MS 483
Papers of Camilla Wedgwood



Series List

  1. Personal files - Boxes 1 - 3
  2. Education - Boxes 4 - 6
  3. Files marked ANG - Boxes 7 - 9
  4. Files arranged by numbers - Boxes 10 - 17
  5. Files arranged by countries - Boxes 18 - 20
  6. Subject files in alphabetical order - Boxes 21 - 29
  7. Miscellaneous files - Boxes 30 - 32

Series Descriptions

Series 1: Personal files

BOX 1

  • Correspondence 1928-54
  • Transcripts of letters 1886 and article: "The Contribution of Anthropology to the Education and Development of Colonial People" by Camilla Wedgwood.

BOX 2

  • Passport, diary, souvenier postcards, articles and addresses.
  • Correspondence, 1928 - 1954.

BOX 3

  • Bibliography, catalogue and catalogue cards

Series 2: Education

BOX 4

  • Education philosophy and aims
  • Education and religion
  • General principles of education
  • Acculturation and cultural change
  • Indigenous education (training children in indigenous societies)
  • 'Race', 'psychology' and 'intelligence' tests
  • Bilingualism and the vernacular in education
  • Education of girls and women
  • Indigenous views on European education
  • History of indigenous education: General
  • Education policy and work of missions
  • Government educational policy
  • Government - Missions relationships and policy
  • Government - Indignenous authority relationship
  • Organization of educational work and institutions:
    • Mission
    • Education: general information
    • Rural primary schools and schooling
    • Secondary schools and schooling
    • Syllabuses: planning and content
    • Teaching methods in infant and junior primary schools
    • Teaching methods: arithmetic
    • Teaching nature study
    • Teaching health and hygiene in schools
    • Teaching social study
    • Teaching history
    • Teaching geography
    • Teaching "civics"
    • Teaching science
    • Teaching English
    • Teaching the vernacular
    • Religious instruction
    • Art in education
    • Drama in education

BOX 5

  • Music in education
  • Handcrafts in education
  • Teaching domestic science
  • Agricultural teaching in schools
  • Educational equipment for schools: non basic
  • Bibliography of school text books
  • Preparation of school text books
  • Teacher training
  • Special education centres
  • Inspection and supervision of schools
  • Training of teachers in Europa
  • Training of teachers for rural welfare
  • Vocational training: general
  • Training for agriculture
  • Technical training
  • Training of nurses and midwives
  • Training of indigenous medical workers
  • Training in indigenous craft and home industries
  • Higher education
  • Rural development and welfare (mass education)
  • Non-vocational training in agriculture
  • Teaching and training in Africa, China, Burma, Ceylon, America, West Indies, Europa, Middle East
  • Teaching and training with special reference to health
  • Adult education
  • Mass media of education: films and other visual aids
  • Mass media of education: radio
  • Educational and welfare organizations (Clubs) Cooperatives
  • Juvenile delinquents

BOX 6

  • Mass literacy: general
  • Mass literacy: notes and teaching methods
  • Vernacular reading matters
  • Adult English reading matters
  • Literacy bureaus
  • Mass literacy: distribution of literature
  • Mass literacy: examples of new sheets

Series 3: Files marked: ANG (material concerning education in Papua New Guinea)

BOX 7

  • ANG/Mission education and education policy in Papua and New Guinea
  • ANG/B Government education policy, plans and problems, relating between missions Government in field of education, minutes of womens committee and monthly reports
  • ANG/C Organization - planning of schools, content of school curricula, teaching of individuals, subjects, textbooks
  • ANG/CC School syllabuses
  • ANG/D Teachers training

BOX 8

  • ANG/R Geographic divisions
  • ANG/E Technical - vocational training
  • ANG/F Fundamental and adult education and community development
  • ANG/G Mass literacy - techniques, preparation of literature

BOX 9

  • ANG/X Miscellaneous Government circulars and circulars containing information issued by the department of education
  • ANG/Y Miscellaneous articles, notes, circulars news sheets issued by Missionary Societies
  • ANG/Z Miscellaneous notes from various sources

Series 4: Files arranged by numbers

BOX 10

  • CHW/A/1 - CHW/D/7
  • Mission schools, Government schools, census figures relating to schools, children's illustrations, miscellaneous papers

BOX 11

  • CHW/E/1 - CHW/H/-
  • Missionary publications and reports, New Guinea languages bibliography, anthropology lectures

BOX 12

  • CHW/L/1 - CHW/S/17
  • Maps, TNG and Papua, miscellaneous articles by Wedgwood on education, reports of conferences on women, social anthropology, conference on education in Pacific countries

BOX 13

  • S/A/1 - S/C/14
  • Department of External Territories, Department of Education, correspondence with government departments in Australia and New Guinea, United Kingdom Colonial Office and Advisory sub-committee, educational lectures

BOX 14

  • S/D/1 - S/I/6
  • Correspondence with the Australian Institute of International Affairs, syllabuses for special courses, anthropology bibliographies, notes on indigenous education

BOX 15

  • S/J/- Social anthropology notes, tropical agriculture, medicine and animal husbandry
  • South Pacific Commission
  • SPC/1 - SPC/19 contains some correspondence

BOX 16

  • P/A/9 - P/C/20
  • Report on the African Education Advisory Board, educational missionaries in Africa, council papers on education, reports on education in the island territories

BOX 17

  • P/D - P/M
  • Literacy Bureau, production of films for indigenous peoples, colonial economics lectures, Christian literature committee

Series 5: Files arranged by countries

BOX 18

  • 1/0 - Africa
  • 2/0 - India
  • 3 - Indonesia
  • 4 - Australia
  • 5 - N.E Asia

BOX 19

  • 6 - West Pacific
  • 7 - East Pacific
  • 8 - North Pacific
  • 9 - North America
  • 10 - Latin America
  • 11 - West Indies
  • 12 - Indian Ocean
  • 13/E/1 Eastern Europe
  • 13/S - Southern Europe
  • 14 - Middle East

BOX 20

  • UNE/1 - UNE/42
  • UNESCO bibliography general

Series 6: Subject files in alphabetical order

BOX 21

  • Anthropology - lecture notes 1950-54
  • Army - general information concerning the services 1945
  • Australian Institute of International Affairs: Cultural conflicts in the Pacific, typescript by W. Burton, 1943
  • Australian School of Pacific Administration, lecture notes, 1950
  • Agriculture 1950-51

BOX 22

  • Baganda, notes only
  • Chukchee, notes only
  • Crowm, notes
  • Education: Nauru,Papua-New Guinea, French Oceania, New Caledonia, Netherlands -New Guinea, New Zealand Territories, West Samoa South Pacific Commission, Tonga
  • U.K - Fiji, British Solomon Islands, Gilbert Island, New Hebrides
  • U.S. - Guam, East Samoa, Caroline Islands
  • Womens education in Africa and Pacific, Education in the Colonies and Territories
  • Report on fundamental education, 1952

BOX 23

  • Education: lecture notes, visual education 1944-46
  • Indigenous education: Anglican area
  • Adult Aboriginal Education series by R. Pearse
  • Ethnology

BOX 24

  • Food and refugees, 1943-44
  • Funeral rites
  • Gena in Arsam
  • Jews
  • Kinship: lists, reports, essays and notes

BOX 25

  • Kinship: languages, notebooks 1944, 1950-54
  • Lothas
  • Madang district
  • Malekula district
  • Manam - lists of children

BOX 26

  • Manam - trade in Manam, field notes
  • Maori religion, typescript
  • Maps
  • Marital councellors - lecture notes, 1950
  • Marriage system
  • Marshall Islands
  • Melanesia - Menangkabau
  • Missionary Conference, 1952
  • Mythology
  • Nauru: notebooks and maps
  • Nauru: sociology

BOX 27

Nauru: bibliography, christianity, education, court cases, games and toys, history, land survey, phrase book, magic myth and photographs

BOX 28

  • New Caledonia
  • New Guinea, report
  • Oceanic language - typescript, no date
  • Papua New Guinea: Essays, maps, prison system and miscellaneous notes

BOX 29

  • Rossel Islands
  • Social customs and law
  • Sociology
  • Teaching and training

Series 7: Miscellaneous files

BOX 30 - Miscellaneous notes, indigenous education, magic, Nauru, reports

BOX 31 - Miscellaneous manuscripts by others, family trees, Ambrym

BOX 32 - Papua - diaries, note books and patrol books

BOX 33 - Presbyterian Ladies College, Croydon, 1888 - 1948, South Pacific journal of education, New Zealand - education of indigenous children