Notebook: 'IX. Aborigines of Tasmania, Hull'

Scope and Content

Hardcover notebook titled ' IX. Aborigines of Tasmania, Hull,' containing a transcript of Hugh Hull's lecture on the "Aborigines of Tasmania" delivered to Hobart Mechanics' Institute, 28 Oct 1869. Hugh Munro Hull (1818-1882) was a civil servant in Tasmania was a writer on Tasmanian subjects, and author of Experience of Forty Years in Tasmania. Hull's work is criticised by James Backhouse Walker in his correspondence with Roth (see HLR/1/1/2 and 1/1/5).It is not known who made this copy.

The volume includes a note that it was presented by Jesse Haworth, so this item may not have been part of the original Roth accession.