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A Life of J. C. Beaglehole: New Zealand Scholar

3 Victoria University College

3 Victoria University College

2 The results of college examinations are given in the VUC Calendar for the subsequent year.

3 English: 50, 76; Latin: 65, 55; French: 36, 59. University of New Zealand Papers. AAMJ W3119, Box 9. ANZ

4 JCB, Victoria University College, pp.34–7

5 Eric McCormick to JCB, undated [14 October 1950]

6 JCB, Victoria University College, pp.31–4

7 In the University examinations his results for history were less impressive, with marks of 50 and 63. Mental and moral philosophy was worse, with 50 and 40. The first year of the advanced course in English did not have a university examination, advanced courses being examined only at the end of the second year.

8 JCB, 'The Library and the Cosmos', Turnbull Library Record, vol.3, no.2 (August 1970), p.70

9 JCB, notebook, 'books read 1920'

page 484

10 Norman and Jeanne Mackenzie, The Time Traveller: The Life of H.G. Wells (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973), p.323

11 ibid.

12 University of New Zealand Calendar 1922–23

13 JCB, 'The Library and the Cosmos', Turnbull Library Record, vol.3, no.2 (August 1970), p.71

14 JCB, 'An Old Diary', New Nation, vol.11, no.5 (1 June 1925), pp.25–6

15 Quoted by W.H. Oliver, 'J.C. Beaglehole & F.L.W. Wood', in Eminent Victorians, edited by Vincent O'Sullivan (Wellington: Stout Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, 2000), p.168

16 Spike, no.35 (June 1919), p.10

17 JCB, Victoria University College, p.186

18 Oliver, 'J.C. Beaglehole & F.L.W. Wood', p.167

19 JCB, 'The Library and the Cosmos', p.68

20 H.N. Parton, 'Bickerton, Alexander William 1842–1929', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol.2 (all references to the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography are to the five volumes published between 1990 and 2000)

21 C.E. Beeby, Biography of an Idea: Beeby on Education (Wellington: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 1992), p.5

22 JCB, 'Harry Espiner', Spike, no.58 (October 1930), pp.35–7

23 'To H.G.S.', New Nation, vol.1, no.6 (20 December 1924), p.7. John was awarded second prize for this poem in the New Nation poetry competition. He also gained the first prize for his 'Sonnet to a friend'.

24 Brian O'Brien, 'Pope, Charles Quentin Fernie 1900–1961', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol.4

25 Beryl Hughes, 'Nicholls, Marjory Lydia 1890–1930', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol.3

26 JCB, Victoria University College, p.194

27 Spike, no.43 (June 1922), pp.33–6

28 JCB, Victoria University College, p.194n

29 'A Note on Joseph Conrad', Spike, no.46 (September 1924), pp.19–22

30 'On Piracy as a Profession for Young Gentlemen', Spike, no.47 (June 1925), pp.13–16

31 John's letter is included in the report on 'The Discussions Club', Spike, no.48 (September 1925), pp.55–8

32 '"Devolution or Revolution". Consideration of Report of Royal Commission on University Education in New Zealand (Wellington, 1925)', Spike, no.48 (September 1925), pp.22–6

33 JCB, Victoria University College, p.197

34 Spike, no.40 (September 1921), p.52

35 JCB, Victoria University College, p.198

36 An indication of Sutherland's views at this time is given in his article 'War and Human Nature', New Nation, vol.1, no.1 (15 November 1924)

37 JCB to de la Mare, 23 September 1924

38 JCB, Victoria University College, p.185

39 ibid., pp.201–2

40 S.A. Wiren, 'Through the Urewera. A Wellington Party on the Tramp. "Swagging it Over the Ranges"', New Zealand Free Lance, 4 and 11 February 1925

41 JCB, 'On Foot Through the Urewera', in Rata New Zealand Annual, edited by C.A. Marris, 1931

42 ibid.

43 ibid.

44 S.A. Wiren, 'Kaimatau', New Zealand Alpine Journal, vol.3, no.15 (December 1926)

page 485

45 Spike, no.49 (June 1926), p.21. It was also published in New Zealand Alpine Journal, vol.3, no.15 (December 1926), pp.311–12

46 JCB to EMH, 25 August 1925

47 Robert Stout et al. to JCB, 31 May 1926

48 Testimonial for JCB by Sir Robert Stout, 6 June 1923

49 'The Butcher Shop', Spike, no.49 (June 1926), pp.38–41

50 'A Departure', Spike, no.50 (September 1926), p.30