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Anonymous poem England, my England.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-B-27

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of two handwritten and one typed draft of a poem England, my England and a fragment of a script of a play 'Gadsby'.


  • ca.1965

Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted


0.01 metres (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Anonymous gift, September 1978. Found in a house belonging to Archie Boermell and his son, Reg.

Possibly Archibald Michael Boermel born 11 September 1904 in Assam, India and died in New Zealand in 1977. Appears on Australian Electoral roll for 1943 and his name appears on two personnel files held by the Australian National Archives which suggest he served in the Merchant Navy during WWII. Boermel is a very uncommon name.

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Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand