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Edmund Hillary - Personal papers

documentary heritage
  • Other Id

    7267 (Presto content ID)

    MS-2010-1 (Reference Number)

    86357 (DBTextworks system ID)

    ACQ-2008-28 (Acquisition number)

  • Department

Images and documents



  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Edmund Hillary - Personal papers
  • Primary Maker
  • Collection
  • Level of Current Record
  • Member Object

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  • Related Object Notes
    Photographs, slides, negatives and outsized photographs, many of which are available to view online (Ref. No. PH-2010-4). Please contact Documentary Heritage staff regarding physical access.
    Letters to brother Rex and sister-in-law Jenny, nephew John Hillary (Rex and Jenny's son), and a neighbour Mary Davis. (Ref. No. MS-2019-1)
  • Public Access Text

    Paper-based and electronic inventory available.

  • Subject Notes
    Dictionary of New Zealand Biography essay on Sir Edmund Hillary:
  • Last Update
    07 Dec 2023
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