TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents of the Papers

Arrangement of the Papers

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

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Volume 2 ~

Volume 3 ~

Volume 4 ~

Volume 5 ~

Volume 6 ~

Volume 7 ~

Volume 8 ~

Volume 9 ~

Volume 10 ~

Volume 11 ~

Volume 12 ~

Volume 13 ~

Volume 14 ~

Volume 15 ~

Forbes Research Notes

A Finding Aid for the Forbes' Research Notes



Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives
Creator: David Forbes
Title: Forbes' Research Notes
Dates: 1820 - 1900
Extent: 2 ft
Abstract: FORBES NOTES, 1820-1900 Subject arrangement of excerpts from the manuscripts, collections, compiled by David Forbes for the restoration of the three old Mission Houses, 1967-1970. Bound in 15 spiral binders.
Collection ID: MS-015
Location: Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives, Vault

Biographical Note

David Forbes is regarded as an expert on the bibliography of Hawaii. Forbes' numerous publications include his Hawaiian National Bibliography, 1780 – 1900 , Treasures of Hawaiian History, and Encounters with Paradise: Views of Hawaii and its People 1778-1941.

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Scope and Contents of the Papers

Subject arrangement of excerpts from the manuscripts, collections, compiled by David Forbes for the restoration of the three old Mission Houses, 1967-1970. Bound in 15 spiral binders.

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Arrangement of the Papers

Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4
Volume 5
Volume 6
Volume 7
Volume 8
Volume 9
Volume 10
Volume 11
Volume 12
Volume 13
Volume 14
Volume 15

The Forbes' Research Notes are compiled into 15 volumes.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access:

The Forbes' Research Notes are open for research. All requests for permission to republish or quote from the manuscript collections must be submitted in writing to the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives.

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Related Material

Researchers desiring materials about related persons, subjects or document types should search the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives catalog using the index terms shown below.

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Index Terms

Personal Names

Chamberlain, Levi
Forbes, David W.

Subjects

Building -- History.
Historic buildings -- Maintenance and repair.
Mission Houses Museum (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Kawaiahao Church (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Document Types

annual reports
journal (account)
notes
personal correspondence

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Section title, Volume number, Page numbers, Forbes Research Notes, Collections of the Hawaiian Children's Society, Mission Houses Museum.

Acquisition Information

The Forbes Notes were created as part of an effort to restore three of the old mission houses, which are located on the grounds of this institution.

Processing Information:

Librarians, L. Goodell and E. Larsen processed this information.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Volume 1 ~
Bathing House (pg. 1 - 3)
Building Materials (pg. 4 - 66)
Chamberlain House (pg. 67 - 221)
Volume 2 ~
Chamberlain House - Furniture (pg. 222 - 257)
Chamberlain House - Grounds (pg. 258 - 280)
Chamberlain House - Occupants (pg. 281 - 385)
Chamberlain House - Outbuildings (pg. 386 - 387)
Chamberlain House - Restoration (pg. 388 - 395)
Church - Kawaiahao (pg. 396 - 415)
Volume 3 ~
Cooking House (pg. 416 - 437)
Depository & Storehouse (pg. 438 - 531)
Depository - Bibliography (pg. 532 - 543)
Exhibits (pg. 544 - 548)
Food & Clothing (pg. 549 - 587)
Volume 4 ~
Frame House (pg. 588 - 749)
Frame House - Furniture (pg. 750 - 789)
Volume 5 ~
Frame House - Occupants (pg. 790 - 907)
Frame House - Outbuildings (pg. 908 - 912)
Frame House - Restoration (pg. 913 - 920)
Furnishings - General (pg. 921 - 940)
Grass Houses (pg. 941 - 983)
Grass Houses - Bingham (pg. 984 - 987)
Grass Houses - Chamberlain, Daniel & family (pg. 988 - 990)
Grass Houses - Building site (pg. 991 - 1002)
Volume 6 ~
Household Supplies (pg. 1003 - 1010)
Illustrations & Reproductions (pg. 1011 - 1015)
Mechanics & Labor (pg. 1016 - 1068)
Meeting House (pg. 1069 - 1086)
Misc. Shops & Sheds (pg. 1087 - 1093)
Mission Houses - Preservation (pg. 1094 - 1100)
Mission Grounds (pg. 1101 - 1140)
Music (pg 1141 - 1146)
Paint Colors (pg 1147 - 1150)
People (pg. 1151 - 1161)
Volume 7 ~
Printing House (pg. 1162 - 1246)
Printing House - Restoration (pg. 1247 - 1248)
Printing Press (pg. 1249 - 1333)
Schools (pg. 1334 - 1362)
Volume 8 ~
Seamen's Chapel (pg. 1363 - 1366)
Ship - Ruby (pg. 1365 - 1368)
Supplies (pg. 1369 - 1402)
Well & Pump (pg. 1403 - 1417)
Bibliography (pg 1418 - 1511)
Volume 9 ~
Levi Chamberlain's accounts (separate paging) ~ May, 1826 - August, 1833
Volume 10 ~
Chronological File (unpaged) ~ 1819 - 1824
Volume 11 ~
Chronological File (unpaged) ~ 1825 - 1830
Volume 12 ~
Chronological File (unpaged) ~ 1831 - 1839
Volume 13 ~
Chronological File (unpaged) ~ 1840 - 1850
Volume 14 ~
Chronological File (unpaged) ~ 1851 - 1855
Volume 15 ~
Chronological File (unpaged) ~ 1856 - 1900+