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"King Taufa"

  • AU PMB MS 1029
  • Collection
  • c1930

The Reverend Collocott (1886-1970) served as a Methodist missionary in Tonga from 1911 until 1924, initially at Ha'apai and from 1915 as Principal of Tupou College. He wrote numerous papers on Tongan myths, legends, history, language, custom...

Collocott Rev. Dr E.E.V.

'Notes ... sur sa vie'

  • AU PMB MS 654
  • Collection
  • c.1907

Bishop Navarre (1836-1912) was ordained in 1872. He began a mission on New Britain in 1882. In 1884, he arrived at Thursday Island to establish headquarters and prepare for the expansion of the Catholic Mission to the mainland of New Guinea. In...

Navarre Bishop Louis-Andre

'Notes sur la mission' by Father Jean-Marie Bazin

  • AU PMB MS 965
  • Collection
  • After 1922

The Catholic mission was established on Wallis Island by members of the Society of Mary in 1837. Father Bazin was superior of the mission from 1874 to 1896. He then returned to France where he died in 1947.A notebook of 136 pages, with table of ...

Catholic Mission, Wallis Island

A History in diary form of Civil Aviation in Papua and New Guinea

  • AU PMB MS 7
  • Collection
  • 1913 - 1935

Mr Ian Grabowsky, born in Finland in 1899, was actively associated with New Guinea aviation from 1931 to 1937 as a pilot and manager for Guinea Airways Ltd. Between 1962 and 1967, he compiled a history of civil aviation in New Guinea to the year ...

Grabowsky Ian

A History of Henderson and Macfarlane Ltd

  • AU PMB MS 62
  • Collection
  • 1840 - 1902

Henderson and Macfarlane Ltd., one of New Zealand's best-known firms, was founded in Wellington (then called Port Nicholson) in 1840 by two Scottish immigrants, Thomas Henderson and John Macfarlane. The company exported timber, mainly kauri,...

Hallett L.

A History of Samoa

  • AU PMB MS 120
  • Collection
  • Completed in c.1935 - 1937

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 out...

Henry Bro. Fred

A History of the Church in its Rotuman setting - an introductory outline

  • AU PMB MS 157
  • Collection
  • 1971

This document was a thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Pacific Theological College, Suva, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Divinity, October 1971.<I>A History of the Church in its Rotuman Setting - ...

Langi Jioni

A Rarotongan-English dictionary

  • AU PMB MS 478
  • Collection
  • Compiled 1918

Eastman (1881-1974) left England to go to Rarotonga as a missionary of the London Missionary Society in 1913. In 1918 he was transferred to the Gilbert Islands and was stationed at Beru. He was evacuated after the Japanese invasion in 1942 but r...

Eastman Rev. George Herbert

A Rarotongan—English dictionary

  • AU PMB MS 1338
  • Collection
  • Compiled 1918

A note in the D.S. Marshall’s, Polynesian Journal 1951-1953, (p.183) states that Marshall borrowed the Dictionary from Rev. Murphy in May 1952. (PMB 1335)There is a Ms. note on the title page of the Dictionary as follows:“Note:– This MSS. is the p...

Eastman Rev. George Herbert

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