Howitt and Fison Papers

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At the end of the 19th Century A.W. Howitt and Lorimer Fison collaborated on pioneering anthropological research in Australia and the Pacific. Their book Kamilaroi and Kurnai (1880) revealed the complexity and diversity of Aboriginal society and pioneered important advancements in anthropological method and theory. The papers presented here include their correspondence with informants, some of their wordlists and their various notes on the cultural practices of Australian Aboriginal people of Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. Transcribing this material is of great significance for many Aboriginal communities across southern, central and eastern Australia, as well as for anthropologists, historians and linguists. *Note: These materials may include sensitive information. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people please be aware that these archives contain names and identification of deceased persons. If you have any concerns, please contact Amanda Lourie at: a.lourie@deakin.edu.au.
hw0024 Notes from J. C. McLeod

hw0024 Notes from J. C. McLeod

6 pages: 50% indexed, 100% transcribed
hw0047 Fison to Howitt n.d.

hw0047 Fison to Howitt n.d.

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hw0048 Fison to Howitt n.d.

hw0048 Fison to Howitt n.d.

6 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
hw0049 Fison to Howitt 5 Sept 1906

hw0049 Fison to Howitt 5 Sept 1906

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hw0051 Wenberi's song, Kurburu and Corroboree Song

hw0051 Wenberi's song, Kurburu and Corroboree Song

2 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
hw0052 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 10 May 1899

hw0052 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 10 May 1899

4 pages: 75% indexed, 100% transcribed
hw0053 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 24 July 1899

hw0053 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 24 July 1899

4 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
hw0054 J G Frazer to Howitt 12 Feb 1905

hw0054 J G Frazer to Howitt 12 Feb 1905

6 pages: 83% indexed, 100% transcribed
hw0055 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 22 July 1906

hw0055 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 22 July 1906

8 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
hw0056 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 21 August 1906

hw0056 J. G. Frazer to Howitt 21 August 1906

4 pages: 100% indexed, 100% transcribed
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Cultural/Linguistic Group, Date Produced, Kin Term, Language Term, People, Places, Reference to a published work, Social Category