Series VGENLING - Vanuatu Languages - General Study

Date Rangec. 1960 - 1978
Quantity0.32 cm, 3 items
ProvenanceCapell, Arthur

This series contains typed conference papers (by J.B. Guy and John Lynch) as well as Capellís own notes concerning a Proto-New Hebridean language and distribution of language throughout Vanuatu.

This series contains general linguistic materials concerning Vanuatu. It includes a draft version of Capellís paper ĎA Linguistic Survey of the Pacificí, handwritten notes about linguistic grouping within Vanuatu, and an article concerning New Hebridean outliers.

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.

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AC2-VGENLING101 Draft. A Linguistic Survey of the Pacific. Volume 1: Melanesian, Part 1: New Hebrides. By A. Capell.
Vanuatu languages, general study, Vanuatu
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Typescript (carbon). Part of an ongoing project for the South Pacific Commission, which yielded reports in 1950, 1954 and 1962.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VGENLING101
Date range ca 1960    Quantity 0.17 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier NLING101 Series VGENLING
AC2-VGENLING102 Linguistic Subgroupings in the New Hebrides.
Vanuatu languages, general study, Vanuatu
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Manuscript/typescript. Research notes gathered by A. Capell. Includes map of the location of languages cited in a paper by Andrew Pawley; a schematic outline of the scope of the survey and other notes, and a comparative list of pronoun markers for a range of languages/dialects.

Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VGENLING102
Date range no date    Quantity 0.09 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier NLING102 Series VGENLING
AC2-VGENLING103 The New Hebridean Outliers, by Ross Clark, University of Auckland.
Vanuatu languages, general study, Vanuatu
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Typescript. Paper to Second Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, Canberra, 4-12 January, 1978. Deals with Mae, Mek-Fila, and Futuna-Aniwa.

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Creator Capell, Arthur
Control AC2-VGENLING103
Date range 1978    Quantity 0.06 cm, 1 folio
Inventory Identifier NLING103 Series VGENLING

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