The Resource Aboriginal census 1931-1945 : file no. 71/3145

Aboriginal census 1931-1945 : file no. 71/3145

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Aboriginal census 1931-1945 : file no. 71/3145
Title
Aboriginal census 1931-1945 : file no. 71/3145
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Summary
Chiefly summarises, reports, annual returns from police districts; The latter are to include; 1) name of police patrol district; 2) name of Aboriginal district; 3) definition of district boundaries; 4) definition of half-cast Aboriginals, half-cast, full blood; 5) number of full-blood and halfcasts Aborigines by sex, age (adult/child), employment (regular/nomadic/others), residence (in/not in supervised camps) 6) remarks; Part 1 includes; 1) notes on 1945 conference of statisticians, resolutions of previous conferences regarding Aboriginal census; 2) miscellaneous papers (Laws dealing with Aboriginals; the halfcasts problem; A. Grenfell Price - Preserving the Aboriginal race; 3) commonwealth press release/reports on yearly Aboriginal census dated 1933, 1937, 1938, 1941, 1942 (for Qld. - 1936, 1938); 4) State population figures by districts for; 1931, 1933, 1937 - WA; 1938- NT, WA, SA, Qld., Torres Strait, NSW; 1939- NT, WA; 1940, 1941- NT, WA, NSW, Qld., Torres Strait; 1944- NT, WA, Qld., Torres Strait; 5) total population by state and territories for 1921, 1924 - 1941; 6) total population for Qld., 1928-1937; SA, 1935; NSW 1931; Parts 2-9 are annual returns from police patrol districts; Part 2; 1937- WA; 1938-NT, TAS, ACT, Qld., Torres Strait, WA; Part 3; 1938 Vic., NSW; 1939- Vic., Tas., NT, ACT; Part 4; 1939 - WA, Qld., Torres Strait; 1940- VIC.; Part 5; 1939- NSW; Part 6; 1939, 1940- NSW; Part 7; 1940 NT, Qld., TAS, SA, WA, NSW, ACT, Torres Strait; Part 8; 1940ACT, NSW; 1941- ACT, VIC, NT, SA, Qld., Torres Strait, TAS, WA; Part 9; 1941- NSW; 1944-Qld; Torres Strait, SA, VIC, TAS, ACT, NT; Part 10; includes; 1) miscellaneous news cuttings on Aboriginal population, the Aboriginal problem, health, general conditions, administration and policy - 1935, 1938, some undated; 2) miscellaneous reports and correspondence to and from the commonwealth statistician regarding state and territory Aboriginal population figures, 1930-1946, including; a) estimated population in 1901, 1911, 1921 (WA, VIC, Qld., SA, NT), b) half-caste; totals for 1928-1935 (WA, NSW), c) total population by state/territory for 1938, d) total population for 1927, 1937, 1938 (excluding Qld., WA), e) total population for NSW for 1931 (also SA), 1936, 1937, 1938, 1941, f) full-blood children in; Part II; Nil returns from police patrol districts for 1938- NSW only; Each part contained in 2 vols
Date time place
[1930-1946]
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Commonwealth Bureau of Census and Statistics (Australia)
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  • Price, A. Grenfell
  • Western Australia.
  • Queensland.
Label
Aboriginal census 1931-1945 : file no. 71/3145
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Publication
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chiefly tbls
Control code
M0058504
Extent
11v. in 22
System control number
0082954
Label
Aboriginal census 1931-1945 : file no. 71/3145
Publication
Note
chiefly tbls
Control code
M0058504
Extent
11v. in 22
System control number
0082954

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