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Sir Keith Sinclair research papers on A history of the University of Auckland 1883-1983.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-96/2

Scope and Contents

Collection comprises notes and drafts compiled during research for publication of Sinclair, Keith. A history of the University of Auckland 1883-1993. Auckland : Auckland University Press, 1983. Includes index cards.

Dates

  • 1978 - 1983

Creator

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.

Extent

1 metres (10 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were transferred from the History Department to the Library after Sir Keith Sinclair’s death in 1993.

General

NRAM X1787
Title
Inventory of Sir Keith Sinclair's research papers on A history of the University of Auckland 1883-1983, 1978-1983.
Status
Completed
Author
Kay Stead
Date
1996
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

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