Catalogue description Colonial Office: Hong Kong and Pacific Department: Original Correspondence
|Title:||Colonial Office: Hong Kong and Pacific Department: Original Correspondence|
This series contains original correspondence of the Hong Kong and Pacific Department. The files include some dealing with particular islands individually and others relating to the region as a whole and to Colonial Development and Welfare schemes, to the South Pacific Commission and to the Western Pacific High Commission.
For earlier correspondence relating to Fiji see CO 83
For earlier correspondence relating to Hong Kong see CO 129
For earlier correspondence relating to Mauritius see CO 167
For earlier correspondence relating to the Seychelles see CO 530
For later correspondence covering these territories, see CO 1030
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Colonial Office, Hong Kong and Pacific Department, 1949-1954
|Physical description:||242 file(s)|
|Access conditions:||Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
The Hong Kong and Pacific Department dealt with Hong Kong and the following Pacific and Indian Ocean islands: British Solomon Islands, Canton and Enderbury Islands, Fiji, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Guadalcanal, Mauritius, New Hebrides, Pitcairn Island, the Seychelles and Tonga.
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