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Quarterly Jottings from the New Hebrides - John G. Paton Mission Fund Woodford, Essex (Etc.): John G. Paton Mission Fund. Nos. 1-284, July 1893-Spring 1966

  • AU PMB DOC 34
  • Collection
  • July 1893 - Jan 1900

Early issues published under the title New Hebrides South Sea Island Quarterly Jottings of the John G. Paton Mission Fund, edited by Rev. James Paton, a member of the Paton family which was very active for many years in the New Hebrides Presbyterian Mission. Place of publications and publishing body vary. For further details and contents see R. Langdon (ed) An index to Quarterly Jottings from the New Hebrides ... (Canberra: PMB, 1988)

Nos. 1-27, July 1893-Jan 1900

Quarterly Jottings from the New Hebrides - John G. Paton Mission Fund

Papua New Guinea: Memories and recorded events, 1971-1973

  • AU PMB MS 1398
  • Collection
  • 1971 - 1973

"Papua New Guinea: Memories and recorded events, 1971-1973" was written by Ms.Clingan to document her memories of her time in Papua New Guinea from 1971-1973. It covers all aspects of her life in the Western Highlands in PNG, including the mission station, her work as a nurse, the hospital, clinic visits, daily living, food and cooking, the weather, census and health surveys, Christmas, visits to other nearby missions and reflections. The manuscript also includes annotated photographs, paintings and drawings by Clingan as well as maps of the area.

Clingan, Jill

Two albums of photographs taken during a voyage to and residence in the Solomon Islands from April to October 1886, and additional loose photographs

  • AU PMB PHOTO 56
  • Collection
  • 1852-1927

This collection includes two albums of photographs taken during a voyage to and residence in the Solomon Islands from April to October 1886, as well as additional loose photographs.
The collection includes images from the villages Aola and Fauro in the Solomon Islands. Images include village life, canoes, native animals, customs and the natural environment as well as Woodford’s life and Government residence in Tulagi, Solomon Islands.
Additional photographs from Rabaul, Madang, New Britain and New Ireland in New Guinea.

Woodford, Charles Morris

Solomon Islands photographs

  • AU PMB PHOTO 58
  • Collection
  • c.1890 - c.1920

This collection includes photographs of the Woodford family; Solomon Islands, Samoa, British New Guinea, etc.; and native story as told by native 1907.

Woodford, Charles Morris

Journals of Reverend Peter Milne.

  • AU PMB MS 1403
  • Collection
  • 1868-1906

This collection includes a significant sequence of journals covering Peter Milne's early years and ministry training, before giving an extended account of the mission in the New Hebrides at Nguna (Hocken Collections MS-0432/16 to MS-0432/23). They differ from the diaries in that they are written later as a more considered narrative, rather than daily notes. There are several numbered volumes, with consecutive pagination.

Milne, Peter.

Other papers of Rev. Peter Milne

  • AU PMB MS 1407
  • Collection
  • 1875-1916

This collection includes Rev. Peter Milne’s missionary sermons, synod addresses and copies of correspondence (not copied), papers relating to the ‘Kakula Affair’, 6 unrecorded tragedies and a notebook (not copied).

Milne, Peter, Rev.

Dictionary of the language of Talomako, Big Bay, New Hebrides: French-Talomako (A to 'Pere' only)

  • AU PMB MS 658
  • Collection

A Catholic mission at Talomako, Big Bay, was established in 1900 by Father Pierre Bochu, SM. In the following year, Father Casimir Bancarel arrived and remained until 1905. The dictionary is not in the handwriting of either Bochu or Bancarel. For letters by them see PMB 56.

The author of the dictionary is unknown.

Journals of the Melanesian Mission

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