New Zealand -- History -- 20th century
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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 some correspondence with David Turnbull along with a photocopied theatre programme from Napier that he has provided [see ‘Napier’ folder]. The programmes specifies the films shown at ‘The Gaiety’ and ‘The Majestic’ in Napier, from August 24, 1929 to March 9, 1932. The only indicated date of the correspondence is Wednesday 30th, month and year are unknown.
A collection of slide-notes and handwritten notes that seem to be for a lecture presentation. The themes discussed include depression-era New Zealand, New Zealand democracy, race-relations in New Zealand, achievement and prosperity, imperialism, socialism and the ‘utopia’ idea. Publication date is unknown. The Subject matter date range is c. 1864-1981.
A collection of newspaper clippings, advertisements, printed articles and typed script. Details the history of New Zealand film, the government funding for the industry and New Zealand’s cinema-going culture. New Zealand productions discussed include ‘My Lady of the Cave’ (1922), ‘Broken Barrier’ (1952), ‘Once Were Warriors’ (1994), ‘Once Were Warriors 2’ (1999), ‘Greenstone’ (1999) and ‘Scarfies’ (1999). The publication date range is c. 1922-2007.
Contains the script for a radio piece titled ‘Voices of War’ by LC, along with a Radio NZ contract and some correspondence between LC and Elizabeth Alley of ‘Concert Programme’. The correspondence focuses on the copyright and legalities of a script that is so centred around literary sources. The script itself is heavily edited. The date range is c. 1985-1986.
Contains the full facsimile copy of R.M. Dick (ed.), ‘The Growing Tradition: A collection of New Zealand songs’ [unpublished]. Some annotation of the front, “further to my recent letter. Andrew Campbell.” The songs document colonial life, the New Zealand back country and soldier experience in the various wars of the 20th century [See ‘Roger Dick’ folder].
A series of handwritten and typed poetry either by or collected by Richard ‘Dick’ Clemens, and a letter of correspondence from his daughter Anne Nithe. The poems reflect New Zealand back country culture, love, drinking and revelry. Also includes some racy greeting cards. The correspondence with Anne Nithe gives the only referable date of the collection as November 8, 1976. She also gives Clemens’ lifespan, 1885-1960.
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.
Contains a series of correspondence between LC and Radio NZ, along with a section of script from ‘The Sounds of War’. The correspondence is regarding LC’s submission of the script to be played on National Radio. After some critique from Michael [last name unspecified] of Radio NZ, the broadcast was set for Tuesday, December 12, 1998. The date range is 1995-1998.
Pascoe, John, Cleveland, Les, Westra, Ans, curated by Janet Bayly and Athol McCredie, ‘Witness to Change: Life in New Zealand’, (Photoforum/Wellington Inc: Wellington, 1985).