Sir Keith Sinclair papers on James Bodell.
Scope and Contents
Collection comprises material collected by Sir Keith Sinclair towards the publication of: A soldier's view of Empire: the reminiscences of James Bodell, 1831-92 / edited by Keith Sinclair. London : Bodley Head, 1982.
- 1863 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
Sir Keith Sinclair (1922-1993) was a New Zealand historian, university academic and poet. He is regarded as having pioneered a style of historical scholarship that reflected a distinctly
New Zealand view of the country and its people. Sinclair joined the staff of Auckland University College in 1947 as a lecturer in history, in 1962 he became Professor of History and Emeritus Professor upon retirement in 1987.
0.1 metres (8 folders)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Professor Keith Sinclair, 3 October 1986.
- Bodell, James
- Great Britain. Army -- General subdivision--Military life;
- New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876
- New Zealand -- History -- New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872
- Soldiers -- New Zealand -- Biography
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Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository
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Auckland 1142 New Zealand