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TitleMajor Daniels diary
Ref NoSELIGMAN/3/1/1
Box Fetch No6
Extent1 file
DescriptionTypewritten extracts from Major Cook-Daniels diary of the expedition by Charles Seligman and others to New Guinea.
Includes village and the houses of the Roro speaking people of Waima, the political and social organisation of the community, the buying and selling of magical dances, description of a feast and attempting to photograph it, a description of house building, a description of a tribe under missionary influence, marriage taboos, description of a spear throwing contest, description of mourning, description of communal mullet fishing, description of decorations used by the New Guinea people and character of New Guinea people.
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