Kōrero: Smith, Stephenson Percy

Elsdon Best and Percy Smith, 1908

 Elsdon Best and Percy Smith, 1908

In 1891 Percy Smith invited Elsdon Best to Wellington to discuss the formation of a society for the study of Polynesian history and culture; they were both foundation members of the Polynesian Society in 1892.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Crompton-Smith Collection (PAColl-4073)
Reference: 1/2-028237; F

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Giselle M. Byrnes. 'Smith, Stephenson Percy', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2s33/smith-stephenson-percy (accessed 25 May 2022)