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Series AA 31/02
Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology
Date Range1906 - 1970
Quantity8 cm,
ProvenanceDr Eustace Couper Black
Description

Series AA 31/2 comprises Black's anthropological and archaeological correspondence, as well as correspondence, minutes, agendas and other material relating to the Anthropological Society of South Australia (see AA 824) and the Board for Anthropological Research (see AA 346). This series is housed in Box 2.

Inventory Listing

AA 31/2/1

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Series AA 31/02 comprises Australian anthropological and archaeological correspondence and includes the following items:
Letter to T Magarey from WB Sanders (see AA 276) relating to enclosed photographs of Aboriginal rock engravings at Cooyapooya, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. 6 May 1906.
This series is housed in Box 2.

This series includes references to: Adelaide - Mount Lofty Ranges; Central East; Flinders Ranges; North Central; North West; Nullarbor - Great Victoria Desert.

This series also references to: New South Wales; Victoria; Western Australia.

This series includes references to the following named groups: Jankuntjatjara; Pitjantjatjara.

Corresponding Tindale Tribes: Jangkundjara; Pitjandjara.

Corresponding AIATSIS Language Groups: Pitjantjatjara; Yankuntjatjara.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/1
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Quantity 8 cm,
Formats General Correspondence, Reports, Talks and/or Speeches and Sketches
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/1
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/2

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Letters to Black from The Sphere (London) on 11 June 1928 and The Times (London) 14 August 1928 relating to Black's photographs of transcontinental railway.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/2
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/2
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/3

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Handwritten vocabulary of Ooldea and west coast Aboriginal language (21 pages) by Daisy Bates (see AA 23), evidently a copy of the vocabulary she also provided to Prof. Fitzherbert. Also another vocabulary (author unknown), badly damaged by silverfish (?).

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/3
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence and Lists
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/3
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/4

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Letter to Black from Harrie (see AA 113) and Marion Green at Ooldea relating to medical matters, tribal fights and Aboriginal movements. 6 October 1939.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/4
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/4
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/5

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Letter to Black from Arthur G Mathews (SAMA 1003) at Ooldea relating to Aboriginal burial practices and medical problems. 12 October 1939.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/5
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/5
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/6

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Letter to Black from Arthur G Mathews (SAMA 1003) at Ooldea relating to medical matters. 15 August 1940.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/6
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/6
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/7

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Answers supplied by Black to questionnaire circulated by Ronald Murray and CH Berndt (AA 722), April 1944, relating to social anthropology of South Australian Aboriginal people.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/7
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/7
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/8

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Letter to Black from EF Boehm at Sutherlands relating to Aboriginal archaeological sites in the Sutherlands area (near Eudunda) and suggestions for additional surveys in the Eudunda-Truro area. 26 January 1945.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/8
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/8
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/9

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Five letters from Arnold Black (Black's brother) in Broken Hill including references to Black's investigations of canoe trees and other archaeological sites. 1948-1949.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/9
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/9
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/10

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

One page of letter from Ann Black to EC Black including references to campsites at Narooma (NSW) and his recent visit to Lake Tyers (Victoria). January 1939.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/10
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/10
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/11

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Draft report by Black to John Burton Cleland (AA 60) on his visit in August 1948 to Aboriginal missions and institutions in Western Australia, including Roelands, Carrolup, New Norcia, Tardun and Moore River.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/11
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats Reports
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/11
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/12

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Letter from Ronald Murray Berndt (AA 722) to Black relating to songs and ceremonies recorded at Ooldea in 1939. 7 September 1950.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/12
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/12
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/13

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Letter from Dr Joseph Benjamin Birdsell (see AA 689) to Black relating to hair samples obtained by Black and John Burton Cleland (AA 60) on their 1950 trip to Everard Range and Musgrave Range. 20 October 1950.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/13
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/13
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/14

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

List of 117 names of Aboriginal people at Everard Park, Ernabella and Everard Range, with ages, district of origin and tribal affiliations, recorded by Black and Cleland during trip to Everard Range and Musgrave Range in April 1950. Some individuals are recorded as being 'Pitjantjatjara' and others as 'Jankuntjatjara'.

Tindale Tribes: Pitjandjara.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/14
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats Lists
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/14
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/15

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Notes on Aboriginal burial customs in four parts, labelled 'A', 'B', 'C' and 'D'; evidently notes for a talk given to the Anthropological Society of South Australia (see AA 824) on 28 October 1953.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/15
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats Loose Notes and Talks and/or Speeches
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/15
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/16

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Correspondence and sketch maps relating to the discovery of Aboriginal skeletal material at Tunkalilla Beach, east of Cape Jervis, in 1960.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/16
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence and Maps
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/16
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/17

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 
  • Correspondence with National Museum of Victoria relating to information on Aboriginal spears in NMV collection. August-September 1965.
  • List of films available from the Board for Anthropological Research (see AA 346). 1968.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/17
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence and Lists
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/17
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/18

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 


Letter from Black to Mr Macknight (Research Scholar at Australian National University) relating to Aboriginal material culture and influence of Macassans on Aboriginal people of northern Australia. 5 March 1970.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/18
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/18
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/19

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Undated handwritten memo, probably by John Burton Cleland (AA 60), suggesting some research projects that should be undertaken by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, including blood-grouping tests of Aboriginal people and studies of the disease known as erkintja or yaws.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/19
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/19
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/20

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 
  • Correspondence, programmes, minutes, agendas and other material relating to the Anthropological Society of South Australia. 1935-1954.
  • Minutes of meetings of Board for Anthropological Research (see AA 824). 1969-1970.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/20
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats General Correspondence and Minutes and Agendas
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/20
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/21

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Folder #42: Miscellaneous abstracts, papers and programmes from Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) Conferences. 1952, 1954 and 1967.

  Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
Control AA 31/2/21
Date Range 1906 - 1970
Formats Ephemera and Talks and/or Speeches
Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/21
Series AA 31/02

AA 31/2/22

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

Undated handwritten memo, probably by John Burton Cleland (AA 60), suggesting some research projects that should be undertaken by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, including blood-grouping tests of Aboriginal people and studies of the disease known as erkintja or yaws.

  • Correspondence, programmes, minutes, agendas and other material relating to the Anthropological Society of South Australia. 1935-1954.

  •   Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
    Control AA 31/2/22
    Date Range 1906 - 1970
    Formats General Correspondence
    Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/22
    Series AA 31/02

    AA 31/2/23

    Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

     

    Minutes of meetings of Board for Anthropological Research (see AA 824). 1969-1970.

      Creator Dr Eustace Couper Black
    Control AA 31/2/23
    Date Range 1906 - 1970
    Formats Minutes and Agendas
    Inventory Identifier AA 31/2/23
    Series AA 31/02