Marquesas Source Material, by George M. Sheahan

Scope and Content

Compiled as part of preparation for PhD dissertation prepared by G. M. Sheahan, Jr., Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, entitled 'A Study in Acculturation: The Marquesas Islands'. Comprises bibliographies and transcripts of unpublished missionary sources, edited by the author, relating to the Marquesas Islands. Transcripts include sources in the archive of the London Missionary Society, including letters by Rev William P. Crook, Crook's Marquesan Grammar, and Journals by LMS missionaries G. Stallworthy and R. Thomson, and sources held at the Mitchell Library, Australia.

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Custodial History

Donated to London Missionary Society by George M. Sheahan, [1952]. Includes letter addressed to Irene Fletcher [LMS Librarian & Archivist] from George Sheahan, 14 Mar 1952.