A L P Cameron

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A L P Cameron

Howitt identified Cameron as an important correspondent in the preface of his 1904 book. Cameron lived in Victoria and then New South Wales, working as a station manager, before retiring to Sydney. He became a member of the Anthropological Society of New South Wales and contributed to their journal 'Science of Man'. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/115963423

A L P Cameron

A.L.P. Cameron was born in Victoria and later became a grazier in the Riverina district of NSW. Cameron's letters to Howitt and his many published works in rural newspapers and academic journals contain vocabularies and ethnographic commentaries of a high quality. His obituary noted that 'it was claimed... that few were better versed than he in aboriginal folk lore, and in the language and dialects of the Australian blacks'.Howitt identified Cameron as an important correspondent in the preface of his 1904 book. Cameron lived in Victoria and then New South Wales, working as a station manager, before retiring to Sydney. He became a member of the Anthropological Society of New South Wales and contributed to their journal 'Science of Man'. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/115963423