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Edwin S. Harkness papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-Vault 107
Collection includes photographs and hymns in Tongan. The photograph of Ha'amonga shows Rev. Harkness centre front with unknown Tongans. The other photo may be in Ha'apai. Unprocessed materials.


  • 1910 - 1921


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted


0.01 metre (1 folder)

Biographical / Historical

Rev. Edwin Scaife Harkness (1878 -1966) was a Methodist missionary in Ha'apai, Tonga ca 1910-1921. Harkness was born in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, married Dorothea Schmidt in 1904 and died in Auckland.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Harkness' granddaughter, Jennifer Ma'u in early 1995.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand