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.
Kōrero: Smith, Stephenson Percy
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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 4 March 2021)