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Papers of James Hornell (as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M2626-2631], 1883-1940
Bib ID 2589511
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Hornell, James, 1865-1949
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
6 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

The papers include: papers re the St. George Expedition to South Seas, 1923-25 including letters to his wife; papers re outrigger canoes, c. 1914-20; papers re string figures from Polynesia, ca. 1920-1930; papers re Polynesian canoes, ca. 1920's-30's; working drafts of "Canoes in Micronesia"; photographs of St. George Expedition, and press cuttings, 1925; diaries and journals, 1917-40 including trips to Indonesia, New Guinea, voyage on St. George to the South Seas and Fiji, 1939-40; notebook on fishing boats and temples of Java, 1918; notes on Pacific canoes; articles on Indian ethnology; drawings of outrigger canoes and copy of journal and observations on natural history made in HMS Kingfisher by Commander J.J. Walker, 1883.

Biography/History

Marine biologist. Director of Fisheries Dept, 1918-24. On retirement he was appointed to the St. George Expedition to the Pacific as ethnographer. Reported to the British government on fisheries of various countries including Mauritius, Malta and Fiji.

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 Hornell papers form part of the Haddan papers at Cambridge University Library.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2626-2631.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-761658752

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

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (9 p.). 
Subjects Hornell, James, 1865-1949 -- Archives.  |  St. George (Ship)  |  Ethnologists -- Great Britain -- Archives.  |  Canoes and canoeing -- Oceania.  |  String figures -- Polynesia.
Time Coverage 1883-1940 
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 2626-2631
Status: Available
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Mfm M 2626-2631 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

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