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Papers of William C. Groves, 1921-1975 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1070015
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Groves, William C., 1898-1967
 
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Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1921-1975] 
64 cm. 
Summary

There are field-work notebooks and diaries, documents relating to his war service and experiences as a prisoner-of-war, drafts of monographs, journal articles and broadcast talks. There are cuttings of non-scientific articles and reviews of his book "Native Education and Culture Contact in New Guinea". Correspondence includes both business and personal material. His service as Chief Scout Commissioner is reflected in correspondence and photographs. There are also diaries and memoirs kept by his wife Mrs. Doris Groves, who went to Papua and New Guinea as a missionary in 1921.

Biography/History

Groves was an Australian anthropologist and educationalist who worked in Papua New Guinea from 1922 until 1958. He was Director of Education and Chief Scout Commissioner. He served in both World Wars.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 6068.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; D1136

Index/Finding Aid Note Preliminary list available. 
Subjects Groves, William C., 1898-1967 -- Archives.  |  Groves, Doris -- Archives.  |  Boy Scouts.  |  Soldiers -- Archives.  |  Missionaries -- Papua New Guinea -- Archives.  |  Anthropologists -- Papua New Guinea -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1921-1975 
Occupation Soldiers.  |  Anthropologists.  |  Missionaries.
Other authors/contributors Groves, Doris

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