Sherman Lee Pompey collection
Scope and Contents note
The last roll in the collection (#11 in Container 3) contains extracts of census records, genealogical manuscripts and notes, and items dealing with Civil War military units in the West.
Manuscript items are designated by (MSS) with no distinction between typescript and holograph. Pamphlets are designated (Pam), except those in numbered sequence produced by government agencies. Where there is no designation items are news clippings and magazine articles.
- Pompey, Sherman Lee (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to publish material from Sherman Lee Pompey collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
3 containers (39 rolls microfilm)
The collection has been divided into 6 series: 1. Sherman Pompey materials on the history of New Guinea and some of Micronesia, 1885-1969; 2. Sherman Pompey materials on philately (Stamps and Postal History) of New Guinea and some of the Northwest Pacific (Micronesia), 1885-1970; 3. Sherman Pompey materials on the history of New Guinea and Micronesia, continued, 1948-1970; 4. Sherman Pompey South Pacific pamphlets, news clippings, and philately with manuscripts from early exploration to recent times (alphabetical), 1774-1970; 5. Sherman Pompey: letters, papers, journals and diaries of a coastwatcher in the British Solomon Islands during World War II (Reverend Silvester), 1943-1955; and 6. Sherman Pompey: extracts from U.S. census records by locality, genealogical records of Sherman Lee Pompey, and Civil War-period military units in the West, 1779-1900.
Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids
Processing Information note
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- Census records
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Melanesia -- History
- Micronesia -- History
- New Guinea -- History
- Oceania -- History
- Oceania -- Miscellanea -- Catalogs
- Pompey, Sherman Lee -- Archives
- Postage stamps
- Register of the Sherman Lee Pompey collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008