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Letter, 1877 [manuscript]
Bib ID 165957
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Dawson, James, 1806-1900
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1877 
1 cm. (1 folder) 
Summary

Included in Dawson's letter, from Camperdown in Victoria, is a list of Victorian Aboriginal names with their English meanings, compiled by his daughter Isabella.

Biography/History

Author of books on ethnography, including "Australian Aborigines: the languages and customs of several tribes of Aborigines in the western district of Victoria".

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 9167.

Related Material Associated material: Other material relating to James Dawson held in National Library of Australia Manuscript Section at MS 9569. 
Subjects Dawson, Isabella -- Correspondence.  |  Dawson, James, 1806-1900 -- Correspondence.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Victoria -- Languages.
Time Coverage 1877 
Other authors/contributors Dawson, Isabella

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