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Communism -- New Zealand

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Communist Party of New Zealand bulletins and leaflets.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 35
Scope and Contents This collection was donated by Bert Roth (socialist, historian, and former Deputy University Librarian at the University of Auckland) in 1990. Box 1 contains internal documents of the Communist Party of New Zealand (CPNZ), dating from 1957 to 1979, collected by Roth. These papers document fierce ideological debates within the party concerning its relationships with the Soviet Union and China, and internal disputes, including the expulsions of Wilfred (Bill) McAra and Diana Wislie...
Dates: 1955 - 1983

Communist Party of New Zealand internal documents.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-89/34
Scope and Contents

Includes: 1963 pre-conference discussion bulletins; address by Vic Wilcox to Indonesian comrades, 1963; Report by Wilcox to National Committee, 15 March 1974...[concerning Wilfred McAra].

Dates: 1962 - 1974

Communist Party of New Zealand records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-9
Scope and Contents The papers which make up the core of this collection were donated to The University of Auckland by Wilfred (Bill) McAra a prominent member of Communist Party of New Zealand (CPNZ) on behalf of the ESPAL Society. The papers document the activities of the CPNZ from the 1920s until the early 1970s at both the national and local level. The collection includes papers relating to National and District Conferences, general and local body election campaigns, Communist Party study courses, the...
Dates: 1924 - 1972

Communist Party of New Zealand, Whangarei Branch collection of newsletters and leaflets.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-248
Scope and Contents

The collection includes copies of newsletters The Portland Conveyor and The Northland Worker published by the Branch, and single leaflets on the war in Vietnam, the American presence in New Zealand, the Budget, etc., as well as local Whangarei affairs. Most of the material is undated.

Dates: 1968 - 1977

Sidney Scott papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-276
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, copies of articles and speeches; newspaper clippings and an unpublished novel The last gift.

Dates: 1953 - 1970

Wilfred (Bill) McAra and Diana Wilsie papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-89/25
Scope and Contents This collection was embargoed for 20 years until 1998. While still under embargo the five boxes of material received by the library were repackaged into archival boxes in 1989 and accessioned as MSS & Archives 89/25, however the collection remained unlisted until 2009.At the time of donation McAra provided the following description of the sealed material:2 boxes wooden…contain(ing) materials previously held by H. Roth. Plus some additional reports,...
Dates: 1965 - 1977