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My Papuan years

  • AU PMB MS 1416
  • Collection
  • 15 January 2014

This is the story of Nancy Beryl Watkins, nee Morgan in Papua compiled by Nancy’s son Peter R. Watkins. Nancy Watkins first went to Papua with Alwyn Edward (Bud) Watkins in 1934. She spent approximately nine of the next thirteen years living in ...

Watkins, Nancy Beryl

Gilbertese myths, legends and oral traditions

  • AU PMB MS 69
  • Collection

Sir Arthur Grimble went to the Gilbert Islands as a cadet administrative officer in 1913 and became Resident Commissioner in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony in 1926. He was transferred to the West Indies in 1932 and died in London on Decemb...

Grimble Sir Arthur

Sons of the Sea

  • AU PMB MS 90
  • Collection

F. Edward Butterworth (born 1908) went to Tahiti in 1944 as a missionary of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints and later became historian of his church. He is the author of <I>Adventures of a South Sea Missionary&l...

Butterworth F. Edward

History of Niue to 1894 and 'the Loyalty Islands to 1896'

  • AU PMB MS 149
  • Collection

Whitehouse (1815-1907) served as a missionary in India from 1842-1857. Following his return to England he was, on several occasions, acting Secretary of the London Missionary Society (the Congregational Council for World Mission, as of 1966).<...

Whitehouse John Owen


  • AU PMB MS 557
  • Collection

Hopkins (1869-1943) served as a missionary with the Melanesian Mission in the Solomon Islands from 1902 to 1925.The autobiography fills 112 typescript pages.

Hopkins Arthur Innes

Itineraries of American whaling and trading ships in the Pacific Ocean

  • AU PMB MS 907
  • Collection

Please refer to the full entry in PMB 200. See also PMB 901See indexes American Whalers and Traders in the Pacific, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1978 and Where the Whalers Went, Robert Langdon, ed., Canberra, 1984. The information sheets appea...

New England Microfilming Project

I Didn't choose to run' (a novel)

  • AU PMB MS 909
  • Collection

Gold, a trader on Mangaia in the Cook Islands, was a frequent contributor to the <I>Pacific Islands Monthly</I> in the 1940s and 1950s. He also contributed several articles to the <I>Journal of the Polynesian Society</I>du...

Gold Edwin

Genealogies of Wallisian and Futunian families, compiled by Father Joseph Henquel

  • AU PMB MS 966
  • Collection

Father Joseph Henquel SM (1830-1924), was a missionary in Samoa from 1879 to 1896. He was then transferred to Wallis Island where he remained until his death. His interests included botany, zoology, linguistics and local history. He developed a...

Catholic Mission, Wallis Island

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