This volume contains 8 patrol reports, with patrols conducted throughout the Pangia sub-district in the Southern Highlands. Topics that were covered on these patrols revolved around tax collection, general elections, […]
These blog posts were written by students during Summer 2018 as part of the requirement for their CAT 124 Practicum course. Each week students were given a prompt and asked to reflect on the questions in 300-500 words.
Aboutness Statement (due Sun, July 22) – Reflect on how you analyzed your sources and construct aboutness statements. What was easy about the process? What was difficult? What are the possible implications from the way you described the Patrol Reports? How might technology change then use of the reports over time, e.g. microfilm vs. online access?
Key notes on patrol reports with timeline 1944 6/27-7/7 objects: Revise census Compile census Inspect GAILE village Gardens. Norm routine matters 6/30: high death rate in 1943-1944, 48 deaths, 9 […]
“The volume centers around village, plantation, and native labor inspections; tax collection; and census taking and updating. Officers held Court for Native Matters, recruited new A.C.s, and distributed prizes for […]
Revised ‘aboutness’ statement: This volume focused on inspections; villages, roads, fences, and general infrastructure. Patrol Officers took regular census of men, women, children, and infants; while cataloging marriage, death, general […]
West New Britain is an area located in the country of Papua New Guinea. During the 1900’s the island was under the administration of Australia until its independence in 1975. […]
While analyzing my volume of patrol reports to construct an aboutness statement for the overall volume, I tried to concentrate as much as possible on the patrol report itself, rather […]
The patrol report volume no.12 from 1961 to 1962 on the region of West New Britain of Papua New Guinea is composed of 8 different reports. Six different patrol officers […]
This volume is about general maintenance of established westernization of the villages located just outside of the city of Port Moresby but within the geographical area of Port Moresby. Maintenance […]
Aboutness statement of volume: The patrol reports from this volume discussed census information and revision, routine administration and medical inspections in the villages visited, and enforcement of hygiene practices, as […]
Aboutness statement: This patrol volume focuses on economic development such as roads (Tealands road), bridges, schools, cattle and poultry projects, farming, and gardening with test plots of various crops. Kiaps in […]