Christopher Ashton Audiorecordings, 1972 - 1975 (MSS 149)


Extent: 0.4 Linear feet (23 audiocassettes)

Twenty-three audiocassettes of radio interviews and documentaries made by Christopher Ashton in Papua New Guinea between 1972 and 1975.

Christopher Philip Mackenzie Ashton, writer and journalist, received his bachelor's degree in social anthropology from Trinity College, Oxford University, in 1968. During his long residency in Papua New Guinea, he wrote for the PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY and produced radio documentaries and interviews with prominent Papua New Guineans.

The Christopher Ashton Audiorecordings contain interviews and documentaries recorded between 1972 and 1975 in Papua New Guinea. The recordings are arranged in numeric order.

Container List


Box 1 Folder 1
Tape 1 - Side A: Talking with Margaret Mead, Interview. Side B: Teacher on a Third World Campus (Academics at the University of Papua New Guinea), 1974
Box 1 Folder 2
Tape 2 - Side A: History of PNG: Taim Bipo Tru, Part I, 1973. Side B: History of PNG: Kokoda, Kiaps and Constitution
Box 1 Folder 3
Tape 3 - Side A: The Sword and the State: The Story of the PNG Defense Force - Part I. Side B: The Sword and the State: The Story of the PNG Defense Force - Part II, 1972
Box 1 Folder 4
Tape 4 - Side A: Return of the Rising Sun: The Japanese Government Presence in PNG, 1973
Box 1 Folder 5
Tape 5 - Side A: The Other Expatriates: The Chinese of PNG, 1974. Side B: White Masters, Black Masters
Box 1 Folder 6
Tape 6 - Side A: Talking with Jack Fox, Interview. Side B: Poets and Playwriters, 1975
Box 1 Folder 7
Tape 7 - Side A: Talking with Anton Parao. Side B: Kennecott Ok Tedi Copper Project, 1972
Box 1 Folder 8
Tape 8 - Side A: Look Back at Hunger: Famine in the Western Highlands, 1973
Box 1 Folder 9
Tape 9 - Side A: The Review of the Year 1972. Broadcast, January 1, 1973
Box 1 Folder 10
Tape 10 - Side A: The Outside Man: Interview with Jim Sinclair. Side B: Talking with Alice Wedega
Box 1 Folder 11
Tape 11 - Side A: Looking at China with Luther Dung and Tony Voutas. Side B: The Forgotten Islands and the Motorina Cult
Box 1 Folder 12
Tape 12 - Side A: Living with the Sun: Talking with Tom Cole. Side B: Talking with Fred Archer
Box 1 Folder 13
Tape 13 - Side A: Taim Bilong Germany; Talking with Rudolf Yanke. Side B: Talking with Father John Bodger, 1975
Box 1 Folder 14
Tape 14 - Side A: A Priest Remembers: Father Frank Milthroh Talks to Chris Ashton. Side B: The PNG Development Bank
Box 1 Folder 15
Tape 15 - Side A: The Oil Palm Story. Side B: The Forgotten Islands: The Mortlocks
Box 1 Folder 16
Tape 16 - Side A: Bougainville I Go We? The Story of Bougainville Copper
Box 1 Folder 17
Tape 17 - Side A: Talking with Boyami Sali. Side B: Nam Bilong Mi Waure, 1972
Box 1 Folder 18
Tape 18 - Side A: Talking with James Goave. Side B: Talking with Athanasius Asea
Box 1 Folder 19
Tape 19 - Side A: Arthur Gridland Remembers. Side B: Talking with Narson Dokiela
Box 1 Folder 20
Tape 20 - Side A: The Waigani Seminar: University of PNG, 1973
Box 1 Folder 21
Tape 21 - Side A: Five Artists in PNG. Side B: Ulggunnan Story: The Oscar Tannur School
Box 1 Folder 22
Tape 22 - Side A: Flying by the Seat of Their Pants: Talking with Bertei Heath. Side B: Stori Bilong Bisnis: Talking with Harry Jackman
Box 1 Folder 23
Tape 23 - Side A: Where is the Economy Going? Henry Do Robert and Moi Ave. Side B: Talking with Vincent Jo Baining