Sir Keith Sinclair papers.
Scope and Contents
Collection consisits of miscellaneous research papers as follows: 1. Papers relating to New Zealand/Australia relations in trade and other areas; newspaper clippings, photocopies, printed items, etc. 2. Correspondence in MS and typescript between Sinclair and John A. Lee and others concerning the former's biography of Walter Nash. 3. Extracts from Nash speeches - "notable quotes", folder inscribed National Party Research Office. Cyclostyled material, etc. 4. Notes and correspondence concerning John A. Lee, Scrim, Frank Langstone, 1935-40. 5. Article on early Belgian interest in a New Zealand colony, 1840, sent to Sinclair by Hugh Fraser 1986; photocopy, with original letter from Fraser. 6. Documents on United Nations Monetary and Financial Conferences, Conferences on Trade and Employment, GATT, etc., from 1944-1953. Printed material. 7. Photographs: miscellaneous photographs of early New Zealand; photographs of William Pember Reeves.
- 1840 - 1986
- Nash, Walter, Sir (Person)
- Sinclair, Keith (Person)
- Langstone, Frank (Person)
- Scrim, Uncle (Person)
- Lee, John A (John Alexander) (Person)
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 (1 box)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Professor Keith Sinclair, 1986.
- Australia -- Foreign economic relations -- New Zealand
- Belgium -- Colonies
- Nash, Walter, Sir
- New Zealand -- Foreign economic relations
- New Zealand -- Foreign economic relations -- Australia
- New Zealand -- History -- Pictorial works
- Reeves, William Pember -- Form subdivision--Pictorial works.;
- United Nations -- General subdivision--Congresses.;
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