Series 350 - Linguistic recordings

Identity area

Reference code



Linguistic recordings


  • 1960 - 1984 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

8 boxes of audio recordings on reel to reel tapes and compact discs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Clemens Lambertus (Bert) Voorhoeve joined the Australian National University as a research fellow in Anthropology and Sociology, Research School of Pacific Studies in November 1965. He was appointed to Fellow in the Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies from March 1968, and promoted to Senior Fellow in 1974. Voorhoeve collected linguistic field recordings between 1960 and 1980s on languages in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Voorhoeve retired in 1988.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This series has not been processed.
Recordings of language data (narratives, myths, wordlists, conversation) and of music from Papua New Guinea, the North Moluccas (Indonesia) and the Solomon Islands.


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Use recordings on PARADESIC database

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Boxes 1-6 are the original tapes.

Existence and location of copies

Boxes 7-8 are CD copies of the recordings.

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places