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Papers on the Solomon Islands and other Pacific Islands

  • AU PMB MS 1290
  • Collection
  • 1879-1927

Charles Morris Woodford was born in 1852 and educated at Tonbridge School in England. He settled in Suva about 1882 and from Fiji visited Kiribati (the Gilbert Islands group), as Government agent on the ketch Patience. In 1886, as a fellow of the ...

Woodford, Charles Morris

Papers on town planning in Bougainville and Honiara, and provincial administration in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, including PNG Constitutional planning committee papers

  • AU PMB MS 1371
  • Collection
  • 1962-1993

Nigel Oram was an ethnologist and academic. In 1946, after military service in World War II, he read history at Oxford University. This was followed by a career in the British Colonial Service in East Africa and Uganda. In 1961, Oram helped set up...

Oram, Nigel D. (1919-2003)

Papers re visit to Western District, Papua

  • AU PMB MS 916
  • Collection
  • 1923

Frank Hurley was a well-known Australian photographer and pioneer film producer. His film 'Pearls and Savages' (1924), based in Papua, was a product of his visit to the Western District referred to in these papers.The papers are believe...

Hurley James Francis (Frank)

Papers regarding Pacific linguistics

  • AU PMB MS 1056
  • Collection
  • 1897-1938 {Bulk: 1913-38}

Highly regarded German linguist who researched and published extensively on the languages of Africa, South East Asia and Oceania. Much of Dempwolff's Pacific field research was carried out in German New Guinea during the years 1909-14.<BR...

Dempwolff, Otto, 1871-1938

Papers relating to the Kahua language and Makira in the Solomon Islands

  • AU PMB MS 1415
  • Collection
  • 1953-2015

Fr. Gerard Bruns was born on the 17 August 1932. He arrived in the Solomon Islands in September 1960 and worked as a Marist priest on Makira, Solomon Islands. Fr. Bruns took a great interest in the people of Makira and has documented much about th...

Bruns, Gerard

Papers relating to the Western State movement, Solomon Islands.

  • AU PMB MS 1292
  • Collection
  • 1998-2004

Papers gathered on field research during the political crisis in the Solomon Islands. Some of the results of Dr Scales research have been published, see Ian Scales (2007) “The coup nobody noticed: the Solomon Islands Western State Movement in 2000...

Scales, Ian A. (1963- )

Papua Annual Reports

  • AU PMB DOC 313
  • Collection
  • 1906-1941

Reports made to the Parliament of the Commonwealth of AustraliaReel 1: 1906/07 - 1913/14<BR>Reel 2: 1914/15 - 1923/24<BR>Reel 3: 1924/25 - 1940/41

Papua Annual Reports

Papua New Guinea Cocoa Board Publications

  • AU PMB DOC 538
  • Collection
  • 1979-1997

The Cocoa Board of Papua New Guinea was first established under the Cocoa Act 1974 and was then known as the Cocoa Marketing Board of Papua New Guinea. The Act was revised in 1981 and the name changed to the Cocoa Board of Papua New Guinea.The ma...

Papua New Guinea Cocoa Board

Papua New Guinea Posters

  • AU PMB PHOTO 47
  • Collection
  • 1970s

PMBPhoto 47 is a collection of 25 posters produced in Papua New Guinea. Twenty four of the posters were collected in the 1970s when Bill Gammage and Jan Gammage lived there. One poster is from 2006 and was collected by Jan when working in Papua ...

Gammage, Bill

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