Emergency precautions : issued by the Nelson Emergency Precautions Committee

Maker and role
Author: Nelson City Emergency Precautions Committee
Publisher: A.G. Betts & Son (estab. 1942, closed 1988)
Production date

Production place
Nelson/Nelson Region/New Zealand
On first page: Emergecy precautions scheme...earthquake, tidal wave, hurricane, epidemic, enemy action.
Object type
[7] p. ; 19 cm.
Other name and type
Cover subtitle: Please keep this pamphlet in a prominent position so that all members of the household may become acquainted with its contents
World War II; World War, 1939-1945 ; Emergency preparedness; public information; Disaster planning;
Maker biography

Alfred George Betts began business as a printer in Nelson around 1892, publishing the Church Recorder for the Diocese of Nelson. Business premises were located on town acre 158, Hardy Street, Nelson. Alfred G Betts also published books, pamphlets and programmes for individuals, companies, churches and colleges. The limited liability company of A G Betts & Son was formed in December 1942, the directors being Alfred George Betts, Alaric Grindley Betts and Emily Doris Betts. The company remained a family business, Conrad W G Betts becoming a company director in 1944, and John Torrance Betts in 1963. The company's office remained on the same site in Hardy Street, Nelson (later part of the Montgomery Arcade) until the company closed in 1988.
the company closed in 1988.

Records donated by John Betts, former company director, son of Alaric Grindley Betts, and grandson of Alfred George Betts.
Emergency management - New Zealand - Nelson City
Natural disasters
Other reference numbers
Pamphlet Box 1 folder 5
Credit line
Nelson City Emergency Precautions Committee. [1940?]. Emergency precautions: Issued by the Nelson Emergency Precautions Committee. [Nelson, N.Z.: The Committee].



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