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Norman William Leaf - Papers relating to the Desert Railway Book Committee, 1941 - 2006

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Contains photocopied material.

    Box 1:

    Volumes 1 - 4 -- Manuscripts and drafts of the Desert Railway book by Brendon Judd.

    Folders 1 - 3 -- War diaries of Robert McDougall.

    Folder 4 -- Maps, images, articles, extracts and typescripts relating to the Railroad Operating Companies and the North African campaigns, as well as to the writing of the Desert Railway book.

    Box 2:

    Folders 5 - 21 -- Typescripts, correspondence, maps, ephemera and press cuttings primarily relating to the researching, writing and publishing of the Desert Railway book.

    Box 3:

    Folders 22 - 34 -- Typescripts, correspondence, maps, ephemera and press cuttings primarily related to the researching, writing and publishing of the Desert Railway book.

    Folder 35 -- Audio tapes of New Zealand broadcasts promoting the Desert Railway book.

    Box 4:

    Folder 36 -- Account Book, 1998 - 2003.

    Folder 37 -- Minute Book, 22 September 1998 - 15 October 2004.

    Folder 38 -- Correspondence, 1996 - 1998.

    Folder 39 -- Correspondance, 2002.

    Folder 40 -- Correspondence, 2003.

    Folder 41 -- Correspondence, 2004.

    Folder 42 -- Correspondence, 2005.

    Folder 43 -- Correspondence, 2006.

    Folder 44 -- Correspondence, undated.

  • Other Id

    3593 (Presto content ID)

    MS-2006-5 (Reference Number)

    66587 (DBTextworks system ID)

    2006/5 (Registration number)

  • Department

Images and documents

Documents

Catalogue

  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Norman William Leaf - Papers relating to the Desert Railway Book Committee, 1941 - 2006
  • Primary Maker
  • Date
    1941-2006
  • Physical Description

    4 boxes containing a total of 43 folders + 4 bound volumes

  • Level of Current Record
    Parent
  • Related Object Notes
    MS-1139; MS-1994-48; PH-ALB-454
  • Public Access Text

    Kitbag database record for 27733 Norman William Leaf.

    Judd, Brendon. 'The desert railway : the New Zealand Railway Group in North Africa and the Middle East during the Second World War', Penguin, Auckland, 2003. (D805 JUD)

  • Subject Notes
    27733 Sapper Norman William Leaf served with the 17th Railway Operating Company, New Zealand Engineers, 2NZEF, during the Second World War.
  • Credit Line
    Donated by the Desert Railway Book Committee, C/- Norman William Leaf, in 2004.
  • Last Update
    07 Dec 2023
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