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New Zealand poetry -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Colin McCahon poems to Rita Angus.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2008/3
Scope and Contents Written in soft pencil. The poems, addressed by McCahon to Rita Angus, were written probably around 1972, not long after Angus' death (1970); they make reference to various points in their long friendship and provide insights into major events in their lives. The poems are very significant both from the point of view of the cultural importance of writer and subject represented and the light they throw on their relationship, but also from a literary point of view: McCahon is known primarily...
Dates: ca 1972

James K. Baxter literary manuscripts.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-B-30
Scope and Contents Holographs and typescripts by James K. Baxer including: Song to the Father(2 leaves); Summertime on the Shortest Day of the Year (2 leaves); The Boobhead and the Girl (4 leaves) - holograph and typescript; Song to the Lord God on a Spring Morning (4 leaves) holograph and typescript; Sestina to Frank McKay; Sestina of the Makutu; ...
Dates: 1970s

Jan Kemp papers on 'New Zealand poets read their work' poetry recording.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2007/9-+Media Cab
Scope and Contents Sound recordings and accompanying texts relating to 'New Zealand poets read their work' (1974), and 'New Zealand poets read their work for children' (1974). (1) New Zealand poets read their work. Auckland, Waiata Recordings, 1974. 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in. (2) New Zealand poets read their work for children. Auckland, Waiata Recordings, 1974. 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in. (3) New Zealand poets read their work. Auckland, Waiata Recordings, 1974. 2 sound recordings...
Dates: 1973 - 1974

John Caselberg manuscript.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2008/1
Scope and Contents

Manuscript notebook. A eulogy to Colin McCahon. Dedication opposite title page: 'For Agnes [Wood], with best wishes, from John. Logan Terrace. 21.8.93'.

Dates: 1993

Katherine Pawley interview with Michele Leggott

Identifier: MSS -Archives-2021/03
Content Description

Audio recording of interview conducted by Katherine Pawley with Michele Leggott regarding Robin Hyde.

Dates: 2021

Kendrick Smithyman draft of poem Calling the roll

Identifier: MSS-Archives-B-31
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of drafts of the poem 'Calling the roll' which was commissioned by the University of Auckland Centenary Committee. Also included is correspondence between the Chairman of the Centenary Committee, Professor Nicholas Tarling, and Smithyman.

Dates: 1983

Kendrick Smithyman literary papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2009/3
Scope and Contents At the time of acquisition, the papers of Kendrick Smithyman, which cover five decades, were already well arranged, with indexing, into three recognisable series by Smithyman and Margaret Edgcumbe. A fourth series was created to accommodate items that were drafts of two posthumous publications. Correspondence, in alphabetical order, largely inwards, and pertaining to Smithyman’s literary world, comprises Series 1. The largest group of letters from an individual to Smithyman was...
Dates: 1940s - 1990s

Kendrick Smithyman poems to mark the retirement of Peter Dane, Bill Pearson and Karl Stead.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-B-32
Scope and Contents

Collection comprises typescripts of three poems composed by Smithyman to mark the retirement of three collegues, Peter Dane, Bill Pearson and Karl Stead from The University of Auckland English Department. The poems are entitled: 'Peter Dane retiring', 'Words for Bill Pearson', 'Yes (C)K.S.'.

Dates: 1986

Robin Hyde literary papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-97/1

Collection comprises manuscript and typescript drafts of some 600 poems by Robin Hyde arranged in chronological order, by Gloria Rawlinson, in preparation for a published collection which never transpired.

Dates: ca 1930 - 1937