Collection UQFL476 - Bruce A. Sommer Papers

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Reference code

UQFL476

Title

Bruce A. Sommer Papers

Date(s)

  • 1964-2003 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

31 boxes, 3 parcels.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Dr Bruce Sommer has been involved with research relating to central Cape York Peninsular languages for more than forty years. His research aims at preserving the details of various dialects and the rules for using language in kin-based societies, such as the Kunjen (Oykangand).

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Papers, 1964-2003
Collection alternatively titled as: Bruce A. Sommer Collection.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

Research materials relating to Central Cape York Peninsular languages collected from 1964 to 2003. Collection includes grammars, lexical material and text material from Oykangand. Materials comprise written notes, critical literature, theses, data CDs, audio cassettes and reel to reel tape recordings.
Collection includes tape list and introduction to collection, both by Dr Sommer. Fryer listing provides access to relevant box.

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Conditions governing access

Unrestricted access. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that some audio recordings in this collection contain material of a personal or sexual nature which may cause embarrassment or offence.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

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Uploaded finding aid

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Alternative identifier(s)

Alma MMS ID

991010916729703131

Alma Local System Number

AuBrU)b23489005-61uq_inst

Millennium Local System Number

b23489005

Libraries Australia ID

63063330; 45249186

OCLC Number

512185350

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Status

Migrated

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Links to superceded listings removed 17/04/19 P.W.
Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.

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