Pacific Manuscript Bureau

The Pacific Manuscripts Bureau is an organisation of libraries specializing in Pacific Island research, based in the College of Asia Pacific Studies at the Australian National University. It copies archives, manuscripts and rare printed material relating to the islands of the Pacific, making it … [Read more...]

Indian immigration passes 1879-1919

Indian immigration passes from 1879 to 1919 held by the National Archives of Fiji have been microfilmed on 42 reels. The passes contain the migrant’s depot number, gender, name, caste, father’s name, age, district of origin, registration, and certification of authorities in India about mental and … [Read more...]

The Journals Of Robert Sherson Swanston 1857-1885

Robert Sherson Swanston was a "trader, arrived in Fiji, 1857, and settled there with the intention of introducing sheep and cattle. He became Secretary for Native Affairs under the Cakobau Government, 1872-3, and was influential in the development of constitutional government. He was also … [Read more...]