NHBS 10: Records.
Scope and Contents
1. Office of the Resident Commissioner: Confidential personal files, alphabetical prefix series. 2. Confidential personal files, single number series. 1961–1971. 3. Western Pacific High Commission: Confidential personal files of officers serving in the New Hebrides. 1953–1972.
- 1953 - 1972
- New Hebrides. British Service. Office of the Resident Commissioner (Organization)
- Great Britain. High Commission for Western Pacific Islands (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.
1.6 metres (8 boxes)
Language of Materials
In off-site storage. Expect delay of 12-24 hours from time of order.
- Inventory of records of the New Hebrides British Service (NHBS 10).
- Western Pacific Archives
- 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
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