The Resource Anthropological partners : selected letters from F. J. Gillen to W. Baldwin Spencer, Howard Morphy, John Mulvaney and Alison Petch

Anthropological partners : selected letters from F. J. Gillen to W. Baldwin Spencer, Howard Morphy, John Mulvaney and Alison Petch

Label
Anthropological partners : selected letters from F. J. Gillen to W. Baldwin Spencer
Title
Anthropological partners
Title remainder
selected letters from F. J. Gillen to W. Baldwin Spencer
Statement of responsibility
Howard Morphy, John Mulvaney and Alison Petch
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Small sample of letters by Frank J. Gillen to W. Baldwin Spencer between 1894 and 1903, held at the Archives of the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford; letters written at time of collaborative work on first two publications; gives biographical details of Gillen, including birth, employment, anthropological field research, lack of formal recognition and death; briefly describes fieldwork near Alice Springs Telegraph Station on 'Engwura' ceremonies, and expedition from Oodnadatta to Booroloola; letters include descriptions of finding sacred stones, some belonging to Warlpiri people, taking photographs of coroborees; discusses totems; briefly mentions magic objects
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Morphy, Howard
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1925-2016
  • 1956-
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  • Mulvaney, D. J.
  • Petch, Alison
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  • Spencer, Baldwin
  • Gillen, F. J.
  • Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia
  • Anthropologists
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Australia, Central
Label
Anthropological partners : selected letters from F. J. Gillen to W. Baldwin Spencer, Howard Morphy, John Mulvaney and Alison Petch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000021400181
Extent
p. 65-84
Label
Anthropological partners : selected letters from F. J. Gillen to W. Baldwin Spencer, Howard Morphy, John Mulvaney and Alison Petch
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000021400181
Extent
p. 65-84

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