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Author Moouga, H. I. N.

Title Diary 1889 Apr. 14-1891 Jan. 31.

Published Canberra : Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, [between 1900-1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail MIC/o  6427    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
35 mm
monochrome rdacc
service copy rdagen
Series PMB (Australian National University. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau) ; 14.
PMB (Australian National University. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau) ; 14.
Restrictions Available for reference.
Notes Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; B1066.
Summary The diary gives a day-by-day account of life on the guano diggings at Flint Island, Eastern Pacific. It is one of the few first-hand accounts of the Pacific guano industry, and a rare example of written Tahitian of the late 19th century.
Original Version Microfilm copy of original in private ownership.
History notes Moouga, a Tahitian, was a member of a party of guano diggers employed on Flint Island by J. T. Arundel & Co., of London.
Language notes In Tahitian.
Other author Australian National University. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau.
Subject Moouga, H. I. N. -- Diaries.
J. T. Arundel & Co.
Tahitian language -- Texts.
Guano industry -- Line Islands -- Flint Island.
Flint Island (Line Islands) -- Industries.