Baxter, James Keir, 1926-1972

Baxter, James K, 1926-1972, Baxter, Jim, 1926-1972

Poet. Born Dunedin, son of Archibald and Millicent Baxter. After a period at Otago University, he worked on newspapers and various other jobs, continuing to take courses at Christchurch and Wellington Universities, ultimately graduating with a B A. In 1958 he travelled to India and Japan on a UNESCO grant and in that year joined the Catholic Church. He held the Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago, 1966 and 1967. In 1969, deciding to devote his life to social work, he established a commune at Jerusalem on the Wanganui River.

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Date: 1961 From: Farquhar, David Andross, 1928-2007 : Music scores, papers and sound recordings Ref: 81-029-110 Description: Piano part Quantity: 1 folder(s) (26 pages). Physical Description: Holograph
Date: 1966 From: Wilson, Phillip John, 1922-2001: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-7685-168 Description: Paper delivered at an Arts Festival. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1970-1975] - 5 December 2020 By: Lake, Sarah Elizabeth, 1948-; Shadbolt, Timothy Richard, 1947- Ref: MS-Papers-12567 Description: Collection comprises a holograph draft and final draft of an unpublished poem by James Keir Baxter with the title `Salutation to Tim Shadbolt'. The manuscrip...
Date: 1929-1963 From: Schroder, John Henry Erle, 1895-1980 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0280-21A Description: Letters (2 each) from Jessie McKay (1929) - James K Baxter (1968) - John Brodie (1935) - Frank Sidgwick (1923-24) - Johannes Andersen (1933) - Frank Sargeson...
Date: 1970 By: Baxter, James Keir, 1926-1972 Ref: MS-Papers-5837 Description: The poem, censored from `Nexus', Aug 1970 attacks the war in Vietnam and the mayor's and others attitude to student protest. Includes also a poem signed `Pel...
Date: 2001 From: Kidman, Fiona Judith (Dame), 1940- : Papers Ref: 2003-198-90 Description: Administration file relating to quotations used on the plaques; includes correspondence and copy of report by Marjorie Cook of launching of Michael King's bi...
Date: [ca 1976] By: Baxter, James Keir, 1926-1972 Ref: MS-Papers-5928 Description: Contents page and text to `The holy life and death of Concrete Grady' by James K Baxter. The typed pages have printers' instructions in pencil. Colin McCahon...
Date: 1990-2000 From: Shadbolt, Maurice Francis Richard, 1932-2004 : Papers and recordings Ref: MSDL-1254 Description: Includes - Africa; Baxter poem for Maurice Shadbolt; Bloomsbury biography; CV; 'Getting it right'; Revised biography; Gallipoli reviews; Homer nods too (His...
Date: [1970-1980] From: Brown, Dorothy Fay, 1929-2011: Scrapbooks Ref: fMS-Papers-7682-3 Description: Three newspaper articles on R D Laing, James K Baxter and an ecological house in the Bay of Plenty Quantity: 3 folder(s). 0.03 Linear Metres.
Date: n d From: Bertram, James, 1910-1993 : Papers of James and Jean Bertram Ref: 93-133-14 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1967-1969 From: Dudding, Robin Nelson, 1935-2008 : Literary papers Ref: MS-Papers-8988-276 Description: Correspondence with James K Baxter, 1967-1969 and proofed typescript of Aspects of poetry in New Zealand / by James K Baxter published in July 1967 by Caxton...
Date: [ca 1950-1990] From: Campbell, Alistair Te Ariki, 1925-2009: Collection Ref: 91-046-1/11 Description: Letters. Main correspondents identified below. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: Jan-Apr 1961, n d From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7243-1 Description: Includes short story, `The Dark angel' and poem by Wendt; and sonnets and `Brighton' by James K Baxter Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1972 By: Binney, Donald Hall, 1940-2012 Ref: G-364 Description: Shows rocks and hills in foreground with ocean and setting sun beyond. Created as an "aura" in response to the news of Baxter's death, received by the artis...
Date: 1932, 1971, 1972, 1979 From: Cook, Freda, 1896-1990: Collection Ref: 82-333-04/02 Description: Includes: Article on J K Baxter in Affairs magazine (1972) Canterbury College Review (1932) 4 New Zealand poets (1979) Quantity: 1 volume(s).
Date: [1945] From: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001 : Papers By: Baxter, James Keir, 1926-1972; Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001 Ref: MS-Papers-2483-024 Description: Publication - Published in Book no 7 (Caxton Press, 1946) Enclosures - Note by Douglas Lilburn Other - For further background on this piece see letter from ...
Date: [ca 1940-1980] From: McCormick, Eric Hall (Dr), 1906-1995 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5484-09 Description: Notes on ARD Fairburn and James K Baxter written on proof sheets of `The expatriate'; notes relating to Charles Heaphy; notes on Paul Mellon; notes `Material...
Date: 1969 From: New Zealand Seamen's Union : Records Ref: 80-307-90/15 Description: Includes `Ballad of the Stonegut Sugar Works' by James K Baxter, `Bump me into parliament' by Bill Casey; comments of the award by T Adams, etc Quantity: 1...
Date: 1972-1978 From: King, Michael (Dr), 1945-2004: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-8752-063 Description: Notes, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, articles and other papers relating to James K Baxter, whom Michael King was considering as a subject for a biograp...
Date: [ca 1980-1982] From: Maunder, Paul Alan, 1945- : Papers relating to theatre Ref: 98-166-1/05 Description: Script of play based on the life of James K Baxter using non-biographical techniques Quantity: 1 folder(s).