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430548
  • Title
    Miscellaneous papers relating to Aborigines, ca. 1839-1871
  • Call number
    A 610
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    ca. 1839-1871
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    430548
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 volume - 0.04 Meters
    Textual Records
    Textual Records - (printed)
    Drawings
  • Scope and Content
    pp. 1-4: To Electors. From "The Atlas" of June 19th, 1841. Notice from Frederick Maitland Innes, Secretary of the Committee of the "Aborigines' Protection (printed) [handwritten note about the Natives of King George Sound]

    pp. 5-20: Extracts from the Australian Record No.5 1839 and the Colonial Gazette 1841 relating to treatment of Aborigines

    pp. 21-22: New South Wales Murders by Aborigines in the Northern Districts, 1853. Return to an address from the Legislative Council of N.S.W. dated 27 July 1852.

    pp. 23-26: :Police District of Ipswich / Moreton, Surat, Maryborough, Brisbane, Gayndah, Grafton, Casino, and Drayton, 1847-1851 [reports with entries for number, name, occupation, date of murder, and what steps have been taken to punish the offenders]

    pp. 27-46: Vocabulary of dialects of Aboriginal Tribes of Tasmania, 1856 (No.7) by Joseph Milligan (printed) - Tribes from Oyster Bay to Pittwater; Tribes about Mount Royal, Brune [sic] Island, Recherche Bay, and the South of Tasmania; Northwest and Western. Also includes 'Short Sentences in the Native Language', 'Some Aboriginal Names of Places in Tasmania' and 'Some Names of Aborigines of Tasmania.'

    pp. 47-48: Aboriginal Languages of Tasmania [list with English equivalents].

    pp. 49-58: Aboriginal Languages of Tasmania [extract with printed table]

    pp. 59-78: [Language notes by William Thomas]

    pp. 79-84: [Circulars about the Intercolonial Exhibition, Melbourne and preserving the history, traditions, customs, and language of Aboriginal Natives, 1866]

    pp. 85-104: Instructions for the guidance of those using the ethnical alphabet, or alphabet of nations [with key. Printed]

    pp. 105-108: Native Poetry

    pp. 113-162: The Myths of the New World by Brinton, 1868

    pp. 163-178: Australasia [includes notes on Aborigines of Moreton Bay, the Murray area, Port Jackson]

    pp. 179-182: Intas Vai Josua im Nupu Isrell [translation of the bible]

    pp. 183-184: [Various notes on Aboriginal language]

    pp. 185-186: Appeal of the British and Foreign Aborigines' Protection Society. President Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton [claim and mission of the society. Printed]

    pp. 187-188: "The Aborigines", Sydney Monitor & Commercial Advertiser, 13 Sept. 1841 [commentary on Captain Grey's report and Members of the Committee of the Church Missionary Society]

    pp. 189-192: "Mr Darwin on the Descent of Man", The Times, 8 Apr. 1871

    pp. 193-194: Aboriginal Implements and Manufacturers [advertisement for products modelled on Dr. W.E. Roth's publication, "North Queensland Ethnography"]

    pp. 195-196: "The escape of James Morrell from the Blacks", The Leader

    pp. 197-207: Drawings (pencil and watercolour) of Aboriginal carvings at Middle Head, South Head and Point Piper / W.A. Miles [i.e. William Augustus Miles], [7 cardboard panels]. See digital images attached to this record.
  • Language
  • Source
    Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright
    Research & study copies allowed: Author has been dead for more than 50 years
    Rights and Restrictions Information:: No publication without prior written approval of copyright holder
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    There is no internal evidence as to the creator or collector of this work.
    This is an artificially constructed series based on subject matter and was compiled at an unknown date.
    D.S. Mitchell bookplate inside front cover.
    Microfilm copy made, Oct. 1986.

    Microfilm copy at CY 979, frames 287 - 465 (A 610)

    Clearance to link album given by the Rediscovering Indigenous Languages Project Group
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823642
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Embossed on spine, "Aborigines"
  • Creator/Author/Artist
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