Collection MS 463 - Miscellaneous unpublished items

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AU PMB MS 463

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Miscellaneous unpublished items

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  • c.1894 - 1928 (Creation)

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1 reel; 35mm microfilm

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See PMB 432

The items are:
1. Accounts of Fijian secret societies - le 'vaki ou nanaga'; les Kalou Vatu; le keibuca; les kai nakauvadra. (These are contained in a small exercise book and are thought to have been written by Father J. de Marzan, SM.)
2. Brief histories of Fiji mission stations - Tailevu, Tunuloa, Naiserelagi, Suva, Ba and Yasawa, Kadavu, Lomary, Rotuma - and lists of principal dates.

3. A 'sketch' entitled 'Slavery in Fiji'. It is dated Levuka, Fiji, 22 June 1894 and is said to be a translation of a German 'communication' in the Geographische Gesellshaft (sic) of 1895. The author states that he had spent 23 years in the Pacific, 'the last twelve of them in Fiji'.:
4. Correspondence, 1903, concerning alleged Bible burnings.:
5. Church statistics, 1900-19.:
6. Reports on native clergy, 1921-22.:
7. An abridged Fijian grammar - 'Petit abrege de Grammaire Vitienne'. It bears the name of Father A. Deniau, SM, but does not appear to be in his handwriting.:
8. Letters re medical matters to and from Bishop J. Vidal, 1906-10, and Bishop C.J. Nicolas, 1924-28.:
9. An account of a visit to Lau by Father J.M. Oreve, SM, dated Suva, 30 August 1923.:
10. 'Notes concernant l'Imprimerie', by Father P. Clement, SM, dated 'retraite 1922'.:
11. Papers relating to Father J.V. Pujebet's removal from Nukunau Island, Gilbert Islands, 1917-1919.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocesan Office, Suva, Fiji

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Access this title at PMB Member Libraries or by purchasing it directly from the Bureau: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/accessing.php

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ms463

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