[Letter Copy Book - 1924-1945]

Vivian Smith, Author

This is one of the books in our collection. It was made in Nov 1924-Jul 1945. The place where it was made is unknown.
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256 x 205 x 15mm
Notebook containing three loose manuscripts:

a) Notebook with a green cover printed with text reading: The Manifold Pen Carbon Book No.72. The book contains copies of notes and letters written by Vivian Smith at Wellington Technical College, and later Wanganui Technical College, between 11 November 1924 and 26 July 1945. Some personal correspondence is also included.

Some items of interest include:
Page 26. Letter from Vivian Smith to The Director, Wellington Technical College, dated 7 December 1931, announcing his appointment as Art Master at Wanganui Technical College. He is to take up his duties 2 Feb 1932
Page 54. Letter from Vivian Smith to the Town Clerk, Wanganui, dated 25 September 1937, accepting a position on the Sarjeant Gallery Advisory Committee.
Page 70. Letter from Vivian Smith to the Town Clerk, Wanganui, dated 23 April 1940, accepting a request to give a talk at the Sarjeant Gallery.
Page 76. Application for the Position of Head of the Art Department, King Edward Technical College, Dunedin, dated 16 December 1940.

b) Handwritten note beginning: Art Department / Suggestion for Alterations and Improvements. Undated.

c) Handwritten note beginning: Etching Equipment. Undated.

d) Manuscript, heading reads: New Zealand - Education Department / Secondary and Technical Schools / Teacher's Application for Appointment. The document concerns Vivian Smith's application for the position of Art Master at Wanganui Technical College. Undated (1931).
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Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Lilian Smith.
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Acquisition Date
19 Aug 1983



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