George Handy Bates Samoan papers


Creator: Bates, George Handy, 1845-1916
Date(s): 1869-1916
Bulk Dates: 1880-1899
Call Number: MSS 0125
Language: Materials in English and German.
Abstract: The George Handy Bates Samoan papers are made up of correspondence, documents, memoranda, clippings, photographs, and other material relating to George Handy Bates's tenure as a special investigator into Samoan affairs beginning in 1886, and as a commissioner to the 1889 Berlin Conference on Samoan Affairs.
Physical Description:
  • 3 linear feet (9 boxes)
  • 1 oversize removal
Source: Gift of Daniel Moore Bates, 1942.
Processing: Processed by William D. Lewis, 1942; updated by Anita Wellner, 1992. Encoded by Anita Wellner, 1992; additional encoding by Caitlin Farthing and Jaime Margalotti, March 2014. Further encoding by Tiffany Saulter, November 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Alternative Format: Digital copies of the photographs in Series III. are available through the University of Delaware Library's Digital Collections website at ARTstor Commons.

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