Fiji and Solomon Islands, 1915-1916

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Creator

Mann, William M., 1886-1960

Alternate Title

Mann's trip to Fiji and Solomon Islands, 1915-1916

Abstract

The collection of black and white photographs were taken by William Mann, when on an entomological collecting trip in Fiji and Solomon Islands as a Sheldon Traveling Scholar. The images are of native people of the islands (portraits and during activities); structures of their villages; and vegetation. There are a few images of land shells and arrow points. Most images include detailed captions written on the back in pencil.

Date Range

1915-1916

Start Date

1915

End Date

1916

Access Information

Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu.

Topic

  • Entomology
  • Ethnology

Place

  • San Cristobal
  • Malaita
  • Solomon Islands

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007293

Collection name

William M. Mann and Lucile Quarry Mann field books, 1914-1940

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 20