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Papers of William Halse Rivers Rivers (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M2619-2625], 1898-1954 (bulk 1898-1922)
Bib ID 2589500
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Rivers, W. H. R. (William Halse Rivers), 1864-1922
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
7 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Correspondence, notes, kinship tables, vocabularies, articles, photographs, drawings by Torres Strait Islanders, press cuttings, sketch maps and other papers relating to the Torres Strait Expedition, the 1914 New Hebrides Expedition and the ethnology and anthropology of the New Hebrides, Solomon Islands, Torres Strait and elsewhere in Melanesia.

Biography/History

Doctor and lecturer on psychology. In 1898 he took part in the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Strait. In 1908 he made his first expeditions to Melanesia where he worked with A.M. Hocart in Western Solomons, returning to Melanesia in 1914.

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 Rivers papers are part of the Haddon Papers at Cambridge University Library. The Haddon Papers have been listed separately and should be consulted for further material relating to Rivers and the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Strait.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2619-2625.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-761641256

Microfilm copy of originals held by Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (17 p.) 
Subjects Rivers, W. H. R. (William Halse Rivers), 1864-1922 -- Archives.  |  Anthropologists -- England -- Archives.  |  Ethnology -- Melanesia.  |  Ethnology -- Queensland -- Torres Strait Islands.  |  Ethnology -- Vanuatu.
Time Coverage 1898-1954 
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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Call Number: Mfm M 2619-2625
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