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Papers [microform] : [M2413-2414], 1891-1976
Bib ID 2299034
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Westlake, Ernest, 1855-1922
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Select papers of Ernest Westlake including: six notebooks containing stories told by Tasmanians, etc.; letters and notes on Truganini and other Tasmanian Aborigines; correspondence re the Westlake collection of stone implements, 1916-1940; cards with descriptions and drawings of Tasmanian items; correspondence with his children Aubrey and Margaret from Tasmania, 1908-1910 describing voyages, people, scenery, field trips, etc.; notes and cuttings re Tasmanian Aborigines; lists of words and language notes; extracts from "Records relating to Aborigines" in the Government Record Office, Hobart; other correspondence re Tasmanian trips; and biographical notes on Ernest Westlake by Aubrey Westlake, 1976.

Biography/History

Scientist. In 1908-10 he travelled to Tasmania and made a collection of stone implements which are now in the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2413-2414.

Microfilm copy of originals held by Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, England.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (3 p). 
Subjects Westlake, Ernest, 1855-1922 -- Archives.  |  Scientists -- Tasmania -- Archives.  |  Scientists -- England -- Archives.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Implements.
Other authors/contributors Australian Joint Copying Project  |  National Library of Australia  |  State Library of New South Wales

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