Spillius, Elizabeth Bott, 1924-Alternative names
Elizabeth Bott Spillius trained in anthropology in Canada, the U.S. and London. After the publication of her doctoral research 'Family and social networks' she joined James Spillius in Tonga in 1958 and soon after began work as an anthropologist for the Tongan Traditions Committee under the guidance of Queen Salote Tupou. Her research there formed the basis of her publication 'Tongan society at the time of Captain Cook's visits'.
From the description of Research notes. 1958-1960. (National Library of New Zealand - Wellington Service Centre). WorldCat record id: 227054072
- Tonga (as recorded)