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Colonial Government Documents Related to Raymond Firth's 1947 Trip to Malaya, Written July 18 - August 11, 1947
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written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office. Governor of the Malayan Union and Malayan Union. Secretariat, 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) (25 July 1947) , 6 page(s)
Six typed pages of administrative and official correspondence relate to Firth's 1947 visit to Malaya. These include: A circular of July 18th outlining Firth's itinerary and asking resident commissioners and department heads to offer him assistance; an extract from the minutes of an August 1st conference of the Res...
written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office. Governor of the Malayan Union and Malayan Union. Secretariat, 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) (25 July 1947) , 6 page(s)
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Dance Review of Seventh Pacific Arts Festival, September 1996
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written by Jennifer Shennan, fl. 1996, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia Correspondence, Letters To/From/About Tikopia) (London, England) (1996) , 3 page(s)
Draft copy of a Dance review of Seventh Pacific Arts Festival by Jennifer Shennan for DANCE Magazine including a handwritten note at the end stating that photographs and captions are forthcoming.
written by Jennifer Shennan, fl. 1996, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia Correspondence, Letters To/From/About Tikopia) (London, England) (1996) , 3 page(s)
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Diary of Fieldwork I
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Rosemary Firth's Malaya 1939-1940 Field Notebooks and Diaries, Diary of Fieldwork I) (London, England) (1939) , 195 page(s)
Bound handwritten diary, with note on cover reading "Rosemary Firth. I. Private and Confidential. Diary of fieldwork. Aug.-Dec. 1939 Malay 1939-." (Note that while diary contains entries through December, the final pages are dated June and July.) Entries discuss the journey to Singapore and then Malaya as well as...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Rosemary Firth's Malaya 1939-1940 Field Notebooks and Diaries, Diary of Fieldwork I) (London, England) (1939) , 195 page(s)
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Diary of Fieldwork II
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Rosemary Firth's Malaya 1939-1940 Field Notebooks and Diaries, Diary of Fieldwork II) (London, England) (1940) , 140 page(s)
Bound handwritten diary, with note on cover reading "Diary of Fieldwork. II. Malaya. Jan. 1940 -- 13 May 1940. Private and Confidential. Rosemary Firth." Notes written mostly in English with some indigenous terms. Entries discuss daily life and anthropological work, including mentions of her husband, Raymond Firth...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Rosemary Firth's Malaya 1939-1940 Field Notebooks and Diaries, Diary of Fieldwork II) (London, England) (1940) , 140 page(s)
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Diary of Fieldwork III
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in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Rosemary Firth's Malaya 1939-1940 Field Notebooks and Diaries, Diary of Fieldwork III) (London, England) (1940) , 61 page(s)
Bound handwritten diary, with note on cover reading "Diary of Fieldwork -- Rosemary Firth. May-July 1940. Private and Confidential. III." Entries discuss travels in Malay as well as Taiping and Singapore, with mentions of her husband, Raymond Firth. Observations are made of domestic life and work among the Malay p...
in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Rosemary Firth's Malaya 1939-1940 Field Notebooks and Diaries, Diary of Fieldwork III) (London, England) (1940) , 61 page(s)
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'Everyday Life in Tikopia,' an Instructional Package for School Children by Hazel Sumner, a Teacher in Training at the University of Liverpool [1975]
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written by Hazel Sumner, fl. 1971, 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 Material for Schools Council Programme on Money) (London, England) (1975) , 32 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** Thirty-two typed pages comprise an instructional package for schoolchildren, itself a class project by Hazel Sumner, a student in the University of Liverpool's School of Education. It is part of course materials relating to Ti...
written by Hazel Sumner, fl. 1971, 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 Material for Schools Council Programme on Money) (London, England) (1975) , 32 page(s)
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Insurance Policy, Lloyd's of London, for Raymond Firth, 1947
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written by Lloyd's of London, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Malaya: Other Papers, Malaya: 1947 Visit) (London, England) (Summer 1947) , 6 page(s)
Accident insurance policy No. A392132 for £3,000 issued by Lloyd's of London for Raymond Firth. Included is a cover letter from Glanvill, Enthoven, and Co. Insurance to Firth dated August 14, 1947; the policy and attached endorsement; and policy cover sheet. The policy covers travel to, in, and from the United Ki...
written by Lloyd's of London, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Malaya: Other Papers, Malaya: 1947 Visit) (London, England) (Summer 1947) , 6 page(s)
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Letter from A. P. Elkin to Reo Fortune, December 28, 1932
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written by Adolphus Peter Elkin, 1891-1979, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (28 December 1932) , 3 page(s)
A three-page, typewritten letter under the letterhead of the University of Sydney, Australia, is from A. P. Elkin (Raymond Firth's successor as chairman of the anthropology department) to Reo Fortune. He begins by regretting that Fortune could not accept the teaching position initially offered by Firth. He then la...
written by Adolphus Peter Elkin, 1891-1979, in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N92: Papua New Guinea, Folder 3: New Guinea. Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. Mead and Fortune field trip, 1931-33. General correspondence) (District of Columbia) (28 December 1932) , 3 page(s)
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Letter from D. B. Copland to Whitney H. Shepardson, October 18, 1951
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written by Sir Douglas Berry Copland, 1894-1971, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia Correspondence, Tikopia 1952) (London, England) (18 October 1951) , 2 page(s)
Two-page typewritten letter to Whitney Shepardson from D.B. Copland dated October 18, 1951 discussing: Raymond Firth's desire to return to Tikopia for further study; the need of an assistant for that endeavor; and a request for funds from the Carnegie Corporation to assist with salary and travel expenses for James...
written by Sir Douglas Berry Copland, 1894-1971, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia Correspondence, Tikopia 1952) (London, England) (18 October 1951) , 2 page(s)
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Letter from Gladys Rice to Mr. [Frederick] Soaki, November 14, 1969
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written by London School of Economics and Political Science. Department of Anthropology, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia Correspondence, Letters To/From/About Tikopia) (London, England) (14 November 1969) , 2 page(s)
Date: November 14, 1969. Typewritten letter from Gladys Rice, secretary, Anthropology Department, to Frederick Soaki (Nukuriaki Pa) Metropolitan Police Training School. Rice informs Soaki that Raymond Firth has retired from the London School of Economics and is in Canada until December 13. Mentions that she will f...
written by London School of Economics and Political Science. Department of Anthropology, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia Correspondence, Letters To/From/About Tikopia) (London, England) (14 November 1969) , 2 page(s)
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