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  • Title
    Robert Leycester Dawson lists of Aboriginal words and their meanings and notes about Aborigines, 1922-1938
  • Creator
  • Call number
    DLMSQ 309
  • Level of description
  • Date

  • Type of material
  • Reference code
  • Issue Copy
  • Physical Description
    0.04 metres of textual material (1 box)

    Robert Leycester Dawson was born in Bowerfels in 1860 to Robert Barrington Dawson and Jessy Lamotte. He married Edith Isbel Salter. He passed away on 1 Dec 1943 in Roseville, New South Wales, Australia.

    ancestry.com (accessed 2 September, 2013)
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    'Australian Aboriginal words and names collected by Robert Leycester Dawson', 17 September 1922. 'From the dialect of the Richmond River Blacks, Northern New South Wales', with a supplement of Port Stephens and Tilba Tilba words

    ITEM 02
    'Aboriginal words and names - Lower Clarence River Dialect, compiled by Robert Leycester Dawson', September 1935

    ITEM 03
    'Some recollections and records of the Clarence and Richmond River Aborigines', compiled by Robert Leycester Dawson, September 1935

    ITEM 04
    'Australian Aboriginal words and names collected by Robert Leycester Dawson', being rough galley proof from W.C. Penfold of items 2 and 3 with author's corrections, 27 September 1935

    ITEM 05
    'Aboriginal words and names chiefly from the Upper Clarence River Dialect, collected by Thomas George Hewitt of Grafton and Lismore', ca. 1909 and transcribed with additional notes by Robert L. Dawson, 6 June 1938
  • General note

    Transferred from DLSPENCER 234
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