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Dictionnaire de Mekeo

  • AU PMB MS 17
  • Collection
  • 1933

Father Gustave Desnoes, MSC, a Frenchman, was born in 1888. He went to Papua as a missionary in 1906 and returned to France in 1927 because of poor health. This dictionary was compiled from language notes made by more than a dozen priests. Fr. ...

Desnoes, Gustave

Documents relating to Tama

  • AU PMB MS 1115
  • Collection
  • 1949, 1976, 1977, 1983, 1990

The Tuimaleali'ifano title is one of the four princely titles in Samoa.Legal documents and some related material concerning cases in 1949, 1976 and 1977 in the Land and Titles Court of Western Samoa re disputes on succession of the Tuimaleali...

Land and Titles Court, Western Samoa

Easter Island field notes

  • AU PMB MS 529
  • Collection
  • July 1934 - January 1935

Lavachery was a Belgian ethnologist who published extensively on Easter Island following his visit there in 1934-35.Field notes on the ethnology of Easter Island

Lavachery Henri

Fiji 2009

  • AU PMB PHOTO 101
  • Collection
  • 18 - 31 August 2009

PMBPhoto 101 is a collection of 176 selected photographs of Fiji subjects taken over two weeks in August 2009. Friends living in Suva – Judith Robinson and Chris Gregory, Brij and Padma Lal and Ian and Valerie Campbell – organised several people ...

Gammage, Jan

French-Belep dictionary

  • AU PMB MS 548
  • Collection
  • c.1931-1977

Please see PMB 546 for full entry.The dictionary is contained in 10 exercise books.<BR>See also PMB 546, 547 and 567

Neyret Father Jean Baptiste

Grammar, hymns and church teachings in the language of Belep, New Caledonia

  • AU PMB MS 546
  • Collection
  • c.1931-1977

Father Neyret was born in France (Lyons) on 18 July 1904. He went to the Pacific as a Marist missionary in 1931 and has served in Fiji, the Solomons and New Caledonia. A two-volume study by him entitled Pirogues Oceaniennes was published in Pari...

Neyret Father Jean Baptiste

Interview transcripts

  • AU PMB MS 1179
  • Collection
  • 1973

In June 1973, as Professor of Human Geography in the Research School of Pacific Studies at the ANU, Gerry Ward wrote W. F. Straatmans, a field researcher in Papua New Guinea, instructing him to carry out interviews with Danny Leahy and Jack Fox wh...

Fox, John R and Leahy, Daniel

Journal and other papers

  • AU PMB MS 35
  • Collection
  • 1822 - 1840

Rev. John Williams (1796-1839) went to Tahiti as a missionary in 1816 and was active in the Society, Hervey, Southern Cook and Samoan Islands. In 1839, he moved to Fasitoouta, Upolu, in Samoa and began a station there. On November 20th of that y...

Williams John and Bourne Robert

Journals of Reverend Peter Milne.

  • AU PMB MS 1403
  • Collection
  • 1868-1906

This collection includes a significant sequence of journals covering Peter Milne's early years and ministry training, before giving an extended account of the mission in the New Hebrides at Nguna (Hocken Collections MS-0432/16 to MS-0432/23)....

Milne, Peter.

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