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Sir Keith Sinclair collection of papers relating to the New Zealand Labour Party.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-318

Scope and Contents

Papers accumulated by Keith Sinclair concerning politics and the New Zealand Labour Party.


  • 1930s-


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.


0.2 metres (2 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Professor Keith Sinclair, 1987.

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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