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Papers of Phyllis Kaberry, 1936-1943 [manuscript]
Bib ID 5718602
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Kaberry, Phyllis M. (Phyllis Mary), 1910-1977
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1936-1943] 
0.03 m. (1 packet) 
Summary

MS Acc11.078 comprises the letter dated 28 August 1943, from New Haven, Connecticut, to Camilla Wedgwood accompanying a typed collection of Phyllis Kaberry's original poems titled "Nomad of the spirit" (1 packet).

Biography/History

Anthropologist. Phyllis Mary Kaberry studied the daily habits of Aboriginal people living in the Kimberley region of Western Australia between 1934-1935, from which followed a thesis exploring the role of women in Aboriginal culture. She later undertook fieldwork in the Bamenda region of Cameroon. She is credited as a pioneer in the study of women in the field of anthropology.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc11.078.

Subjects Kaberry, Phyllis M. (Phyllis Mary), 1910-1977 -- Correspondence.  |  Wedgwood, Camilla H. (Camilla Hildegarde), 1901-1955 -- Correspondence.  |  Anthropologists -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Women anthropologists -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Australian poetry -- Women authors.  |  Anthropologists' writings.
Time Coverage 1936-1943 
Occupation Academic.  |  Anthropologists.
Terms of Use Copying of Phyllis Kaberry's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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