New Zealand & Polynesian records from colonial missionaries, 1838-1958 Volumes

Volumes

5 volumes in New Zealand & Polynesian records from colonial missionaries, 1838-1958

Melanesia Diocese, 1838-1958

C/NZ/MEL. The two boxes of Melanesian files consist almost entirely of the private correspondence of John Coleridge Patteson. Consecrated the first missionary bishop of Melanesia in 1861, he died in 1871 at the hands of the inhabitants of Nukapu in the Solomon Islands, apparently in reprisal for the abduction of...

  • Contributor:  Bodleian Library
  • Reference:  72306c-nz-mel
  • Subjects:  Melanisian, Australasian, Missionary, Colonial, Melanisian, Australasian, Missionary, Colonial
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New Zealand Diocese, 1838-1875

C/NZ/NZ. The files for New Zealand include the correspondence and journals of Dr. Selwyn, first Bishop of New Zealand; along with other correspondence, printed reports, etc.

  • Contributor:  Bodleian Library
  • Reference:  72306c-nz-nz
  • Subjects:  New zealander, Missionary, Colonial, Australasian, New zealander, Missionary, Colonial, Australasian
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Copies of letters received, 1841-1928

CLR. Copies of the most important letters received [i.e. those read before the Society] have been kept since 1833. Therse four volumes comprise general correspondence for the Anglican province of New Zealand, Polynesia and Melanesia, subdivided where appropriate by diocese (e.g. Nelson, Wellington and Christchurch).

  • Contributor:  Bodleian Library
  • Reference:  72306clr
  • Subjects:  Australasian, Religion, History, Australasian, Religion, History
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Copies of letters sent, 1842-1931

CLS. Comprises four volumes of letters sent by the Society in London, again including general correspondence for New Zealand, Polynesia and Melanesia, with indices, subdivided over time by diocese within each province.

  • Contributor:  Bodleian Library
  • Reference:  72306cls
  • Subjects:  Australasian, Religion, History, Australasian, Religion, History
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