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Letter from John Cawte Beaglehole to his Mother, 13 December, 1926

About the electronic version

Letter from John Cawte Beaglehole to his Mother, 13 December, 1926

Author: Beaglehole, John Cawte

Creation of machine-readable version:

Creation of digital images: Margaret Mackley, NZETC

Conversion to TEI.2-conformat markup: Margaret Mackley, NZETC

Publicly accessible


Extent: ca. 40 kilobytes

Illustrations have been included from the original source.


Every effort has been made to preserve the Māori macron using unicode.

Some keywords in the header are a local Electronic Text Collection scheme to aid in establishing analytical groupings.

Revisions to the electronic version

  • 29 December 2004
    Jamie Norrish, NZETC
    Corrected "Immortal Home" to "Immortal Hour", "Can-Saunders" to "Carr-Saunders", "Raliegh" to "Raleigh".

  • 8 September 2004
    Colin Doig, NZETC
    Added name tags to various names of people/places/organisation/titles.

  • 30 August 2004
    Jamie Norrish, NZETC
    Added markup for end-of-line hyphenated words and abbreviations throughout. Page one: corrected dateline of letter (removed spurious words, corrected year to 26). Page two: added missing end-of-line hyphen ("mess-ing"); fixed typo ("tough" to "though"); corrected punctuation and capitalisation ("— so" to ". So"); added omitted comma ("got married,"). Page three: added omitted quotation mark ('garden."'); corrected typo ("St Pauls'" to "St Paul's"). Page four: changed "persons" to "parsons" and marked as unclear. Corrected ampersand entity reference; fixed typos ("before according" to "before, according"; "him &" to "him; &"; "point of this" to "point of it"). Page five: changed "mentioned" to "untouched"; deleted spurious word ("get involved in" to "get in"). Page six: changed "persons" to "parsons", and again "person" to "parson"; added markup for correction ("chinese" to "Chinese"). Deleted repeated &. Page seven: corrected capitalisation of "string quartet" ("String quartet") and "church" ("Church"); corrected typo ("downbeats" to "deadbeats"). Page eight: corrected capitalisation of "Opposite" ("opposite"); corrected typo ("Al" to "all"); corrected capitalisation of "War" ("war"); added hyphen to "first-rate"; corrected capitalisation of "After" ("after"). Page nine: corrected typo ("neighbours" to "highbrows"); corrected unclear "Bueon" to "Bacon"; added apostrophe to "evenings"; added ommitted "to" in "tea & to". Page ten: corrected "the" to unclear deletion; added space to "welldown"; corrected capitalisation of "Philosophical" ("philosophical"); corrected typo ("If" to "if"); added omitted line ("is going to be a chartered..."); removed unclear markup of Shih. Page eleven: added "Wm" to McEldowney's name; corrected "made" to "make". Page thirteen: corrected name "Rhonda" to "Rhoda"; corrected name "Roma" to "Rona". Programme page one: added space before "p.m."; added numerous missing full stops. Programme page two: added space before "p.m."; added numerous missing full stops.

  • 1 March 2004
    Jamie Norrish, NZETC
    Altered TEI Header: added extent of electronic file, altered format of XML, fixed respStmts for fileDesc.

  • 09 January 2004
    Rob George
    altered spacing of markup