock for New Zealand’; ‘The People’s Crusader’; ‘A Social Conscience’; ‘Women and Society’; ‘Comedy of Manners’; ‘The Yellow and Other Perils’; ‘Editorial Power’; ‘The Anatomy of Anxiety’ and the Appendix. Relevant newspaper clippings and printed articles are often included in the divided sections. The subject matter date range is c. 1905-2005.
A series of N.Z. Truth articles collectively titled “Court proceedings in Wellington reported by Les Cleveland 1956-1959”. The cases include the crimes of murder, manslaughter, rape, adultery, infanticide, assault, indecency, general vice, police misconduct and theft. Also includes divorce settlements, libel claims, alcohol regulation, access to resources and other miscellaneous bulletins.
A series of N.Z. Truth articles collectively titled “Court cases in Wellington reported by Les Cleveland in 1955. June 15 1955 – Nov. 20, 1956”. The cases include murder, manslaughter, assault and rape, adultery, driving charges, police misconduct, indecency, fraud, hijacking, smuggling and theft. Also included is an obituary from The Evening Post, August 14, 1997, p 7, for Arthur Henry Hart, a notable member of the Wellington Police force.
Contains the typed script of ‘Freedom of the Press’, along with a series of newspaper clippings. The clippings discuss women in journalism such as Stella Henderson and Robin Hyde [Iris Wilkinson], censoring tobacco advertising, history of 'The Dominion' and a review of 'News Media Law in New Zealand' by John Burrows. The publication date range is c. 1970-1991. The subject matter includes dates as far back as 1871.
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.
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 original newspaper copy as well as three photocopies of a caricature of J.S Hanna in the Wellington Magistrates Court, c. 1959. Also included is N.Z. Truth articles titled ‘Poet and Tenant Before Magistrate’ and ‘Discord Aired’, detailing the Court proceedings involving Hanna, Cyril Ridgeway Tilly, Denis James Matthews Glover and R.C. Savage. Subject matter all within c. 1959.
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.
Five pasted articles on a sheet of paper which appears to belong to the Collins Exchequer Diary 1955 [See 'Cabinet 3, Drawer 3, 'Miscellaneous Archives']. Court cases reported on by LC.
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.
A directory of Truth staff members. Listed alphabetically by last name, C.H. Bateson to P. Wycherley. Often includes information such as their previous and subsequent occupations, their position at Truth and reasons for termination or resignation. The publication date on the directory is unknown. The subject matter date range is c. 1928-1991.
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 correspondence letters, a biographical list of Truth editors, newspaper clippings, draft copies of ‘Truth Content’ by LC, staff lists and financial history of the publication. Contains letter from Redmer Yska regarding his own publication on the history of Truth, for which the included information appears relevant. The publication date range is c. 1962-2008. The subject matter date range is c. 1905-1991.
A collection of handwritten notes and typed script regarding general administrative information about Truth staff and “operational practices”. The typed script information and some of the handwritten notes are focused on scandals and legal issues involving the publication. The publication and subject matter date ranges are c. 1928-1982.