NHBS 5: Records.
Scope and Contents
I. Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. 1903–1949. II. Passport records. 1916–1918. III. Passenger lists, air and sea. 1951–1961. IV. Registers of Prosecutions, etc. 1927–1956. V. Records relating to Joint Regulations and Joint Court Rules and Decisions. 1906–1956. VI. Miscellaneous reports relating to New Hebrides administration etc. 1955–1973. VII. District Reports 1953–1971. VIII. Royal and Official Visits. 1959–1971. IX. Records relating to shipping including Log Books, and Agreements and Lists of Crew. 1925–1971 X. Papers relating to Town Planning and Public Works Projects, etc. 1959–1971 XI. Cash Books and Monthly Abstracts. 1925–1954 XII. Various Maps and Plans. 1910–1965
- 1903 - 1973
- Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands (Organization)
- New Hebrides. British Service. Office of the Resident Commissioner (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
RESTRICTED. Access requires the permission of the Special Collections Manager.
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.
3.65 metres (1 v. + 17 boxes)
Language of Materials
In off-site storage. Expect delay of 12-24 hours from time of order.
- Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Organization)
- Inventory of the records of the New Hebrides British Service (NHBS 5).
- Western Pacific Archive
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the Western Pacific Archives, University of Auckland Repository
5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1010 New Zealand
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