G.K. Roth's files on Fijian affairs, culture, history, sociology and administration, mostly in Fijian; A.B. Brewster, History of Fiji and other Pacific islands, c. 1870-1930.
George Kingsley Roth and Adolf Brewster Brewster: Papers on Fiji
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.8780
- Dates of Creationc. 1870-1957
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description11 boxes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Kingsley Roth (1903-1960), ethnographer, author of Fijian way of life (Melbourne, 1953; 2nd ed., 1973).
Adolf Brewster Brewster, anthropologist, author of The hill tribes of Fiji (London, 1922) and King of the Cannibal Isles: a tale of early life and adventure in the Fiji islands (London, 1937).
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room. Access to some files is restricted.
Presented by Mrs. Jane Roth, 1989.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
Other Finding Aids
Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue. A subject list of files is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Brewster's history of Fiji was presented to G. K. Roth in 1937.