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New Hebrides Mission photographs, 1880-1978

  • Collection
  • 1880-1978

This collection of 157 images includes photographs of the New Hebrides mission in Vanuatu. The islands featured include Tangoa, Tanna, Efate, Nguna and Paama. The photographs show ni-Vanuatu undertaking domestic activities such as bread making, c...

Foreign Missions Committee

Diary and photographs of Eleanor J. Walker

  • AU PMB MS 98
  • Collection
  • 1881-1893

Eleanor J. Walker was a member of the Methodist mission at Dobu in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands of Papua (then called British New Guinea). The mission was established in June 1891. For details, see <I>George Brown, D.D., Pioneer Missio...

Walker Eleanor J.

Papers on the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

  • AU PMB MS 1189
  • Collection
  • 1881-1993

Born in Wellington, New Zealand, 23 October 1921, Sir Colin took a BA (1943) and MA (1945) at Canterbury University and a Diploma in Anthropology at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He served with the NZ army (1942-44) and with the British Solomon Is...

Sir Colin Allan (1921-1998)

Dictionary and grammar of the duke of York Island Language

  • AU PMB MS 614
  • Collection
  • 1882

Brown (1835-1917) established the Methodist Mission in New Britain (Duke of York Island) in 1875. Danks (1853-1921) joined Brown in 1878. Rooney (1843-1931) succeeded Brown and was superintendent of the mission, 1881-1888.The work was published ...

Brown George, Danks Benjamin, Rooney Isaac, Revs.

New Hebrides Mission Photographs, 1885-1950

  • Collection
  • 1885-1950

This collection includes 112 images. Most of the images include portraits of European Presbyterian missionaries or ni-Vanuatu people. Many of the portraits include key New Hebrides missionaries who travelled to the new Hebrides from New Zealand a...

Foreign Missions Committee

Registers of baptisms

  • AU PMB MS 1201
  • Collection
  • 1886-1973

See also SSEM correspondence, 1890-1946, at PMB 1150; Not in Vain, 1887-1995, at PMB Doc 439; Despatches from the SSEM, Mar 1932-Jul 1956, at PMB Doc 440; and Solomon Soldiers’ News, 1945-1966, at PMB Doc 441.Reel 1Queensland Kanaka Mission. List ...

South Sea Evangelical Mission, formerly Queensland Kanaka Mission

Queensland Kanaka Mission and the South Sea Evangelical Mission, Sydney and Brisbane.

  • AU PMB DOC 439
  • Collection
  • 1887-1995

Members of the Young, Deck and Grant families established the Queensland Kanaka Mission in 1886 and extended it to various centres along the Queensland coast. A Solomon Islands Branch of the Queensland Kanaka Mission was formed in 1904. It establi...

Queensland Kanaka Mission and the South Sea Evangelical Mission, Sydney and Brisbane

Dictionary of New Britain dialect

  • AU PMB MS 615
  • Collection
  • 1889

Rickard (1858-1939) went to New Britain with the Methodist Mission in 1882.A dictionary completed in 1888 and issued in a small multigraphed edition in 1889. It is in three sections:<BR>1. New Britain and English vocabulary<BR>2. En...

Rickard Rev. R.H.

New Hebrides Mission photograph album, 1889-1909

  • Collection
  • 1889-1909

This album was most likely compiled by Church members to promote the work of the Mission in the New Hebrides. It includes pictures taken by the mission on the islands of Aneityum, Tanna, Erromanga, Efate, Nguna, Tongoa, Tangoa, Epi, Ambrym and San...

Foreign Missions Committee

New Hebrides Mission Photographs, 1890-1960

  • Collection
  • 1890-1960

This is a collection of 190 images of the Presbyterian mission in the New Hebrides. The collection contains photographs of early missionaries to the New Hebrides, including Reverends Smaill, Milne, MIchelsen, Murray and Crump, along with some spou...

Foreign Missions Committee

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