Letter,to The United Nations and Reply; Everard Baker; 1982; CT82.1466


Owaka Museum and Catlins Information Centre Wahi Kahuika - the Meeting Place – a rest on your journey.


Letter,to The United Nations and Reply

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Letter sent to the Secretary General, United Nations from Everard G Baker, 24 May, 1982, and reply.

In his letter to the United Nations, Mr Baker expresses his concern for fighting, starvation, suffering, pain and evil in this world. He states that if nations would stop fighting and agree to total disarmament, then nations would be united in peace, and money spent on arms could be put to better use.

In his reply on behalf of the United Nations, 4 August 1982, Bhaichand Patel, Officer in Charge, Centre for Disarmament, thanks Mr Baker for his letter, his concern, interest and support, and notes that publications about the Centre have been enclosed.


Everard Baker

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Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Owaka

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processed material, paper;



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history (general), modern history, 20th century

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From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

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