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Abstract: Population Problems and Attitudes in a Primitive Oceanic Community
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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, Tikopia Lectures) (London, England) (03 June 1966) , 7 page(s)
Seven pages contain a typewritten abstract for a talk on population control in Tikopia to be presented at a 1966 meeting of the Royal Society Population Study Group in London. A noted written at the top in red pen, dated June 13, directs that copies be sent to Burton Benedict and to 'Harrison for Group.'
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, Tikopia Lectures) (London, England) (03 June 1966) , 7 page(s)
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'Add to Page 74': Change by 1952
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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, Death and Funeral in Tikopia) (London, England) (1952) , 2 page(s)
Typewritten manuscript titled 'Add to page 74' with 'Change by 1952' handwritten at top of first page and handwritten corrections. Discusses the impact of Christianity on traditional burial customs.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, Death and Funeral in Tikopia) (London, England) (1952) , 2 page(s)
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'Add to page 76 (a)' - Burial Customs, circa 1952
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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, Death and Funeral in Tikopia) (London, England) (1952) , 2 page(s)
Typewritten manuscript titled 'Add to page 76 (a)' details burial customs from 1952 and notes the impact Christianity has had on traditional ways.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, Death and Funeral in Tikopia) (London, England) (1952) , 2 page(s)
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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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After Death
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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, Sickness and Cure: Rough Notes) (London, England) (1939) , 3 page(s)
Handwritten notes, mostly in Tikopia language, with sections titled in English: Renewal of Youth, Cultivate Food, Live in Marriage, Dance of Atua, Child Spirits Grow Up. 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, Sickness and Cure: Rough Notes) (London, England) (1939) , 3 page(s)
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Analysis of Definitions of Words 'Homonym' and 'Homophone'
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written by Bronisław Malinowski, 1884-1942, in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 5: Linguistic notes and lectures, based on Trobriand Islands fieldwork, Folder 24: Linguistics: Recent semantic studies) (London, England) (1934) , 9 page(s)
Nine typed pages contain analyses of the way the terms 'homonym,' and 'homophone' are defined in various dictionaries and encyclopedias current at the time, with quoted examples. Malinowski considers how detailed the definition is and whether it explores related words and alternate meanings. The document is light...
written by Bronisław Malinowski, 1884-1942, in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 5: Linguistic notes and lectures, based on Trobriand Islands fieldwork, Folder 24: Linguistics: Recent semantic studies) (London, England) (1934) , 9 page(s)
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Appendix: Fono - Record of Violence
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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, 'Social Change in Tikopia') (London, England) (1953) , 4 page(s)
Four typewritten pages report on incidents of 'public violence' and 'domestic violence' in Tikopia. Public violence includes assaults and whippings as punishment for theft. One case of domestic violence - a mother who hit her daughter, causing a cut on her head - is reported. Date circa 1953.
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia and Solomon Islands Other, 'Social Change in Tikopia') (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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Argument by Metaphor and Simile
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written by Bronisław Malinowski, 1884-1942, in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 5: Linguistic notes and lectures, based on Trobriand Islands fieldwork, Folder 24: Linguistics: Recent semantic studies) (London, England) (1934) , 2 page(s)
A page contains a single, typed passage with page number reference, possibly from an unspecified book by Alan Gardiner, taken down in support of a criticism of his work by Malinowski. It is written on the back of reused stationery, a partial class schedule for the Lent Term of 1933-34, probably from the London Sch...
written by Bronisław Malinowski, 1884-1942, in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 5: Linguistic notes and lectures, based on Trobriand Islands fieldwork, Folder 24: Linguistics: Recent semantic studies) (London, England) (1934) , 2 page(s)
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Articles on Northern Malaya and Kelantan State; with Associated Letters from Raymond Firth to the Editors of The Times of London, December 10-15, 1941
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written by Sir Raymond Firth, 1901-2002, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Malaya: Other Papers, 1939-1940 Visit) (London, England) (December 1941) , 19 page(s)
A 19-page, typewritten package of documents comprises articles by Raymond Firth, offering overviews of Kelantan State and Northern Malaya in terms of geography, transportation, climate, culture, politics and industry in December of 1941, following the invasion of the country by the Japanese in World War II. They a...
written by Sir Raymond Firth, 1901-2002, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Malaya: Other Papers, 1939-1940 Visit) (London, England) (December 1941) , 19 page(s)
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