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'My dear Spencer' : the letters of F.J. Gillen to Baldwin Spencer / edited by John Mulvaney, Howard Morphy and Alison Petch
Bib ID 80140
Format BookBook
Author
Gillen, F. J. (Francis James), 1855-1912
 
Description South Melbourne : Hyland House, 1997 
xvii, 554 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports.; 26 cm. 
ISBN 1864470224
Summary

Correspondence between Outback postmaster Frank Gillen and Melbourne University academic, Baldwin Spencer, spanning the period 1894 to 1903, shedding light on race relations, social conditions and Aboriginal culture.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography.

Subjects Gillen, F. J. (Francis James), 1855-1912 -- Correspondence.  |  Gillen, F. J. (Francis James), 1855-1912 -- Diaries.  |  Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929 -- Correspondence.  |  Anthropologists -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Australia, Central -- Social life and customs.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Social life and customs.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Systems.  |  Culture.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects - Tjuringa / Churinga.  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Ceremonies.  |  Environment - Climate and weather.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Religion - Rites - Ceremonial objects.  |  South Central Northern Territory (NT)  |  Arltunga (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Barrow Creek (Central NT SF53-06)  |  Mparntwe / Alice Springs (South Central NT SF53-14)  |  Oodnadatta (SA Central Australia SG53-15)  |  Moonta (SE SA SI53-12)  |  Northern Territory - Central NT.
Other authors/contributors Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929  |  Morphy, Howard  |  Mulvaney, D. J. (Derek John), 1925-2016  |  Petch, Alison, 1956-

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