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Mitchell, William


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Conversations with Frank : a memoir / by William Mitchell.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-308
Scope and Contents

A memoir, with addenda, of Frank Sargeson as the author knew him at his Esmonde Road, Takapuna, house, originally in the 1940s but chiefly from the late 1960s till the end of his life. Includes index.

Dates: 1986-11

Conversations with Frank : a memoir. Part 1.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-89/10
Scope and Contents

A memoir of Frank Sargeson from the 1960s to 1982. Photocopy with typescript annotations.

Dates: 1986

Milton and the modern world [sound recording].

Identifier: MSS-Archives-89/21
Scope and Contents

Side 1: Milton and the modern world, 2YA?, 1938. Side 2: On Cresswell, by Ormond Wilson and Robert Chapman, Nov 1982?.

Dates: 1938

Resign or else! : the "Wanganui affair", May 1920 / [by William Mitchell].

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-311
Scope and Contents Described by the author as the final draft of an attempt to explain a baffling, tragic and almost forgotten episode in New Zealand literary and criminal history. D'Arcy Cresswell, New Zealand poet, tried to blackmail the Mayor of Wanganui, Charles Evan Mackay, into resigning as mayor on the grounds of being a homosexual. Mackay shot Cresswell (who survived) and was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour for attempted murder. Mackay, after serving his...
Dates: 1986-12-12

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Crime -- New Zealand -- History 1
Homosexuality -- New Zealand 1
Trials (Murder) -- New Zealand 1
Wanganui (N.Z.) -- History 1