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Papers of Camilla Wedgwood

Papers of Camilla Wedgwood
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
MS 483
Date Range
1928 - 1954
Wedgwood, Camilla Hildegarde (1901 - 1955)

Collection includes the following: 1. Personal items such as correspondence (1928-1954) passport, diary, etc. 2. Items dealing with education and teaching of various disciplines such as history, social studies and so on; mass literacy; education in Papua New Guinea (government policy, organization of schools); training of nurses, teachers, midwives, etc. 3. Lecture notes on anthropology, Baganda, Chukchee, funeral rites and kinship. 4. Various papers to do with people living in the Pacific area. 5. Six volumes of photographs, Dec. 1932 to 1954, of life in Manam Island, Territory of New Guinea and in Nauru Island. Typescript drafts, with manuscript interpolations of Miss Wedgwood's work titled "A background documentary survey on the education of women and girls in the Pacific". Five typescript papers by other authors concerning theories and problems of native education in New Guinea.

32 boxes (4.48 m)
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