Series 420 - Country subject files from the Division of Pacific and Asian History

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Country subject files from the Division of Pacific and Asian History


  • 1926 - 1986 (Creation)

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1.0m (5 boxes)

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(1949 -)

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Two foundation history professors, Jim Davidson for the Pacific and CP Fitzgerald for the Far East, became the heads respectively of the Department of Pacific History and the Department of Far Eastern History in the Research School of Pacific Studies. The Department of Pacific History was expanded in 1973 to become the Department of Pacific and Southeast Asian History. In 1990 the two History departments were merged into the Division of Pacific and Asian History.

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Contains subject files and newsletters on countries kept by the Division of Pacific and Asian History: Cook Islands, Fiji, Gilbert and Ellis Island, Indonesia, Malaysia, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Papua/New Guinea, New Hebrides, New Zealand, Nauru, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tahiti. Includes research papers and notes, governmental papers, publications, newspaper clippings, school readers and Cook Islands photostats.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement.

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ANUA 395, ANUA 400 (Departmental Library), ANUA 418, ANUA 419

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Entered from deposit description on 2 April 2013




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