Garth Rogers research papers on volcanic eruptions in Niuafo'ou, Tonga.
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) The fire has jumped: eyewitnesses accounts of the eruption and evacuation of Niuafo'ou, Tonga. USP, Suva, 1986.
- 1935 - 1946
- Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
Garth Anthony Rogers (1932-1989), anthropologist, taught at University of Auckland from 1976 until his death in 1989.
0.01 metres (1 folder)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Dr Garth Rogers, November 1987.
Existence and Location of Originals
Material has been photocopied from files held in MSS & Archives 2003/1 - Western Pacific High Commission Archives.
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Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository
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Auckland 1142 New Zealand