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‘Guardians and Wards’ : (A study of the origins, causes, and the first two years of the Mau in Western Samoa.)

II Printed

II Printed

(a) Official
1 Claims Arbitration - Case Presented on Behalf of His Majesty's Government. A copy in Apia Public Library. (This document is page 121 extremely helpful in studying the events of 1898, 1899).
2 British Military Occupation of Samoa, 1915-1924. A Collection of official documents - reprinted mainly by the ‘Samoa Times’. Apia Public Library.
3 British Colonial Policy in Relation to New Zealand 1871–1902. Documents from Colonial Office Papers in the Public Record Office. Transcribed and edited by D. K. Fieldhouse, Dept. of History, Canterbury University, Volume II.
4 Journal of the New Zealand House of Representatives, 1923.
5 New Zealand Statutes, 1921, 1923.
6 New Zealand Parliamentary Debates, Vols. 200 and 201.
7 Papers relating to the South Sea Islands. Presented to Both Houses of the General Assembly, by Command of His Excellency, Wellington, 1874.
8 Report of the Royal Commission, 1927. (This is the most important collection of printed material on the first two years of the Mau, 1926-27. Apart from the Report itself, it contains the evidence brought before the Commission and a large collection of documents).
9 Western Samoa: Reprint of Ordinances and Regulations 1920-1959. Apia Public Library.
(b) Newspapers
1 ‘Samoa Herald’, 1931-1935.
2 ‘Samoa Guardian’, 1929-1934.
3 ‘Samoa Times’, 1915-1930.
4 ‘Samoanische Zeitung’, 1901-1914.
5 ‘Western Samoa Gazette’, N1-94, 1920-1936.
6 ‘Western Samoa Mail’, 1936-1941.

[All the above newspapers are to be found in the Apia Public Library. Valuable clippings of articles written on Samoa by Fijian, Australian, and New Zealand newspapers can be found in the official files mentioned in Section I.]