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Lee, John A (John Alexander)



  • Existence: 1891 - 1982

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

A social document / [John A. Lee].

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-235
Scope and Contents

An open open letter headed A Social Document. Concerning the purported role played by Fintan Patrick Walsh and Sir Ernest Davis in Lee's expulsion from the Labour Party the document includes extracts from letters written to Lee by Conrad Bollinger in 1971. There is an appended note to the University Library, signed by Lee.

Dates: 1930 -1940, 1971

Barzillai Beckerleg papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-2
Scope and Contents Beckerleg’s papers were donated to The University of Auckland Library in 1969 by Wilfred McAra on behalf of the ESPAL society. McAra, a member of the New Zealand Communist Party, worked under Beckerleg’s supervision as a law clerk during the 1920s at the law firm A. Hanna, Solicitors, Auckland. Later McAra was a client of Beckerleg’s, employing him to prepare his will and other legal documents. While the collection contains a small amount of personal papers including family...
Dates: 1929 - 1965

Ernest Allen manuscript.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-106
Scope and Contents

Collection comprises of a photocopied manuscript titled F.P. Walsh: a study of a democrat, a critical piece offered for publication in John A. Lee's Weekly, with annotations by Mr Lee.

Dates: 1930s

Herbert Thatcher papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-53
Scope and Contents

Papers include correspondence relating to Herbert Thatcher's non- payment of the General Unemployment Levy, 1932-1935; New Zealand Timber Workers' Union records; reminiscences of Mount Eden Prison; eight volumes of newspaper clippings; letters from Lincoln Efford; and 1943 election ephemera and letters to Thatcher concerning pacifism and social reform.

Dates: 1920s -1938

John A. Lee Labour Party Caucus minutes.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-108
Scope and Contents

Caucus minutes from December 4 1935 to November 4 1938. Minutes for December 3 1935 and February 17 1937 have been annotated by John A. Lee.

Dates: 1935 - 1938

New Zealand Seamen's Union, Auckland Branch further records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-91/3
Scope and Contents Collection includes minutes, correspondence and membership records. Some of the minutes are copies relating to the stopwork meetings of other branches. There is considerable overlap with the earlier deposit at MSS & Archives D-8, so that the two collections need to be consulted together. This collection includes J.K. Kneen's manuscript History of the scab union: its formation and dissolution. This union was formed by shipowners during the 1913 waterfront...
Dates: 1897 - 1985

Sir Keith Sinclair papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-303
Scope and Contents Collection consisits of miscellaneous research papers as follows: 1. Papers relating to New Zealand/Australia relations in trade and other areas; newspaper clippings, photocopies, printed items, etc. 2. Correspondence in MS and typescript between Sinclair and John A. Lee and others concerning the former's biography of Walter Nash. 3. Extracts from Nash speeches - "notable quotes", folder inscribed National Party Research Office. Cyclostyled material, etc. 4. Notes and correspondence...
Dates: 1840 - 1986

William Lyon correspondence.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-29
Scope and Contents Correspondence with J.T. Head, a friend and NZ Labour Party official in Waitemata, relates to the activities of the Democratic Labour Party and the New Zealand Labour Party annual conference of 1940 (the year of John A. Lee's expulsion) and also to the war.The collection consists of seven letters by William John Lyon, one letter by J.T. Head and a memo about the letters from J.T. head. The letters were given to Dr Michael Bassett of the Department of History, University of...
Dates: 1939 - 1941

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Depressions -- 1929 -- New Zealand 1
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