Notebook: 'XII Aborigines of Tasmania, Original MSS. H. Ling Roth'

Scope and Content

Notebook titled 'XII Aborigines of Tasmania, Original MSS. H. Ling Roth'

The volume comprises:

  • "The last murderous attack of Tasmanian Aboriginals" Ms. pp.3-11.
  • Rayner "Customs of Aboriginals in Tasmania", Ms. p.13
  • E. B. Tylor, "On the survival of palaeolithic conditions in Tasmania and Australia" [1898], p.15
  • Cutting, "Wedge Island skeleton", Tasmanian Mail, 9 July 1896, p.17.
  • Cutting, J B Walker, "Notes on the Tasmanian Aborigines", an address to the Royal Society of Tasmania, pp.19-21. Hobart Mercury 16 Nov 1897
  • Cutting J B Walker "Tasmanian half castes" arguing that the Straits Islanders were of mixed Australian and Tasmanian blood and several cuttings from The Queen, Sep-Oct 1899, concerning Aboriginal Tasmanian stitching.