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The Bulubwalata [Witchery] as Practiced on a Canoe
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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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (14 August 1918) , 2 page(s)
Date: 14.8.18. Place: Sinaketa (Kiriwina). Informant: Layseta. A passage in the Trobriand language with simultaneous English translation, numbered J164, discusses 'bulubwalata,' a kind of preventative or counter magic that might be said aboard a canoe. It is written on reused stationery, consisting of a partial, h...
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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (14 August 1918) , 2 page(s)
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[Copies of] Reason for Kaytubutabu Magic
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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 15: [Texts]) (London, England) (11 August 1918) , 2 page(s)
Date: 11.8.18. Informant: Toybayoba. Two typed pages contain two copies of a Trobriand Islander's explanation of a kind of magic that both protects and encourages the growth of coconuts and betel nuts. It was likely taken in the Kiriwinian village of Sinaketa, as were earlier accounts by the same informant on the...
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 15: [Texts]) (London, England) (11 August 1918) , 2 page(s)
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Death by Sorcery and Natural Death
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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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (19 February 1918) , 2 page(s)
Date: 19.2.18. Place: Oburaku (Kiriwina). Informant: Niyova. In a passage in the Trobriand language with simultaneous English translation, numbered J224, an informant offers the opinion that everyone must die sooner or later, if not by sorcery, then by old age. The information is written on the back of reused stat...
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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (19 February 1918) , 2 page(s)
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Field notes on Dobu
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in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 34: Field notes) (London, England) (1917) , 6 page(s)
Three undated, handwritten pages of field notes are written on the back of three pages of blank stationery from the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Australia's Advisory Council of Science and Industry. Page one is titled 'Dobu' and features a section on spirits. Page 2 focuses on charms and sorcery. Pag...
in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 34: Field notes) (London, England) (1917) , 6 page(s)
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Garden Magic Not to Be Recited While the Yams Are Growing
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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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (18 December 1918) , 2 page(s)
Date: 18.12.18. Place: Oburaku (Kiriwina). Informant: Navavila. A passage in the Trobriand language with simultaneous English translation, numbered J210, discusses a taboo against reciting certain kinds of garden magic while the yams are growing. The information is written on the back of reused stationery, consist...
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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (18 December 1918) , 2 page(s)
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Gwala Dobu with Kaubanai magic
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in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 35: Field notes) (London, England) (31 August 1918) , 2 page(s)
A handwritten page of field notes dated 31/8/1918 is titled 'Gwala Dobu with Kaubanai magic.' The notes consist of Austonesian words with English translations beneath. The information is written on the back of a page of field notes on a half-blind woman who got pregnant.
in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 35: Field notes) (London, England) (31 August 1918) , 2 page(s)
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Knowledge of Magic With Regard to Sex
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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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (09 July 1918) , 2 page(s)
Date: 9.7.18. Place: Oma'rakana. Informant: Towase'i. A passage in the Trobriand language, numbered J305, on the knowledge of magic with regard to sex.
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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (09 July 1918) , 2 page(s)
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Kulturkreise History
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in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 34: Field notes) (London, England) (1917) , 2 page(s)
An undated, handwritten page of field notes is headed 'VIII. App. II (a)' in red pencil and is titled 'Kulturkreise History.' The notes are organized into 13 sections and are in English. The information is written on the back of a partial, typed letter from Charles Seligman. The letter regards writing to Malinowsk...
in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 34: Field notes) (London, England) (1917) , 2 page(s)
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Magic of invisibility
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in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 35: Field notes) (London, England) (06 September 1918) , 2 page(s)
A handwritten page of field notes is titled "Magic of invisibility' and is dated 6/9/18. Lines of indigenous words have English translations underneath. The information is written on the back of a typewritten page from 'The Magic of the Kiwai Papuans in Warfare' by Gunnar Landtman.
in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 35: Field notes) (London, England) (06 September 1918) , 2 page(s)
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The Magic of Ka'loma
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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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (11 August 1918) , 6 page(s)
Date: 11.8.18. Place: Sinaketa (Kiriwina). Informant: Toyba'yoba. Three pages contain several passages in the Trobriand language with simultaneous English translation, numbered J144, in which an informant gives the text of various magic spells used in fishing for kaloma, the highly valued red spondylus shell. They...
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 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (11 August 1918) , 6 page(s)
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