Pacific Region

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Pacific Region

Description

Exploring the history of those cultures who have made their home in or near the Pacific Ocean region.

Items in the Pacific Region Collection

Marsden Online Archive
The Marsden Collection

Reverend Samuel Marsden (1765-1838), Chaplain to New South Wales, was the driving force behind the establishment of the Church Missionary Society in New Zealand in the early nineteenth century. His relationships of trust…

The Virtual Museum of the Pacific
The Virtual Museum of the Pacific is a collaborative project between the University of Wollongong and the Australian Museum that intends to leverage the meta-data of 400 objects into a rich application. It features the ability for users to browse…

Alexander Turnbull Library
The Alexander Turnbull Library is a 'library within a library'. Established in 1920 after Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull gifted his collection to the nation in 1918, its collections and services are now housed within the National Library…

The Annexation Of Hawaii: A Collection Of Documents
The Hawaiian Collection at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library is a comprehensive collection of retrospective and current materials pertaining to Hawaiʻi

Documents and Readings in New Guinea History
Collection of historical materials including readings and annotated documents on New Guinea history covering the periods up to the late 1880's.

Journal of the Polynesian Society
The Polynesian Society has provided a major forum for discussion of the history, ethnology, archaeology, biological anthropology, sociology and linguistics of Māori and other Pacific Islands people since 1892. It publishes the Journal of the…

New Zealand House of Representatives
This website contains digitised reports from selected volumes of the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives and the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives.

The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection
The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection comprises significant New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University of Wellington Library. This encompasses both digitised heritage material and born-digital resources.

South Seas - Voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific (1760-1800)
South Seas is an online information resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800.

What you are exploring is the first phase of South Seas, which is focused on James Cook’s…

Cochrane Papua New Guinea collection
Percy and Renata Cochrane lived in Papua New Guinea during the period 1949-66. The Cochranes' public occupations and private interests converged in their efforts to photograph, record and document facets of Papua New Guinea cultural life, the work of…

Papers Past
Papers Past contains more than three million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1948 and includes 120 publications from all regions of New Zealand.

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