The Resource Murray of Yarralumla /cGwendoline Wilson

Murray of Yarralumla /cGwendoline Wilson

Label
Murray of Yarralumla /cGwendoline Wilson
Title
Murray of Yarralumla /cGwendoline Wilson
Creator
Subject
Genre
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Wilson, Gwendoline
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
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  • Politicians
  • Statesmen
  • Canberra (A.C.T.)
Label
Murray of Yarralumla /cGwendoline Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Copy 2 is author's presentation copy
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies references and index
Contents
Account of life of T.A. Murray & Canberra district -- Aborigines gathered southern end Lake George, hostile with settlers for taking land -- European influence in southern highlands (food, shaving) -- Chief Protector of Aborigines at Gundaroo found several half castes -- Effect of European diseases; native place names -- Low birthrate & desire to wander -- 12 to 20 native families worked clearing scrub, etc., war between alpine & coastal tribes, massacre of coastal tribe -- Brindabella Valley legendary home of bunyip & Yahoo -- With Murrays expedition crossing Snowy Mountains -- Yarrongobilly caves explored, native skull found -- Meeting with war party, murder of Bondaroon (Hume River) & Hongkong (Queanbeyan) by Goulburn tribe led by Manganine retold -- Woman collecting ant eggs -- Collecting bogong moth -- Natives as shepherds -- Murrays toast to Aborigines at Australia Club -- Postscript -- The Murray family tree
Control code
M0054439
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
0078123
Label
Murray of Yarralumla /cGwendoline Wilson
Publication
Note
Copy 2 is author's presentation copy
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies references and index
Contents
Account of life of T.A. Murray & Canberra district -- Aborigines gathered southern end Lake George, hostile with settlers for taking land -- European influence in southern highlands (food, shaving) -- Chief Protector of Aborigines at Gundaroo found several half castes -- Effect of European diseases; native place names -- Low birthrate & desire to wander -- 12 to 20 native families worked clearing scrub, etc., war between alpine & coastal tribes, massacre of coastal tribe -- Brindabella Valley legendary home of bunyip & Yahoo -- With Murrays expedition crossing Snowy Mountains -- Yarrongobilly caves explored, native skull found -- Meeting with war party, murder of Bondaroon (Hume River) & Hongkong (Queanbeyan) by Goulburn tribe led by Manganine retold -- Woman collecting ant eggs -- Collecting bogong moth -- Natives as shepherds -- Murrays toast to Aborigines at Australia Club -- Postscript -- The Murray family tree
Control code
M0054439
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
334 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
0078123

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
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