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Western Pacific archives.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/1-Collection

Scope and Contents

Consists of records of the Western Pacific High Commission, the British Commissioner and Consul in Tonga, and the New Hebrides British Service. For lists of contents see under entries for the relevant body: Great Britain. Agent and Consul, Tonga; Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands; New Hebrides. British Service. Associated materials: Many of the early registers and indexes to correspondence, and material relating to Tonga, are available on microfilm. See Voyager under author: "Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands" for the Library's holdings. Fuller descriptions are provided in: "A guide to manuscripts and archives collections on microtext at Auckland University Library" / compiled by Angela Zivkovic. University of Auckland Library, 1981. (Call Number: 016.091 A89 GENERAL LIBRARY Kept in Microtexts Room, Level G). WPHC 1, records of the Deputy Commissioner and Consul, Samoa, were transferred to Archives New Zealand on 15 February 1978. To access these, contact Archives’ Wellington National Office,


  • 1875 - 1978


Conditions Governing Access

RESTRICTED. Readers must sign special declaration re use of the materials before access will be granted.


760 metres

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Repository Details

Part of the Western Pacific Archives, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1010 New Zealand
+64 9 9238060