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Philip Sydney Ardern papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-267

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of a paper by Philip Ardern on the comparison of The faunal & floral nomenclature of the Maori & Fijian languages and a paper entitled Fiji-Polynesian relations.


  • ca. 1953


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted

Biographical / Historical

Philip (`Pip') Sydney Ardern (1881-1964) was an Auckland University College graduate who returned to the College with an honours degree from Oxford University and joined the English Department as a`Professor's Assistant' in 1910. Ardern became Associate Professor in 1940 and retired in 1947. Ardern specialised in the study of Old and Middle English.


0.01 metres (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Professor J. Hollyman, July 1982.

Related/Analytical Title

Faunal & floral nomenclature of the Maori & Fijian languages,[manuscript]

Related/Analytical Title

Fiji-Polynesian relations,[manuscript]

Language of description
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand