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Sir Keith Sinclair papers on James Bodell.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-306

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

Not restricted

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)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Professor Keith Sinclair, 3 October 1986.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand