Geoffrey Alley, Librarian: His Life & Work
Privately Held Papers
Alley, J.A.Selected family letters. Lent to W.J. McEldowney at various times.
McEldowney, W.J. Papers. Currently held at home.
Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington
Alley, G.T. Papers. MS-Papers-8130
Alley, G.T. 'People, Growth and Change in New Zealand Libraries 1930-46': 3 cassette tapes. Acc. 83-260, transcripts held in MS-Papers-2424; truncated version of some published in New Zealand Libraries, v.44, March 1983, pp.4-6.
Alley, Rewi. Papers. Acc. 74-047
Bagnall, A.G.Papers. Acc. 73-160; 88-103; 89-249; 90-103
Barr, J. Papers. MS-Papers-1917
Friends of the Turnbull Library. Records. ATL Administration files TL 1/20; TL 1/20/5
Glover, D.J.M. Papers. MS-Papers-0418
McIntosh, A.D. 'Libraries Report, August 1933'. MS-Papers-1688
McIntosh, A.D. Papers. MS-Papers-6759. At time of consultation, these papers were held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
National Council of Women of New Zealand. Records. MS-Papers-1371
New Zealand Citizens' All Black Tour Association. Papers. MS-Papers-0404
New Zealand Country Library Service.Oral History Project. 1989/221, Interview with Jean S. Wright, 15.4.89.
New Zealand Library Association. Records. Acc. 79-042; 84-142; 97-002. Some NZLA papers were consulted in the NZLA Office prior to deposit in ATL or elsewhere, and those not sighted subsequently in ATL are referred to in the Notes as 'NZLA files'.
Scholefield, G.H. Papers. MS-Papers-0212
Somerset family. Papers. Acc. 84-181
Archives New Zealand, Christchurch
Canterbury Education Board records. CAMJ CH210
Archives New Zealand, Wellington
Alexander Turnbull Library records. AAOJ 6016
Cabinet Office records. AAFD 807 W3738; AAFD 811 W3738
Decimal Currency Board records. AAOA 6000 W4698
Internal Affairs Department records. IA 1 W1893
Legislative Department records (incl. National Library Committee (Parliamentary Select Committee) and Statutes Revision Committee). ABIK 7663 W3990; Le 1
Nash papers, Bundle 1173.
National Library of N.Z. records. AAOJ 6016; AAOJ W4077
National Library Service records. NLS 1; NLS 2
State Services Commission (including page 482 Public Service Commission) records. SSC 1; SSC 5
Treasury records. T1 62/9/6
Auckland City Libraries, Special Collections
Library Conference Papers, 1931- New Zealand Library Association. Papers.
'Reports prepared by New Zealand librarians who have made visits to libraries overseas under the auspices of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1933-1936'.
War Library Service file.
Canterbury Museum, Christchurch
Canterbury Education Board records.
Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biographies.
Columbia University Libraries, New York
MS Coll. Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Country Library Service, Christchurch
Correspondence files: CLS memos, etc.1945; Oamaru; Palmerston, Otago; Palmerston North Region, June 1960; Staff meetings 1939.
Florida State University Library, Tallahassee, Florida
Metcalf, K.D. Correspondence with G.T. Alley, in Metcalf papers.
Hocken Library, Dunedin
Harris, J. Papers of John and Priscilla Harris. Acc. 80-094
McEldowney, W.J. Papers. Acc. 87-020
University of Otago, Faculty of Consumer and Applied Sciences. Records (incl. Home Science Extension Service). Acc. 96-176
University of Otago, Registry. Records. Acc. 91-145
University of Otago Library. Correspondence files. Acc. 84-134
National Library of New Zealand, Wellington
Basement records. Row 10, Boxes 19 and 20
Gracefield records. Boxes 103, 105, 114-115, 121, 126-127, 135, 439
University of Canterbury Library, Christchurch
Files held in University Librarian's office:Carnegie.
Central Bureau for Library Book Imports.
Mac Mc Miscellaneous.
National Library of N.Z., General1960-
National Library of N.Z., Library School correspondence 1945-49.
NZLA Committee on National Library1944-1958.
NZLA Training Committee1943-1960.
Victoria University College Librarian1934-1959.
Wellington Public Libraries.
Canterbury Workers' Educational Association records.
NZLA Canterbury Branch. Minute Book1937-1943.
Rewi Alley papers.
University of Canterbury Registry, Christchurch
Canterbury College records, including Board minutes; Committee minutes; Registrar's correspondence; Students' records.
Victoria University of Wellington Library
Miller, H.G. Papers.
Sage, J.P. Papers.
Wellington City Libraries
C.S. Perry's file on the NZLA campaign for a National Library. 3v.
Books, Theses, and Selected Articles
Airey, W.T.G.A Learner in China: a life of Rewi Alley.Christchurch, 1970.
Alley, F.J.'Back to the Land!': Now and How.Auckland, 1930.
Alley, F.J.Something Wrong Somewhere: an urgent problem in primary education.Christchurch, 1911.
Alley, G.T. 'Address to Library School Graduates… 10 December 1971'. News and Notes (National Library of New Zealand), no. 220, 7 February 1972.
Alley, G.T.'The Canterbury Adult Rural Education Scheme'.NZ Libraries, v.13, October 1950, pp.212-215.
Alley, G.T.'The "Chance to Read" in New Zealand: developments in public library service,1946-1967'. InR.F. Vollans, ed., Libraries for the People, London, 1968, pp.151-163.
Alley, G.T. and R. Alley. 'The Chinese in New Zealand'. China Journal, v.28 no.2, February 1938, pp.70-79.
Alley, G.T.'Country Libraries and their Problems'. NZLA, Proceedings and Papers of 9th Conference, 1937, pp.43-47.
Alley, G.T.'The Country Library Service: some notes towards a history'.NZ Libraries, v.30, December 1967, pp.199-209.
Alley, G.T.'Country Library Service1930-1955'. NZ Libraries, v.19, August 1956, pp.137-144; September 1956, pp.171-173.
Alley, G.T.'An Experiment in Rural Adult Education'. MA thesis, Canterbury College (University of New Zealand), 1931.
Alley, G.T. and D.O.W Hall. The Farmer in New Zealand. Wellington, 1941. (N.Z. Centennial Surveys, no.6).
Alley, G.T. '[Issues in Intellectual Freedom] New Zealand'. Library Trends, v.19, July 1970, pp.131-138.
Alley, G.T.'Learning from North America'.NZ Libraries, v.25, March 1962, pp.46-55.
Alley, G.T.'Lucie Heine,1910-1955'. NZ Libraries, v.19, January 1956, pp.12-13.
Alley, G.T.'The National Library in the Social Process'. NZ Journal of Public Administration, v.29, March 1967, pp.1-16; NZ Libraries, v.30, October 1967, pp.141-156.
Alley, G.T.'Presidential Address'.NZ Libraries, v.23, March 1960, pp.27-35.
Alley, G T.'Priscilla Harris'.NZ Libraries, v.37, June 1974, pp.136-137.
Alley, G.T.'Some People Remembered'.NZ Libraries, v.44, March 1983, pp.4-6.
Alley, G.T.'Taranaki's Rural Library Facilities: a report submitted to the New Zealand Library Group … based on a survey of the Taranaki area and being (A ) a summary of present library facilities (B) an estimate of the possibility of inaugurating a modern rural library service in that area'.Christchurch, 1937.
Alley, G.T.With the British Rugby Team in New Zealand, 1930.Christchurch, 1930.
Alley, H.J.Education of the Horse.Christchurch, 1913, reprinted 1936.
Alley, Rewi.'My Father'. New Zealand Monthly Review, v.7 no.77, April 1967, pp.16-17.
Alley, Rewi.Rewi Alley:an autobiography. 2nd ed.Beijing, 1987.
Bagnall, A.G., comp. G.T. Alley: some books and librarians, 1930-1967.Wellington, 1967.
Bagnall, A.G., ed. New Zealand National Bibliography to the Year 1960. Wellington, 1969-1985. 5v. in 6.
Bagnall, A.G.'The New Zealand National Bibliography to the Year 1960'. National Library Bulletin, September 1980, pp.4-7.
Bagnall, A.G.'A Troubled Childhood'.Turnbull Library Record, nsv.3, August 1970, pp.92-111.
Barr, J.'New Zealand Library Problems: an addendum'. LANZ, Proceedings and Papers of 7th Conference, 1930, pp.15-18.
Barrowman, R.Victoria University of Wellington1899-1999: a history.Wellington, 1999.
Beaglehole, J.C.'New Zealand since the War: 4, Politics and culture'. Landfall, no.58, June 1961, pp.138-152.
Beaglehole, J.C.The University of New Zealand: an historical study.Wellington, 1937.
Beeby, C.E.The Biography of an Idea: Beeby on education.Wellington, 1992.
Bertram, J.M.Return to China.London, 1957.
Blair, I.D.The Seed They Sowed: centennial story of Lincoln College.Lincoln, 1978.
Booker, A.J.'The Centennial Surveys of New Zealand, 1936-41'. BA (Hons) research essay, Massey University, 1983.
Borchardt, D.H.Through a Clouded Mirror: reminiscences of a working life.Melbourne, 1993.
Brown, R.'A History of Lumsden Township in Northern Southland from 1870-1940'. n.d. Copy held in McEldowney papers (home).
Buckingham, E.E.Hethersett to Quarry Hills, 1880-1969: a brief history of the Buckingham family in New Zealand.Invercargill, 1974.
Burrows, J.T.Pathway Among Men.Christchurch, 1974.
Carnegie Corporation of New York.The Individual and his Work: a List of Grants, 1937-38, by Robert M. Lester. New York, 1938. (Review Series, no.28).
Carnegie Corporation of New York.Library Program, 1911-1961, by Florence Anderson. New York, 1963. (Review Series, no.37.)
Carnegie Corporation of New York.Review of Grants for Library Interests, 1911-1935, by Robert M. Lester. New York, 1935. (Review Series, no.19).
Carnegie Corporation of New York.Summary of Grants for Visitors, Grantsin-Aid, Scholarships and Fellowships, 1921-1934, by Robert M. Lester. New York, 1934. (Review Series, no.17).
Carnell, E.J.County Libraries: retrospect and forecast.London, 1938.
Carnell, E.J.Library Administration.London, 1947.
Cauchi, S.J.'In Search of the Common Reader: a librarian's viewpoint'. (Auckland University winter lectures 1974: Books and Writers in New Zealand, no.6). Copy held in McEldowney papers (home).
Chapple, G.Rewi Alley of China.Auckland, 1980.
Clark, M., ed. Peter Fraser, Master Politician.Palmerston North, 1998.
Cochrane, G.'Prison Libraries in New Zealand'. MEd thesis, University of Waikato, 1985.
Coffman, L.D.'Report [to the Carnegie Corporation of New York] on New Zealand'.New York, 1931. Copy held in McEldowney papers (home).
Cohen, M.'Travelling Libraries and How to Operate Them'. LANZ, Proceedings and Papers of 1st Conference, 1910, pp.27-34.
Craft, R.Carrie Hepple's Garden; illus by Irene Haas. London, 1979.
Dakin, J.C.Focus for Lifelong Learning: the National Council of Adult Education 1938-88.Wellington, 1988.
Day, P.The Radio Years.Auckland, 1994. (A history of broadcasting in New Zealand, v.1)
The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography [1769-1960].Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, 1990-2000. 5 v.
Dobbie, A.M.'The Forgotten Half Million: a comparison of the right of free access to public library service in Norway and New Zealand'. MA thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, 1988.
Dunningham, A.G.W.'National and State Library Development'.NZ Libraries, v.19, April-May 1956, pp.57-70; June 1956, pp.93-97.
Dunningham, A.G.W.'Regional Library Service'. NZLA,Proceedings and Papers of 16th Conference, 1947, pp.89-98.
Goldhor, H., ed. Education for Librarianship: the design of the curriculum of library schools.Urbana, Ill., 1971.
Gould, J.D.The University Grants Committee 1961-1986: a history.Wellington, 1988.
Hall, D.O.W.New Zealand Adult Education.London, 1970.
Hargreaves, R.P.From Beads to Bank notes.Dunedin, 1972.
Harper, G.Kippenberger: an inspired New Zealand commander.Auckland, 1997.
Havelaar, M.G.A Short History of the Christchurch Branch of the National Council of Women of New Zealand from 1896 to 1950.Christchurch, 1950.
Hunn, J.K.Not Only Affairs of State.Palmerston North, 1982.
Jeal, T.Baden-Powell.London, 1989.
Keast, A.V., ed. Southland Rugby Football Union: jubilee souvenir, 1887-1936.Invercargill, 1936.
Kelleher, J.A.Upper Hutt: the history.Picton, 1991.
Keppel, F.P.Carnegie Corporation of New York: informal report of the President on visit to the southern British Dominions, January-June 1935.New York, 1935.
Laking, G.R. and R.M. Miller. 'Report to the Trustees of the National Library of New Zealand on a Review of their Role and Membership'. Wellington, 1989. Copy held in McEldowney papers (home).
Lee, J. A.Simple on a Soapbox.Auckland, 1963.
Lovell-Smith, M.Plain Living, High Thinking: the family story of Jennie and Will Lovell-Smith.Christchurch, 1995.
McColvin, L.R.The Public Library System of Great Britain: a report on its present condition with proposals for post-war reorganisation.London, 1942.
McEldowney, W.J.'[Education for Librarianship Abroad] New Zealand'. Library Trends, v.12, October 1963, pp.306ff.
McEldowney, W.J.The New Zealand Library Association 1910-1960: and its part in New Zealand library development.Wellington, 1962. (Supplemented by: 'The New Zealand Library Association1960-1970', NZ Libraries, v.33, October 1970, pp.144-174.)
McEldowney, W.J.New Zealand University Library Resources: report of a survey carried out in 1972 for the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee.Wellington, 1973.
Mercer, A.E.'Service to Country Libraries in New Zealand: a critical survey'.NZ Libraries, v.4, March 1941, pp.93-95.
Mercer, A.E.'Those "B" libraries: book service in the open country'.NZ Libraries, v.14, November 1951, pp.256-262.
Metcalf, K.D.My Harvard Library Years, 1937-1955.Cambridge, Mass., 1988.
Metcalf, K.D.Random Recollections of an Anachronism: or Seventy-five years of library work.New York, 1980.
Morley, C.Parnassus on Wheels.Garden City, N.Y., 1917.
Morrell, W.P.The University of Otago: a centennial history.Dunedin, 1969.
A National Library for New Zealand.Wellington, New Zealand Library Association, 1965.
N.Z. Committee on New Zealand Universities.Report … December 1959.Wellington, 1960. Chairman: Sir David Hughes Parry.
N.Z. Consultative Committee on Adult Education.Further Education for Adults. Wellington, 1947.
New Zealand Library Association.Interloan: rules & procedure.Wellington, 1944. (2nd ed., 1956.)
New Zealand Library Association.National Library System for New Zealand.Wellington, 1937.
New Zealand Library Association.'New Zealand Book Resources Committee: summary of activities 1941-1950, together with a record of action taken by the Association with regard to the book resources of New Zealand before the formation of the committee,1910-1941'. Typescript. Copy held in McEldowney papers (home).
New Zealand Library Association. Committee on Free Library Service.The Case for Free Library Service. Wellington, 1940.
New Zealand Library Association. Public Library Service Committee.Standards for Public Library Service in New Zealand.Wellington, 1966.
N.Z. Parliament. National Library Committee. [Report].AJHR, I-17, 1958.
N.Z. Public Service Commission. National Library Committee.'Proposed National Library, 1956: report of committee set up by Public Service Commission to examine proposals from the New Zealand Library Association to the Prime Minister'.Wellington, 1956. Chairman: J.K. Hunn.
N.Z. Working Party on Education for Librarianship.Education for Librarianship: report to the Minister of Education.Wellington, 1969. Chairman: L.M. Graham.
Nicholls, M.F.With the All Blacks in Springbokland, 1928.Wellington, 1928.
Nicholls, R.The Women's Parliament: the National Council of the Women of New Zealand 1896-1920.Wellington, 1996.
O'Hagan, S.The Pride of Southern Rebels: on the occasion of the Otago Rugby Football Union centenary 1881-1981.Dunedin, 1981.
Our Company Before: a history of the Buckingham family in East Anglia and New Zealand, 1682-1982. Compiled by Hilary Raimondo; prepared for publication by Louise Buckingham. Lower Hutt, 1987.
Pengelly, E.Nursing in Peace and War.Wellington, 1956.
Reynolds, P.Rewi Alley: from Canterbury to China.Christchurch, 1997.
Rochester, M.K.American Influence in New Zealand Librarianship as facilitated by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. PhD thesis, University of Madison-Wisconsin, 1981. Ann Arbor (4 m/ fiches).
Rochester, M.K.Foreign Students in American Library Education: impact on home countries.New York, 1986. (Contributions in librarianship and information science no.55). (Reviewed: W.J. McEldowney, NZ Libraries, v. 45, March 1987, pp.106-107.)
Rochester, M.K.The Revolution in New Zealand Librarianship: American influence as facilitated by the Carnegie Corporation of New York in the 1930s.Halifax, 1990. Based on M.K.R.'s thesis.
Ronnie, M.A.Books to the People: a history of regional library services in New Zealand.Wellington, 1993.
Ronnie, M.A.Education for Librarianship in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.London, 1996.
Ronnie, M.A.'W.B. McEwan: Dunedin's Librarian'. In Peopling a Profession: papers from the Fourth Forum on Australian Library History, Monash University, 25 and 26 September 1989; ed. by Frank Upward and Jean P. Whyte, Melbourne, 1991, pp.21-32.
Russell, J.E.'Australia and New Zealand report [to the Carnegie Corporation of New York]'.New York, 1928. Copy held in McEldowney papers (home).
Salmon, J.H.M.A History of Goldmining in New Zealand.Wellington, 1963.
Saunders, W.L.'Challenge and Opportunity: Sheffield's new postgraduate library school'.Aslib Proceedings, v.16, March 1964, pp.105-115.
Saunders, W.L.An Evaluation of Education for Librarianship in New Zealand: a report to the Joint Advisory Committee on Librarianship. Wellington, 1987.
'Serials Librarianship as an Art: essays in honor of Andrew D. Osborn'. Serials Librarian, v.6, Spring 1982, special issue.
Sharfe, J.E.'The Canterbury Workers' Educational Association: the origins and development, 1915 to 1947: a working class organisation?' MA thesis, University of Canterbury, 1990.
Sharfe, J.E.Players, Protestors and Politicians: a history of the University of Canterbury Students' Association.Christchurch, 1995.
Shuker, R.Educating the Workers?: a history of the Workers' Education [i.e. Educational] Association in New Zealand.Palmerston North, 1984.
Slatter, G.On the Ball: the centennial book of New Zealand rugby.Christchurch, 1970.
Snow, E.Scorched Earth.London, 1941.
Stackpole, S.H.Carnegie Corporation Commonwealth Program 1911-1961.New York, 1963. (Review Series, no. 39).
Stackpole, S.H.Commonwealth Program: travel grants, 1947-1962.New York, 1963. (Review Series, no. 38).
Stevens, J.'New Zealand's National Library'.Comment, no.23, May 1965, pp.19-24.
Strong, A.G.History of the Development of University Education in Home Science in New Zealand, 1911-1936.Dunedin, 1937.
Swan. A.C.History of New Zealand Rugby Football 1870-1945.Wellington, 1948. page 488v2: 1946-1957, published 1958.
Swan, A.C.The New Zealand Rugby Football Union 1892-1967.Wellington, 1967.
Swan, A.C.They Played for New Zealand: a complete record of New Zealand rugby representatives 1884-1947 and their matches.Wellington, 1947.
Taylor, N.M.The New Zealand People at War: the Home Front.Wellington, 1986. 2v. (Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 1939-45.)
Temple, P.A Sort of Conscience: the Wakefields.Auckland, 2002.
Tolley, C.W.'Library Legislation and Government Aid'.NZ Libraries, v.22, October 1959, pp.169-178; November 1959, pp.193-200; v.23, January-February 1960, pp.1-12.
Traue, J.E.Committed to Print: selected essays in praise of the common culture of the book.Wellington, 1991.
Turner, B.Meads.Auckland, 2002.
University of Otago.School of Home Science. School of Home Science History, 1911-1961.Dunedin, 1962.
Webb, L.C.Government in New Zealand.Wellington, 1940. (New Zealand centennial surveys, 5)
White, D.N.About Books for Children.Wellington, 1946.
White, D.N.Books Before Five.Wellington, 1954.
White, D.N.Junior Books: a recommended list for boys and girls.Wellington, 1940.
Who's Who in New Zealand Libraries 1951, edited by A.L. Olsson. Wellington, 1951. Later ed., 1958.
Williams, E.E. 'Keyes D. Metcalf, 1889-1983'. Harvard Library Bulletin, v.31, December 1983, pp.394-397.
Wilson, A.S.History of Wharenui School, 1907-1982: prepared for 75th jubilee celebrations, 5th to 7th February 1982.Christchurch, 1982.
Wilson, O.John Harris: a memoir.Christchurch, 1987.
Wylie, D.M.'Presidential Address'.NZ Libraries, v.31, April 1968, pp.54-66.