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ANU Department of Linguistics records

  • AU ANUA 422
  • Series
  • 1965 - 2007

Language maps, transcripts, 16 mm film reels re Pidgin dialogue, sound reel tapes re Gugadji language, departmental report, minutes, newsletters and material relating to Prof Stephen Wurm and Tom Dutton. The deposit requires further processing.

ANU Department of Linguistics

Alan Ward research papers on Pacific Island land matters

  • AU ANUA 272
  • Series
  • 1945 - 1997

Almost half of this record group is concerned with PNG. These papers were gathered when Ward was Lecturer in History at the University of Papua New Guinea and adviser to the Land Evaluation and Demarcation Project Study (LEAD). The collection inc...

Ward, Alan Dudley

Allan Flinders Gow collection

  • AU ANUA 634
  • Series
  • 1927 - 1997

Personal records of Gow's life in Papua New Guinea including paper files, film (8mm, 9.5mm and 35mm), photographs and slides, transparencies, paintings and ephemera. Also includes family records. Description of film reels are based on frames ...

Gow, Allan Flinders

Australian School of Pacific Administration printed material

  • AU ANUA 409
  • Series
  • 1916 - 1979

Printed material including course materials, Territory of Papua New Guinea education curriculum and syllabus materials, school readers and magazines, research papers and other rare publications relating to education in Papua New Guinea.

Australian School of Pacific Administration

Australian School of Pacific Administration records

  • AU ANUA 415
  • Series
  • 1946 - 1992

The collection consists of reports, minutes of some ASOPA Council meetings, correspondence and internal documents relating to the School's administration, courses, staff, reviews and restructures. There are also documents relating to aspects ...

Australian School of Pacific Administration

Basil Shaw's research papers for a biography of Sir Michael Somare

  • AU ANUA 447
  • Series
  • 1966 - 1986

The collection contains research files compiled by Basil Shaw to write a biography on the former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Michael Somare. Includes correspondence, interview material, drawings by Captain Yukio Shibata, photographs, press...

Shaw, Basil John

Brij Lal papers on Fijian politics, society and the Constitution

  • AU ANUA 378
  • Series
  • 1988 - 2012

Papers relating to the Fiji Constitution Inquiry and Advisory Committee held in 1988-1989 and the Fiji Constitution Review Commission (FCRC) held in 1995-1996. Papers include meeting agenda, minutes, submissions, correspondence and consultation r...

Lal, Brij Vilash

Bronwen Douglas Pacific research papers

  • AU ANUA 524
  • Series
  • c. 1966 - 2012

Conference and seminar papers; PhD thesis; course material; field work tapes, notes and interview; correspondence; drafts; collection of articles and chapters on Pacific women, Christianity in Melanesia, Australian Aboriginal history and Aborigina...

Douglas, Bronwen

Charles Morris Woodford papers on the Solomon Islands and other Pacific countries

  • AU ANUA 481
  • Series
  • 1886 - 1918

The collection was compiled by Charles Morris Woodford, naturalist and First Resident Commissioner of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate from 1896 - 1915. The collection includes diaries, photographs, correspondence, sketches and research no...

Woodford, Charles Morris

Correspondence and unpublished manuscripts

  • AU ANUA 523
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1995

Correspondence, reports, press cuttings, research materials, contracts and employment documents, lecture notes and student essays, conference programs, manuscripts and publications, and interview tapes. Also includes records related to the Tongan ...

Latukefu, Sione

Country subject files from the Division of Pacific and Asian History

  • AU ANUA 420
  • Series
  • 1926 - 1986

Contains subject files and newsletters on countries kept by the Division of Pacific and Asian History: Cook Islands, Fiji, Gilbert and Ellis Island, Indonesia, Malaysia, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Papua/New Guinea, New Hebrides, New Zealand, Nauru...

ANU Division of Pacific and Asian History

Darrell Tryon Research Papers on Pacific linguistics

  • AU ANUA 463
  • Series

Collection includes language and research materials related to the Pacific, especially Vanuatu (previously New Hebrides), and the pidgin and creole languages of the Pacific region.

Tryon, Darrell T

David Henry Lewis papers on Pacific navigation

  • AU ANUA 563
  • Series

Collection includes field notes, newspaper clippings, research reports, photographs and maps:Items 26 - 31: Field notebooks - Simpson Desert, Papunya, Indonesia.Items 4 - 11: Map of the 1977-1978 voyage to Antartica in the 'Solo', inclu...

Lewis, David Henry

David Lawrence research papers on Charles Morris Woodford

  • AU ANUA 585
  • Series

Research collection compiled by David Russell Lawrence while writing the book, The Naturalist and his 'Beautiful Islands, Charles Morris Woodford in the Western Pacific, Canberra: ANU Press, 2014

Lawrence, David Russell

David Moorhouse papers

  • AU ANUA 486
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1996

Papers documenting David Bruce Moorhouse's career in Papua New Guinea as a patrol officer, administrator, and land consultant. Includes patrol reports, field officer's journal, mining consultancy papers, correspondence, papers relating t...

Moorhouse, David Bruce

Department files and audiovisual material

  • AU ANUA 380
  • Series
  • 1957 - 2008

Item list.Includes annual reports, correspondence, meeting minutes and other administrative papers relating to the Department of Human Geography. Also includes, interviews with Professor Oskar Spate.

ANU Department of Human Geography

Departmental files

  • AU ANUA 395
  • Series
  • 1950 - 2001

Files created by the Division of Pacific and Asian History relating to the progress of their graduate students and visiting fellows.

ANU Division of Pacific and Asian History

Division of Pacific and Asian History Library printed material

  • AU ANUA 400
  • Series
  • 1914 - 1983

Pacific and Asian History Library materials including governmental reports from Tonga, Western Samoa, Guam, Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony, New Zealand, East Timor and micronesia; parliamentary papers, proceedings, publications, printed materia...

ANU Division of Pacific and Asian History

Division publications

  • AU ANUA 419
  • Series
  • 1956 - 1991

Contains files relating to publications and films the Division of Pacific and Asian History were involved with, theses and monograph series, correspondence, bibliographies, newspaper clippings, and material relating to the film Angels of War.

ANU Division of Pacific and Asian History

Dorothy Crozier papers

  • AU ANUA 413
  • Series
  • 1872 - 1977

Research papers and essays on the Western Pacific, particularly Tonga and Fiji; correspondence, course, conference and teaching files, project and survey files, reports, Foreign Office confidential prints 1888-1890, British legislation concerning ...

Crozier, Dorothy Felice

Dorothy Shineberg research papers

  • AU ANUA 484
  • Series
  • 1952 - 1993

The collection consists of research works and papers by Shineberg; files of general research material arranged by subject including Andrew Cheyne's Trading Voyages, cargo cults, decolonisation, Fiji, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Kiribati/Gilbert...

Shineberg, Dorothy

Ethel Drus research papers on Fiji

  • AU ANUA 307
  • Series
  • 1823 - 1907, 1959

Copies of and notes about archival material on Fiji. Date(s) given are from research notes. Dispatches from the Colonial Office to the Governor; Secretariat correspondence; Royal Gazettes; Admiral’s in-letters; Minute papers; Dispatches between th...

Drus, Ethel

Field notes and tapes on the Markham language group, Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 520
  • Series
  • 1952 - 1987

Holzknecht studied languages of the Markham family of languages in Papua New Guinea, including the Wampar, Aribwaungg (Yalu), Musom, Labu and Aribwatsa (now extinct) language groups. The collection includes field notes and recordings of the langua...

Holzknecht, Susanne

Files relating to the administration of the Division of Pacific and Asian History

  • AU ANUA 418
  • Series
  • 1951 - 1990

Administration and general staffing of the Division, annual reports, correspondence, minutes, funding and conference papers. Includes records of predecessors the Department of Pacific History, Department of Pacific and Southeast Asian History, and...

ANU Division of Pacific and Asian History

Frank Ryan's Papua New Guinea slide collection

  • AU ANUA 561
  • Series
  • 1956 - 1970

The series consists of 395 images of people, families, villages, social life and customs as well as images taken in the course of Frank Ryan's work as a District Agricultural Officer.

Ryan, Francis Xavier

Gavan Daws Pacific research papers

  • AU ANUA 306
  • Series
  • 1961 - 1975

Research papers, notes and drafts on the Pacific Islands. Papers particularly relate to Daws’ book A Dream of Islands and his research into various Europeans involved in the Pacific.

Daws, Alan Gavan

Gilbert Herdt Sambian archive

  • AU ANUA 582
  • Series

Consisting of 1 box of administrative documents on the six boxes of film rushes on the 'Sambia' People (a pseudonym created by Herdt) of Papua New Guinea.

Herdt, Gilbert

Hank Nelson Pacific research papers. Deposit 1

  • AU ANUA 384
  • Series
  • 1986 - 2001

Research papers and correspondence by Professor Nelson on Pacific related topics, particularly the impact of World War Two on the Pacific Islands. Includes drafts of biographies, articles, book reviews and presentations written by Professor Nelson.

Nelson, Hyland Neil

Harold Brookfield papers, field diaries, photographs and aerial photographs

  • AU ANUA 599
  • Series
  • 1958 - 1988

The collection includes fifty field notebooks, as well as photographs, negatives and aerial photographs related to his research in the Pacific region, including the countries - Papua New Guinea and Bougainville, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, New ...

Brookfield, Harold Chillingworth

Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association collection

  • AU ANUA 487
  • Series
  • c. 1942 - 1974

Press clippings from Hawaiian and other US press on the Pacific Islands, articles and reports. The files are arranged by the following subjects: American Samoa, American Polynesia, Anglo-American Rivalry for Pacific Islands, Arno Atoll (Marshall I...

Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association

Helen Groger-Wurm papers

  • AU ANUA 260
  • Series
  • 1921 - 2005

Diaries, 1931-2002Film and theatre albums, 1932-1990sPersonal papers, 1921-2001Large format material, 1920s-1982Correspondence, 1956-2005University research material, 1940s-1950sMapsResearch materials, 1950s-2000MAGNT Aboriginal Art Collection, 19...

Groger-Wurm, Helen

Ian Hossack papers

  • AU ANUA 412
  • Series
  • 1964 - 1975

Reports and papers relating to educational policy, TPNG Department of Education curricula, publications of the Manpower Planning Unit, Apprenticeships Board of PNG and University of PNG.

Hossack, Ian

Images of Banaba (Ocean Island)

  • AU ANUA 296
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1975

Images are of Banaba (Ocean Island) in the Pacific near Kiribati. They show island scenes and views of the phosphate mining that occurred on Banaba.

Hardman, Lillian

Images of Banaba (Ocean Island) series 2

  • AU ANUA 297
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1974

Photographs compiled in an album on Banaba (Ocean Island) and Nauru including Island workers, company buildings and work areas, church and family photographs.

Edwards, Jack

Indenture research papers of K L Gillion

  • AU ANUA 522
  • Series
  • n.d.

Research papers of K L Gillion, publications re Fiji press, material relating to CSR, Methodist papers and miscellaneous papers (not yet processed).

Gillion, Kenneth L

Jai Ram Reddy papers relating to politics in Fiji

  • AU ANUA 365
  • Series
  • 1988 - 2000

The Reddy collection contains material relating to Jai Ram Reddy’s involvement in Fijian politics as leader of the National Federation Party (NFP) and leader of the Opposition.Includes, correspondence, Fiji Government reports and papers, material ...

Reddy, Jai Ram

James F Weiner collection

  • AU ANUA 432
  • Series
  • 1979 - 1999

Notebooks relating to fieldwork with the Hegeso people of Papua New Guinea, and cassette tapes of recordings of music, Foi stories, stories in pidgin, meetings, arbitration cases, lectures, radio recordings, interviews, and discussions.

Weiner, James F

James Jupp's papers on Vanuatu

  • AU ANUA 270
  • Series
  • 1973 - 1984

Correspondence, 1978-1981Articles, 1978-1986Conference & workshop papers, 1980-1982Press cuttings/reports, 1977-1982Files on politics in Vanuatu, 1975-1980

Jupp, James

James Sinclair Papua New Guinea Research Collection

  • AU ANUA 547
  • Series
  • 1948 - 2013

The collection was made by James Sinclair in 1973 -1974 from files held by TPNG District Administration, Konedobu.The collection includes patrol reports, station journals and district annual reports (including selected memoranda), together with va...

Sinclair, James Patrick

James Tedder Solomon Islands papers

  • AU ANUA 445
  • Series
  • 1912 - 2005

Solomon Islands files collected and/or collated by subject by James Tedder. The files include the following subjects, bird life, census, national parks, the Moro Movement, land use and issues, the Solomon Islands museum, the Solomon Islands librar...

Tedder, James L O

Jean Chambers health posters

  • AU ANUA 496
  • Series
  • c. 1949 - 1960

Posters prepared for the Infant Welfare Section, Department of Public Health, Papua New Guinea.

Chambers, Jean

Jim Specht's collection of Pacific publications

  • AU ANUA 345
  • Series
  • 1949 - 1996

Publications and grey literature relating to Pacific culture and cultural collections in and about the Pacific Islands.

Specht, James Richard

Joanne Wodak collection of Ombisusu stories (folklore) from Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 597
  • Series
  • 1968 - 1970

Ombisusu stories is a collection folk stories gathered through oral history and research conducted by Joanne Wodak in mid 1969 while a tutor in literature at the University of Papua New Guinea from 1968 - 1970. The collection consists of stories b...

Wodak, Joanne

John Baker Tongan Collection

  • AU ANUA 555
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1973

The collection was formed during 1969 and 1970 by John R Baker, Economist to the Government of Tonga and resident in the capital of Nukualofa from August 1969 to May 1970. Baker was employed by the British Ministry of Overseas Development and was ...

Baker, John R

John Ballard's Pacific research papers

  • AU ANUA 268
  • Series
  • 1947 - 1991

The papers cover John Ballard’s political research in the Pacific Islands of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Micronesia and Fiji. The majority of the collection is focused on Papua New Guinea where John Ballard was involved ...

Ballard, John Addison

John Duffield's Papua New Guinea manuscript collection

  • AU ANUA 564
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1976

The collection covers the period 1962 to 1976, when John Duffield was a Patrol Officer, Political Education Officer and District Government Liaison Officer with the Australian Public Service in Papua New Guinea. Included are Field Officer Journals...

Duffield, John

John Gordon-Kirkby Papua New Guinea Field Officer's Journals

  • AU ANUA 559
  • Series
  • 1964 - 1972

Carbon copy of journal from the commencement of service on 1 June 1964 to or 14 February 1965, including stations at Rabaul, Kokopo, Messawa, Manus (Lorengau), Balluan and Rambutso. Also includes papers related to the creation of the Enga Cultural...

Gordon-Kirkby, John William

Kenneth Read papers relating to teaching ASOPA courses

  • AU ANUA 444
  • Series
  • 1949 - 1956; 1988 - 1989

The collection consists of typed copies of Dr Read’s anthropology lecture notes for the Australian School of Pacific Administration (ASOPA). Also, contains the lecture notes of other academics for ASOPA courses including Marie Reay, Camilla Wedgw...

Read, Kenneth E

Kevin Kerley's papers on the Bougainville conflict and peace process

  • AU ANUA 600
  • Series
  • Nov 1988 - 1997

Diaries and documents (government notices, private letters, newspaper clippings) maintained by Father Kerley during the Bougainville crisis from November 1988 until 1997. The material was collected by Father Kerley at the time or added to later. T...

Kerley, Kevin

Kirsty Hamilton interviews

  • AU ANUA 466
  • Series
  • c. 1980 - 1983

Taped interviews of Kirsty Hamilton's interviews with Ferdinand Marcos; Aga Shahi, Pakistan Foreign Minister; Sihanouk, King of Cambodia; Qazi Ghan, General Secretary Students Union SMA Law College Karachi; Philippine dissidents; Lahore danci...

Hamilton, Kirsty

Linguistic recordings

  • AU ANUA 350
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1984

This series has not been processed.Recordings of language data (narratives, myths, wordlists, conversation) and of music from Papua New Guinea, the North Moluccas (Indonesia) and the Solomon Islands.

Voorhoeve, Clemens Lambertus

Linguistic recordings

  • AU ANUA 351
  • Series
  • 1958 - 1972

This series has not been processed

Laycock, Donald Clarence

Lorraine and Michael Ovington collection

  • AU ANUA 480
  • Series
  • 1976 - 1992

Correspondence, personal diaries, copy of a calendar, newspaper clippings and photographs relating to the Ovingtons' time in New Caledonia and Vanuatu, 1978-1980, photographs of Independence celebrations, official invitations, course papers o...

Ovington, Lorraine

Map of Taveuni, Fiji

  • AU ANUA 294
  • Series
  • c. 1890s - 1930s

Map shows plantations that existed on Taveuni in the 1890s and relates to Brookfield’s research for the publication – ‘Tavenui: land, population and production’, Canberra: Development Studies Centre, ANU for UNESCO, 1978.

Brookfield, Harold Chillingworth

Margaret Tedder Solomon Islands botanical index cards

  • AU ANUA 446
  • Series
  • 1971 - 1974

Index cards on medicinal and other useful plants in the Solomon islands, A-Z, arranged by plant family. The cards record: Name; Family; Habitat; Constituents; Therapeutic activity; Local names; Sources of information; Preparation and use; Regions ...

Tedder, Margaret

Marie Reay anthropology collection

  • AU ANUA 440
  • Series
  • 1940 - 2006

Research papers and notes on PNG elections, Kuma, Aboriginal Australians and gender relations; fieldwork notebooks, correspondence, draft manuscripts and completed MA thesis, sketches of kinship diagrams, reports and publications, financial record...

Reay, Marie Olive

Marion Ward papers relating to transport systems in Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 376
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1971

Items 1 - 31: Research papers and research data on transport systems in Papua New Guinea, includes sea, air and road transport systems. While conducting this research Marion Ward was the Field Director of the New Guinea Research Unit, Australian N...

Ward, Marion Wybourn

Marjorie Bull papers

  • AU ANUA 482
  • Series
  • 1948 - 1995

Reprints of academic papers by Margaret Mead, newsclippings and copies of publications, correspondence, and a copy of biographer Jane Howard's CV and talk 'Flyovers, Quiddities, Pledges'.

Bull, Marjorie

Material relating to health in the Pacific Islands

  • AU ANUA 329
  • Series
  • 1974 - 2010

Includes, brochures, stickers, clothing and posters relating to the prevention HIV/AIDS and other health matters in the Pacific Islands, particularly Papua New Guinea. Also includes reports from the Department of Health in Papua New Guinea.

Eves, Richard

Mervyn Meggitt's Enga (Papua New Guinea) field materials

  • AU ANUA 581
  • Series
  • c1960

There are two sets of material ( 2 items) in the collection including:(i) a ringbinder primarily containing a set of genealogical diagrams, and,(ii) a set of worksheets primarily containing survey plots of garden land use and ownershipThere is ...

Michael Monsell-Davis journals, diaries, fieldnotes and research files on the Roro

  • AU ANUA 545
  • Series
  • 1965 - 2000

The collection includes significant language and genealogical data. The records include research files, letters, journals and diaries compiled by Davis while working as a social anthropologist in Papua New Guinea :-Items 1 - 59 - Journals (1965 - ...

Monsell Davis, Michael Dunmore

Minutes of meetings and related papers Wahgi Local Government Council, Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 603
  • Series
  • 1962 - 1976

Nangamp [Nangamb] Native Local Government Council, Kerowil, minutes of meetings, Jan 1962-Feb 1965, in Pidgin;Minj and Nangamp Local Government Councils, Kerowil, minutes of meetings, Apr-Aug 1965, in Pidgin;Documents re amalgamation of Minj and N...

Wahgi Local Government Council, Papua New Guinea

Murray Groves Papers

  • AU ANUA 330
  • Series
  • nd

This series has not been processed.

Groves, Murray Charles

Nancy Lutton papers on John Alexander Kolia

  • AU ANUA 521
  • Series
  • 1978 - 1993

Correspondence, press cuttings, journal articles and reviews, unpublished verse, theatre programmes and poster, 1981; photograph and other documents; Thesis: Lyn Baer, In Between: Cultural Ambivalence in the Novels of John Kolia, 1982; audio recor...

Collier, John Alexander

New Guinea Society, Canberra Branch papers

  • AU ANUA 462
  • Series
  • 1957 - 1965

The records comprise New Guinea Society papers presented at meetings in Canberra, records relating to membership and activities, correspondence, constitution, minutes and notices of meetings. The collection also includes some documents relating to...

New Guinea Society

Pacific History Records Room collection

  • AU ANUA 406
  • Series
  • 1792 - 1982

Printed material and copies of historical publications on the South Pacific, Micronesia, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Hawaii, Samoan Islands, Philippine Islands; copies of correspondence, photocopies of ship logs, maps, thesis material...

Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies

Pacific cartoons and newsletters

  • AU ANUA 273
  • Series
  • 1989 - 1991

Between 1989 and 1991 Macpherson drew the cartoons anonymously for the Samoa Observer. While working for the Department of Education, Western Samoa he created and edited Our World Too, a newsletter for young people in Samoa.

Macpherson, Colin Robert

Papers and publications relating to population studies in the Pacific Islands

  • AU ANUA 416
  • Series
  • 1961 - 2001

Contains research papers, census and statistical reports, correspondence, published and unpublished reports relating to population studies in the Pacific Islands. Includes material on American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, F...

Booth, Heather

Papers of Arthur Braisby

  • AU ANUA 500
  • Series
  • 1922 - 1945

Correspondence, memoranda and report, evacuation lists, defence plans and notes.

Braisby, Arthur L

Papers of Diana Howlett

  • AU ANUA 328
  • Series
  • 1970 - 1980

Pacific research papers on human geography including research materials on population, agriculture and natural resources in the Pacific Islands. Includes census data and government reports for Kiribati, Samoa, Vanuatu and Niue; newspaper articles...

Howlett, Diana Rosemary

Papers of Gordon Thomas

  • AU ANUA 584
  • Series
  • 1910s - 2004

This collection of documents and images relating to Gordon Thomas's time in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea includes correspondence with the Department of External Territories regarding persons lost on the Montevideo Maru and proclamations from the ...

Thomas, Edward Llewellyn Gordon

Papers of Ian Scales on the Western State Movement (Solomon Islands)

  • AU ANUA 637
  • Series
  • 1999 - 2001

Papers relating to the Western State Movement, Solomon Islands, 1999 - 2001 (items 1 - 36), papers relating to Solomon Islands Government Provincial Government Review Committee (items 32 - 37), report of the State Government Task Force 2001 (items...

Scales, Ian A.

Papers on the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and the Seychelles

  • AU ANUA 368
  • Series
  • 1943 - 1992

Contains research papers, academic articles, speeches, diaries, correspondence and government publications on the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and the Seychelles. Papers re general Pacific Islands matters, including Fiji, Samoa, New Zealand and the So...

Allan, Colin Hamilton

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