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McAra, W (Wilfred)



  • Existence: 1904 - 1989

biographical statement

Peter McAra was, among other things, a waterfront union official, 1946-1949, and editor of "Peoples voice".

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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...