Banaban Bibliography

BOOKS
  • Peter Anderson's - Tropical Architecture, Published by Melbourne University Press, 1963

  • Pearl Binder's - Treasure Island - The Trials of Ocean Islanders - Published Blond and Briggs, London, 1977.

  • Buckley & Klugman's - The History of Burns Philp - Published Burns Philp, Sydney 1981.

  • Ian Down's - The Last Mountain - Published University Queensland Press, 1986.

  • Norman & Ngaire Douglas's - Pacific Islands Year Book, 16th Edition, Published Angus & Robertson, 1989.

  • E.C. Eliot's - In an open boat on the Pacific, United Empire, 1918

  • E.C. Eliot's - Broken Atoms, Ocean Island Affairs 1913-20. Published Geoffrey Bles, London.

  • A.F. Ellis's - Ocean Island & Nauru - Their Story, Published Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1936.

  • A.F. Ellis's - Adventure in Coral Seas, Published Angus & Robertson, Sydney. 1936.

  • A.F. Ellis's - Mid-Pacific Outposts, Published Brown and Stewart Limited, Auckland 1946.

  • A. Gerbault's - In Quest of the Sun.

  • A. Grimble's - A Pattern of Islands, Published John Murray, London.

  • A. Grimble's - Return to the Islands, Published John Murray, London 1957.

  • A. Grimble's (Edited by H.E. Maude) - Tungaru Traditions, Published by Melbourne University Press 1989.

  • Rosemary Grimble's - Migrations, Myth and Magic from the Gilbert Islands, Published Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1972.

  • Neil Gunson (Edited by) - The Changing Pacific - Essays in Honour of H.E. Maude, Published by Oxford University Press Melbourne, 1978.

  • T.W. Haynes - Our Daily Bread, Published The Houghton Publishing Co. 1933 London.

  • Neil Levy's - Moon Handbooks: Micronesia, Published by Avalon Travel Publishing, Latest Edition 2000.

  • Lord Lugard's - The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa. Published in 1922,by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.

  • H. Luke's - Britain And The Southern Seas, Published Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., London 1945.

  • H. Luke's - From a South Sea Diary, Published Nicholson & Watson, 1945.

  • Dr. Barrie Macdonald's - Cinderellas of the Empire, Published Australian National University Press 1982.

  • Peter McQuarrie's - Strategic Atolls - Tuvalu and the Second World War, Published jointly by Macmillian

  • Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Institute of Pacific Studies University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji. 1995.

  • H.C. & H.E. Maude's - The Book of Banaba, Published Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific, 1994.

  • H.E. Maud's - Of Islands and Men - Studies in Pacific History, Published Melbourne University Press,1968.

  • H.E. Maud's (General Editor:) - The Story of Karongoa, Published by the Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific 1991.

  • W. Richardson's - The Epic of Tawara, Published by Odhams Press Limited, London.

  • Ernest Sabatier's - Astride The Equator - An Account of the Gilbert Islands, Published Oxford University Press, London. 1977. (English Edition)

  • R. Sherrod's - Tarawa: The Story of A Battle, Published Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York 1944.

  • D. Stanley's - Moon Mandbooks: Fiji, Published by Avalon Travel Publishing, Latest Edition 2001.

  • R.L. Stevenson's - In The South Seas (The Story of Tem Binoka).

  • Maslyn Williams & Barry MacDonald's - The Phosphatees, Published Melbourne University Press, 1985.

  • Maslyn Williams's - Three Islands - Published by The British Phosphate Commissioners 1971.

  • The Kiribati Ministry of Education, Training and Culture with the Institute of Pacific Studies and Extension Services of the University of the South Pacific Studies published, Kiribati - Aspects of History, Published Fiji Times & Herald Ltd, Suva.

  • Also followed in 1985 by, Kiribati: A Changing Atoll Culture.

 

ARTICLES

 

  • Douglas B. Armstrong's - Gilbert and Ellice Islands - The Australian Philatelist, March 6, 1916.

  • John T. Arundle's - Diaries and various Journals and private correspondence, as seen on microfilm, in the Pacific Manuscript Bureau, Canberra and the BPC file in Australian Archives, Melbourne.

  • Patrick J. Bradley's - Preventing Obesity - The Medical Journal of Australia - Vol. 157, December 7/21, 1992.

  • Albert Ellis's - Diaries and various private letters, as seen on microfilm, in the Pacific Manuscript Bureau, Canberra and the BPC file in Australian Archives Melbourne.

  • F. Danvers Power's - Phosphate Deposits of Ocean and Peasant Islands - Proceedings of the Australasian Institute of Mining Engineers. Vol. 1. No. 1. May, 1904.

  • Lady Freeston's - A Romance of two Pacific Islands - Crown Colonist, April 1949.

  • Fertilisers and Feeding Stuffs Press - Phosphate Island Under Martial Law - Engineer's Story - November 7, 1914.

  • George Haller's - The Phosphate Companies of the South Seas"- Editor of the Commercial Section of the "Newn Badeschen Landes - Zeitung". Mannheim, February 1911.

  • Ken Humphreys's - The North West Pacific Islands Overprints (Part 1; Part 2 & Part 3) - Bulletin of the Australian Commonwealth Collectors Club of N.S.W., 1992.

  • Robert Langdon's - The Ocean Islanders, A Quite Scandalous Document - Published New Guinea and Australia, the Pacific and South-East Asia - December, 1965/January, 1966.

  • J. Macmillan Brown's - The Phosphate Islands - Peoples and Problems of the Pacific, published by T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., London 1927.

  • A. Mahaffy's - Ocean Island, Published by Blackwood's Magazine, 1910.

  • Arthur Mahaffy's - Visit To The Gilbert and Ellice Islands, 1909. - Western Pacific Report to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty - January, 1910.

  • Thos. J. Mc Mahon's F.R.G.S. - Ocean Island - The Australian Museum Magazine Vol. 1. No. 5 July 1922.

  • H.C. & H.E. Maud's - The Social Organization of Banaba or Ocean Island, Central Pacific, Journal of the Polynesian Society, 1932.

  • H.E. Maud's - The Future of the Banaban Population of Ocean Island; With Special Relation to their Lands and Funds - Memorandum in Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony, 1946.

  • H.E. Maude and R.J. Lampert - The Stalactite Fish Hooks of Ocean Island. - The Journal of the Polynesian Society, Vol. 76 No.4 December 1967.

  • Ernest Osborne's - Australian Women on Ocean - The Australian Woman's Mirror, November 24, 1925.

  • Ernest Osborne's - Ocean Island And It's Phosphate Industry - The Lone Hand - November 1, 1912.

  • Pacific Islands Monthly - Sovereignty Issue Delays Nauru Resettlement Proposals - Published November 1963.

  • Pacific Islands Monthly - One That The Us Missed! - July, 1961.

  • Pacific Islands Monthly - Ocean Island Is Reoccupied - October, 1946.

  • Pacific Islands Vol. III (British) Naval Intelligence - Published Dec 1944.

  • H.B. Pope's - Nauru and Ocean Island - Agriculture Gazette N.S.W. June 1922.

  • R.W. Robson's - A Wander In The Central Pacific - Pacific Islands Monthly, Dec. 1941.

  • George M. Speirs's - Postcard sent to Ocean Island Has Coded Message, Odd Cachet - Stamp Collector, Sept. 12, 1992.

  • The Telegraph - Annexation of Ocean Island - on 19th. October 1901.

  • Thomas Steel's - The Phosphates of Nauru and Ocean Islands - Society of Chemical Industry, Published London, 1921.

  • T.G. Tyrer's - Nauru and Ocean Islands Story - The New Zealand Dairy Exporter, Wellington 1964.

  • Robert D. West A.P.S - The Last Frontier? Micronesia - The American Philatelist, March 1972, Vol. 86, No.3

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES & CLIPPINGS

 

  • An Interesting Trip - South Sea Islands: undated.

  • A Story of the Pacific by C.H. Norman, 1908.

  • Bwanaan Rabi (Monthly Newspaper Rabi - Gilbertese Language) - Editor T. Maiu. Namba 6, Tebetemba 30, 1992.

  • German Raider Victims - The Age Monday, January 6, 1941.

  • Ocean Island - 27th. Dec, 1910.

  • Ocean Island Wealth in Ocean Island. New Hebrides Vol.187 pg.29

  • Ocean Island - Vol. 166, pp 160- 161.

  • A.E. Stephen's Papers - Pacific Islands.

  • Notes on North West and Tyron Islands (undated).

  • Notes on Lady Elliott Island (undated)

  • Private Code (undated)

  • Analyses - Pacific Islands Company Ltd. 1902 - Analyses of Ocean Island Phosphate.

  • Unknown Slayer Stalks Island - Sunday Courier Mail, Brisbane. May 1st., 1949.

TRANSCRIPTS

 

  • Ocean Island - The Reckoning - Reporter Jim Downes for the Australian Broadcasting Commission - Four Corners 30th. Sept. 1972.

  • Ocean Island - The Price of Progress - Reporter Jim Downes for the Australian Broadcasting Commission - Four Corners 17th. May, 1975.

PHOTO COLLECTIONS

 

  • Roger Anderson Collection - 1969. Copies & Colour Slides supplied by Roger Anderson Collection, Melbourne.

  • Sarah Armstrong Collection - 1995. Copies ABC 'Foreign Correspondent" Trip to Banaba, supplied by Sarah Armstrong, Sydney.

  • British Phosphate Commissions Official Photograph Collection - Held by Australian Archives, Melbourne.

  • Len Broadbent Collection - 1923. Donated by Len Broadbent (Jnr.) Sydney.

  • Frank Christopher Collection - Rabi 1945-46 and Ocean Island pre World War 2. Donated by Frank Christopher, Rabi Island.

  • Dalton Collection - Feb 1919 - Feb 1922. Copies supplied by Margaret Aspinall, Newcastle.

  • Edward Collection - July 1995. Clr. photos taken Rabi. Copies supplied by Jean Edwards, Gold Coast.

  • Tom Embleton Collection 1928-1942. Copies supplied by Tom Embleton, Melbourne.

  • Emirali Collection 1950's. B&W Negatives donated by Robert & Nancy Emirali, New Zealand.

  • Fredrick William Doutch Collection- Donated by Honor & Harry Maude - Known to be dated around 1914-1915.

  • Dr. Francis Graham Collection - 1911. Copies supplied by the late Dr. Graham, Melbourne.

  • King Collection - 1992-1995. Clr. photos taken on Rabi. Stacey King, Gold Coast.

  • Ian McLachlan Collection - April 1992, taken on Banaba. Copies supplied by Ian Mclachlan, Melbourne.

  • Thos. MacMahon Collection - Copies supplied by Gordon MacFarlane, Melbourne. Ocean Island and Nauru, undated but around 1910-25.

  • Honor & Harry Maude Collection 1934 - Donated by Honor Maude - Taken whilst on Ocean Island and used in various written articles by Harry Maude.

  • John Miller Collection- Ocean Island 1908-39 - Copies Supplied by Frank Miller, Bribie Island.

  • Paddy Orr Collection. - 1940. Mostly relating to Ocean Island Defence Force WW2. Copies supplied by P. Orr, Melbourne

  • Dr. Paul Prociv Collection. - 1974. Colour Slides supplied for copying Paul Prociv, Brisbane.

  • Joan Ramsay Collection - 1945. Donated by Joan Ramsay, New Zealand.

  • A.E. Stephen's Papers and Photograph Collection - Some Ocean Island undated. Held by Macquarie Library of New South Wales.

  • Joe White Collection - Ocean Island !931 - 1951. Supplied by Maureen White, Melbourne.

  • John Francis Williams Collection - Ocean Island 1900-1931. Supplied descendants of the Williams family, Bundaberg.

  • Michael Wilson Collection - Banaba June 1994. Copies supplied by M. Wilson, New Zealand.

  • Carolyn Wright Collection - Rabi Dec 1995. Clr. copies supplied by Carolyn Wright, Boonah.

FILM & VIDEO FOOTAGE

 

  • "Coming Home to Banaba" - BBC Open University Learning. Producer Jeremy Cooper. Made 1997, Went to air 1998 UK and Europe still being broadcast on BBC Open University channel.

  • "Paradise Lost" - Produced by Pink Noise Inc. Tokyo Japan for NHK Network Japan. 1997. Broadcast in Japan only.

  • "The Banabans" - Foreign Correspondent Segment, Nov, 1995. Copy supplied Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney.

  • "Exiles In Paradise" - Sixty Minutes Program 1993. Copy supplied Channel 9, Sydney.

  • "Nauru The Island Planet" - Jacques Cousteau 1991. Copy supplied Channel 9, Sydney.

  • "The Reckoning " - 4 Corner's Program, 30th. September, 1972. Copy supplied Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney. Footage only.

  • "The Price of Progress" - 4 Corner's Program , 17th. May, 1975. Copy supplied Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney. Footage only.

  • "Go Tell The Judge" - B.B.C. London. 1975. Copy supplied Channel 9, Sydney.

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