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Caroline Kelly Papers

  • UQFL489
  • Collection
  • ca. 1900-1987

Personal and professional papers of Caroline Kelly, including correspondence; financial and legal papers; unpublished poetry and stories; theatre records and publications; anthropology field notes, reports and articles; photographs and newspaper cuttings.

Tennant-Kelly, Caroline, 1899-1989

Letter, 1965 June 15 : Brisbane, to Mrs B.G. White.

  • F803
  • Item
  • 1965

Letter to Mrs B.G. White, Buderim, in reply, re collection and preservation of aboriginal music and dancing, and encouragement of public awareness in it. Accompanied by a pencil draft of her letter to him [n.d.]

Heinze, Bernard, Sir., 1894-1982

Vocabularies of four representative tribes of South Eastern Queensland, with grammatical notes thereof, and some notes on manners and customs. Also, a list of aboriginal place names and their derivations.

  • F3843
  • Item
  • 1939?

Draft typescript with handwritten emendations. This manuscript contains vocabularies for the Kabi-kabi, Wakka-wakka, Yugarabul and Yugumbir languages. The twelve page preface includes notes on grammar and pronunciation, pronunciation of letters, and grammar of the Yugumbir, Yugarabul and Wakka languages. The chapters: Vocabulary: English - Kabi and Kabi - English (78 leaves); Vocabulary: English - Yugumbir and Yugumbir - English (68 leaves); Vocabulary: English - Yugarabul and Yugarabul - English (29 leaves), Declension of a noun of the Yugarabul language (adapted from the work of Rev. W. Ridley) (1 leaf); Vocabulary: English - Wakka and Wakka - English (24 leaves); Some notes on the manners and customs of the aborigines of South East Queensland; Aboriginal place names of South-east Queensland; Index of names; and a map of south east Queensland. A railways map of south east Queensland has beeen coloured by Watson to show the lingual divisions and has the date of 1939.

It was published as a Supplement to the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (Queensland) no. 34, vol. XLVII in 1944.

Watson, F. J.

Aboriginal tribes in the Woocoo Shire

  • F2220
  • Item
  • [1972?]

Typescript (duplicated), which includes descriptive information about the Kabi tribe, an account of conflict between white settlers and local indigenous people in about 1849, and an account of indigenous customs at Mt. Mowbollan. Includes bibliography.

Woocoo Historical Society

Cherbourgh settlement, Thursday March 24, 1966

  • F2046
  • Item
  • 1966

Report of visit to Cherbourg Aboriginal community by R. Wright and K. Loughlin, representatives of Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia.
The visit was to investigate wage rates and employment conditions of Aboriginal Union members.

Loughlin, K. B.