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Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands

 Organization

administrative history

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

BCT 3: Secret and confidential correspondence files, subject prefix series.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-BCT 3
Scope and Contents

These records form part of the Western Pacific Archives (MSS & Archives 2003/1).

Dates: 1916 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1968

BCT 4: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-BCT 4
Scope and Contents

I. Passports and Certificates of Identity. 1916-1964. II. Special and Advance Warrants. 1930-1954. III. Papers relating to Estates administered by HBM Consul in Tonga. 1907-1968. IV. Miscellaneous items. 1884-1964. V. Drawings and plans. 1930-1955. These records form part of the Western Pacific Archives (MSS & Archives 2003/1).

Dates: 1884 - 1968

BCT 6: Secret and confidential files, alphabetical prefix series.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-BCT 6
Scope and Contents

These records form part of the Western Pacific Archives (MSS & Archives 2003/1).

Dates: 1939 - 1968

Garth Rogers research papers on volcanic eruptions in Niuafo'ou, Tonga.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-317
Scope and Contents Collection comprises of a folder of material potocopied from the archives of the Western Pacific High Commission relating to volcanic eruptions in Niuafo'ou, Tonga during the 1930s and 1940s. The material was compiled by the anthropologist Garth Rogers during his research for Rogers, Garth. The evacuation of Niuafo'ou: an outlier in the Kingdom of Tonga. Journal of Pacific History. XVI, 3:149-63, 1981. and Rogers, Garth....
Dates: 1935 - 1946

NHBS 1/I Vol. 1: General correspondence files.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 1/I Vol 1
Scope and Contents

These records form part of the Western Pacific Archives (MSS & Archives 2003/1).

Dates: 1880 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1914

NHBS 2: Records of the Resident Commissioner, Port Vila.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 2
Scope and Contents I. Duplicate Despatches from the Secretary of State for the Colonies to the High Commissioner for the Western Pacific, 1910–1939 and Despatches from the High Commissioner and Consul- General for the Western Pacific to the Resident Commissioner, New Hebrides. 1910–1911. II. Duplicate Circular Despatches from the Secretary of State for the Colonies to the High Commissioner for the Western Pacific. 1914–1939. III. Despatches from the High Commissioner for the Western Pacific to the Resident...
Dates: 1902 - 1939

NHBS 5: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 5
Scope and Contents I. Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. 1903–1949. II. Passport records. 1916–1918. III. Passenger lists, air and sea. 1951–1961. IV. Registers of Prosecutions, etc. 1927–1956. V. Records relating to Joint Regulations and Joint Court Rules and Decisions. 1906–1956. VI. Miscellaneous reports relating to New Hebrides administration etc. 1955–1973. VII. District Reports 1953–1971. VIII. Royal and Official Visits. 1959–1971. IX. Records relating to shipping including Log Books, and...
Dates: 1903 - 1973

NHBS 6: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 6
Scope and Contents

I. Correspondence files relating to proceedings of the Joint Court.1927 – 1954. II. Central District 1 Local Councils Estimates etc. 1962–1965. III. Court records. 1958.

Dates: 1927 - 1965

NHBS 7: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 7
Scope and Contents

Includes general correspondence, touring notes and reports, and records of the Joint Court.

Dates: 1924 - 1971

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Oceania -- History -- Sources 17
Vanuatu -- History -- Sources 16
Tonga -- History -- Sources 4
Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony -- History -- Sources 1
Law -- Vanuatu 1