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Roth, Bert



  • Existence: 1917 - 1994

biographical statement

Herbert Otto Roth (1917-1994) socialist, historian, and former Deputy University Librarian at the University of Auckland, Roth wrote several publications on New Zealand trade union history including Trade unions in New Zealand past and present (1973).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Collection relating to the selection of Labour candidate, Ralph K. Maxwell, for the Waitakere electorate, 1978.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-214
Scope and Contents An anonymous letter directed against Ralph Maxwell, New Zealand Labour Party candidate for Waitakere, November 1978. Includes copy of: Candidate hit by smear letter, New Zealand Herald, clipping from New Zealand Herald. Maxwell won the electorate for Labour Party with a majority of 2,016.