Melanesian Archive Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection, 1900 - 1996


Melanesian Archive Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection, 1900 - 1996

Melanesian Archive Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection, 1900 - 1996

This collection contains single manuscripts, typescripts and other materials which have been given to the Melanesian Archive since 1982. It includes many conference papers and other unpublished reports, most concerning anthropological topics.The geographic scope of the collection includes Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, and Fiji. A majority of the materials are on Papua New Guinea.

7.60 linear feet; (19 archives boxes)


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Barry, N. C (person)

Fitzpatrick, Phil (person)

Parkinson, R. (Richard), 1844-1909 (person)

Resident of New Guinea for thirty years. Parkinson travelled within New Guinea and wrote a book titled Thirty years in the South Seas, looking at the social life and customs of the Bismarck Archipelago (Papua New Guinea) and the Solomon Islands. From the description of Letter. 1898. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222578488 ...

University of California, San Diego. Melanesian Archives (corporateBody)

Historical Background The Melanesian Archive was started in 1982 by Donald Tuzin and Fitz John Poole, both faculty members of the Department of Anthropology at UCSD. The Archive is dedicated to the collection, preservation, dissemination, and repatriation of unpublished materials on all aspects of Melanesian society, culture, linguistics, and history. Original funding for the Melanesian Archive was provided by the U.S. Dept. of Ed...