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Hugh Norwood. Port Moresby Research Materials MSS 139
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Biography
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • OFF-SITE STORAGE

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hugh Norwood. Port Moresby Research Materials
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 139
    Contributing Institution: Mandeville Special Collections Library
    La Jolla, California 92093-0175
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6.2 Linear feet 4 archives boxes and 55 oversize folders
    Date (inclusive): 1970 - 1979
    Abstract: Research materials for Hugh Norwood's study of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, urban settlements entitled Port Moresby Urban Villages and Squatter Areas. Materials include aerial photographs, notes, maps, and survey forms and are arranged alphabetically by village or settlement name.
    Creator: Norwood, Hugh

    Scope and Content of Collection

    ACCESSION PROCESSED IN 2005
    The accession processed in 2005 includes research materials for Hugh Norwood's study entitled Port Moresby Urban Villages and Squatter Settlements which documents population change and urban development in Papua New Guinea. Materials include aerial photographs, notes, survey forms, and maps and are arranged alphabetically by village or settlement name.
    ACCESSION PROCESSED IN 2009
    The accession processed in 2009 contains 103 gelatin silver prints dating 1973-1978. The prints are aerial photographs of the neighborhoods surrounding Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, and are arranged alphabetically by settlement name. Norwood used these images for his study Port Moresby Urban Villages and Squatter Areas.

    Biography

    Hugh Norwood was educated in the late 1950s and early 1960s in economics, social and health administration, and town planning. During the late 1960s and early 1970s he worked in Africa and later in New Zealand.
    In 1975, he was appointed by the Papua New Guinea government to lead a team charged with preparing a national housing plan. Norwood taught a course in land administration in the geography department at the University of Papua New Guinea and, in 1979, taught at Massey University in Palmerston North, New Zealand.
    Norwood took a leave of absence in 1982 to research his study on population change and urban growth in Port Moresby. His report was published in 1984.

    Publication Rights

    Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.

    Preferred Citation

    Hugh Norwood. Port Moresby Research Materials, MSS 0139. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    Acquisition Information

    Not Available

    OFF-SITE STORAGE

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Norwood, Hugh. Port Moresby urban villages and squatter areas
    Norwood, Hugh -- Archives
    Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) -- Economic conditions
    Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) -- Social conditions
    Squatter settlements -- Papua New Guinea -- Port Moresby