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Titlepage
Descriptive Summary
Administrative Information
Provenance
Access
Copyright Information
Preferred Citation
Biographical Notes
Scope and Content Note
Local Subject Headings
Description of Series

University of Sydney Library
Rare Books and Special Collections

Guide to the F.L.S. Bell Collection, 1933

© University of Sydney Library 2007


Descriptive Summary

Collection Number: RB009
Title: F.L.S. Bell Collection
Collection Dates: 1933
Creator: F.L.S. Bell
Languages Represented: English
Extent: 2 boxes
Repository: University of Sydney Library, Rare Books and Special Collections
Abstract: The F.L.S. Bell Collection comprises the anthropological notebooks of F.L.S. (Frank) Bell, compiled in the Tanga Islands (near New Ireland) in 1933

Administrative Information

Provenance

Donated from the estate of the late Gwendoline Mary Bell, September 1983

Access

The F.L.S. Bell Collection is available for research in the Rare Books and Special Collections reading room, Fisher Library.

Copyright Information

The status of copyright of materials described in this guide and other collections of papers in the custody of the University of Sydney Library is governed by copyright law in Australia. Special provisions, access conditions and restrictions apply governing the use of, photoduplication or publication of the items described. Readers should consult with Rare Books and Special Collections Library staff for further information concerning these conditions.

Preferred Citation

F.L.S. Bell Collection, Rare Books and Special Collections, University of Sydney Library.

Biographical Notes

F.L.S. (Frank) Bell was an anthropologist and a graduate of the University of Sydney (1932)

Scope and Content Note

The F.L.S. Bell Collection comprises expedition proposal notes, ethnographic and specimen diaries, a photographic diary and photographs, field notebooks, a botanical register, and a guide to zoological and botanical specimens. The material relates to an expedition by Bell to the Tanga Islands in 1933.

Local Subject Headings

Bell, Frank Lancelot Sutherland.

Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea -- Tanga Islands.

Description of Series

Description of Series

Box Contents
1 Ethnographic diary, Tanga Islands, 20 May 1933 - 1 November 1933
   Manuscript, 6 volumes
   Letters enclosed, dated 19 May 1933 - 7 July 1933
1 Rough notes, object and scope of the expedition, undated
   1 volume
1 Specimen diary, Tanga Islands, 1933
   Manuscript, 1 volume
1 Guide to zoological and botanical specimens, Tanga Islands, 1933
   Manuscript, 1 volume
1 Botanical register, Tanga Islands, 1933
   Manuscript, 1 volume
1 Photographic diary, Tanga Islands, 1933
   Manuscript, 1 volume
   Index to photographs in Box 2
2 Photographs, Tanga Islands, April - November 1933
   4 volumes
   402 prints
2 Field notebooks, Tanga Islands, 1933
   28 volumes
   Volumes numbered 0 - 27