Series VEPI - Vanuatu - Epi Island and Adjacent Islands
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi [Baki-Tasiko and others]


Date Range1870? - 15 September 1956, first record is from late 19th century
Quantity0.63 cm, 13 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur
Description

This series contains material from Epi Island and adjacent islands, concentrating on the Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, Maü, Bieria, Tasiko, and Epi languages. It includes comparative words, phrases, and sentences in all of the above languages, correspondence between Capell and A.G. Horwell, Robert Frazer, and Gunn, typed notes on marriage systems on Epi Island, and a map of the language distribution on the island.

The Republic of Vanuatu is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago is located some 1,750 km east of Australia, 500 km north-east of New Caledonia, west of Fiji and south of the Solomon Islands. It was named New Hebrides during its colonial period.

For more information: External site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanuatu

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Inventory Listing

AC2-VEPI11 Comparative phrases [Epi dialects]. With Paama and Namakua.
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi & adjacent islands, Vanuatu.
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Manuscript, some light pencil. Source unknown, probably a mission. Melanesian transcription part III; Maü (Mae)-Tongua (Makura)-W. Tawiko (=Tasiko-Lewu)-Paama.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI11
Date range late 19th century    Quantity 0.03 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI11 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI12 Letters to Capell from A.G. Horwell, Lemenu Mission, Vanuatu.
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi & adjacent islands, Vanuatu.
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Typescript. (i) Comments on story gathering languages and speakers of Lewu, Bki, Biera and Tasiko. (ii) Refers to Capell's proposed 'Linguistic Survey of the South Pacific'. Comments on Emae, Makura, Epi, Lamenu areas. Also indicates his interest in Nguna.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI12
Date range 20 June 1955 - 15 September 1956    Quantity 0.02 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI12 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI13a Answers to queries. From the Rev. Robert Frazer of Borumba.
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi & adjacent islands, Vanuatu.
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Manuscript.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI13a
Date range ca 1893    Quantity 0.08 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI13a Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI13b Also additional letter to Rev. Gunn (source of the queries), possibly not by same writer.
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi & adjacent islands, Vanuatu.
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Manuscript. Many notes on vocabulary, grammatical structures etc. (Burumba=Baki). A note by Capell seems to suggest that the second set is of the Tasiko dialect.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI13b
Date range 4 September 1893    Quantity 0.13 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI13b Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI14 English-Lewo vocabulary and text.
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi & adjacent islands, Vanuatu.
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Manuscript.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI14
Date range no date    Quantity 0.03 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI14 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI15 Comparative word lists; Bieri-Baki-Nikaura-Lamenu-Tasiko.
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi & adjacent islands, Vanuatu.
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Manuscript, (pencil, ink). Capell's hand.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI15
Date range no date    Quantity 0.02 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI15 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI16 Marriage systems in Epi, New Hebrides.
Lewo, Bierebo, Baki, MaŘ, Bieria [Epi Island], Tasiko, Epi & adjacent islands, Vanuatu.
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Typescript. Author unknown (possibly an early article by Capell). Paper is deteriorating. Plus hand-drawn map of Vanuatu with notes.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI16
Date range no date    Quantity 0.06 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI16 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI17 Notes on Epi
Epi, Vanuatu
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Notes on Epi. Extracted from Bernard Deacon's notes, edited by Camilla Wedgwood in JRAI, LIX, 198. Notes on dialects of Epi and a map.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI17
Quantity 0.02 cm, Inventory Identifier VEPI17 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI18 Tasiko vocabulary
Vanuatu
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Typescript vocabulary 20pp.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI18
Quantity 0.1 cm, Inventory Identifier VEPI18 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI201 Baki vocabulary.
Epi [Baki-Tasiko and others], Vanuatu - Epi Island.
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Mnauscript. Capell's hand. Pages 20-21 contains an apparently unrelated Menen vocabulary.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI201
Date range no date    Quantity 0.11 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI201 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI202 Sketch map of Epi Island, showing distribution of language/dialect areas (Lamenu (Lewo), Maluba (Lewo), Tasiko; Bjeri (Bieria); Mari (Maii); Baki; and Bierebo).
Epi [Baki-Tasiko and others], Vanuatu - Epi Island.
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Drawing.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI202
Date range no date    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI202 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI203 German text extracted from O. Dempwolff's Austr. Sprachgut in der MN Sprachen, Folio Ethnoglossia, April-December 1927, p. 41.
Epi [Baki-Tasiko and others], Vanuatu - Epi Island.
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Manuscript/typescript. Together with a comparative Proto MN-Tasiko-Baki affix table. Compiled by Capell.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI203
Date range no date (but probably early 1920s)    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI203 Series VEPI
AC2-VEPI204 Untitled note on Tasiko grammar.
Epi [Baki-Tasiko and others], Vanuatu - Epi Island.
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Manuscript. In Capell's hand.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VEPI204
Date range no date    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VEPI204 Series VEPI

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