[Creator unknown] : World War Two papers and Dorset family newspaper clippings

Date
1942-1944, 1949, 1966, 1972, 1985-1986
By
Standen, George Duncan, 1919-1986; Eivers, Kathleen, active 1972
Ref
MS-Papers-11994
Description

Contains assorted material relating to soldiers on service during World War Two, and the Dorset family of Wellington. World War Two material includes: an original letter addressed to George Standen, 26th Battery, 4th New Zealand Field Regiment, and a newsletter possibly produced by the 26th Battery entitled 'RHQ gazette - published in Syria 1942'. Also includes a publication entitled 'A soldier's guide to Italy', and two typescript pages entitled 'My recent tour of the Holy Land and Sinai Desert' describing travel through areas of Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Israel that appear in the Bible. Dorset family material includes: an original letter addressed to 'Dolly' from Kathleen Eivers (10 Apr 1972) and seven newspaper clippings (1949-1986). Clippings discuss and contain images of Dorset family members and their family home on Grant Road, Thorndon.

Source of title - Supplied by Library

Arrangement: Material was originally received with a box of New Zealand publications and is arranged into two subject groupings as delivered.

Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Mss, typescript, printed matter

Provenance: Donor/Lender/Vendor - Donated by Robert T Burch of Arty Bees Books (2015).

Transfers: From Book Collections -.

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Format
1 folder(s), 0.01 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Clippings, Manuscripts, Mss, typescript, printed matter
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