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NHBS 1/I Vol. 3: General correspondence files and NHBS 1/II: Registers and indexes to general correspondence.

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-NHBS 1/I Vol 3

Scope and Contents

These records form part of the Western Pacific Archives (MSS & Archives 2003/1). The first part of the inventory comprises the general correspondence files of the Office of the Resident Commissioner for the New Hebrides British Service. The second part includes the related registers and indexes to general correspondence for NHBS 1/I Volumes 1, 2 and 3.

Dates

  • 1907 - 1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

RESTRICTED. Access requires the permission of the Special Collections Manager.

Administrative History

The New Hebrides British Service was established under the Anglo-French New Hebrides Convention of 1906 which provided for joint rule of the New Hebrides by France and Great Britain. It formed part of the Western Pacific High Commission with a Resident Commissioner in Port Vila reporting to the High Commissioner, until the Commission ceased in 1978. The New Hebrides was renamed Vanuatu at independence in 1980.

Extent

32.05 metres (67 v. + 113 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Location

In off-site storage. Expect delay of 12-24 hours from time of order.
Title
Inventory of the New Hebrides British Service, Office of the Resident Commissioner general correspondence files. Includes related registers and indexes to general correspondence.
Status
Completed
Author
Western Pacific Archive
Date
1977
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

Contact:
5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand