Series 04 - Bougainville, Buka and Offshore Islands - Regions and Languages

ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This is a higher level grouping of all series whose content includes specific linguistic materials relating to languages from Bougainville Province of Papua New Guinea (including the North Solomons). The areas covered include Bougainville Island, Buka Island, Arawa Bay, the Buin District, Vito, Green Island, Taiof, Teop Island, Teperoi, the Torokina River and its surrounds, Amun, West Baku Island, and other islands off Bougainville. The series includes materials such as comparative vocabulary lists, grammatical notes, texts in local languages, typed papers on local languages, and correspondence.

Solomon Islands is a nation in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea and is part of the Commonwealth of Nations. It consists of more than 990 islands, which together cover a land mass of 28,000 square kilometres.

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Bougainville is the largest of the Solomon Islands and a province of Papua New Guinea. Bougainville and the adjacent island of Buka are sometimes called the North Solomons, and are ecologically and geographically, although not politically, considered part of the Solomon Islands.

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NSBCVOC  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Bougainville and Buka Islands c. 1931 - c. 1964

NSBURU  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Bougainville Island - Central Coast - Arawa Bay c. 1963 - c. 1964

NSBUIS  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Bougainville Island - Hinterland of Buin District 1960

NSBKON  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Bougainville Island - North West Coast 1954 - c. 1963

NSBBAN  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Central West Coast Bougainville Island 1963 - 1976

NSBROT  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - East Central Bougainville Island 1962

NSBTORA  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - East Coast Bougainville Island - Small Enclave Near Vito 1949? - 1963

NSBHAL  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Eastern and Northern Buka Island c. 1920 - 1971

NSBNEH  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Nissan Islands - Green Island 1963

NSBHAH  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - North Bougainville Island 1963

NSBSAP  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - North Bougainville Island, Taiof and Other Islands 1963

NSBTIM  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - North East Bougainville Island 1963

NSBBAIT  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - South Bougainville Island

NSBNAG  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - South Central Bougainville Island

NSBBUI  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - South East Bougainville Island

NSBNAS  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - South East Coast Bougainville Island

NSBSIW  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - South West Bougainville Island 1930 - c. 1965

NSBTEO  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Teop Island and Adjacent Coast of Bougainville Island 1932 - c. 1963

NSBPAP  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Teperoi

NSBPIV  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - Torokina River Surrounds and Amun 1963

NSBPET  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - West Baku Island and Offshore Islands 1926? - c. 1963

NSBSOLO  North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - West Coast Buka Island c. 1963

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