Recent Submissions

  • Member Profile: Don Albert 

    Albert, Donald Patrick (The Pitcairn Log, 2018-10)
    As a new member of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group (PISG), I would like to take an opportunity to introduce myself. I spent my youth in historic Salem, Massachusetts, living within view of Salem Harbor. Salem was an ...
  • Charles Christian and His Contributions to Pitcairn History 

    Albert, Donald Patrick (The Pitcairn Log, 2019-04)
    While Fletcher Christian has become widely known as the chief mutineer of the H.M.A.S. Bounty and subsequent leader of a nascent community on the remote and isolated Pitcairn Island, his progenies no less have enjoyed their ...
  • The Jenny Interviews and Other Sightings: Needle(s) in the Proverbial Haystack(s) 

    Albert, Donald Patrick (The Pitcairn Log, 2021-07)
    On April 28, 1789, acting Lieutenant Fletcher Christian disposed “Captain” William Bligh and 18 crew from the HMAV Bounty just of Tofua, South Pacific Ocean. Bligh’s successful open-boat journey to Timor ranks amongst the ...
  • Did or Could Seabirds “Halo” Pitcairn Island for Fletcher Christian? 

    Albert, Donald Patrick (Terrae Incognitae, 2018)
    How did Fletcher Christian, leader of the mutiny on the Bounty, find Pitcairn Island when the supposed location was 342 kilometers west its actual location? This study in applied historical geography explores whether ...
  • The Bounty ̓s Primogeniture and the Thursday-Friday Conundrum 

    Albert, Donald Patrick (Athens Institute for Education and Research (Athens Journal of Humanities & Arts), 2020-04)
    This is a biography of an obscure individual born of the ashes of the H.M.A.S. Bounty on the remote, inaccessible, and uninhabited Pitcairn Island in 1790. Thursday October Christian is best known to amateur and ...
  • Teehuteatuaonoa aka ‘Jenny’, the most traveled woman on the Bounty: Chronicling female agency and island movements with Google Earth 

    Albert, Donald Patrick (Institute of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island (Island Studies Journal), 2021)
    Teehuteatuaonoa (or ‘Jenny’ by her English nickname) was one of 12 Polynesian women reaching Pitcairn Island with the HMS Bounty mutineers in 1790. She was the most traveled of these women and the first to return to Tahiti ...
  • To Whom Are We Listening? Measuring the Pulse of Geography Education Research, 2010 

    Albert, Donald Patrick; Cassidy, Erin Dorris (Gilbert M. Grosvenor Center for Geographic Education, 2017)
    This study analyzes citations from thirty-six articles published in volume 34 (2010) of the Journal of Geography in Higher Education (JGHE). This is one of the dominant publications in the suite of international journals ...