Order with this ReferenceMS 12156
Ref NoMS 12156
Title'Vocabularies of languages of Otaheite, New Zealand, Savu, Prince's Island, Samarang, Sulu, Madagascar, the Mandingos, the Eskimos, Malabar, and Peru'
Date(s) of Creationc 1770-1780
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 collected by Sir Joseph Banks during Captain James Cook's first expedition and from other sources. Some vocabularies in this volume appear to be copies of those compiled by Banks in another manuscript also held at SOAS [MS 12153].
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
Existence & Location of CopiesDigital copy available via SOAS Digital Library [Reference: LOAA000109:00001].
Digital Copy URLhttp://digital.soas.ac.uk/LOAA000109/00001/citation
Related MaterialSOAS Library also holds other manuscripts compiled by Banks: 'Vocabularies of the languages of Tahiti, Prince's Island, Sulu, Samarang, New Holland, New Zealand, and Savu' [MS 12153] 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
7729889Eastern Africa
6255149North America
6255150South America
6255151Oceania
7729896South Eastern Asia
7729885Western Africa
1062947Madagascar
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