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Iwi taketake

Subject Source: Reo
Scope Note: Members of the original ethnic groups who populated the country in which they are living (United Nations definition). Use for works about indigenous peoples and cultures around the world.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Buke Kakau Paa no ka mahele aina i Hooholoia i waena o Kamehameha III a me Na Lii a me na Konohiki ana.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-97/3
Scope and Contents

The Mahele book of King Kamehameha III recording the 1848 division of lands in the Hawaiian kingdom between the king and the chiefs, known as the "Great Mahele". In a second stage, the chiefs divided their lands amongst their tenants and by 1850 land was made available to foreigners. Includes index. Photocopy

Dates: 1848

Edwin S. Harkness papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 107
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1910 - 1921

Elizabeth Bott Spillius field notes and papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-265
Scope and Contents The collection consists of research material, correspondence, drafts, photographs, field notes and copies of Tohi Hohoko, the outcome of anthropological fieldwork undertaken in Tonga 1958-1960 by Elizabeth Spillius (nee Bott) and James Spillius. Material in the collection dates from April 1958 to 1981.The collection is organised into five broad subject areas or sections within which material is arranged in a roughly chronological order.I. Research material pertaining...
Dates: 1958 - 1960

Gerd Koch anthropological text.

Identifier: Microfilm-35
Scope and Contents

A translation by P. E. Klarwill, Wellington, of Koch's book "Suedsee-Gestern und Heute: der Kulturwandel bei den Tonganern und der Versuch einer Deutung dieser Entwicklung" = "Pacific yesterday and today: acculturation with the Tongans and an attempt at an interpretation of this development"

Dates: 1951 - 1954

John Metcalfe correspondence.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-94/3
Scope and Contents Photocopies of correspondence between family members John Metcalfe, his wife Ivy and daughter Elizabeth while John served as a missionary in the Solomon Islands during the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Elizabeth remained in Australia. The letters were lent to George Carter by Metcalfe's daughter, Elizabeth Corben with the expectation that they would provide research materials for a publication. George Carter's wife, Nancy Carter, handed them on to Hugh Laracy, History Department,...
Dates: 1920s-1940s

Judith Huntsman papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2012/13
Scope and Contents Collection comprises field notes, correspondence, research papers, drafts of publications, transcriptions of Tokelau folktales, teaching materials, maps and genealogies, created and maintained by Huntsman in the course of over 40 years research on the history and ethnography of Tokelau.In addition to Huntsman's own papers the collection contains material created by Antony Hooper, Robin Hooper, Allan Thomas, Kelihiano Kalolo and Maureen Molloy among others, with whom Huntsman...
Dates: 1928 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1966 - 2011

Julia Hecht Pukapuka genealogies.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 67
Scope and Contents

Collection comprises one folder of handwritten genealogies collected by Julia Hecht, includes a brief guide to the collection written by Kevin Salisbury.

Dates: 1974

Minutes of meetings of the Assembly of the Tovata i Viti, May 1869-Aug. 1870

Identifier: Microfilm-73-078
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Assembly of the Tovata i Viti. Microfilm, Fiji. Central Archives of Fiji and the Western Pacific High Commission. Library series, L.7

Dates: 1869 - 1870


Identifier: Microfilm-1116
Scope and Contents

Select documents of the Rotuma Land Titles Commission, consisting of reports, evidence and other papers relating to claims to land, 29 Jan 1883- 6 Dec 1893. 1 microfilm reel.

Dates: 1883 - 1893

Richard Philp diary.

Identifier: Microfilm-73-068
Scope and Contents

The diary covers the period 19 August - 13 December 1872, the duration of Philp's trip to Fiji and the time he spent there.

Dates: 1872 - 1872