Item 36, 36b-c - Letter from W. H. R. Rivers to J. G. Frazer

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Add. MS c/60/36, 36b-c


Letter from W. H. R. Rivers to J. G. Frazer


  • 14 June [1909] (Creation)

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St John's College, Cambridge - Thanks him for reading his proof [for 'Totemism in Polynesia and Melanesia'?]; sends some lists of kinship terms from Fiji and the Eastern Solomons; Samoa is an interesting place to study kinship systems. Accompanied by a numbered list of names for relatives in the language of people from Tikopia, Tonga, Ysabel in the Solomon Islands, and the Nandrau people of Viti Levu.

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      Year from postmark. Envelope readdressed from St Keyne's, Cambridge to 'C/o Mrs Douglas Wiliams, 3 Campden Hill Terrace, Kensington, London W.'

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