Series NSBSOLO - North Solomons (Bougainville) Province - West Coast Buka Island
Solos-Gagan, Solos-Sumoun (Austronesian languages)

Date Rangec. 1963, first record is c 1963 or before
Quantity0.1 cm, 2 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains material from the west coast of Buka Island, concentrating on the Solos-Gagan and Solos-Sumoun languages. It includes a typed standard survey vocabulary list (English into Solos-Gagan), and a typed and annotated comparative vocabulary list (English into Solos-Sumuon).

Buka Island is the second largest island in the Papua New Guinean province of Bougainville. The island was the site of fighting between Australian, American and Japanese troops during World War II.

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AC2-NSBSOLOG101 Survey word list (standard). Bougainville Survey Extra.
Solos/Gagan, Austronesian language, Western side of Buka Island, North Solomons/Bougainville Province.
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Typescript. Informant Kiti, at Gagan. Checkers also named on lise, with other information. English-Pidgin-Melanesien?-Solos. Includes vocabularies, phrases, sentences.

Note that this list is found on Tape #1.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBSOLOG101
Date range 26 February 1963    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SOLOG101 Series NSBSOLO
AC2-NSBSOLOS101 Revised Melanesian wordlist. Sumoun.
Solos-Sumoun, Austronesian language, Buka Island, West Coast, North Solomons/Bougainville.
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Typescript/manuscript. Informant: Malachi Chikis. Set up: English-Melanesian?-Solos/Sumoun. Includes vocabulary, phrases, sentences and texts.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-NSBSOLOS101
Date range ca1963 or before    Quantity 0.05 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier SOLOS101 Series NSBSOLO

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