Collection MS 120 - A History of Samoa

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AU PMB MS 120

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A History of Samoa

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  • Completed in c.1935 - 1937 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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Brother Henry, a teacher at Leone Boys School, Tutuila, American Samoa, spent 25 years in Samoa.

This history, a typescript of 127 pages, was apparently intended for the use of schools in Samoa. A statement on page 127 reads: '... as this outline presents the first trial ever made to collect the known historical events and to put them together in a chronological order, I am well aware that it contains errors and perhaps many of them. But if so, such misstatements are the consequence of erroneous information I received. No misstatement has been made wilfully ...'.

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Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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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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ms120

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