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Papers of Nonie Sharp, 1980-2000 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3623044
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Sharp, Nonie
 
Access Conditions Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1980-2000] 
2.40 m. (16 boxes) 
Summary

MS 9948 comprises letters and cards from Judith Wright to Nonie Sharp, 1982-1999, newspaper cuttings, and a draft of "Remembering Judith Wright", 19 July 2000 (1 box).

The Acc06.051 instalment comprises papers relating to the Mabo case and Sharp's research on the case. It includes court transcripts, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, research materials and oral history recordings (15 boxes).

Biography/History

Anthropologist. Nonie O. Sharp is an honorary research fellow in the Anthropology Program of the School of Social Sciences, La Trobe University. Sharp worked with northern Australia's indigenous coastal peoples for many years and is an authority on communities of the Torres Strait Islands. She obtained her Ph.D. in 1985 at La Trobe University where she has also taught sociology and anthropology. She first met Judith Wright in 1981.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 9948, MS Acc06.051.

Subjects Sharp, Nonie - Archives.  |  Wright, Judith, - 1915-2000 - Correspondence.  |  Sharp, Nonie - Correspondence.  |  Mabo, Edward, - 1936-1992 - Trials, litigation, etc.  |  La Trobe University. - Anthropology Program - Employees - Archives.  |  Anthropologists - Australia - Archives.  |  Women anthropologists - Australia - Archives.  |  College teachers - Australia - Archives.  |  Torres Strait Islanders - Land tenure.  |  Aboriginal Australians - Land tenure.  |  Native title (Australia)  |  Queensland - Trials, litigation, etc.
Time Coverage 1980-2000 
Occupation Anthropologists.  |  Academics.
Other authors/contributors Wright, Judith, 1915-2000

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