Nelson Competitions Society fifteenth annual festival : Monday 9th May to Friday 13th May, 1949

Maker and role
Corporate Author: Nelson Competitions Society Inc.
Printer: A.G. Betts & Son (estab. 1942, closed 1988)
Production date
1949

Production place
Nelson/Nelson Region/New Zealand
Description
Nelson Competitions Society 15th Annual Festival 1949
Object type
Measurements
30 p. ; 22 cm.
Other name and type
Other title information: Entries close Friday 11th March, 1949
Names/keywords
Elocution;
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.
Subjects
Dramatic monologues - Juvenile literature
Speeches, addresses, etc - Juvenile literature
Acting
Singing
Dancing
Recitation
Music
Accession number
NPM995.87.5
Other reference numbers
Pamphlet Box 3 folder 8

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