Collection MS 161 - General correspondence

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AU PMB MS 161

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General correspondence

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  • 1 October 1845 - 14 July 1859 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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These papers comprise part of the records of the Vicariate of New Caledonia which are designated Oceania Nova Caledonia (ONC) in the Marist Archives. The ONC material fills four large filing cabinets which are listed as APM I ONC, APM II ONC, APM III ONC and AMP IV ONC. The ONC files are not as well organized as the other Pacific vicariates and they contain many unclassified and unnamed sections.

Correspondence from cabinet APM IV ONC. The correspondence comprises the following dossiers:
* Correspondance Generale, 1845-49, including folder marked RP Rougeyron letters, 1848-49
* Correspondance Generale, 1850-56, including folder marked Lettres des missionaires de Caledonie en sejour a Futuna (P. Rougeyron et Gagniere, 1850-51)
* Correspondance Generale, 1857-59

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Archivio Padri Maristi (Archives of the Marist Fathers), Via A. Poerio 63, Rome, Italy

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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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ms161

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