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Papers of Daisy Bates

Title
Papers of Daisy Bates
Repository
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Reference
MS 365
Date Range
1900 - 1951
Description

A large collection of diaries, notebooks and fragments of paper arranged under the following headings: origin, geographical distribution, social organisation, initiation ceremonies, totems, religious beliefs and superstitions, myths and legends, food, weapons, art, crafts, diseases, remedies, death and burial, dances, songs, language, grammar and vocabularies, general notes on Aborigines, notebook - various topics, annotated notebooks - scheme of classification, collection of published articles, correspondence, notes, newspaper articles, photographs, records of Native Affairs, maps c1900-51 [8.5 m, MS 365]. Inwards correspondence c1900-1951 [23 items, MS 2300]. Photographs of Daisy Bates are held in the Pictorial Collection. Oral history interview (TRC 160).

Formats
Artwork, Audio and Photographs
Quantity
8.5 m
Access
Available for reference
Finding Aid

National Library of Australia, 'Papers of Daisy Bates', 2002, http://www.nla.gov.au/ms/findaids/0365.html. Details

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