The Chiefs Children's School AMOS STARR COOKE 1937 Honolulu Hawaii Royal School for Hawaiian Royalty Boarding School Account 1837-1851


Title: The Chiefs' Children's School: A Record Compiled From the Diary and Letters of Amos Starr Cooke and Juliette Montague Cooke

Author: Amos Starr Cooke, Juliette Montague Cooke. Compiled by Mary Atherton Richards

Description: First edition in buff colored cloth boards stamped in red, yellow, and black. Minor soiling to cloth; spine ends a little rubbed. Interior is clean and unmarked. A couple pages roughly opened. Errata slip laid-in. Index of Selected References. xx, 372 pages. 9.25 x 6.25 inches.

A historical record of the Royal School in Honolulu, a boarding school for the Hawaiian royalty and known as the Chiefs' Children's School. It was established in 1839 and run by Amos Starr Cooke and his wife Juliette. These personal accounts of the school and the Hawaiian milieu of the 1840s, were compiled from their diaries and letters and cover the period from April 1837 through August 1851.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Printed by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Limited
Place: Honolulu
Year: 1937

Keywords: history, Kingdom of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaiian royalty, Royal School, Kamehameha III, boarding schools, schools, 1840s,

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