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Sir Edmund Hillary - Personal Papers

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Folder contains personal papers taken from a red folder labelled 'Edmund'.

    Includes Edmund Hillary's letters to his parents, 1940 - 1956; Two telegrams addressed to Gertrude Hillary from the Minister of Defence regarding Edmund Hillary's injuries while in the New Zealand Airforce, 1945; Letter addressed to Gertrude Hillary relating to the Edmund Hillary's injuries, 29/10/1945; Letter from Sir Edmund Hillary to his sister June Hillary written during his time in the miltary ca. 1945; Letter of recommendation for Edmund Hillary from the law firm Wiseman Bros Barristers and Solicitors; Certificate of Proficiency and school reports from Tuakau School and Auckland Grammar School; Poem 'The Immortals' dedicated to Sir Edmund Hillary and His Company by Isabel Cluett; Printed lyrics to song 'A Radiant Holiday'; Poem titled 'Retribution'; Letter to Gertrude Hillary from Georgiana Baskett and accompanying poem, 03/07/1953; Letters of congratulation to Gertrude and Percy Hillary, 1953.

  • Other Id

    16912 (Presto content ID)

    MS-2010-1-134 (Reference Number)

  • Department

Images and documents


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