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Wallis Island papers

  • AU PMB MS 1014
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1960

Dr Renaud was born in France in about 1900. His medical and administrative career in the French Government service took him to French colonies in Africa, the Antilles, Guiana and the Pacific. In about 1930 he was chief medical officer and surgeon ...

Renaud Dr Georges J.L.

Miscellaneous papers relating to Fiji

  • AU PMB MS 1015
  • Collection
  • 1912 - 1942

W.L. Parham (1900-1942) worked for the Fiji Department of Agriculture in central and eastern Viti Levu and for a short time in Macuata, Vanua Levu. He was the son of Charles and H.B. Richenda Parham. After schooling in New Zealand, he settled in...

Parham Wilfrid Laurier

Miscellaneous papers re Mare, Loyalty Islands

  • AU PMB MS 1016
  • Collection
  • 1854 - 1908

John Jones (1829-1908) was born in Worcester, England. He was ordained in London in 1853 and accepted by the London Missionary Society as one of the first missionaries to Mare, Loyalty Islands. He and his wife Sarah (nee Herbert) spent 34 years ...

Jones Rev. John

Fiji - 70 years and one month': the memoirs of William (Tui) Johnson

  • AU PMB MS 1017
  • Collection
  • 1900 - 1970

William Johnson (1900-1980) was born in Suva, Fiji, the son of Henry Johnson, a Canadian. He spent his early years on his parents' plantation at Tavua, Viti Levu. During WWI he attended Melbourne Grammar School and then returned to Fiji to ...

Johnson William (Tui) Grainger

Correspondence re Papua

  • AU PMB MS 1018
  • Collection
  • 1920s - 1940s

Sixteen letters from Dr Strong to Gladys de Groen, Alan de Groen's sister, about his Port Moresby domestic affairs and visits to Australia, one accompanied by Papua Medical College students. Others deal with the purchase of a tobacco plantat...

Strong Dr Walter Mersh

Weekly Newspaper Nos 633 and 866

  • AU PMB MS 1019
  • Collection
  • June 1937 and January 1942

Two issues of the Rabaul Times, a weekly newspaper. Issue no.633 contains eyewitness accounts of the volcanic eruptions of May 1937 and of Rabaul after the event. Also included are several photographs of the area before and after the eruptions.&...

Rabaul Times

Letters and instructions for Church Officers

  • AU PMB MS 102
  • Collection
  • February 1905 - June 1908

Burton (1838-1909) and his wife Emma (1844-1927) were missionaries of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. They served in Tahiti and the surrounding islands in the 1890s and 1900s.The letters were written from Tahiti. The...

Burton Joseph F. and Emma

Journal of a survey slight by Caribou aircraft through Papua New Guinea

  • AU PMB MS 1020
  • Collection
  • 1965

Major Fleming was a member of the crew which undertook the survey flight.The entries are on a day-by-day basis describing the survey which took 17 days from Monday, 5 July to Wednesday, 21 July 1965. The survey party was to assess the suitability...

Fleming Major W.G.R.

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