Mankind's Greatest Scourge Malaria
On 29th November 1961, W. J. McEldowney became the University Librarian and Editor of UOP until he relinquished the position in 1985. John McIndoe, a bookman with a sense of design, made a significant contribution to the books, as well as overseeing the printing and marketing of them. McEldowney continued with the editorial work, which included negotiations with authors, obtaining independent reader reports, and putting the print proposals to the Publications Committee. Between 1959 and 1963, the Press published 23 books; between 1964 and 1970 there were only 13. Even in the early stages, there was variety.
E. G. Sayers, Mankind's Greatest Scourge Malaria (1960); Austin Mitchell, Waitaki Votes. A Study of a New Zealand By-Election, 1962 (1962); R. P. Hargreaves, Maps of New Zealand appearing in British Parliamentary Papers (1962); Wallace Ironside, Magical Thinking, Modern Medicine and the Curriculum (1963); E. H. McCormick, The Fascinating Folly. Dr Hocken and his Fellow Collectors (1961).