AA 31  Dr Eustace Couper Black  Guide to Records
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AA 31  Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/01

Field notebooks and data relating to Australian Archaeology and Anthropology

 

Series AA 31/1 comprises field notebooks, notes and other material relating to Black's archaeological and anthropological fieldwork in Australia. This material is housed in Box 1.

  Date Range 1934 - 1967
Quantity 8 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/02

Correspondence relating to Australian anthropology and archaeology

 

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.

  Date Range 1906 - 1970
Quantity 8 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/03

Notes relating to Australian history

 

Series AA 31/3 includes notebooks, loose notes and other material compiled by Black on various aspects of Australian history. This series is housed in Box 3.

  Date Range c. 1914 - 1962
Quantity 8 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/04

Notebooks, reference materials, newspaper clippings relating to anthropology, archaeology, medicine and history

 

Series AA 31/4 comprises Black's notebooks on various topics related to anthropology, archaeology and medicine, as well as published books and papers, unpublished material, newspaper clippings and other reference material. This series is housed in Boxes 4-6.

  Date Range c. 1930 - 1971
Quantity 56 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/05

Drafts of published papers and manuscripts

 

Series AA 31/5 comprises drafts of Black's published papers, and drafts of a paper on Aboriginal material culture that he was working on at the time of his death. This material is housed in Boxes 8-13. Illustrations that Black had compiled for the latter paper are housed in Box 14.

  Date Range 1966 - 1971
Quantity 110 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/06

Photographs, negatives, slides, postcards, illustrations, painting, maps and film created or collected by EC Black

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Series AA 31/6 comprises photographic prints, negatives, slides, mounted photographs and artworks. Loose prints, negatives and slides are stored in photo albums; postcards, large format photographs and framed photographs are housed in Boxes 15 and part 19. Some larger artworks are housed in a plan cabinet drawer along with Black's maps (Series 7).

  Date Range c. 1902 - 1971
Quantity 92 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/07

Maps and plans relating to South Australian anthropology, archaeology and historical sites as well as topographical maps of Europe, America, Africa and Pacific Islands

 

Series AA 31/7 comprises maps annotated by Black with archaeological sites and other data as well as other maps used by Black for research purposes, and some aerial photographs. Maps are housed in a plan cabinet drawer or in Boxes 18 and 20.

  Date Range c. 1908 - c. 1971
Quantity 70 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/08

Correspondence, certificates, notebooks, lecture notes, photographs, and programmes relating to Black's personal life and medicine

 

Series AA 31/8 comprises personal correspondence of EC Black, as well as material relating to his medical career.

  Date Range 1903 - 1961
Quantity 65 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/09

Papers, photographs and maps relating to Black's service with the British Royal Army Medical Corps during WWI

 

Series AA 31/9 comprises diaries, notebooks, correspondence, maps and photographs relating to Black's service with the British Royal Army Medical Corps during World War 1.

  Date Range 1914 - 1920
Quantity 66 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black

AA 31/10

Film and documentation relating to the Board for Anthropological Research expeditions, historical events and personal interests

 

Cine-films and related correspondence.

  Date Range c. 1926 - c. 1940
Quantity 13 cm,
Provenance Dr Eustace Couper Black