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VOL. XXVI. 1917.
New Plymouth, N.Z.: Printed for the Society by Thomas Avery, Devon Street. 1917. Reprinted with the permission of The Polynesian Society JOHNSON REPRINT CORPORATION Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10003 JOHNSON REPRINT COMPANY LTD. Berkeley Square House, London, W.1
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First reprinting, 1967, Johnson Reprint Corporation

Printed in the United States of America

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    No. 101.—March, 1917.
  • Annual Meeting and Report of the Council i
  • Balance Sheet iv
  • Members of the Society v
  • List of Exchanges x
  • Books, etc., received during 1916 xii
  • Iro-nui-ma-oata, etc. By Tamuera Te Rei 1
  • The Period of Iro-nui-ma-oata, etc. By S. Savage 10
  • The Ngati-Tuharetoa Occupation of Taupo. By Rev. H. Te Hata 19
  • Meeting of the British Association, England. By H. D. Skinner, B.A. 31
  • Polynesian Linguistics. By Sidney H. Ray, M.A., F.R.A.I. 34
    No. 102.—June, 1917.
  • Iro-nui-ma-oata, etc. By Tamuera Te Rei 45
  • The Period of Iro-nui-ma-oata, etc. By S. Savage 52
  • The Ngati-Tuharetoa Occupation of Taupo. By Rev. H. Te Hata 66
  • Mummification among the Maoris. By H. D. Skinner, B.A., D.C.M. 70
  • Mummification in New Zealand. By G. Elliot Smith, F.R.S. 71
  • Maori Mummies. By H. J. Fletcher 74
  • Traditions and Legends of Southland. By H. Beattie 75
  • Notes and Queries—Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes (Mythology) 87
  • Infant Demons 87
  • Period of Iro-nui (Whiro-nui), etc. 88
  • Proceedings 89
    No. 103.—September, 1917.
  • The Ngati-Tuharetoa Occupation of Taupo. By Rev. H. Te. Hata 91
  • Maori Mummies. By Edward Tregear 98
  • Polynesian Linguistics. By Sidney H. Ray, M.A., F.R.A.I. 99
  • Traditions and Legends of Southland. By H. Beattie 106
  • Some Place Names of Islands of the Society Group. By Elsdon Best 111
  • Notes on the Ngati-Kuia Tribe of the South Island, N.Z. By S. Percy Smith 116
  • Note on the Manaia in Maori Carvings. By S. Percy Smith 130
  • Reviews 132
  • Maori and other Polynesian Material in British Museums. By H. D. Skinner 134
  • The Legend of the Korotangi. By George Graham 138
  • Proceedings 141
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    No. 104.—December, 1917.
  • The Land of Tara. By Elsdon Best 143
  • Polynesian Linguistics. By Sidney H. Ray, M.A., F.R.A.I. 170
  • The Ngati-Tuharetoa Occupation of Taupo. By Rev. H. Te Hata 180
  • Mummification among the Maoris. By H. D. Skinner 188
  • Notes and Queries—Some Notes on Taumako Relationship Names 190
  • Société d'Etudes Oceaniennes 190
  • Ira, or Indra, the Eel God of India 191
  • Proceedings 192
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VOL. XXVI.—1917.
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY, For the Year Ending 31st December, 1916.

A Meeting was called for the 12th February, but as there was not a quorum present, it was decided that the present officers continue in their different positions, leaving it to any sufficient number of members to object to the proceedings.

The Annual Report and Accounts were read and ordered to be printed as usual, and a vote of thanks was carried to Mr. W. D. Webster for auditing the accounts, and to Mr. W. H. Skinner for preparing the Index to Vol. XXV. of our ‘Journal.’

The following members were elected:—

  • As Hon. Member—Chas. M. Woodford, Esq., C.M.G., The Grinstead, Partridge Green, Sussex, England.
  • As Hon. Member—Sydney H. Ray, Esq., transferred from Corresponding Member.
  • As Corresponding Member—H. D. Skinner, B.A., D.C.M., “M” Warehouse, Southampton, England.
  • As Ordinary Member—Francis James Green, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands.
  • As Ordinary Member—Te Anga, Hone Tukere, N.L. Court Office, Whanganui.
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COUNCIL, For the Year Ending 31st December, 1916

This, the Twenty-fourth Annual Report to the Members of the Society, will be brief, for there is little to record during the past twelve months.

For the past two years we have had to reduce the size of our quarterly Journal owing to the falling off in our membership principally, owing to the war raging on the other side of the world. But with the return of peace we hope to keep up to our usual number of sixty-four pages. Matter accumulates faster than we can print it, and naturally the non-appearance of their papers is a disappointment to the authors who so generously supply us with the results of their researches. Among the papers we hope to see in progress during the ensuing year are the series of Rarotonga documents secured in that island many years ago, and the translation of which is in a forward state. Side by side with these are other papers by Mr. S. Savage from the same locality, a start in which has been made. It is possible these two series will to a certain extent overlap, but that is perhaps not a disadvantage inasmuch as being derived from different sources, both authentic, they will serve to corroborate one another, while detail lacking in the one may be supplied by the other.

The valuable matter collected by Mr. H. Beattie from the extreme south of New Zealand, will be continued to the end; and it is hoped that Mr. Elsdon - ii Best's collection dealing with the history of Port Nicholson and the southern part of the North Island may be commenced. It seems almost hopeless to anticipate that any one sufficiently acquainted with the language in which the Marquesan Legends we possess are expressed will be found equal to a translation of them. As before remarked, these are probably the only existing documents dealing with the history and migrations of that fast disappearing people. On the side of Philology we shall continue Mr. Sydney H. Ray's studies of the Polynesian elements in the languages spoken in the islands lying along the eastern verge of the Melanesian Islands of the Solomon and New Hebridies Group, and look forward to the result as tending to throw great light on the question that is now exercising Ethnologists, as to whether the ancestors of these people formed part of the original migrations into the Pacific, or whether they form a ‘back-wash’ from the East.

A work by our Hon. Member, W. Churchill, has lately dealt with this question in his last Philological work entitled ‘Sissano; Movements of Migrations within and through Melanesia,’ and he concurs with us in thinking that they are some of the belated offshoots of the original migrations. His arguments flow not only from the language point of view, but from the consideration of some well-known customs of the people.

The year has been marked also by the issue of another work, by our member Dr. Roland B. Dixon, who, in ‘Oceanic Mythology,’ has for the first time brought into one purview practically the whole of the known Myths of the Oceanic races, including the Indonesians. This is the first attempt at anything of the kind, and great credit is due to Dr. Dixon for his industry in compiling such a work. We must look on it as a first step in the comparison of the whole life and thought of the Oceanic peoples, which, when followed along other lines, as it must be, will tend to the solution of the origins of the people. Dr. Dixon has made much use of our publications in the production of his work.

Another work which has appeared during the year should be of interest to all Polynesian scholars, viz., the originals of “Fornander's Collection of Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-lore,” on which Fornander based his great work, “The Polynesian Race.” The originals are translated by Mr. T. G. Thrum, and the work is published by the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Honolulu. Part I. has appeared, to be followed by others. This series of traditions is valuable on account of their representing the ‘literature’ of the most northern branch of the Polynesian people, and they represent for the Hawaiian branch, what Grey's “Polynesian Mythology,” White's “Ancient History of the Maori,” Shand's “Morioris” and our own volumes of “Memoirs” do for the Southern branches. All honour to the most excellent Honolulu Museum for publishing this valuable contribution to Polynesian “Literature.”

During the year under review we have lost, through death, the following members: Mr. M. H. Gray, of Kent, England; Mr. R. Coupland Harding, of Wellington, for some years the printer of our ‘Journal’; and Bishop W. L. Williams, our President in 1895-6. Besides the above, and since the close of the year, we have lost the Hon. Dr. McNab and Mr. W. H. S. Roberts. At the close of the year the roll of Members was as follows:—

Patrons 3
Honorary Members 11
Corresponding Members 11
Contributing Members 160
Total 185
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Notwithstanding a few resignations and the deaths noted above, the new members elected make the roll 13 members in excess of last year. The Council will, however, have to apply the pruning knife to some of the above members for being in arrear with their subscriptions.

It will be observed from the Treasurer's statement that we end the year with a credit of £28 9s. 0d., the liabilities are nil, for the cost of producing the December ‘Journal’ is a charge on the year 1917.

Maori Dictionary.—We learn from Archdeacon Williams that the present position of the New Maori Dictionary is as follows:—“That 128 pp. are printed off, 64 additional pages ready for printing, and probably completed ere this reaches you, which brings us to ‘Mahuranga,’ while it has been set as far as ‘Tu,’ and nearly all of that has received a second correction; that is, nearly eleven-twelfths are actually in type, and the Government Printing Office is pushing it on most energetically.”

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VOL. XXVI.—1917.
As at 1st January, 1917.

The sign * before a name indicates an original member or founder.

As this list will be published annually, the Secretaries would be obliged if members will supply any omission, or notify change of address

  • The Right Hon. Baron Plunket, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., ex-Governor of New Zealand, Old Connaught, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland.
  • The Right Hon. Baron Islington, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., ex-Governor of New Zealand, Government Offices, Downing Street, London
  • His Excellency The Right Hon. The Earl of Liverpool, M.V., G.C.M.G., Governor of New Zealand
  • Liliuokalani, ex-Queen of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaiian Isles
  • Rev. R. H. Codrington, D.D., Chichester, England
  • Rev. Prof. A. H. Sayce, M.A., Queen's College, Oxford, England
  • Right Hon. Sir J. G. Ward, Bart., K.C.M.G., P.C., LL.D., M.P., Wellington
  • H. G. Seth-Smith, M.A., Chief Judge N.L. Court of Appeal, Auckland
  • Prof. Sir W. Baldwin Spencer, M.A., C.M.G., F.R.S., The University, Melbourne
  • * Edward Tregear, I.S.O., Wellington
  • Dr. A. C. Haddon, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., 3, Cranmer Road, Cambridge, England
  • Churchill, W., B.A., F.R.A.I., Yale Club, 30, West Forty-fourth Street New York
  • Sir J. G. Fraser, D.C.L., LL.D., Litt.D., Brick Court, Middle Temple, London, E.C.
  • Elsdon Best, Dominion Museum, Wellington
  • Chas. M. Woodford C.M.G., The Grinstead, Partridge Green, Sussex, England
  • S. H. Ray, M.A., F.R.A.I., 218, Balfour Road, Ilford, Surrey, England
  • Rev. T. G. Hammond, Hawera, Taranaki
  • Te One Rene Rawiri Te Mamaru, Moeraki, Otago
  • Takaanui Tarakawa, Rotorua
  • Major J. T. Large. Rarotonga
  • Hare Hongi, 3, Stirling Street, Wellington
  • Tati Salmon, Papeete, Tahiti
  • Tunui-a-rangi, Major H. P., Pirinoa, Martinborough
  • Whatahoro, H. T. Putiki, Whanganui
  • Christian, F. W., ‘Montosa,’ Hobson Street, New Plymouth
  • The Rev. C. E. Fox, San Christobal; viâ Ugi, Solomon Islands
  • Skinner, H. D., B.A., D.C.M., c/o Mrs. Bracken, 94, Bishops Mansions, Fulham, London, S.W.
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  • 1894 Aldred, W. A., Bank of New Zealand, Wellington
  • 1899 Atkinson, W. E. Whanganui
  • 1911 Antze, Dr. Gustav, Lampestrasse, 7, 1, Leipzig, Germany
  • 1916 Avery, Thos., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Birch, W. J. Thoresby, Marton
  • 1892 *Barron, A., Macdonald Terrace, Wellington
  • 1893 Batley, R. T., Moawhango
  • 1894 Bamford, E., Arney Road, Auckland
  • 1896 British and Foreign Bible Society, 146, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.
  • 1898 Buchanan, Sir W. C., Carterton
  • 1902 Boston City Library, Boston Mass, U.S.A.
  • 1907 Buick, T. Lindsay, F.R.Hist.S., Press Association, Wellington
  • 1907 Brown, Prof. J. McMillan, M.A., L.L.D., Holmbank, Fendelton, Christchurch
  • 1909 Bullard, G. H., Chief Surveyor, New Plymouth
  • 1910 Burnet, J. H., Virginian Homestead, St. John's Hill, Whanganui
  • 1910 Burgess, C. H., New Plymouth
  • 1911 Bird, W. W., Inspector of Native Schools, Napier
  • 1913 Buddle, R., c/o Bank of New Zealand, 1, Queen Victoria St., London, E.C.
  • 1914 Brooking, W. F., Powderham Street, New Plymouth
  • 1914 Beattie, Herries, P.O. Box 40, Gore
  • 1916 Bottrell, C. G., High School, New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Chapman, The Hon. F. R., Wellington
  • 1892 Chambers, W. K., Fujiya, Mount Smart, Onehunga
  • 1893 Carter, H. C., 475, West 143rd Street, N.Y.
  • 1894 Chapman, M., Wellington
  • 1896 Cooper, The Hon. Theo., Wellington
  • 1900 Coates, J., National Bank of N.Z., Wellington
  • 1900 Cooke, J. P., c/o Alexander and Baldwin, Honolulu
  • 1903 Chatterton, Rev. F. W., Te Rau, Gisborne
  • 1903 Cole, Ven. Archdeacon R. H., D.C.L., Parnell, Auckland
  • 1908 Coughlan, W. N., Omaio, Opotiki
  • 1908 Carnegie Public Library, Dunedin
  • 1908 Carnegie Public Library. New Plymouth
  • 1910 Cock, R., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Denniston, The Hon. Sir J. E., Christchurch
  • 1902 Dulau & Co., 38, Soho Square, London
  • 1902 Drummond, Jas., “Lyttelton Times” Office, Christchurch
  • 1903 Dixon, Roland B., Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.
  • 1910 Downes, T. W., Herald Buildings, The Avenue, Whanganui
  • 1911 Drew, C. H., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Emerson, J. S., 802, Spencer Street, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1904 Ewen, C. A., Commercial Union Insurance Co., Wellington
  • 1892 *Fraser, D., Bulls, Rangitikei, Wellington
  • 1896 Fletcher, Rev. H. J., Taupo
  • 1900 Forbes, E. J., 5, Hamilton Street, Sydney, N.S.W.
  • 1901 Firth, John F., Survey Office, Nelson
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  • 1902 Fraser, M., New Plymouth
  • 1902 Fisher, T. W., 70, Brougham Street, Wellington
  • 1903 Fowlds, Hon. G., Auckland
  • 1906 Field Museum of Natural History, The, Chicago, U.S.A.
  • 1912 Fisher, Mrs. Lillian S., 560, Hancock Street. Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
  • 1912 Fisher, F. Owen, c/o Credit Lyonaise, Biarritz, B.P., France
  • 1913 Fildes, H., Chief Post Office, Wellington
  • 1892 *Gudgeon, Lieut.-Col. W E., C.M.G., 39, King's Parade, Devonport, Auckland
  • 1902 Gill, W. H. Marunouchi, Tokio, Japan
  • 1902 Graham, Geo., c/o Commercial Union, P.O. Box 166, Auckland
  • 1910 Goding, Fred W., U.S. Consul General, Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • 1913 Gray, A., Technical College, New Plymouth
  • 1917 Green, Frances James, Honolulu
  • 1898 Hastie, Miss J. A., 11, Ashburn Place, Cromwell Road, London
  • 1906 Hiersemann, Karl W., Könistrasse 3 Leipsig, Germany
  • 1908 Hallen, Dr. A. H., Clevedon, Auckland
  • 1909 Holdsworth, John. Swarthmoor, Havelock, Hawkes Bay
  • 1910 Hawkes Bay Philosophical Society, c/o Wilson, Craig & Co., Napier
  • 1910 Hocken, Mrs. T. M., c/o Smith & Quick, Water Street, Dunedin
  • 1910 Home, Dr. George, New Plymouth
  • 1911 Heimbrod, G., F.R.A.I., Lautoka, Fiji
  • 1911 Henniger, Julius, Motuihi Island, Auckland
  • 1914 Harrassowitz, O., Leipzig
  • 1915 Hornblow, John K., Foxton
  • 1915 Haines, Dr. H., The Northern Club, Auckland
  • 1907 Institute, The Auckland, Museum, Auckland
  • 1907 Institute, The Otago, Dunedin
  • 1892 Johnson, H. Dunbar, Judge N.L.C., 151, Newton Road, Auckland
  • 1909 Jack, J. B., P.O. Box 101, Whanganui
  • 1900 Kerr, W., S.M., Masterton
  • 1902 Kelly, Thomas, New Plymouth
  • 1910 King, Newton, Brooklands, New Plymouth
  • 1894 Lambert, H. A., Belmont, Tayforth, Whanganui
  • 1910 Leverd, A., Sec. Mil. Hosp., Noumea, New Caledonia
  • 1911 Lysnar, W. D., Gisborne
  • 1913 List, T. C., New Plymouth
  • 1913 Lysons, E. W. M., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Major, C. E., 22, Empire Buildings, Auckland
  • 1893 March, H. Colley, M.D., F.S.A., Portesham, Dorchester, England
  • 1897 Marshall, J. W., Tututotara, Marton
  • 1897 Marshall, H. H., Motu-kowhai, Marton
  • 1907 Minister of Internal Affairs, The Hon., Wellington
  • 1912 Marsden, J. W., Isel, Stoke, Nelson
  • 1915 Mahony, B. G., c/o C. Mahoney, Esq., Ruatoki, Taneatua
  • 1916 Mitchell, Library, The, Sydney
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  • 1895 Ngata, A. T., M.A., M.P., Parliamentary Buildings, Wellington
  • 1900 Newman, W. L., New Plymouth
  • 1902 New York Public Library, Astor Library Buildings, New York
  • 1906 Newman, Dr. A. K., Hobson Street, Wellington
  • 1894 Partington, J. Edge, F.R.G.S., Wyngates, Burke's Road, Beaconsfield, England.
  • 1907 Public Library, Auckland
  • 1907 Public Library, Wellington
  • 1907 Public Library, c/o G. Robertson & Co., Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1907 Public Library, Sydney, N.S.W.
  • 1907 Philosophical Institute, The, Christchurch
  • 1907 Postmaster General, The Hon., The, Wellington
  • 1913 Potts, Norman, Opotiki
  • 1914 Parliamentary Library (the Commonwealth) Melbourne
  • 1892 *Roy, R. B., Taita, Wellington
  • 1903 Roy, J. B., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Smith, W. W., F.E.S., Pukekura Park, New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Smith, F. S., Blenheim
  • 1892 *Smith, M. C., Survey Department, Wellington
  • 1892 *Smith, S. Percy, F.R.G.S., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Stout, Hon. Sir R., K.C.M.G., Chief Justice, Wellington
  • 1892 *Skinner, W. H., Chief Surveyor, Christchurch
  • 1893 Saxton, Henry Waring, F.L.S., New Plymouth
  • 1896 Smith, Hon. W. O., Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1904 Smith, H. Guthrie, Tutira, viâ Napier
  • 1904 Samuel, The Hon. Oliver, M.L.C., New Plymouth
  • 1905 Schultz, Dr. Erich von, late Imperial Chief Justice, Motuihi Island, Auckland
  • 1907 Secretary of Education, Wellington
  • 1910 Savage, S., Rarotonga Island
  • 1910 Steinen, Prof. Dr. Karl von den, 1 Freidrechstrasse, Steglitz, Berlin, Germany
  • 1914 Spence, J. R., Blenheim
  • 1915 Smith, Alex., c/o W. W. Smith, New Plymouth
  • 1916 Shalfoon, G., Opotiki
  • 1892 *Testa, F. J., Honolulu
  • 1893 Turnbull, A. H., F.R.G.S., Bowen Street, Wellington
  • 1913 Tribe, F. C., Vogeltown, New Plymouth
  • 1915 Thomson, Dr. Allan, M.A., D.Sc., F.G.S., A.O.S.M., Museum, Wellington
  • 1916 Taylor, E. Grant, Chatham Islands
  • 1916 Te Anga, Hone Tukere, N.L. Court Office, Whanganui
  • 1892 *Wright, A. B., Public Works Department, Blenheim
  • 1892 Williams, Archdeacon H. W., Gisborne
  • 1894 Wilson, A., Hangatiki, Auckland
  • 1896 Williams, F. W., Napier
  • 1896 Wilcox, Hon. G. A., Kauai, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1898 Whitney, James L., Public Library, Dartmouth, Boston, U.S.A.
  • 1902 Webster, W. D., New Plymouth
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  • 1903 Walker, Ernest A., M.D., New Plymouth
  • 1910 Wilson, Sir J. G., Bulls
  • 1911 Wilson, T. H., Judge N.L. Court, Disraeli Street, Mount Eden, Auckland
  • 1912 Westervelt, Rev. W. D., Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • 1914 Waller, Captain W., Moturoa, New Plymouth
  • 1915 Williams, H. B., Turihaua, Gisborne
  • 1916 Wilson, Thos., Captain, New Plymouth
  • 1916 Welsh, R. D., Hawera
  • 1916 White, Percy J. H., New Plymouth
  • 1892 *Young, J. L., c/o Henderson and Macfarlane, Auckland
    PRESIDENTS—Past and Present
  • 1892–1894—H. G. Seth-Smith, M.A.
  • 1895–1896—Right Rev. W. L. Williams, M.A., D.D.
  • 1897–1898—The Rev. W. T. Habens, B A.
  • 1901–1903—E. Tregear, I.S.O., etc.
  • 1904–1917—S. Percy Smith, F.R.G.S.
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THE following is the List of Societies, etc., etc., to which the Journal is sent, and from most of which we receive exchanges:—

  • Anthropologische, Ethnographishe, etc., Gesellschraft, Vienna, Austria
  • Anthropologie, Société d', 15 Rue Ecole de Medicin, Paris
  • Anthropologia, Societa, Museo Nazionale di Anthropologia, Via Gino, Capponi, Florence, Italy
  • Anthropologie, Ecole d', 15 Rue Ecole de Medicin, Paris
  • Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 5 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
  • American Oriental Society, 245, Bishop Street, Newhaven Conn., U.S.A.
  • American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
  • Anthropology, Department of, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
  • Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1, Park Street, Calcutta
  • Bataviaasch Genootschap, Batavia, Java
  • Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington
  • Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Honolulu, H.I.
  • Canadian Institute, Ottawa, Canada
  • Ethnological Survey, Manila, Philippine Islands
  • Fijian Society, The, Suva, Fiji Islands
  • General Assembly Library, Wellington
  • Géographie, Société de, de Paris, Boulevard St. Germain. 184, Paris
  • Geographical Society, The American, Broadway, at 156th Street, New York
  • High Commissioner of New Zealand, 13 Victoria Street, Westminster, London.
  • Historical Society, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
  • Institute, The New Zealand, Wellington
  • Indian Research Society, The, 32 Creek Row, Calcutta
  • Japan Society, 20 Hanover Square, London, W.
  • Kongl, Vitterhets Historie, och Antiqvitets, Akademen, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Koninklijk Instituut, 14 Van Galenstratt. The Hague, Holland
  • Na Mata, Editor, Suva, Fiji
  • National Museum Library, Washington, U.S.A.
  • Peabody Museum of Archæology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.
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  • Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Queensland
  • Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London, S.W.
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Brisbane
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, c/o Collingridge, Waronga, N.S.W.
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, 70, Queen Street, Melbourne
  • Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Adelaide
  • Royal Society, Burlington House, London
  • Royal Society of New South Wales, 5, Elizabeth Street, Sydney
  • Royal Colonial Institute, Northumberland Avenue, London
  • Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain, The, 50, Great Russell Street, London, W.C.
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington
  • Société Neuchateloise de Geographie, Neuchatel, Switzerland
  • Société d'Etudes Oceaneane, Tahiti Island
  • University of California, Library Exchange Department, Berkeley, California
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From America—

  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of California
  • The American Philosophical Society
  • The American Geographical Society
  • The American Oriental Society
  • The American Folk-lore Society
  • The Smithsonian Institution
  • The Smithsonian Institution National Museum
  • The Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology

From Canada—

  • Department of Mines, Anthropological Series

From England—

  • The Royal Colonial Institute
  • The Royal Geographical Society
  • The Royal Anthropological Institute

From Fiji—

  • Editor of Na Mata
  • The Fijian Society

From France—

  • Editors, Revue Anthropologiques
  • Société d'Anthropologie de Paris

From Switzerland—

  • Société Neuchateloise de Geographie

From The Philippine Islands—

  • Journal of Science

From Italy—

  • Societa Italiana D'Anthropologia

From Holland—

  • The Koninklijk Instituut

From Sweden—

  • K. Vitterhets, Historie, Antikvitets Akademien

From Batavia, Java—

  • Bataviaasch Genootschap

From New South Wales—Royal Society

From Queensland—

  • The Queensland Museum
  • Royal Geographical Society

From South Australia—

  • Royal Geographical Society
  • Victoria Public Museum and National Gallery

From Hawaiian Islands—

  • The Bernice Pauahi Bishops Museum
  • Prof. W. A. Bryan

New Zealand—

  • The New Zealand Institute
  • T. W. Downes
  • F. W. Christian

From Solomon Islands—The Rev. T. C. O. Fox