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Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands

 Organization

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. (ed)...
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: 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 Agreements...
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

NHBS 10: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 10
Scope and Contents 1. Office of the Resident Commissioner: Confidential personal files, alphabetical prefix series. 2. Confidential personal files, single number series. 1961–1971. 3. Western Pacific High Commission: Confidential personal files of officers serving in the New Hebrides. 1953–1972.
Dates: 1953 - 1972

NHBS 11: Papers relating to the revision of the British Laws of the New Hebrides by Mr. B. C. Ballard.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 11
Scope and Contents These records form part of the Western Pacific Archives (MSS & Archives 2003/1).
Dates: 1971.

NHBS 12: High Commissioner's Court for the Western Pacific records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 12
Scope and Contents I. Court Minute and Evidence Books. 1932–1965. II. Judicial Commissioner's handwritten notes of Court cases. 1909–1918. III. Indexes and Registers. 1909–1968. IV. Orders, Rules and Regulations. 1893–1955. V. Court Cash Books. 1937–1959. VI. Various files relating to Court cases and other papers. 1909–1969.
Dates: 1909 - 1969

NHBS 13: Land records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 13
Scope and Contents I. Registers of Land Claims and of Indentures, Titles, Bills of Sale, etc. 1902–1953. II. Land Claims Applications for publication. 1913–1914. III. Copies of Land Claim Documents registered in Western Pacific High Commission Registers A, B, and C. 1912. IV. Card indexes to Land Claims, Caveats, etc. c. 1927–1940. V. Miscellaneous Deeds, Titles, etc. VI. Copies of sketch maps supporting Land Claims registered in Western Pacific High Commission Registers A and B. 1912. VII. Maps and plans...
Dates: 1902 - 1940

NHBS 14: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 14
Scope and Contents I. General correspondence files from Resident Commissioner's series. 1961–1966 (1959–1967). II. General correspondence files. 1965–1972 (1966–1972). III. Press Cuttings relating to the New Hebrides. 1965–1971. IV. Radio Vila. Territory news bulletins. August 1966–March 1972. V. Miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1961 - 1972

NHBS 15: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 15
Scope and Contents I. General correspondence files. c1946–c1966. (1916–1969). II. General correspondence files. c1966–c1971. (1921–1971). III. Court records. IV. Regulations and Circulars. 1926–1968.
Dates: 1926 - 1971

NHBS 16: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 16
Scope and Contents I. General correspondence files, subject prefix series. 1964–1975. II. Correspondence files relating to Co-operatives from the Resident Commissioner's general correspondence series. 1953–1961. (1946–1961). III. Correspondence files relating to the Co-operative Movement from the Resident Commissioner's general correspondence series. 1962–1966. (1958–1973). IV. General correspondence files. 1963–1971.
Dates: 1953 - 1975

NHBS 17: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 17
Scope and Contents I. Miscellaneous unregistered correspondence. 1909 – 1972. II. Papers relating to the John Frum cult. 1941 – 1964. III. Miscellaneous classified and demi-official correspondence. 1940 – 1958. IV. Records of discussions concerning Protocol Amendment, etc. 1954. V. Schedules of correspondence and telegrams sent and received. 1912 – 1924. VI. Records relating to World War II. 1943 – 1947. VII. Agreements for the supply of electricity etc. 1939 – 1960. VIII. Authenticated copies of Queen's...
Dates: 1903 - 1974

NHBS 19: Records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 19
Scope and Contents I. Lists, indexes, and registers of correspondence. 1943–1954. II. Secret and confidential correspondence files, MP series. 1907–1942 (1926–1941). III. Secret and confidential correspondence files. 1943–1953. (1936–1958). IV. Secret and confidential files, unnumbered. 1938–1964.
Dates: 1907 - 1964

Western Pacific archives.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-Collection
Scope and Contents Consists of records of the Western Pacific High Commission, the British Commissioner and Consul in Tonga, and the New Hebrides British Service. For lists of contents see under entries for the relevant body: Great Britain. Agent and Consul, Tonga; Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands; New Hebrides. British Service. Associated materials: Many of the early registers and indexes to correspondence, and material relating to Tonga, are available on microfilm. See Voyager under...
Dates: 1875 - 1978

Western Pacific High Commission correspondence indexes and registers (WPHC 4/I, 4/II and 4/III)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS Archives-2003/1-WPHC 4-Vol. 1
Scope and Contents Control records for the Western Pacific High Commission inwards correspondence, MP series, including WPHC4/I. Indexes: 1897 – 1941; WPHC4/II. Inwards correspondence registers: 1875 – 1941; and WPHC4/III. Alphabetical indexes to accounts inwards correspondence, 1924 – 1946. These registers and indexes relate to WPHC4/IV. Inwards correspondence, MP series: 1875 – 1941. Due to the size of WPHC4/IV it has been described in single or two yearly runs with separate collection records for...
Dates: 1875 - 1946

Western Pacific High Commission register of births vol. B.

 File — Reel: MSS Microfilm 0188
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2012/12
Scope and Contents Contains records of births registered under The Pacific Order in Council, 1893 (article 130). Covers birth registration nos 858-1943 (1922-1944).
Dates: 1922 - 1944

WPHC 2 : High Commissioner's Court for the Western Pacific records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-WPHC 2
Scope and Contents I. Papers relating to Tonga. 1881–1918. II. Papers relating to Samoa. 1857–1900. III. Papers relating to Yap and to the Marshall Islands. 1879–1883. IV. Papers relating to the Cook Islands. 1892–1898. V. Court stamps and seals. VI. Papers relating to the Solomon Islands and to Papua and New Guinea. 1879–1921. VII. Papers relating to the Gilbert Islands. 1879–1912. VIII. Papers relating to the New Hebrides and New Caledonia. 1878–1926. IX. Papers relating to the Estate of William Greig of...
Dates: 1875 - 1956

WPHC 3 : secret and confidential minute papers of the Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacific.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-WPHC 3
Scope and Contents I. Indexes and lists of secret and confidential minute papers. II. Secret and confidential minute pPapers of the Governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacific. 1909 – 1943.
Dates: 1909 - 1943

WPHC 4 Vol 2: Secret and confidential correspondence files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS Archives-2003/1-WPHC 4-Vol. 2
Scope and Contents Note: These files, while originally kept as a separate series, were later integrated with the general run of inwards correspondence at WPHC 4 Vol I where they will now be located.
Dates: 1875 - 1941

WPHC 5: Secret minute papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-WPHC 5

WPHC 7 : Western Pacific High Commission records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-WPHC 7
Scope and Contents I. General correspondence files of the Residual Office - Suva. 1952–1953. II. Income Tax Return files of the staff of the Secretariat - Suva for the year ending 31st December 1949.
Dates: 1949 - 1953

WPHC 8 : Western Pacific High Commission records (printed papers).

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-WPHC 8
Scope and Contents I. Printed Estimates. 1915–1919. II. Printed papers relating to the New Hebrides. 1880–1940. III. Printed papers and typescript copies of documents relating to the Solomon Islands and New Guinea. 1880–1942. IV. Printed papers relating to Tonga. 1887–1918. V. Printed papers and typescript copies of documents relating to the Gilbert and Ellice Islands. 1875–1967. VI. Various printed papers relating to the Western Pacific, including copies of legislation. 1886–1960.
Dates: 1875 - 1967

WPHC 15: Western Pacific High Commission personnel records.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-WPHC 15
Scope and Contents I. Registers of Service 1910 – 56. II. Personal Files.
Dates: 1910 - 1956