Manuscripts, Archives & Mixed Collections - Pacific Collection

Sub-communities and Collections within this community

Collections

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Deed issued to a Ponapean landowner by the German Imperial Government in 1912

Deed now held by a descendant of the Ponapean landowner named in the deed.

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Festival of Pacific Arts: Materials from 1980 - 2012

Video, posters, programs, and ephemeral materials

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Special Topics: Nuclear Issues

This collection holds a variety of publications dealing with nuclear issues throughout the Pacific.
Sub-communities

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Collection description and finding aid for MANUSCRIPT P00046: The Howard P. Willens Collection, 1960-1995

A collection of historical and Presidential documents relating to Micronesia.

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Collection description and finding aid to The Howard P. Willens Collection, 1960-1995

A collection of historical and Presidential documents relating to the Northern Mariana Islands and Micronesia.

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Inventory for MANUSCRIPT P00050: French nuclear testing. 1995-1996.

Manuscript collection of various sources on nuclear testing in French Polynesia, circa 1995-1996.

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Inventory to the Manuscript Collection "French nuclear testing. 1995-1996."

Manuscript collection relating to nuclear testing in French Polynesia, circa 1995-1996.

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Inventory for PHOTOGRAPH P00034: Photographs of Samoa, American Samoa, Tahiti and Fiji, 1966-1970

Typescript inventory with handwritten notes

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Inventory for PHOTOGRAPH P00034: Photographs of Samoa, American Samoa, Tahiti and Fiji, 1966-1970

Typescript inventory with handwritten notes

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Land Maps of Trust Territory Districts and Government Structural Drawings

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Central Pacific - U.S. Administered Islands

Surveyors' notes and other documents related to land maps of U.S. Administered islands in the Central Pacific

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Gilbert Islands

Surveyors' notes and other documents related to Gilbert Islands land maps

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Kusaie

Surveyors' notes and other documents related to Kusaie land maps

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Mariana Islands

Surveyors' notes and other documents related to Mariana Islands land maps

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Logs, diaries and journals of Dr. John Rabe

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Diaries/Journals

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"Introduction to the logs, diaries and journals of Dr. John Rabe, with resume-inventory of the collection"

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MANUSCRIPT P00004: Index of despatches from United States consuls and registers or indexes of consular instructions ...

prepared by Rhoda E.A. Hackler

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Index of despatches from United States consuls and registers or indexes of consular instructions ....

prepared by Rhoda E.A. Hackler

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MANUSCRIPT P00021: True stories of old Tahiti : moral and otherwise / by a Cambridge M.A.

Writings about prewar Tahiti by a British consul [Ernest Edmonds] to Tahiti for an unpublished book.

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True Stories of Old Tahiti: Moral and Otherwise

Writings about prewar Tahiti by a British consul to Tahiti for an unpublished book.

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MANUSCRIPT P00048: [Record presented in the 2006 appeal to the Pitcairn Island rape cases ...]

These files represent the record presented in the 2006 appeal of the Pitcairn Island rape cases to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

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Collection Introduction and Description

Message from collection donor Michael O. Eshleman describing the contents and arrangement of the collection.

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Privy Council Pleadings

Includes various Cases for Appellants and Case for Respondent.

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Privy Council Record

Records of the Privy Council, including 3,000-plus pages of court documents and extensive historical background materials, separated into 65 PDF files.

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Court Decisions [of the Court of Appeal, Privy Council and Supreme Court]

Decisions of the Court of Appeal, Privy Council and Supreme Court

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Court of Appeal

Decisions of the Court of Appeal

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Privy Council

Judgement of the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

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Supreme Court

Decisions of the Supreme Court

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MANUSCRIPT P00055: Autograph letter ... describing a visit to the Samoan Islands

September 9, 1880

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Autograph letter signed, dated Sept. 9, 1880 on board the USS Alaska, describing a visit to the Samoan Islands

1880

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Manuscript P00057: Autograph Letter Signed, 'George H. Nobbs,' to the Right Reverend Christopher Wordsworth‚ Bishop of Lincoln

Letter from Norfolk Island, dated 30 December 1884

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Manuscript P00057: Autograph Letter Signed, 'George H. Nobbs,' to the Right Reverend Christopher Wordsworth‚ Bishop of Lincoln

Letter from Norfolk Island, dated 30 December 1884

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Preliminary Inventory to MANUSCRIPT P00045: Steve Thomas traditional Micronesian navigation collection 1983-1989

Inventory of the collection, which is comprised of unpublished papers, audiovisual and photographic materials (including oral history transcripts and 35mm slides), publications, and miscellaneous items related primarily to traditional navigation on the island of Satawal Island, Yap.

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P00045: Steve Thomas Traditional Micronesian Navigation Collection 1983-1989 (Inventory)

Inventory of unpublished papers, audiovisual and photographic materials (including oral history transcripts and 35mm slides), publications, and miscellaneous items related primarily to traditional navigation on the island of Satawal Island, Yap.

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The Making of a Constitution

Documents from the Northern Mariana Islands Constitutional Convention

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1. Read Me File

Collection documentation

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First Constitutional Convention

(period covered: 1976-1977)

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Second Constitutional Convention

(period covered: 1983-1996)

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Third Constitutional Convention

(period covered: 1993-1997)

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Trust Territory Administrative Files

Assorted administrative files, circa 1946-1948

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Drawer No. 1: "Trust Territory ('47-'48). Admin. Reports [Rehabilitation - Health/Sanitation. Self-Govt. Econ. Development."

Administrative documents covering a wide array of topics (see introductory text for details).

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01. Miscellaneous Preliminary Documents

Documents housed at the front of drawer number one, under no particular label. Reports cover a wide range of material, from population counts to information on construction, pending nuclear tests and etc.

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02. E.H. Bryan, Jr.: Caroline Islands Areas (1946)

Contains lists of the area (in square miles) of islands, islets and lagoons throughout the Caroline Group.

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03. Rehabilitation

Reports from various districts, largely dealing with post-WWII reconstruction and public works projects.

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04. Rehabilitation (Welfare)

These monthly reports, filed under the broader heading of "Rehabilitation," deal specifically with issues of public welfare -- primarily relating to housing, food and clothing.

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Drawer No. 2: Trust Territory (Admin. Reports (1947-1948). [Educ. & Soc Services; Civ. Ad.; Finances; Vital Statistics]

Includes files on Education and Social Services; Civil Administration Functions; Finances; Vital Statistics: and Visits.

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I-E (Education & Social Services)

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II-A Civil Administration Functions

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II-B Civilian Administration Finances

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II-C Vital Statistics

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Drawer No. 3: TT Admin. reports (continued from Drawers 1 & 2); index to "The Friend"; and "Eastern Micronesia Abstract Notes."

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District Reports, circa 1946-1948

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Eastern Micronesia Abstract Notes

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Index to The Friend

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Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

Assorted materials produced by or about the administration of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

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How to Thin Coconut Groves

Agricultural extension circular / Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Division of Agriculture ; no. 6

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Palauan Orthography

A Final Report on the Decisions of the Palau Orthography Committee

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Rats and Coconuts in the Marshall Islands

Agricultural extension circular / Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Division of Agriculture ; no. 12

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Records of the German Imperial Government of the South Seas pertaining to Micronesia ...

... as contained in the Archives Office, Australian National Government, Canberra.

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