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Lists and indexes of the Western Pacific Archives, 1857-1975 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3066746
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Western Pacific Archives
 
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Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1857-1975 
97 cm. (7 boxes) 
Summary

Collection comprises lists of records of the Western Pacific High Commissioner, the WPHC Secretariat in Suva, the British Commissioner and Consul in Tonga and the New Hebrides British Service. The records listed include despatches, correspondence files, personal files, land claims registers, printed documents, financial records, legal records, passport registers, maps and plans. They extend from the formation of the Commission in 1877 until its closure, but do not include records of the Commissioners in the British Solomon Islands Proctectorate of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony.

Biography/History

The Western Pacific High Commission (WPHC) was established by the Western Pacific Order in Council of the British Government on 13 August 1877 and abolished in 1976.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9749

Also available on microform.

Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available (14 p.) in Special Collections Reading Room. 
Subjects Solomon Islands -- History -- Sources.  |  Vanuatu -- History -- Sources.  |  Tonga -- History -- Sources.
Other authors/contributors Western Pacific High Commission

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