01942ntc a22002297i 45000010005000000080041000050400026000461000033000722450066001052640018001713000027001893360021002163370023002373380032002605000018002925060028003105200922003385330077012605350086013375400098014238560191015212252140313k19021964xx 000 0|eng d aANU:PMBcANU:PMBerda1 aMetcalfe, John R.d1889-197010aEssays on Solomon Islands life and Missionary Review extracts cc.1902 - 1964 a1 reel; 35mm microfilm atext2rdacontent acomputer2rdamedia aonline resource2rdacarrier aAU PMB MS 413 aAvailable for reference2 aThe Rev. John R. Metcalfe (1889-1970) a Methodist missionary in the Solomon Islands for 37 years, was born in Yorkshire and went to Victoria in 1914. He became a candidate for the Methodist ministry in 1916, and after being ordained was appointed to the Solomon Islands in 1920. After a brief period at Roviana, he was appointed to Choiseul as assistant to the Rev. V. Lec. Binet. Apart from four years at Teop, he remained on Choiseul until 1951. During the war, he served as a Coastwatcher. He was chairman of the Methodist Mission in the Solomons from 1951 until he retired to Australia in 1957. He continued to take an active interest in the mission until his death. The papers comprise essays written by Solomon Islanders in vernacular languages describing their lives, local events and people of importance (52 pages); similar writings in English; annotated extracts from the Missionary Review 1902 - 1921; etc. aElectronic reproduction:bCanberra :cPacific Manuscripts Bureau, d2014 aState Library of New South Walesb1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney NSW 2000cAustralia aAvailable for referenceuhttp://asiapacific.anu.edu.au.virtual.anu.edu.au/pambu/copyright.php41uhttp://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/pambu/digital/catalogue/index.php/essays-on-solomon-islands-life-and-missionary-review-extractszView this item in the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau Catalogue.