Series VFN - Vanuatu - Erromanga Island, et cetera
Various languages, Capell's field note books


Date Range1900? - 1930s, first record is early 20th century
Quantity4.15 cm, 12 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur
Description

This series contains material from Erromanga Island and other surrounding islands, concentrating on the many languages from the region featured in Capellís field note books. It includes several exercise books containing comparative vocabulary lists, guides to pronunciation, phrases, and sentences in languages including (inter alia) Erromanga, Maagyar, Whitesands, Santo, Manns and Efate.

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

An alternative spelling of Erromanga Island appears to be Eromanga Island.

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Inventory Listing

AC2-VFN11 English-Eromangan vocabulary.
Various languages, Capell's field note books, Vanuatu, Eromanga etc.
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Manuscript. Compiled by A. Capell. 4 pages, rest of book is blank.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN11
Date range no date    Quantity 0.02 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN11 Series VFN
AC2-VFN12A Black notebook. Original material in unknown hand (probably a missionary), augmented later by Capell.
Various languages, Capell's field note books, Vanuatu, Eromanga etc.
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Manuscript. Comparative vocabulary, Eromanga (Enyx dialect), Tanna (Weasiei, White Sands), Kwamera (Qamera) and Lenakel.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN12A
Date range no date    Quantity 0.64 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN12A Series VFN
AC2-VFN12B Black notebook. Original material in unknown hand (probably a missionary), augmented later by Capell.
Various languages, Capell's field note books, Vanuatu, Eromanga etc.
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Manuscript. Comparative pronouns and numerals [same dialects].

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN12B
Date range no date    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN12B Series VFN
AC2-VFN12C Black notebook. Original material in unknown hand (probably a missionary), augmented later by Capell.
Various languages, Capell's field note books, Vanuatu, Eromanga etc.
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Manuscript. [Comparative vocabulary] Guna-Efate.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN12C
Date range no date    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN12C Series VFN
AC2-VFN12D Black notebook. Original material in unknown hand (probably a missionary), augmented later by Capell.
Various languages, Capell's field note books, Vanuatu, Eromanga etc.
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Manuscript. Tagalog and English vocabulary (unarranged). This list is incomplete and includes many blank pages. Text appears on pp 140-142; 145-146; 153; 161; 165-166; 169; 173-174; 183; 187-188; 197; 201; 205; 209; 213; 217; 225; 229; and 233.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN12D
Date range no date    Quantity 0.51 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN12D Series VFN
AC2-VFN13A Black note book. Maagyar-English vocabulary.
Various languages, A. Capell field note books, Vanuatu, PNG, Hungary.
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Manuscript. Unknown hand. Note: the vocabulary occupies odd-numbered pages. Information on Vanuatu languages appear on even-numbered pages, from time to time. Some pages blank. Those identified are Tongoan; Malo; Tasiriki; Efate; Mai; Nogugu and Kuliviu (in Capell's hand).

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN13A
Date range Early 20th century    Quantity 0.28 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN13A Series VFN
AC2-VFN13B Black note book. Vocabulary Tanna-English, White Sands dialect.
Various languages, A. Capell field note books, Vanuatu, PNG, Hungary.
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Manuscript. Unknown hand, Capell additions. Some pages blank.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN13B
Date range Early 20th century    Quantity 0.19 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN13B Series VFN
AC2-VFN13C Black note book. East Santo-English.
Various languages, A. Capell field note books, Vanuatu, PNG, Hungary.
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Manuscript. Mostly in Capell's hand. Some pages blank.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN13C
Date range 1930s    Quantity 0.21 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN13C Series VFN
AC2-VFN13D Black note book. Manns-English.
Various languages, A. Capell field note books, Vanuatu, PNG, Hungary.
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Manuscript. Mostly in Capell's hand. Some pages blank.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN13D
Date range 1930s    Quantity 0.15 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN13D Series VFN
AC2-VFN14 Spirax notebook, N.H.I. (Efate).
Various languages, A. Capell field note books, Vanuatu, PNG, Hungary.
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Manuscript, mostly pencil. In Capell's text (fading text). i. Tongoa story (pp 1-3) ii. Makura 2nd Reader (4-17) iii. Emae 2nd Reader (50-57) [Stories, notes etc, blank pages 18-49; pages 58-69 blank] iv. Eton story (70-74) v. Erakor stories (75-88) vi. Fila stories (89-95) [other notes & blanks, pp 95-130]. Melsisi notes (pp 131-136).

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN14
Date range no date    Quantity 0.78 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN14 Series VFN
AC2-VFN15 Spirax note book, N.H. III.
Various languages, A. Capell field note books, Vanuatu.
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Manuscript, ink and pencil. In Capell's hand (fading text). A) Erakor vocabulary (not alphabetical), pp 1-39. b) Boy and Coconuts story: Nguna (pp 40-43), Eton/Epua (44-46), Paunangis/Emua (49-54, 66-68), Lamen-Bak (55-64). c) Efate, Catechism of 1885[?], [Nafisan Nafousien], copied from Mitchell Libreny, pp 70-83.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN15
Date range no date    Quantity 0.69 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN15 Series VFN
AC2-VFN16 Spirax note book, N.H. IV.
Various languages, A. Capell field note books, Vanuatu.
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Manuscript, mostly pencil. In Capell's hand (fading text). A) Tanna - Boy & Coconuts. 1. S.W. dialect (pp 1-4) 2. Cape Bushman? (5-8) 3. Central North (8-11) 4. Waesisi (12-15) 5. Kwamera (16-19) 6. Imreang (20-23). b) Lenakel stories (pp 25-69). c) White Sands dialect, Napuaninton(?) (pp 70-102).

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VFN16
Date range no date    Quantity 0.62 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VFN16 Series VFN

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