Hawai'i Pacific Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains primary source materials related to Hawai'i and the Pacific including: news clippings, documents, maps, posters, Hawaiian language dictionaries, a photograph of Waikiki from the 1890s and Hawaiiana. It also includes the 2nd edition (1785) atlas to Captain Cook's Voyages that illustrate his third voyage and the scene of his death.
- Creation: 1785 - 1951
Language of Materials
Hawaiian and English
Conditions Governing Access
The Archivist reserves the right to restrict use of materials which are exceptionally fragile. Duplicates such as photocopies, typescripts, or digital surrogates may be supplied in place of original materials.
The ’Iolani School Archives contains materials, information, videos, images, etc., that may be considered sensitive or offensive according to today's standards. These items are indicative of societal attitudes at particular points in time. Such materials are retained and preserved in an effort to adequately represent the historical record.
Biographical / Historical
Provenance information varies greatly. The material was donated by various alumni and faculty. For some items, no provenance information is known. Accruals are not expected as like material falls outside the scope of our collection policy.
2.06 Linear Feet (1- half document box; 1- document box; 1- oversize flat box) : 8 items in 3 boxes.
48.2 Linear Feet : Location: Tsuzuki Group Library (Upper Library)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by faculty and alumni.
- Hawai'i Pacific Collection
- A guide to the collection in the 'Iolani School Archives.
- Under Revision
- Valancy Rasmussen
- June 2017
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Edition statement
- Revised July 2020
- 2019: Original inventory and description completed using Microsoft Excel. Manually transcribed into 'Iolani School's instance of ArchivesSpace in 2019.
- 2020: Revision by Librarian Carrie Miwa, and Archivist Georgina Tom.