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Additional Notes from 1952-53 (
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 4 page(s)
Four pages of typewritten notes titled "Additional Notes from 1952-53 ('Children's Ceremonies' Article)" by James Spillius. This report outlines the various rites of passage that children go through on Tikopia, as well as the ceremonies associated with them. Spillius also comments on the decreasing frequency of su...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 4 page(s)
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Appendix to Fono Material
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 2 page(s)
Two pages of typewritten notes on unlined paper, titled "Appendix to Fono Material," by James Spillius, regarding the people who participated in the fono. Spillius lists the main participants and ranks each according to his activity. He also comments on the listing, explaining his basis for rankings.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 2 page(s)
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Approximate Dating of Contents of Notebooks
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 2 page(s)
Handwritten list on the front and back of unlined paper, titled "Approximate Dating of Contents of Notebooks," by James Spillius, giving topics of field notes and the time frame in which they were written. Undated.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 2 page(s)
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Charts of Births, Abortions, Infanticide, Pregnancies
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (13 March 1953) , 5 page(s)
Handwritten charts, dated March 13, 1953, listing the births, abortions, and infanticide on Tikopia from March 13, 1952 through March 13, 1953. Spillius includes the mother's name, sex of the child, date of birth, and date of death, as well as notes about any unusual circumstances. There is also a chart which reco...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (13 March 1953) , 5 page(s)
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Contents of Notebooks
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 3 page(s)
Handwritten notes on the front and back of unlined paper, titled "Contents of Notebooks," by James Spillius. Spillius organizes the contents of his nineteen field work notebooks from Tikopia into categories such as "Economy," "Politics," "Religion," and so on. Undated.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 3 page(s)
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Deaths in Tikopia
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (13 March 1953) , 5 page(s)
Five pages of hand-written charts on unlined paper, titled "Deaths in Tikopia," for the period March 13, 1952 through March 13, 1953, by James Spillius. The listings include each person's name, sex, age, paito [house], parent, cause of death, and date of death. The effects of the famine are seen in the number of d...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (13 March 1953) , 5 page(s)
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The Development of the Fono in Tikopia
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 163 page(s)
One hundred sixty-three page undated typewritten report, titled "The Development of the Fono in Tikopia," by James Spillius. This report discusses the meetings, known as "Fono," that the Tikopia used to govern themselves, especially during the time of famine.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 163 page(s)
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Famine in Tikopia
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 7 page(s)
Seven-page undated typewritten report titled "Famine in Tikopia" by James Spillius, detailing certain "unalterable physical facts" that influenced the reaction to and recovery from the famine. These facts were the length of the growing period for new crops, the shortage of land, the effect of salt spray on vegetat...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 7 page(s)
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Fono and Other Political Developments Following March, 1953
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (March 1953) , 13 page(s)
Thirteen-page typewritten report, titled "Fono and other Political Developments following March, 1953" [otherwise undated] by James Spillius. This report gives details of the self-governance of the Tikopia through "fono," town hall-style meetings, as well as the Tikopians' negotiations with outside interests such...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (March 1953) , 13 page(s)
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Fono, etc.
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 4 page(s)
Two handwritten undated documents: the first, by Raymond Firth on London School of Economics letterhead, titled "Fono, etc.", contains numbered notes, possibly corrections; the second, a letter from James Spillius to Raymond Firth, discusses corrections to a manuscript and his finding missing pages.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, JS: Famine, Fono) (London, England) (1953) , 4 page(s)
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