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Papers of Professor Peter Munz

I’m very pleased to announce that the papers of the late Professor Peter Munz have now been processed and are available for consultation.  Professor Munz taught at here at Victoria for forty years from the mid 1940s, and continued his … Continue reading

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Dan Long Union Library disposals

Kia ora koutou As well as digitising the poster collection from the Dan Long Union Library this year, we have also now completed cataloguing the publications from that collection.  As per our agreement with the Dan Long Trust, duplicate items … Continue reading

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The Voyages of Giacomo Cook – a wonderful gift

At an afternoon tea event on Tuesday, we were delighted to acknowledge the donation of an almost complete set of Raccolta de’ viaggi intorno al globo del Capitano Giacomo Cook…, published in 1787 by Tommaso Masi. With our Beaglehole links … Continue reading

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Before there were blogs.

Goodness the time goes quickly these days.  It’s already three weeks since I promised a fortnightly blog.  Of the many types of published material we have in the J.C Beaglehole Room collections, pamphlets – covering discussion of a range of the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the blog of the J.C.Beaglehole Room (JCBR). What we aim to do with this blog is to keep you informed of whatever magic is afoot in the JCBR:  events, displays, seminars, particularly exciting new acquisitions, profiles of particular … Continue reading

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