'The Mono-Alu people (Bougainville Strait, West Solomon Islands)'

Scope and Content

Incomplete manuscript and typescript drafts of an anthropological study of the Mono-Alu people of the Bougainville Strait, West Solomon Islands, authored by G. C. W. C. Wheeler. The study includes detailed observations on Mono-Alu culture, including kinship, religion, marriage, ownership and death rites. Includes a glossary of the Mono-Alu language.

Administrative / Biographical History

G. C. W. C. Wheeler (1872-1943) an anthropologist. In 1908-1909, Wheeler conducted field research amoung the Mono-Alu people of the Bougainville Strait, West Solomon Islands. He spent the later part of his life working on an unpublished anthroplogical account of the culture of the Mono-Alu people.

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Acquisition Information

Presented to SOAS Library by the widow of G. C. W. C. Wheeler on the 4th November 1965.

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Related Material

SOAS also holds G. C. W. C. Wheeler's manuscript notes on the Mono-Alu people of Bougainville Strait, West Solomon Islands [MS 170822].