condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
discuss document export feedback print share gallery-landscape

Letters from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club

Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives
  • Description
    Letters to Stan Kirk from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club who served overseas during World War II. Stan Kirk corresponded with 71 members of the Club while they were on active service from 1939 to 1945. During this time Stan Kirk wrote over 2000 letters. The collection comprises the replies to those letters. An index of the correspondents is present in Volume 1. Folders 1-20, A-W, (ie A-D, E-K) by writer. Photocopies of the letters are available in 4 volumes. Also contains one folder of beer labels.
  • Other Number
    MS-1418, 87/49
  • Collection area
  • Record richness

Catalogue

  • Catalogue title
    Letters from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club
  • Identifiers
    • MS-1418  (Reference Number)
    • 87/49  (Registration Number)
  • Creator
  • Period
  • Description
    Letters to Stan Kirk from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club who served overseas during World War II. Stan Kirk corresponded with 71 members of the Club while they were on active service from 1939 to 1945. During this time Stan Kirk wrote over 2000 letters. The collection comprises the replies to those letters. An index of the correspondents is present in Volume 1. Folders 1-20, A-W, (ie A-D, E-K) by writer. Photocopies of the letters are available in 4 volumes. Also contains one folder of beer labels.
  • Physical description
    5 boxes (21 folders)
  • Production
    Kirk, Stan (Creator)
  • Subject
  • Associated material
    College Rifles Rugby Union Football Club (Inc.) diamond jubilee, 1897-1957, souvenir history (Auckland, N.Z. : The Club, 1957). [Location: Pamphlet Collection; Call No. GV945]
  • Citation
    Kirk, Stan. Letters from members of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club 1939-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-1418
  • Notes
    Printed inventory available.

Object tags

Auckland Museum tags

Visitor tags

Contribute
  • Contribute more detail to this record by adding your own names, classifications or categories via a tag. Tags also make this record more findable on search.

The development of the Auckland War Memorial Museum online collection is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.