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What’s new in the Dorothy Neal White Collection?

Date: Tuesday 11 June 2019, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Cost: A gold coin donation from non-members is appreciated.
Contact details: ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nz

Are you interested in pre-1940 books for children? As part of the annual general meeting of the Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection Mary Skarott, Research Librarian, Children’s Literature, will speak about some delightful new additions to our children's collections.

The Dorothy Neal White Collection is a research collection of children’s books that were enjoyed by young New Zealanders before 1940.

The Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection support the work of this and other children’s literature collections held in the National Library of New Zealand.

If you are interested in supporting research on literary and historical aspects of children’s literature, or have a general interest in children’s books and reading in New Zealand, you would be very welcome at the annual general meeting.

Following the meeting Mary Skarott, Research Librarian, Children’s Literature, will speak about some delightful recent additions to  the Dorothy Neal White Collection and the National Children's Collection.

The children's literature research guide will give you more information about the Library’s children’s literature collections.

Children's literature research guide

Story Of A Bad Boy Book Cover
Cover of 'The story of a bad boy' by Thomas Bailey Aldrich, illustrated by Edwin John Prittle (Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1927)