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Northern Territory Commissioner of Police papers relating to the search for the ship Douglas Mawson and reports of white women living among the Aborigines, 1924-1925

Call numbers

DLSPENCER 211

Record identifier

1bGdQLkY

Northern Territory Commissioner of Police papers relating to the search for the ship Douglas Mawson and reports of white women living among the Aborigines, 1924-1925

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Northern Territory Commissioner of Police papers relating to the search for the ship Douglas Mawson and reports of white women living among the Aborigines, 1924-1925

Full title

Northern Territory Commissioner of Police papers relating to the search for the ship Douglas Mawson and reports of white women living among the Aborigines, 1924-1925

Date

1924-1925

Call Numbers

DLSPENCER 211

Record Identifier

1bGdQLkY

Language

Australian languages

Physical Description

Contents

1 folder of textual material - typescript, manuscript

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

Access and use

Copying Conditions

Copyright status : In copyright

Issue Copy

Digitised

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A series of letters mainly between the Northern Territory Commissioner of Police and the Administrator of the Northern Territory, with reports by mounted constables and others. These papers include occasional Aboriginal personal names and Aboriginal English/pidgin e.g. statement by Sambo.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Northern Territory Commissioner of Police papers relating to the search for the ship Douglas Mawson and reports of white women living among the Aborigines, 1924-1925

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Description source

Information transferred from Dixson Manuscript Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952

Administrative / Biographical history

The S.S. Douglas Mawson was a wooden ketch rigged twin screw steamer which operated along the northern Queensland coast between Cairns and the Gulf of Carpentaria. In 1923 it was wrecked near Melville Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

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Call Numbers

DLSPENCER 211

Record Identifier

1bGdQLkY

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Reference code

949710

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