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Papers of Arthur B. Deacon (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M2520-2521], 1907-1934 (bulk 1925-1934)
Bib ID 2304300
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Deacon, Arthur Bernard, 1903-1927
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

The papers include : biographical notes, correspondence and press cuttings re Deacon and the publication of "Malekula : a vanishing people in New Hebrides", 1926-34 ; correspondence of Deacon with Haddon and others ; correspondence between Haddon and A. Radclifle Brown re Deacon , 1927-31 ; other correspondence to Haddon re Deacon ; press cuttings on New Hebrides and Deacon's death ; Correspondence from Deacon's parents to Haddon ; bank statements re A.B. Deacon Fund ; photographs ; Malekula vocabulary ; notes by Deacon on Malekula ; maps of Malekula ; notes by Haddon and Camilla Wedgwood from Deacon's work ; notes on Malekula languages and customs and other papers.

Biography/History

Anthropologist. Travelled to Malekula, Northern New Hebrides in 1926 to make an ethnographical study, visiting Bushman's Bay, Atchin, Big Nombas Territory and Ambrym. He died of blackwater fever in 1927.

Notes

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.

The Deacon papers form part of the Haddon papers at Cambridge University Library.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2520-2521.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-761682207

Microfilm copy of originals held by Cambridge University, Cambridge.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (7 p.) 
Subjects Deacon, Arthur Bernard, 1903-1927 -- Archives.  |  Haddon, Alfred C. (Alfred Cort), 1855-1940 -- Archives.  |  Anthropologists -- Vanuatu -- Archives.  |  Ethnologists -- Vanuatu -- Archives.  |  Ethnology -- Vanuatu -- Malekula.  |  Malekula (Vanuatu) -- Social life and customs.
Time Coverage 1925-1934 
Other authors/contributors Haddon, Alfred C. (Alfred Cort), 1855-1940  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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Collect from: Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
Call Number: Mfm M 2520-2521
Status: Available
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Mfm M 2520-2521 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

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