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Papers, 1956 [microform]
Bib ID 499807
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Capell, A. (Arthur), 1902-1986
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1956 
1 microfilm reel : silver halide positive ; 35 mm. 
Summary

A vocabulary of 600 words in forty north Australian languages.

Biography/History

Linguist and anthropologist. Ordained an Anglican minister in 1926, and shortly after became Reader in Oceanic languages at Sydney University. In New Guinea he successfully established communication with the newly discovered tribes of New Guinea. Capell published a large number of works on language study and the classification and structure of language. His works include Handbook of Australian languages, A new approach to Australian linguistics, and linguistic surveys of Australia, South-Western Pacific, and New Guinea.

Notes

Mitchell Library microfilm reel no. CY 2355 of typescript.

Original held at the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales.

In north Australian languages.

Reproduction Microfilm. Balgowlah, N.S.W. : W. & F. Pascoe for the National Library of Australia, 2000. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Subjects Capell, A. (Arthur), 1902-1986 -- Archives.  |  Linguists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Australian languages -- Northern Territory -- Vocabulary.
Occupation Linguists.
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia  |  Mitchell Library (N.S.W.)

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