Special Collections Department
George Handy Bates
1886 - 1893
Manuscript Collection Number: 125
Accessioned: Gift of Daniel Moore Bates, 1924.
Extent: 143 items
Content: Photographs, portraits, images.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 1992, by Anita Wellner.
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Contents List for the Papers
- Photographs Appendix: Contents List
Box - Plate - Description
Un-numbered portraits and unmounted images (13 items) 6A na Happy New Year [collage of images]. J. Davis, Photo. Samoa. On verso: Bates na Port of Apia on the harbo[r]. M. & W. Garrett, Wilmington, Del. On verso: M & W Garrett / 720 Market St / Wilmington na Fiti Akia [portrait]. On verso: From G.H. Bates. Wilmington, Del., Feb. 1/89 na Seuwanutafa [portrait] On verso: From G.H. Bates. Wilmington, Del., Feb. 1/89 na Malietoa [portrait] On verso: Return to Mr. Geo. H. Bates, Wilmington, Del., 1Feb 89 na Malietoa [portrait] On verso: From Geo. H. Bates, Wilmington, Del., Feb 1/89 na Shirley W. Baker [sp? portrait]. Hanna, 134 Queen Street, Auckland. On verso: Tonga, Oct 21/86 na [Otto von Bismarck, portrait] am Arbeitstisch in Friedrichsruhe 27.12.86. Originalaufnahme v. A. Bockmann, Lübeck, ges geschützt, 1886. na [portrait]. Loescher & Petsch, Hof-Photographen S.M.D. Kaisers, Berlin, Leipzigerstrasse132, Atelier parterre. na Charles S. Scott 18/6/89 [portrait]. Fritz Leyde & Co., Hofphotograph, Berlin N.W., Unter Den Linden 59. na John Bates Thurston [sp? portrait]. Taber, 8 Montgomery Street, Opposite the Palace and Grand Hotels, San Francisco. On verso: Geo. H. Bates, with Kindest regards from his colleague – “in factibus infidelium” – John Bates Thurston [sp?], July. 1887 na Nukualofa, Tonga. 183. Q.V. On verso: G.T. Chapman, Bookseller & Stationer, Auckland na Nukualofa, Tonga. 188. Q.V.. On verso: G.T. Chapman, Bookseller & Stationer, Auckland Numbered, mounted photographs (16 items) 6A 1 King’s Palace. Honolulu. v 2 H.H..M. Kalakaua [portrait]. 3 Queen of Hawaii [portrait]. v 4 King’s Palace. Honolulu.  Throne room, Palace. Honolulu. v 6 New Government building. Honolulu. 7 King Lunalilo [portrait] v 8 Royal Palms. Honolulu. 9 Ancient Hawaiian idol. v 10 Date Palm Avenue. Honolulu, Hospital grounds. 11 Banana tree. v 12 Residence of Hon. C.R. Bishop. Honolulu. 13 Statue of Kamehaweha I. Honolulu. V 14 Newman Avenue. Honolulu. 15 Hula Dancers V 16 Hula Dancing girls Numbered, mounted photographs (14 items) 6B 17 Bank of Bishop & Co.. Honolulu v 18 Honolulu from clock tower 19 Hawaiian Hotel – Honolulu v 20 Residence of John H. Paty - Honolulu 21 Residence of John H. Paty - family group v 22 View from North chamber window of the Paty’s residence 23 View from East chamber window of Mr. Paty’s home v 24 Grove cottage near Honolulu. Maruana Valley 25 Residence of Princess Ruth. Hawaii v 26 Coconut grove, Weikiki 27 Kailuaua Falls v 28 Kalewauwau. The house of the everlasting fire 29 Kilauea Crater in eruption v 30 Lava flow, 1871 Numbered, mounted photographs (73 items) 6C 31 Plate 31 with two images 31a 2612-Apia – Samoa – From the Sea 31b 2613-Apia – Samoa – From the Sea v 32 Plate 32 with two images 32a 2614-Apia – Samoa – From the Sea 32b 2615-Apia – Samoa – From the Sea 33 Plate 33 with two images 33a 2616-Apia – Samoa – From the Sea 33b 2617-Apia – Samoa – From the Sea (all Burton Bros., Dunedin. Copyright Series) v 34 Fiti, Maid of the Village at Apia Samoa 35 Plate 35 with four images 35a Portrait of two Samoan men 35b Portrait of Samoan woman 35c Portrait of Samoan woman, “Faapia” 35d Portrait of Samoan woman On verso: J.R. Bates, Wilmington, Del. 36 Plate 36 with three images [36a] 2646-Samoan house, Apia. Kawa making [36b] 2661 Samoan village, Pango- Pango. On verso: [36c] 2726 Banyan Tree, Mua, Tongatabu (all Burton Bros., Dunedin. Copyright Series) 37 Plate 37 with four images 37a Samoan hut and children 37b Samoan hut 37c Samoan huts 37d Copra Making v 38 House of King Malietoa 39 Interior of a Samoan Hut. Pago Pago v 40 Plate 40 with two images 40a Group, Honolulu 40b Capt Hamilton’s picnic to the officers of the U.S.S Mohican and the H.M.S Miranda. Samoa 6C 41 Plate 41 with three images 41a U.S flag raised over the Samoan flag … 1886 41b Street in Apia, Samoa 41c Street in Apia, Samoa v 42 Harbor of Pago Pago. U.S coal pile at the left 43 Harbor of Pago Pago v 44 Plate 44 with three images 44a Mauga, Head chief of the island of Tutuila, Samoa 44b Samoan maiden, with fine mat, their most valuable possession 44c Samoan hut 45 Plate 45 with three images 45a Samoan chief, Asi 45b Asi’s daughter. Faapeia 45c Samoan village v 46 Plate 46 with four images, “Samoan Views” 46a Cocoanut Trees 46b Cocoanut tree 46c Cocoanut Grove 46d Bridge near Apia 47 Plate 47 with five images 47a Two Samoan men: Maliepoa anohis, Tuapali or talking man 47b Samoan hut 47c Samoan Canoes 47d Samoan women Bathing 47e Samoan Canoes alongside the U.S.S Mohican v 48 Plate 48 with eight images, “Samoan Women” 48a Samoan woman 48b Samoan woman 48c Samoan woman 48d Samoan woman 48e Samoan woman 48f Samoan woman, Faatulia, wife of Seumanatafa 48g Samoan woman 48h Samoan woman 6C 47 Plate 47 with four images 47a 2619 Apia- Samoa (large portion of image cut out) (Burton Bros. Dunedin. Copyright Series) 47b Portrait of a Samoan woman 47c Portrait of a Samoan woman 47d Portrait of two Samoan men v 48 Plate 48 with nine images 48a Samoan woman 48b Samoan man, Malietoa 48c Samoan woman 48d Samoan woman 48e Samoan woman 48f Samoan woman 48g Samoan woman 48h Samoan woman 48i Samoan man 49 Ko Ene Afio, Ko Kigi Jioaji Tubou, King George of Tonga (print, Wilsons & Horton, Auckland) v 50 Plate 50 with two images 50a 2720 Tongan Woman, Nukualofa 50b 2724 Tongon girls (both Burton Bros., Dunedin. Copyright Series) 51 2709 At the Palace of Nukualofa, Tongatabu: Princess Salote Mafileo, Daughter of King George, Princess Anazien, Daughter of the King, Jiaogi Fatafehi, Governor of Hadaii v 52 Plate 52 with two images 52a 2681 Wesleyen Church- Neiafu, Vavau, Tonga 52b 2695 Neiafu, Vavua, Tonga 53 Plate 53 with two images 53a 2707 Nukualofa, Tongatabu 53b 2700 Nukualofa, Tongatabu, From Zion v 54 Plate 54 with two images 54a 2716 R.C Mission, Tonagatabu 54b 2704 Tubou College, Nukualofa, Tongatabu (all Burton Bros., Dunedin. Copyright Series) Numbered, mounted photographs (28 items) 6D 55 Plate 55 with two images 55a 2698 “Zion,” Nukualofa, Tonga 55b 2710 A German merchant’s, Funcalor, Tongatabu v 56 Plate 56 with two images 56a 2699 Nukualofa, Tongatabu, Form “Zion” 56b 2715 Near Nukualofa, Tongatabu (all Burton Bros., Dunedin. Copyright Series) 57 2721 A Tongan Belle v 58 Plate 58 with two images 58a 2713 Houses of Europeans, Tongatabu 58b 2701 Kualofa, Tongatabu (all Burton Bros., Dunedin. Copyright Series) 59 Tongan Dance v 60 Tongan view 61 U.S.S Mohican, Neiafu, Vavau, Tonga Islands v 62 U.S.S Mohican from the hill behind Neiafu, Vavau, Tonga Islands 63 The U.S.S Mohican in the Habor of Neiafu, Vavau, Tonga Islands v 66 Plate 66 with two images [66a] [Grave of Michael H. McAdams, 1868-1886] [66b] Views of the grave of a naval apprentice who fell from the Royal Yard of the Mohican and was killed in the harbor of Neiafu, Vavau, Tonga Islands 67 Pool, Fiji v 70 Tara Plantation, Fiji 71 Plate 71 with two images 71a Sunset view, Fiji 71b Human sacrifice stones, Fiji, commemorating the human bodies of which part were eaten by Ra Hudre Hudre Chief of Ruke Suke. Each stone repesents one. He had reached 872 when he died. His son tried to exceed the number and had reached 40. v 72 Levuka, Fiji 6D (cont’d) 73 Plate 73 with two images 73a Mormon Baptism, Tahiti 73b Sunset view, Tahiti v 74 Plate 74 with two images 74a Papeiti, Tahiti 74b View in Tahiti 75 Plate 75 with two images 75a House of the Justice Gillies, near Auckland, NZ 75b Park of the Justice Gillies, near Aucklnad, NZ v 76 Plate 76 with two images 76a Views in the Garden of the Justice Gillies, Auckland, NZ 76b Meryta Sinclairii (sp?), Mr. Justice Gillies Garden, Rockalnd … Auckland 77 Landscape view from the house of the Justice Gellies, Auckland NZ
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