W.T.G. (Bill) Airey papers.
Scope and Contents
Collection includes personal papers, diaries, Workers' Educational Association and Auckland University lecture notes, and drafts for published works. There is also a file on the J.C. Beaglehole dismissal controversy at Auckland University College.
- 1893 - 1968
- Peace Conference of the Asian and Pacific Regions (1952 : Beijing, China) (Organization)
- Airey, Frederick (Person)
- Airey, Walter Henry (Person)
- Auckland University College (Organization)
- New Zealand Workers' Educational Association (Organization)
- World Peace Council (Organization)
- Wealth from rubbish (Organization)
- Thames Mutual Improvement Association (Organization)
- Airey, W. T. G. (Person)
- New Zealand Peace Council (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
Willis Thomas Goodwin Airey (1897-1968), University professor, historian, peace activist. Willis Airey joined the History Dept of Auckland University College as a lecturer in 1929 and was promoted to Associate-Professor in 1947. He retired in 1962, but continued part-time teaching until his death.
For further details see - Michael Bassett.
Airey, Willis Thomas Goodwin - Biography, from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 1-Sep-10
2.5 metres (25 boxes)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The bulk of the collection was transferred from Alexander Turnbull Library in March 1979 while Box 25 was donated by M.P.K. Sorrenson on behalf of Mrs Airey in 1979.
- Inventory of the papers of Willis T.G (Bill) Airey, 1893-1968.
- Peter Hughes
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository
5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand