Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers

Date
[ca 1910-1989]
By
Luxford, Nola, 1895-1994
Ref
MS-Group-0182
Description

The papers relate to Luxford's career as an actress, 1920s-1930s, and later as a print and radio journalist, 1930s-1950s, as well as material on the ANZAC Club, the ANZAC Memorial Garden in New York, ANZAC Hour broadcasts, ANZAC Day commemorations and the British American Ambulance Corps, all of which she was involved with during WWII. Further material relates to Luxford's work with the fashion shows at Hotel Pierre, New York in the 1950s. There are also papers on her work with volunteer and charitable organisations from the 1940s, including certificates awarded to her.

In 1996 Luxford's diaries and note books, and a collection of letters from the author Zane Grey, were added to the collection.

In 1998, further diaries, newspaper cuttings and correspondence relating mainly to Nola's private and domestic life were donated by Ms Carole van Grondelle, who was using them as source material for her biography.

Source of title - Supplied title

Quantity: 83 volume(s). 52 folder(s). 57 box(es). 16 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss, typescript, printed matter and photographs

Provenance: Donor/Lender/Vendor - Donated by Nola Luxford Dolberg, 1991 (A91-297, A91-346), 1992 (A92-250), 1993 (A93-275) and estate of Nola Luxford Dolberg 1995 (A95-052), 1996 (A96-272), and 1998 (A98-343).

Transfers: To Photographic Archive - 8 boxes of albums and loose photographs - To Oral History Collection - Disc and tape recordings of broadcasts; videotape of 1989 investiture - To New Zealand Film Archive - 6 reels of film - To New Zealand Film Archive - 2 film reels 16mm: `Maori Village - NZ Legation Washington', and `City of health - NZ legation Washington'. Also assorted sections of 16mm film reels in a film casing entitled `Native earth 77C'..

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83 volume(s), 52 folder(s), 57 box(es), 16 Linear Metres, Scrapbooks, Personal correspondence, Speeches, Clippings, Pamphlets, Press releases, Diaries, Manuscripts, Mss, typescript, printed matter and photographs
There are 200 items in total.
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There are 200 items in this group.
Date: 1957-1958 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6448-08 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1937 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MSX-4387 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Date: 1949 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MSX-4391 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Date: 1955 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MSX-4401 Description: Contains addresses and notes Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Date: 1920 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MSX-4350 Description: The diary was commenced by Maurice Luxford, but appears to have been used by Nola from Feb 1920 Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Date: 1957 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MSI-Papers-4635 Description: Contains copy of `Felicitations' sent to Nola Luxford onboard the `Mayflower II' from the New Zealand-American Association in 1957. Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0...
Date: 1891 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6936-5 Description: Part of the A H W Wheeler & Co Indian Railway Library published by Sampson Low, Marston & Company in 1891; includes notes re its rarity Quantity: 1 folder(s...
Date: 1951-1952 From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6448-04 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1930-1960s] From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers Ref: 95-052-04 Description: Articles written by her for `New Zealand free lance'; assorted clippings; index of letters received; notebooks; material relating to her grandfather; materia...
Date: [ca 1940s-1980s] From: Luxford Dolberg, Nola, 1895-1994 : Papers By: Luxford, Nola, 1895-1994 Ref: 95-052-24 Description: Papers regarding Ron Machin; papers regarding Keep America Beautiful and La Canada Valley Beautiful; scrapbook of writings; papers relating to the Jet Propul...