AA 338  Dr Norman Barnett Tindale  Guide to Records
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Series AA338/72
Correspondence 1910-1919
Date Range1910 - 1919
Quantity7 Correspondence
ProvenanceDr Norman Barnett Tindale
Description

This series comprises personal correspondence to and from Tindale for the period 1910 to 1919. A large part of this correspondence pertains to Tindale's early employment as Entomologist's Assistant within the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia and under the direction of Museum Entomologist, Arthur Mills Lea (see AA867).

The series also contains early correspondence concerning the 1921-1922 expedition to Groote Eylandt (NT) and the Roper River (NT).

Correspondence has been arranged in chronological order.

ArrangedChronological

Inventory Listing

AA 338/72/1/1-2

Letter from Hedley to Lea, 19 May 1917

 

Letter from Charles Hedley, The Australian Museum, to Arthur Mills Lea (see AA867) concerning Hedley's interest in the 1921-1922 Groote Eylandt expedition.

People mentioned: Captain White; Walter Edmund Roth (see AA 271)

Places mentioned: Groote Eylandt (NT); Mornington Island (QLD); Gulf of Carpentaria; Sydney (NSW)

Handwritten letter, 2 pages

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA 338/72/1/1-2
Date Range 19 May 1917
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 338/72/1/1-2
Series AA338/72

AA 338/72/2

Memorandum from Maiden to Lea, 6 June 1917, on Botanic Gardens, Sydney letterhead

 

Memorandum from Joseph Henry Maiden, Director and Government Botanist, Botanic Gardens Sydney to Arthur Mills Lea (see AA 867) concerning Maiden's interest in the scientific expedition to Groote Eylandt.

People mentioned: none

Places mentioned: Groote Eylandt (NT)

Typed letter, 1 page

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA 338/72/2
Date Range 6 June 1917
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 page
Formats General Correspondence and Memoranda
Inventory Identifier AA 338/72/2
Series AA338/72

AA 338/72/3

Memorandum from Lea to The Museum Director, Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia, 19 June 1917

 

Memorandum from Arthur Mills Lea (see AA 867), Entomologist to the Museum Director, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia, requesting six copies of Matthew Flinders narrative of a 'Voyage to Terra Australia'.

People mentioned: M Flinders

Places mentioned: Groote Eylandt (NT)

Handwritten memo on Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia letterhead with notes on reverse page dated 19 June 1917 and 20 June 1917.

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA 338/72/3
Date Range 19 June 1917
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 pages
Formats General Correspondence and Memoranda
Inventory Identifier AA 338/72/3
Series AA338/72

AA 338/72/4

Memorandum from Harwood, 'Instruction to Officers regarding Juror's and other fees', 28 April 1919

 

Memorandum from Lucy M Harwood, Acting General Secretary, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia, instructing Officers to pay juror's and other fees to the Museum Board. Issued 29 April 1919.

People mentioned: none

Places mentioned: none

Typed memorandum, 1 page

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA 338/72/4
Date Range 28 April 1919
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 page
Formats General Correspondence and Memoranda
Inventory Identifier AA 338/72/4
Series AA338/72

AA 338/72/5

Memorandum from Harwood to Tindale, 21 June 1919, on Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia letterhead

 

Memorandum from Lucy M Harwood, Acting General Secretary, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia to NB Tindale confirming Tindale's title of 'Museum Assistant' and salary of 75 pounds for the period 1919-20.

People mentioned: none

Places mentioned: none

Typed memorandum, 1 page

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA 338/72/5
Date Range 21 June 1919
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 page
Formats General Correspondence and Memoranda
Inventory Identifier AA 338/72/5
Series AA338/72

AA 338/72/6/1-2

Memorandum from Harwood 'Instructions to Officers regards salaries and increments', 21 June 1919

 

Memorandum from Lucy M Harwood, Acting General Secretary, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia concerning salaries and increments approved by the Museum Board, 20 June 1919.

People mentioned: none

Places mentioned: none

Typed memorandum, 1 page

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA 338/72/6/1-2
Date Range 21 June 1919
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 pages
Formats General Correspondence and Memoranda
Inventory Identifier AA 338/72/6/1-2
Series AA338/72

AA338/72/0006A

Note from ERW (Waite AA356)) to the Secretary General (Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia) dated 2 October 1919

 

Note to the Secretary General from ERW (Waite AA356) regarding (NB) Tindale timesheets. Includes responses from HWM (Marshall), General Secretary, Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia as how best to meet the Board's reporting criteria.

People mentioned: (NB) Tindale

Places mentioned: None

Handwritten note, double sided

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA338/72/0006A
Date Range 2 October 1919 - 4 October 1919
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 Pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA338/72/0006A
Series AA338/72

AA338/72/0006B

Draft memo from Tindale to General Secretary, South Australian Library, Museum and Art Gallery

 

Draft memo from NB Tindale to General Secretary, South Australian Library, Museum and Art Gallery dated 27 November 1919 advising of his pass with 'credit' the exam in Biology and requesting to receive the bonus paid to cadets on passing such exams.

People mentioned: none

Places mentioned: none

Handwritten note (on recycled paper), 1 page

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA338/72/0006B
Date Range 27 November 1919
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 Pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA338/72/0006B
Series AA338/72

AA338/72/0006C

Letter from General Secretary, Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia to Tindale dated 23 December 1919

 

Letter from HW Marshall, General Secretary, Public Library, Musuem and Art Gallery of South Australia to NB Tindale informing him of the Board's agreement to pay a bonus of 5 for passing his exam.

People mentioned: none

Places mentioned:none

Typed letter on letterhead, 1 page

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA338/72/0006C
Date Range 23 December 1919
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 Pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA338/72/0006C
Series AA338/72

AA 338/72/7

Letter from Tindale to The Director, South Australian Museum, 31 December 1919

 

Letter from NB Tindale to The Director, South Australian Museum, requesting annual leave for the period 2-3 January 1920 and 14-26 January 1920.

People mentioned: none

Places mentioned: none

Handwritten letter 1 page with approval comments on reverse side signed Hately Waddell Marshall, General Secretary, Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia, 31 December 1919.

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA 338/72/7
Date Range 31 December 1919
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 page
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA 338/72/7
Series AA338/72

AA338/72/8

Account of University (of Adelaide) Time details 1919-1920

 

Detailed timetable account and breakdown of NB Tindale's time off to attend University (of Adelaide) and of his time made up to the South Australian Museum during 1919 to 1920. Timetable breakdowns signed off by AM Lea.

People mentioned: None

Places mentioned: University (of Adelaide)

Handwritten sheets; 7 pages

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA338/72/8
Date Range 1919 - 1920
Quantity 0.1 cm, 7 Pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA338/72/8
Series AA338/72

AA338/72/0009

Work schedule and list

 

A weekly work schedule and list of activities. No dates on page but found in correspondence group for 1919.

People mentioned: D Turner

Places mentioned: Groote; New Guinea

Handwritten sheet; 1 page

  Creator Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control AA338/72/0009
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 Pages Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier AA338/72/0009
Series AA338/72