Collection MS 428 - Documents and correspondence relating to mission stations at Rotuma

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AU PMB MS 428

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Documents and correspondence relating to mission stations at Rotuma

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  • 1868 - 1930 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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The documents and correspondence are in four folders and appear to have been sorted arbitrarily. The contents of the folders cover the following periods:
1. 1868-1930 (principally land acquisition, Catholic-Wesleyan rivalry and Catholic education).
2. 1871-87 (including the consequences of British annexation for the Catholic Church in Rotuma).
3. 1882-1930 (land matters)
4. 1878-1902.
An index to material copied in the Roman Catholic Archdiocesan Office, Suva, was published in the Bureau's newsletter Pambu April-June 1972:27, pp. 17-20 and is available on request from the Bureau.

See also PMB 159/160; 432-468

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Roman Catholic Archdiocesan Office, Suva, Fiji

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms428

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