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Auckland University College. Library


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Auckland University College Library typographical collection.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-58
Scope and Contents

A collection of typographical specimens representative of the craft of various New Zealand printers and presses. A holograph poem 'Written in Cold' by Robin Hyde is on the reverse of a menu from the "Spotted Dog" in the Unicorn Press file, along with a copy of 'Katherine Mansfield : a critical essay / by Arthur Sewell'. Auckland : Unicorn Press, 1936, signed by the author.

Dates: ca. 1930-1960s.

Olive Johnson research papers on the history of University of Auckland Library.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2008/13
Scope and Contents Material gathered for publication, The True University : a short history of the University of Auckland Library, 1883-1986, Auckland University Library, 1988 (Bibliographical Bulletin 16). Includes staff reminiscences, historical notes, drafts and proof copy, and photographs of Alice Minchin, library staff, and library buildings, some of which were used in the pamphlet. The photograph of senior Library staff (1983) was probably taken by Wallace H....
Dates: 1920s - 1988

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Private presses -- New Zealand 1