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Predicate Object 27 Nov 2018 2018-11-27T00:00:00.000Z 2018-11-27T00:00:00.000Z 2018.73.1 Gift of Dr Andrea Low, Collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 2018.73.1 2018-08-20T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-01-15T02:12:29.707Z Tamaki Herenga Waka - Tamaki in Action 55 art libraries/buildings education This badge was created to protest the 2018 University of Auckland proposal to close the Elam Fine Arts library (along with the Music and the Architecture and Planning libraries) and merge the collection with the central library collection. Established in 1950, the library currently sits in the Elam campus and houses a collection of national significance relating to New Zealand art and artists. A "Save the Fine Arts Library" campaign was organised by staff and students. They and others were concerned that removal of the library and its specialist staff would be detrimental to the cultural and academic life of the University and wider arts community. The "Save Our Libraries" group produced badges and tote bags, collected submissions which were presented to the Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon, and organised a rally on the Symonds Street intersection adjacent to the university which stopped traffic. protest badge, white with "SAVE OUR LIBRARIES" in black text around the badge and two red slanted lines in centre badge, protest
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