Order with this ReferenceMS 12153
Ref NoMS 12153
Title'Vocabularies of the languages of Tahiti, Prince's Island, Sulu, Samarang, New Holland, New Zealand, and Savu'
Date(s) of Creationc 1780
Level of DescriptionCollection
Extent1 volume
Name of CreatorBanks; Sir; Joseph (1743-1820); Baronet; naturalist
Held at:SOAS University of London
Custodial HistoryFormerly part of the library of the Orientalist and linguist William Marsden (1754-1836), a portion of which he presented to King's College London in 1835.
Source of AcquisitionA selection of William Marsden's manuscript collection was transferred from King's College London to SOAS shortly after the School's foundation in 1916.
DescriptionVocabularies of the languages of Tahiti, Prince's Island, Sulu, Samarang, New Holland, New Zealand, and Savu compiled by Sir Joseph Banks.

47 folios and slips. 34.7 x 24.7cm.
Access StatusTemporarily Closed
Conditions Governing ReproductionFor permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance
Language(s) of MaterialEnglish
Multiple languages
Digital Copy URLhttp://digital.soas.ac.uk/LOAA000108/00001/citation
Related MaterialSOAS Library also holds other manuscripts compiled by Banks: 'Vocabularies of languages of Otaheite, New Zealand, Savu, Prince's Island, Samarang, Sulu, Madagascar, the Mandingos, the Eskimos, Malabar, and Peru' [MS 12156] and 'Observations de Itaheite, etc' [MS 12892]
Access Points - Person, Corporate & Family Names
Name CodePerson, Corporate or Family NameType of Entity
GB/NNAF/P147355Banks; Sir; Joseph (1743-1820); Baronet; naturalistPerson
Access Points - Places
Place CodePlace Name
6255151Oceania
7729896South Eastern Asia
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