Collection MS 479 - English summaries of papers relating to the German administration of Western Samoa

PMB ms 479 Finding Aid

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English summaries of papers relating to the German administration of Western Samoa


  • 1900 - 1914 (Creation)

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2 reels; 35mm microfilm

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The English summaries were made by Mrs Trudi Newbury for the then Department of Pacific History, to assist the late Mr R.P. Gilson in preparing a Ph.D. thesis on the administration of Samoa. A book by Gilson, entitled <I>Samoa: 1830-1900</I>, was published posthumously by Oxford University Press in 1970.

A brief description of the contents appears at the beginning of the microfilm.<BR>See also PMB 1003 and 1009 which contain Gilson's drafts and research materials.

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Division of Pacific and Asian History, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, Canberra

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