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Papers, 1910-1942 [microform]
Bib ID 678207
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1910-1942 
1 microfilm reel : silver halide positive ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Z A 2538/2: Reel CY 1179 consists of letters from Daisy Bates to William H. Gill, 1922-34 (frames 270-317). Z ML MSS.1492 : Reel CY 2725 consists of correspondence, 1910-42, mainly describing Daisy Bates' welfare work among the Aboriginal people of Western and South Australia, the publication of her books, her difficulties and frustrations (205 frames).

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 Aborigines for more than thirty years. She wrote about their language and customs.

Notes

Mitchell Library reel no. CY2725 and CY1179. These are located on the one reel at Mfm G 28188; CY 2725 is also located at Mfm G 27370.

Originals held by Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales at ZA 2538/2 and ML MSS 1492.

Reproduction Microfilm. Balgowlah, N.S.W. : W. & F. Pascoe for the State Library of New South Wales : Available from the State Library of New South Wales, [19uu] 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Subjects Bates, Daisy, 1859-1951 -- Archives.  |  Anthropologists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Social workers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Public welfare.
Time Coverage 1910-1942 
Occupation Anthropologists.  |  Social workers.
Other authors/contributors Mitchell Library (N.S.W.)

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