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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Donald Kennedy papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 58
Scope and Contents

Collection includes diaries, codes and a sketch relating to Kennedy's role as a coastwatcher during the Second World War. The papers were received in an old suitcase which has been retained as part of the collection. The suitcase has Japanese characters on the lid which read Made in 1941, Electrically Heated Flight Suit. The collection has yet to be fully processed.

Dates: ca.1942-1943

George Spiegel notes on the Solomon Islands.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-50
Scope and Contents

Historical and other notes on the Solomon Islands compiled from books in the Auckland University Library and the Auckland Institute and Museum Library, by Lieutenant George Spiegel, USNR. Typescript - carbon copy.

Dates: 1943 - 1943

Jones family papers.

Identifier: MSS Archives-2014/06
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers relating to the lives of two members of the Jones family, Albert Henry Jones and Lina Maud Jones, organised into two series. The first series comprises letters, photographs, postcards, publications, pamphlets and other ephemera created or collected by Albert Jones while a civilian internee in the Ruhleben prison camp near Spandau, Germany during the First World War. Prior to the war, Ruhleben had been a harness racing track, but from...
Dates: 1911 - 1985

Solomon Islands Western Province Assembly Western Solomon Islanders' World War II reminiscences.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-321
Scope and Contents

Consists of transcripts of the reminiscences of a number of Solomon Islanders concerning their experiences in the Islands during WW II. Reminiscences include their reactions to Japanese control, allied landings, contact and military co-operation with NZ and American troops.

Dates: 1985