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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

Auckland Painters Union records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-51
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence from the solicitors J.J. Sullivan and Mason & Mason re proceedings for recovery of debt. Includes copies of summonses for subscription arrears.Later records of New Zealand Painters and Decorators, Glaziers and Signwriters Industrial Union of Workers. Auckland Branch at MSS & Archives 91/6.

Bert Roth papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-259
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Bibliography of N.Z. bibliographies; Bibliography of W.T. Airey compiled by H.O. Roth; report of the 1955 N.Z. Freezing Workers Conference; a letter dated 1929 from the President of the Auckland Stonemasons' Union and newspaper clippings from People's Voice on big business in New Zealand. A Bibliography of Bert Roth's major labour history writing can be found in...

Doug Crosado interview with Ted Whitlow.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-183
Scope and Contents Interview with Ted Whitlow, ex-secretary of the New Zealand Tramways Union

Jock Barnes typescript of Never a white flag.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-Vault 101
Scope and Contents Collection contains a photocopy of the typescript for Jock Barnes' autobiography which details Barnes' political beliefs and long involvement in Union activity including the 1951waterfront strike.