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New Zealand Waterside Workers' Union records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 131

Scope and Contents

Records used by Dr Tom Bramble, in editing Barnes' autobiography, 'Never a white flag : the memoirs of Jock Barnes'. : Wellington [N.Z.] : Victoria University Press, 1998. Mostly records of the New Zealand waterside Workers' Union, with some material compiled by Barnes. Boxes 1-2: Records of the New Zealand Waterside Workers' Union, including conference proceedings, minutes of meetings, subject files, and union bulletins; newspaper clippings on Union matters and the Waterfront Strike, 1946-1951; some files compiled by Barnes, 1979-1983. Box 3 OUTSIZE: Clipping files, Apr - Dec 1951. Box 4 OUTSIZE: 'New Zealand Transport Worker' bound files, 1944-1951. Unprocessed materials.


  • 1944 - 1953


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted.


2 metres (4 boxes.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Barnes' biographer, Dr Tom Bramble, Management Dept, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, AUSTRALIA, on 14 July 1998.

Related Materials

Typescript autobiography of Barnes entitled "Never a white flag" held at Vault 101 MSS & Archives D-5.

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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