Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers

Date
[1913-1996]
By
Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996Megget, Alice Joyce, 1914-2009
Ref
MS-Group-1344
Description

Papers relating to Megget's life as an insurance agent, his work in family planning, as a conscientious objector in World War Two, school reunions and related interests

Also papers relating to Wellington Branch of the Howard League for Penal Reform, 1944-1947 and papers relating to Megget's campaign as an independent candidate for the Island Bay seat in the 1975 General Election.

Also papers relating to Read Mason, hon secretary of Wellington Fellowship of Conscientious Objectors and his work with inmates of defaulters camps during World War Two

Large quantity of family correspondence, 1938-1946 (arranged in chronological sequence); Wellington Repertory Theatre material; Wellington East Girls' College Dramatic Society material; W.E.A. Box Course in `Understanding Human Nature' (lecture notes); W.E.A. Discussion Course `Language and society' (series of 12 lectures). .

Gardening notes and diaries, kept while in the conscientious objectors detention camp, reminiscence and loose pamphlets

Source of title - Supplied by Library

Quantity: 123 folder(s). 1 volume(s). 2.10 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Holograph, mss, typescripts and printed matter

Transfers: Collection as a whole taken into Manuscripts. Transfers made from here. - To Photographic Archive - Large number of photographs [PAColl-8289 & PAColl-9516 (2009)] - To Serials Collection - Various serials [PR-09-0253] - To Book Collections - Various monographs [PR-09-0252] - To Ephemera Collection - Various items of ephemera [PR-09-0256].

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123 folder(s), 1 volume(s), 2.10 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Fliers (Printed matter), Newsletters, Pamphlets, Serial publications, Notes (Documents), Ephemera, Financial records, Manuscripts, Holograph, mss, typescripts and printed matter
There are 124 items in total.
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Date: 1941 From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: fMS-Papers-7655-1 Description: Two stencil pages of Peace Pledge Union newsletters, one headed 14 Jul 1941, the other no 7 1941; they do not appear to have been run off Quantity: 1 folder...
Date: 1968-1969 From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: fMS-Papers-7655-2 Description: Clippings relating to the centenary of Kaikorai School held in Jan 1969 Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1994-1996 From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7655-07 Description: Letter to Megget from Jack Rogers with enclosures relating his experiences in Hautu detnetion camp and other events during World War Two. Also copy of letter...
Date: 1926, 1969 From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7655-10 Description: Correspondence, programmes, menus etc relating to the Kaikorai School centennial reunion held in Jan 1969; includes certificate of proficiency for Megget (19...
Date: [ca 1940-1949] From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9479-5 Description: Undated. Other Titles - Lemon culture Other Titles - Cloud forms - Definitions and photographs Other Titles - Elementary agriculture Other Titles - Fruit gr...
Date: 1943-1944 From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9479-2 Description: Details daily activities in detention camp garden, vegetable crop produced, weather etc Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1990] From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9479-4 Description: Loose scribbled reminiscences on the back of a page taken from a 1990 document Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1943-1945 From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-9479-1 Description: Reports on vegetable gardens at the detention camp. Details growth of crops, surpluses, reasons for success and otherwise Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [1941-1987] From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7655-02 Description: Correspondence and other papers relating to Megget's time as a conscientious objector in World War Two including including reunions of detainees (1987-1994) ...
Date: [1940-1945] From: Megget, Ronald Calverley, 1913-1996 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7655-05 Description: Programmes for three productions performed at Whitanui Detention Camp in 1944 and 1945. Each programme was designed by A Bollard; two productions were plays ...