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Images of Banaba (Ocean Island)

  • AU ANUA 296
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1975

Images are of Banaba (Ocean Island) in the Pacific near Kiribati. They show island scenes and views of the phosphate mining that occurred on Banaba.

Hardman, Lillian

Gavan Daws Pacific research papers

  • AU ANUA 306
  • Series
  • 1961 - 1975

Research papers, notes and drafts on the Pacific Islands. Papers particularly relate to Daws’ book A Dream of Islands and his research into various Europeans involved in the Pacific.

Daws, Alan Gavan

Ian Hossack papers

  • AU ANUA 412
  • Series
  • 1964 - 1975

Reports and papers relating to educational policy, TPNG Department of Education curricula, publications of the Manpower Planning Unit, Apprenticeships Board of PNG and University of PNG.

Hossack, Ian

CSR Limited microfilm deposit 1

  • AU NBAC M85
  • Deposit
  • 1653; 1804 - 1974

Section A Reels 1-18 consist of microfilm copies of CSR Sydney Library Archive Section files (originals in NBAC N305) containing correspondence, memoranda, extracts of minutes, legal documents, newspaper cuttings, reports, histories, publications,...

Colonial Sugar Refining Company Limited

Images of Banaba (Ocean Island) series 2

  • AU ANUA 297
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1974

Photographs compiled in an album on Banaba (Ocean Island) and Nauru including Island workers, company buildings and work areas, church and family photographs.

Edwards, Jack

Margaret Tedder Solomon Islands botanical index cards

  • AU ANUA 446
  • Series
  • 1971 - 1974

Index cards on medicinal and other useful plants in the Solomon islands, A-Z, arranged by plant family. The cards record: Name; Family; Habitat; Constituents; Therapeutic activity; Local names; Sources of information; Preparation and use; Regions ...

Tedder, Margaret

Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association collection

  • AU ANUA 487
  • Series
  • c. 1942 - 1974

Press clippings from Hawaiian and other US press on the Pacific Islands, articles and reports. The files are arranged by the following subjects: American Samoa, American Polynesia, Anglo-American Rivalry for Pacific Islands, Arno Atoll (Marshall I...

Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association

Peter Sack land court decisions in Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 385
  • Series
  • 1930 - 1974

Copies of judgements from the Land Titles Commission, Native Land Commission and New Guinea Central Court relating to Dr Sack’s work on land tenure in Papua New Guinea. Includes copies of transcripts of evidence before the Land Titles Commission o...

Sack, Peter Georg

Ross Martin collection

  • AU NBAC Z556
  • Deposit
  • 1910 - 1973

Newspaper cuttings (organised by subject), Research paper re Papua New Guinea and New Zealand including pamphlets, circulars, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, articles, course notes, manuscripts and published material.

Martin, Ross Murdoch

Tok Pisin publications on the New Guinean dialect of English

  • AU ANUA 587
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1973

Eighty five publications by various Tok Pisin authors. Includes publications on agriculture, health, education and literacy, government, religious texts, children’s books, grammars and phrase books, etc. Also some publications in local indigenous ...

Balint, Andras

Papua New Guinea aerial photographs

  • AU ANUA 502
  • Series
  • 1942 - 1973

Aerial photographs of the Rabaul area, Papua New Guinea, including Sortie Works, defence areas, forests, Keravat, Kokopo, and Ataliklikun Bay.

Granger, Ken

John Baker Tongan Collection

  • AU ANUA 555
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1973

The collection was formed during 1969 and 1970 by John R Baker, Economist to the Government of Tonga and resident in the capital of Nukualofa from August 1969 to May 1970. Baker was employed by the British Ministry of Overseas Development and was ...

Baker, John R

John Gordon-Kirkby Papua New Guinea Field Officer's Journals

  • AU ANUA 559
  • Series
  • 1964 - 1972

Carbon copy of journal from the commencement of service on 1 June 1964 to or 14 February 1965, including stations at Rabaul, Kokopo, Messawa, Manus (Lorengau), Balluan and Rambutso. Also includes papers related to the creation of the Enga Cultural...

Gordon-Kirkby, John William

Teacher training material for the Papua New Guinea 'E' Course

  • AU ANUA 461
  • Series
  • 1960 - 1972

Post World War II the need for education in Papua New Guinea was listed as essential in the Provisional Administration Bill of 1945. In the late 1950s, W C Grove, as Director of Papua New Guinea Education, saw that education for local students was...

Houston, Bernard W

Linguistic recordings

  • AU ANUA 351
  • Series
  • 1958 - 1972

This series has not been processed

Laycock, Donald Clarence

Marion Ward papers relating to transport systems in Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 376
  • Series
  • 1955 - 1971

Items 1 - 31: Research papers and research data on transport systems in Papua New Guinea, includes sea, air and road transport systems. While conducting this research Marion Ward was the Field Director of the New Guinea Research Unit, Australian N...

Ward, Marion Wybourn

CSR Limited Head Office deposit

  • AU NBAC 142
  • Deposit
  • 1847 - 1970

The bulk of these records consist of Head Office correspondence between 1855 and 1947. Until 1947, Head Office outward letters were copied in press copy letter books. Most have detailed indexes, including the inward letters received from 1903. Whe...

Colonial Sugar Refining Company Limited

Frank Ryan's Papua New Guinea slide collection

  • AU ANUA 561
  • Series
  • 1956 - 1970

The series consists of 395 images of people, families, villages, social life and customs as well as images taken in the course of Frank Ryan's work as a District Agricultural Officer.

Ryan, Francis Xavier

Joanne Wodak collection of Ombisusu stories (folklore) from Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 597
  • Series
  • 1968 - 1970

Ombisusu stories is a collection folk stories gathered through oral history and research conducted by Joanne Wodak in mid 1969 while a tutor in literature at the University of Papua New Guinea from 1968 - 1970. The collection consists of stories b...

Wodak, Joanne

Specht pre-doctoral research and related materials

  • AU ANUA 688
  • Series
  • 1965 - 1970

Items related to pre-doctoral research undertaken by Jim Specht at ANU, including correspondence, materials relating to the Department of Prehistory, materials relating to fieldwork including diaries, reports, data sheets, photographs, negatives, ...

Specht, James Richard

Papers relating to population in the Pacific Islands

  • AU ANUA 309
  • Series
  • 1924 - 1967

Papers relate to McArthur’s work on population in the Pacific Islands, includes research notes and census data. Also includes copies of McArthur’s work 'Population of Pacific Islands' parts 1, 3, 6-9.

McArthur, Norma Ruth

New Guinea Society, Canberra Branch papers

  • AU ANUA 462
  • Series
  • 1957 - 1965

The records comprise New Guinea Society papers presented at meetings in Canberra, records relating to membership and activities, correspondence, constitution, minutes and notices of meetings. The collection also includes some documents relating to...

New Guinea Society

Photographs of Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 704
  • Series
  • 1957 - 1965

Negatives, photographs, and contact sheets of areas in Papua New Guinea. Areas include: Western District, Nomad River, Great Papuan Plateau, Min of the Star Mountains, Southern Highlands District, Huri, and Nembi. The items are divided into 10 fol...

Hoad, Robert A.

CSR Limited Head Office photographs

  • AU NBAC 171
  • Deposit
  • circa 1878 - 1960

A collection of photographs previously kept at the Technical Library of CSR Limited in Sydney re company office buildings in Sydney and Brisbane; annual staff sporting events 1948, 1951-52; cane cultivation and experimental work, sugar milling in ...

Colonial Sugar Refining Company Limited

Jean Chambers health posters

  • AU ANUA 496
  • Series
  • c. 1949 - 1960

Posters prepared for the Infant Welfare Section, Department of Public Health, Papua New Guinea.

Chambers, Jean

H I Jensen collection

  • AU NBAC P29
  • Deposit
  • 1957 - 1959

This is a xeroxed copy of Jensen's manuscript, Reminiscences of a Geologist, written about 1957. The original was kept in Dr Jensen's possession.

Jensen, Harald Ingemann

Herbert William Burkitt Collection

  • AU NBAC N315
  • Deposit
  • 1957 - 1958

Slides and film of Mackay Bulk Sugar Terminals, flood at Mackay, and bulk sugar terminals in Hawaii.

Burkitt, Herbert William

Walter Freeman collection

  • AU NBAC N295
  • Deposit
  • 1893 - 1956

Publications relating to employment by CSR, agriculture and the sugar industry, and Indian residents in Fiji. Includes language publications and historical publications.

Freeman, Walter Frank Harcourt

Richard Gilson Pacific Research papers on Samoa

  • AU ANUA 308
  • Series
  • 1830 - 1954

Research papers, drafts and notes on the Pacific Islands, with particular focus on the Cook Islands and Samoa relating to the publications Samoa 1830-1900, 1970 and The Cook Islands 1820-1950, 1980. Including material on Fiji, French Polynesia, Gi...

Gilson, Richard

Edwin Roy Barker Collection

  • AU NBAC P116
  • Deposit
  • 1950s

Samples of share certificates, receipts and correspondence of gold, silver and copper mining companies in Australia, New Guinea and South East Asia. Most of these records are in the names of Edwin George Barker, Edwin Roy Barker or John Charles Dunn.

Barker, Edwin Roy

British New Guinea Development Company deposit 1

  • AU NBAC M37
  • Deposit
  • 1910 - 1948

Prospectus (1910), memorandum and articles of association (1922), notices of meetings (1910 - 1942), Directors' reports and accounts (1910 - 1948), General Manager's reports (1914 - 1918) and reprints from the Financial Times and Investo...

British New Guinea Development Company Limited

CSR Limited microfilm deposit 2

  • AU NBAC M90
  • Deposit
  • 1880 - 1947

Microfilm copies of presscopy letterbooks containing correspondence between CSR Head Office and Fiji. Includes correspondence with Fiji Colonial Secretary, Rarawai Mill, and about immigration of Indian labour.

Colonial Sugar Refining Company Limited

C H Campbell collection

  • AU NBAC P81
  • Deposit
  • 1944 - 1947

Correspondence and press cuttings related to Campbell's positions as an official in the Australia-India Association (1944 - 46), as Indonesian Trade Commissioner in Australia (1946 - 47), and his interests in the Indonesian independence movem...

Campbell, Clarence Hart

Papers of Arthur Braisby

  • AU ANUA 500
  • Series
  • 1922 - 1945

Correspondence, memoranda and report, evacuation lists, defence plans and notes.

Braisby, Arthur L

Report on coastwatching activity on Bougainville Island 1941 - 1943

  • AU ANUA 601
  • Series
  • 1941 - 1943

Photocopy of original transcript, Parts I-XI and appendices A-L, includes detailed contents list, 148pp. Part 1 Introduction: Australian administration in the northern (mandated) Solomons on the outbreak of war with Japan ; Part 2: The evacuation ...

Read, William John (Jack)

H E Holland collection

  • AU NBAC P5
  • Deposit
  • 1880 - 1937

Material used by Patrick O'Farrell (1933-2004) in the writing of a biography on H E Holland. Includes correspondence, family papers and photograph; writings and lecture notes; papers re Samoa, Fiji and Vanuatu; press cuttings re his speeches ...

Holland, Henry Edmund

Brigadier General Evan Wisdom records

  • AU NBAC P66
  • Deposit
  • 1914 - 1937

Correspondence, photographs, press cuttings and printed material about the mandated Territory of New Guinea.

Wisdom, Evan Alexander

Charles Morris Woodford papers on the Solomon Islands and other Pacific countries

  • AU ANUA 481
  • Series
  • 1886 - 1918

The collection was compiled by Charles Morris Woodford, naturalist and First Resident Commissioner of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate from 1896 - 1915. The collection includes diaries, photographs, correspondence, sketches and research no...

Woodford, Charles Morris

Slides of Papua New Guinea & Nauru

  • AU ANUA 293
  • Series
  • 1962-1963, 1967

1. The first group of slides – Pari, Eastern Highlands New Guinea (slides ANUA 293-1 1-51); Kaparoka (slides ANUA 293-2 1-30); marriage in the Sinnga Valley, Eastern Highlands, New Guinea (slides ANUA 293-3 1-32) relate to the publication publishe...

Hitchcock, Nancy Eva

Personal papers of George Whittaker

  • AU ANUA 567
  • Series

Notes, newspaper articles, personal correspondence, letters by Whittaker, diaries, photographs, letters and documents in relation to his business as an optometrist in Papua New Guinea, documents relating to Awilunga Plantation Limited, legal and f...

Whittaker, George

H E Holland Collection microfilm deposit 1

  • AU NBAC M62
  • Deposit
  • c. 1880 - c. 1937

This is a microfilm copy of part of the H E Holland collection NBAC P5, made for the Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand. The items copied are manuscript material listed in Patrick O'Farrell's biography, 'Harry Holland: The mili...

Holland, Henry Edmund

Murray Groves Papers

  • AU ANUA 330
  • Series
  • nd

This series has not been processed.

Groves, Murray Charles

Map of Taveuni, Fiji

  • AU ANUA 294
  • Series
  • c. 1890s - 1930s

Map shows plantations that existed on Taveuni in the 1890s and relates to Brookfield’s research for the publication – ‘Tavenui: land, population and production’, Canberra: Development Studies Centre, ANU for UNESCO, 1978.

Brookfield, Harold Chillingworth

Indenture research papers of K L Gillion

  • AU ANUA 522
  • Series
  • n.d.

Research papers of K L Gillion, publications re Fiji press, material relating to CSR, Methodist papers and miscellaneous papers (not yet processed).

Gillion, Kenneth L

Darrell Tryon Research Papers on Pacific linguistics

  • AU ANUA 463
  • Series

Collection includes language and research materials related to the Pacific, especially Vanuatu (previously New Hebrides), and the pidgin and creole languages of the Pacific region.

Tryon, Darrell T

Te Rangi Hiroa papers

  • AU ANUA 568
  • Series

Collection of administrative records 1966 - 1984, including applications for research grants, minutes of meetings, correspondence and the essays submitted, 1970 - 1984.

Te Rangi Hiroa Fund

David Henry Lewis papers on Pacific navigation

  • AU ANUA 563
  • Series

Collection includes field notes, newspaper clippings, research reports, photographs and maps:Items 26 - 31: Field notebooks - Simpson Desert, Papunya, Indonesia.Items 4 - 11: Map of the 1977-1978 voyage to Antartica in the 'Solo', inclu...

Lewis, David Henry

David Lawrence research papers on Charles Morris Woodford

  • AU ANUA 585
  • Series

Research collection compiled by David Russell Lawrence while writing the book, The Naturalist and his 'Beautiful Islands, Charles Morris Woodford in the Western Pacific, Canberra: ANU Press, 2014

Lawrence, David Russell

Photographs of Papua New Guinea

  • AU ANUA 334
  • Series
  • c. 1901

Black and white photographs of New Guineans, plantation workers, missionaries and buildings in Daru, Port Moresby, and Goaribari Island in Papua New Guinea

Unknown

Reverend Shirley and Beatrice Baker's papers on Tonga

  • AU ANUA 533
  • Series
  • 1849 - 1950

The papers mainly document Reverend Baker's career and also includes Tongan government documents such as the Treaty of Friendship between Tonga and Great Britain 1879, government newspapers, circulars, decrees and reports published in the 19t...

Sarah Walls, interviews with Jean-Marie Tjibaou

  • AU ANUA 271
  • Series
  • 1988-1989, 2007

Sarah Walls, a journalist who covered New Caledonia for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, conducted two interviews with Kanak independence leader Jean-Marie Tjibaou in the year before his assassination in 1989. Walls interviewed Tjibaou soon ...

Walls, Sarah

Photographs of Banaba (Ocean Island)

  • AU ANUA 302
  • Series
  • c. 1914 - 1915

Photographs of life on Banaba, shipping, Island scenes, Europeans and Islanders

Doutch, Frederick William

Ken Buckley papers

  • AU NBAC N260
  • Deposit
  • 1970s

Research papers collected while working on a history of Burns Philp & Co Ltd.

Buckley, Kenneth Donald

Ethel Drus research papers on Fiji

  • AU ANUA 307
  • Series
  • 1823 - 1907, 1959

Copies of and notes about archival material on Fiji. Date(s) given are from research notes. Dispatches from the Colonial Office to the Governor; Secretariat correspondence; Royal Gazettes; Admiral’s in-letters; Minute papers; Dispatches between th...

Drus, Ethel

Gilbert Herdt Sambian archive

  • AU ANUA 582
  • Series

Consisting of 1 box of administrative documents on the six boxes of film rushes on the 'Sambia' People (a pseudonym created by Herdt) of Papua New Guinea.

Herdt, Gilbert

Burns Philp and Company (Sydney Office and Branches) deposit

  • AU NBAC N115
  • Deposit
  • 1879 - 1983; 1844

All types of company records including minutes, correspondence, reports, legal and financial records, share registers, shipping records, staff records, photographs, maps and plans, printed material and newspaper collection (1844 - 1977). Includes ...

Burns Philp and Company Limited

Mervyn Meggitt's Enga (Papua New Guinea) field materials

  • AU ANUA 581
  • Series
  • c1960

There are two sets of material ( 2 items) in the collection including:(i) a ringbinder primarily containing a set of genealogical diagrams, and,(ii) a set of worksheets primarily containing survey plots of garden land use and ownershipThere is ...

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