Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers

Date
1917-1954
By
Waite, Frederick, 1885-1952Gillespie, Oliver Neal, 1883-1957
Ref
MS-Group-1257
Description

The papers relate to Waite's political life and include cartoons, newspaper clippings of his war and political activities, speeches etc and correspondence, mostly personal, with Miss H D Montague (later Massey) (formerly personal secretary to J G Coates) (1931-1952); also includes the unpublished typescript and associated correspondence for the reminiscences of Waite, `The Life and letters of the Hon Fred Waite', compiled and edited by Helen D Massey and O N Gillespie.

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Arrangement: Two boxes from this collection added to the J G Coates papers

Waite was a soldier, politician, farmer and author. MP for Clutha (1925-1931) and MLC, 1934 to dissolution of the House. Author of `New Zealanders at Gallipoli' (1919) and `Pioneering in South Otago' (1948). Also a member of many local boards and authorities etc.

Quantity: 2 box(es). 1 folder(s). 0.60 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss, typescripts and printed matter

File of political cartoons

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2 box(es), 1 folder(s), 0.60 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Drafts (Documents), Cartoons (Commentary), Reports, Clippings, Speeches, Photographs, Manuscripts, Mss, typescripts and printed matter, Illustration: File of political cartoons
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Date: 1917 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-2/12 Description: Includes photos of Christchurch, Rimutaka Hill, Dunedin, WWI army personnel, Trentham Camp, on board HMS Albion, Samoa, visit to Mt Cook, visit of Japanese s...
Date: 1944, 1953 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-2/03 Description: Includes letter to Mr Falconer, 20 Apr 1953; fragment of letter; newspaper cuttings, 1944, 1953 Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1952-1953 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-1/03 Description: Includes lists of contacts in collecting material on Fred Waite; speech given at farewell party by National Patriotic Fund Board; etc Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1952-1953 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-1/11 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1938-1945 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-1/24 Description: Includes loose pages from photo album and other photos, mainly taken in Middle East Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1918 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-1/01 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1952-1953 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-1/06 Description: Includes papers relating to Captain Billy Bell; Cheviot Bell of Masterton; C F D Bowie (Cairo Club); James Begg of Dunedin; J Garfield Anderson of South Ota...
Date: 1944 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: fMS-Papers-7968 Description: Includes six issues of `War in pictures', undated; `Illustrated', 14 Oct 1944 Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [195-] From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-2/07 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1934 From: Waite, Frederick, 1884-1952 : Papers Ref: 78-165-2/13 Description: Quantity: 1 volume(s).