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Papers of Daisy Bates

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

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).

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

National Library of Australia, 'Papers of Daisy Bates', 2002, Details

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