MS 7569 Catalog of S. Bock's Collection from the Gilberts, Ellice, Fiji,and Samoa, 1917-1918
William M. Mann photographs of Fiji and the Solomon Islands
220 Prints (circa 220 (duplicates not counted) prints, silver gelatin)
Photographs made by William M. Mann during a zoological expedition to Fiji and the British Solomon Islands. They document Indigenous people, villages, and the natural environment, as well as activities such as tapa making, building construction, and ceremonies.
Martin Moyer film collection
Film collection created by Martin Moyer primarily consists of 59 edited film titles produced and distributed for the educational film market by his independent film company Martin Moyer Productions based in Seattle, Washington. Film subjects include social and cultural studies, geography, environmental sciences, art, mathematics, forestry, and physical education. Collection also …
MS 4887 Excerpt concerning cannibalism from Manuscript in the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Portion of Manuscript #50 in Accession OA2/4/1, Cambridge Museum of Archeology and Anthropology. Also includes Larsson, Karl Erik, Curator at the Ethnografiska Museet, Goteborg, Sweden. Letter to Saul H. Riesenberg, transmitting "an excerpt of the Cambridge Manuscript re cannibalism." Goteborg, Sweden. April 26, 1962. Typescript letter signed. 1 page.
Copy of Levuka Studios photograph of a Lau chief
Copy of a halftone print depicting a part-Tongan chief from the Lau Islands. The chief was photographed by Levuka Studios when he came to Levuka for a ceremony.
MS 1072 Viti Levu vocabulary
Semi, Fijian, 1876
Hale, Horatio, 1817-1896
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)
Viti Levu vocabulary, a mountain dialect of the Fiji Islands. Obtained from Semi in New York City in January 1876. This is in a parallel column with the dialects of the Viti Islands, extracted from Horatio Hale's Ethnology and Philology of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, Philadelphia, 1846.
Buell Halvor Quain papers
The papers of Buell H. Quain (1935-1955) document his field work amoung the Fijian people and the Trumai and Kraho of Brazil. The papers consist primarily of field notes in original notebooks and as organized by topic. There are also hand-drawn maps, letters of correspondence, reading notes, introductory essays to posthumously published work, and photographs.
Photographs of artifacts from the Wilkes Expedition
Photographs depicting artifacts collected and peoples encountered during the Wilkes Expedition, also known as the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1842. They include images of clubs, axes, spears, sennit rolls, paddles and canoes, a drum, clothing, and people from Fiji, Hawaii, the Marquesas Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Samoa, and the …
Marshall Hall films
Footage shot in Hong Kong (harbor, atop Victoria Peak); Shanghai; Fiji (daily life; hair plastered with lime; outdoor barbershop, Suva; market); Malaysia (snake temple near Penang; Kampong; mosque; temples; local people; boy with snake; fire walking; gold mine at Raub, Pahang); Siam (Thailand) (temple; cemetery; Sakais peoples; using Salais blow …