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A guide to poetry-related materials in the libraries and manuscript collections of Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Pacific region.

The New Zealand National Register of Archives and Manuscripts identifies archive and manuscripts collections held in New Zealand institutions, and their location, nature and quantity.

The Alexander Turnbull Library is the research library within the National Library of New Zealand. It supports research especially in the New Zealand and Pacific area.  TAPUHI provides access to descriptions of the unpublished Manuscripts and Pictures Collections of New Zealand and Pacific material in the Alexander Turnbull Library. To use the original material you need to visit the National Library in Wellington, New Zealand.

The University of Auckland Library's Manuscripts and Archives Collection has substantial holdings of material by the following writers and literary presses.

Tapa Notebooks

Eileen Duggan

Lauris Edmond

A.R.D. Fairburn

  • FAIRBURN, A.R.D. (Arthur Rex Dugard), 1904-1957. 
    Papers. 1926-1927; ca 1930-ca 1957. [Description]

Freed / The Word is Freed (magazine)

Holloway Press Archive

 Robin Hyde

Alan Loney

  •  LONEY, Alan, 1940- . Literary papers. 1977-2001. [Description]

nzepc archive

Kendrick Smithyman

Mary Stanley

  •  STANLEY, Mary (Mary Isobel), 1919-1980. Papers. 1940s-1980s. [Description]

Greville Texidor

  •  TEXIDOR, Greville, 1902-1964. Papers. ca1940-c1970. [Description]

University of Auckland Typographical Collection

  • AUCKLAND University College. Library. Typographical collection. ca. 1930- . [Description]

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Robert Sullivan

Last updated 16 July, 2004