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Collections held by the School of Oriental and African Studies (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M681-M686] 1769-1960
Bib ID 2239153
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
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Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
6 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

1. William Marsden collection. Includes: vocabularies of the languages of Tonga, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Prince's Island, Sulu, Samarang, New Holland, New Zealand, Savu, Madagasca, Malabar and Peru. Also includes 18th century Malay and Sumatran manuscripts and notebooks of William Dawes re languages spoken in the Sydney area ca. 1790. 2) Sydney Herbert Ray Collection. Vocabularies of Pacific languages; letters, 1891-93; and notes. 3) Index to A. Dalrymple's collection of maps and list of the contents of his memoirs; official documents 1808 of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville; two vocabularies of the Torres Strait Islands and the New Hebrides; C.G. Seligmann and G. Pim, "Vocabulary of the language of the Ottai tribe, Queensland".

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Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M681-686.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-838042097

Microfilm copy of originals held by the School of Oriental and African Studies, Malet St., London.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A649 (Rev. 1)

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 8 : Miscellaneous [M series], Entry 136.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (17 p.)  Detailed description in Mander-Jones, p. 361-3. 
Subjects Ray, Sidney Herbert, 1858-1939 -- Archives.  |  Pacific Area -- Languages -- Vocabulary.  |  Oceania -- Languages -- Vocabulary.
Time Coverage 1769-1960 
Other authors/contributors Ray, Sidney Herbert, 1858-1939  |  Marsden, William, 1754-1836  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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Call Number: Mfm M 681-686
Status: Available
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Mfm M 681-686 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

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