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Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands


administrative history

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

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

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...
Dates: 1875 - 1946

Western Pacific High Commission register of births vol. B.

 Collection — 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.

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.

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

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.

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

WPHC 7 : Western Pacific High Commission records.

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).

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.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-WPHC 15
Scope and Contents

I. Registers of Service 1910 – 56. II. Personal Files.

Dates: 1910 - 1956

Additional filters:

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