Series VTLEN - Vanuatu - Tanna Island
Lenakel


Date Range1901 - February 1975, first record is no date (1901), mostly 1950s-70s
Quantity2.13 cm, 11 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur
Description

Tanna or Tana is an island of Vanuatu. It is 40 km (25 mi) long and 19 km (12 mi) wide, with a total area of 550 km (212 sq mi). Its highest point is the 1,084 m (3,556 ft) summit of Mount Tukosmera.

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

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AC2-VTLEN101 English and Lenakel Dictionary from the manuscript of Rev. F.H.L. Paton, M.A.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Manuscript. Transcription by A. Capell. One of his earliest language transcriptions done soon after completing his degree at Sydney University.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN101
Date range 9 January 1922    Quantity 0.25 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN101 Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN102 Lenakel wordlist.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Typescript. Part I: Lenakel to English. By John Lynch (Uni. PNG). Lynch regularly sent copies of his research reports to Capell and later collaborated with him as co-author.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN102
Date range September 1970    Quantity 0.28 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN102 Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN103 Lenakel wordlist.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Typescript. Part II: English to Lenakel. By John Lynch (Uni. PNG). Note: the author stresses that the wordlist is not to be taken as being a dictionary.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN103
Date range April 1971    Quantity 0.2 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN103 Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN201 Lenakel Phonology
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Typescript. [offprint]. A dissertation submitted to the Graduate Division of the University of Hawaii in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. By John Dominic Lynch, May 1974. Published in full in Working Papers in Linguistics [Uni of Hawaii], Vol. 7, No. 1, pp vii + 244pp. Lynch acknowledges his debt to Capell as teacher and mentor and refers extensively to his published and unpublished works.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN201
Date range January 1975 - February 1975    Quantity 1.26 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN201 Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN301 Lenakel Language. Sturcture of Verb.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Typescript plus annotations. Dr. A. Capell.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN301
Date range no date    Quantity 0.02 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN301 Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN302 Sentences and texts collected by Tom Numake, Lenakel, West Tanna.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Manuscript.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN302
Date range no date    Quantity 0.04 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN302 Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN303a Letter to Capell from Nancy Robb, Lenakel, Tanna.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Manuscript. Contains texts elicited from Tanna schoolchildren. Refers to "old Tanna" not understood by younger generation. Recommends use of a unified practical orthography based on 'expansion fo compound sounds, using Standard English font.' For use throughout S. Vanuatu.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN303a
Date range 22 October 1958    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN303a Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN303b Follow-up letter to Capell from Nancy Robb, Lenakel, Tanna.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Manuscript. Further reference to an 'old language'.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN303b
Date range 23 October 1958    Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN303b Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN304 Niniasien Tanna, No. 6, January 1958.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Typescript. Roneoad Newsletter produced by Presbyterian Mission.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN304
Date range January 1958    Quantity 0.02 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN304 Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN305a Tanna-Lenakel Dialect-Text 1. Lenakel with English gloss[ary].
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Typescript.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN305a
Date range no date    Quantity 0.02 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN305a Series VTLEN
AC2-VTLEN305b Text Ia.
Lenakel, Vanuatu - Tanna Island
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Typescript. This text is a second version of the Prodigal Son story as given in the Lenakel Bible History,

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VTLEN305b
Date range no date (1901)    Quantity 0.02 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier VTLEN305b Series VTLEN

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