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Papers of Daisy Bates, 1833-1990 [microform]
Bib ID 1817680
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951
 
Access Conditions Available for research. 
Description [1833-1990] 
10.47 m. (53 boxes) + 2 fol. boxes. 
Summary

The bulk of MS 365 is the manuscript of Daisy Bates' work "The native tribes of Western Australia", written during her period of service with the Western Australian Government from 1904 to 1912. It comprises 99 "folios" split between Sections I to XIII. Each page has been item-numbered within the "folios". Many of the drafts have been annotated by A.R. Radcliffe-Brown, a British social anthropologist.

Biography/History

Daisy May Bates, whose birthdate has only recently been verified by research in Ireland (it was previously believed to be 1863) was a social worker and anthropologist who lived with the Aborigines for more than thirty years and wrote about their language and customs.

Notes

Positive microfilm also available.

Microfilm copy of original documents held in the National Library of Australia Manuscript collection at MS 365.

Finding aid also available at MG mfm G 28316.

Reproduction Microfilm. Canberra : National Library of Australia, 19--. 54 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid for the Bates Papers available online at http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-229618391/findingaid. 
Subjects Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951 -- Archives.  |  Social workers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women social workers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Anthropologists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women anthropologists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.  |  Ethnology -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Languages.
Time Coverage 1833-1990 
Other authors/contributors Radcliffe-Brown, A. R. (Alfred Reginald), 1881-1955
Terms of Use Copying of Daisy Bates' copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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