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Series AA266/05
Correspondence, reports and notes relating to the editing, translation and publication of the Reuther manuscript
Date Range8 July 1916 - 29 July 1937
Quantity5 cm, 1 part foolscap Albox Folder
ProvenanceRev. Johann Georg Reuther
Description

This series contains correspondence, notes and reports predominantly to or from Norman Tindale (see AA 338) relating to the editing, translation and publication of the Reuther manuscript.

ArrangedChronological

Inventory Listing

AA 266/5/1/1-2

Letter from Henry Hillier to Edward Stirling relating to the sale of his Reuther collection sketches and 'tjurungas'.

 

This item is a handwritten letter from Henry (Harry) Hillier to Sir Edward Stirling (Honorary Curator of Ethnology, see AA 309) relating to the sale of his 400 sketches of the Reuther collection and 'tjurungas' to the South Australian Museum.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/1/1-2
Date Range 8 July 1916
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 25.5cm x 20.4cm quarto pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00132
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/2/1

Letter to Theodore Vogelsang relating to Otto Siebert and Reuther

 

This item is part of a handwritten letter to Theodore Vogelsang relating to Otto Siebert (see SAMA 1075) and Reuther. The author claims that Siebert and Reuther wrote independently and preferred Siebert's work. The author also provides Siebert's address.

This item was originally attached to AA 266/5/2/2 and 266/5/2/3.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/2/1
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 19.8cm x 11.5cm page Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00131
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/2/2

Notes relating to Reuther by Norman Tindale

 

This item comprises handwritten notes by Norman Tindale (see AA 338) relating to a letter received from von Leonhardi in Frankfurt publishing a part of the Reuther manusript in Anthropos 1909, pp1065-1068.

This item was originally attached to AA 266/5/2/1 and 266/5/2/3.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/2/2
Date Range 1 June 1927
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 17.2cm x 10.6cm page
Formats General Correspondence and Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier REU-00129
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/2/3

Otto Siebert's address in Germany

 

This item is a handwritten address of Otto Siebert (see SAMA 1075) in Germany.

This item was originally attached to AA 266/5/2/1 and 266/5/2/2.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/2/3
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 11.0cmx 6.3cm page Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier REU-00130
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/3/1-2

Letter from Walter in Dieri

 

This item is a handwritten letter in pencil from Walter in Dieri. A note by Norman Tindale reads: 'Letter in Diari from Walter (Ngiuawakana) a native of Salt Creek (Ngameni) Tribe. See photo in series obtained from Mr Vogelsang.' The photograph is accessioned as AA 266/7/23.

Tindale Tribes: Dieri; Ngameni.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/3/1-2
Date Range 1929
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 17.1cm x 10.9cm pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00133
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/4/1-2

Letter from Joseph Wanniger to Herbert Hale relating to the Reuther manuscript

 

This item is a handwritten letter from Dr Joseph Wanninger (Munich, Germany) to Herbert Hale (South Australian Museum Director, see AA 124) relating to the publication of the Reuther manuscript and his essay on 'churinga'.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/4/1-2
Date Range 14 February 1932
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 27.8cm x 21.6cm quarto page
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00134
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/5/1-2

'RE REUTHER MS.'

 

This item is a typescript carbon copy letter from Norman Tindale (South Australian Museum Ethnologist, see AA 338) to Herbert Hale (South Australian Museum Director, see AA 124) recommending that Miss Leane, a temporary cataloguing clerk assist in the preparation of the Reuther manuscript for publication.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/5/1-2
Date Range 4 February 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 foolscap pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00118
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/6

Letter from Theodore Vogelsang to the Pastor

 

This item is handwritten letter from Theodore Vogelsang to the Pastor in German. The letter makes reference to Howitt, Spencer (see AA 301), Gillen (see AA 108), Siebert (see SAMA 1075), Reuther's manuscript and the 'Muramura Darana'.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/6
Date Range 8 April 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 258cm x 205cm foolscap page
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00128
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/7

'Standard spellings for Reuther Tribes'

 

This item is a handwritten list by Norman Tindale (see AA 338) citing the varied spellings in Reuther's manuscript for the following:

  • Wonkanguru
  • Dieri
  • Tirari
  • Jandruwanta
  • Ngameni
  • Jauraworka
  • Kujani
  • Arabana
  • Jeljujendi
  • Mardala
  • Wonkamala
  • Pilatapa
  • Aranda
  • Nirbi
  • Wonkatjeri
  • Andekeringa

Tindale Tribes: Dieri; Tirari; Jandruwanta; Ngameni; Jauraworka; Kujani; Arabana; Jeljendi; Wailpi; Wongkamala; Pilatapa; Aranda.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/7
Date Range May 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap page
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier REU-00137
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/8/1-4

Letter from Otto Siebert to Theodore Vogelsang

 

This item is a handwritten letter from Otto Siebert (see SAMA 1075) to Theodore Vogelsang in German. The letter makes reference to Howitt, Spencer (see AA 301), Gillen (see AA 108), Reuther, Rudiger, Aranda, Dieri and Daran legend. A partial translation by Vogelsang is accessioned as AA 266/5/9.

Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Dieri.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/8/1-4
Date Range 21 June 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 21.9cm x 27.9cm quarto pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00135
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/9

Partial translation of Otto Siebert's letter to Theodore Vogelsang

 

This item is a partial translation of Otto Siebert's (see SAMA 1075) letter (see AA 266/5/8/1-4) to Theodore Vogelsang by Vogelsang. The letter implies that Siebert had supplied Howitt with his notes which he subsequently published under his own name rather than a joint publication.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/9
Date Range 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 256cm x 216cm lined page
Formats DVD-ROM
Inventory Identifier REU-00136
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/10

Letter from Norman Tindale to Herbert Hale relating to the Reuther manuscript

 

This item is a typescript letter from Norman Tindale (South Australian Museum Ethnologist, see AA 338) to Herbert Hale (South Australian Museum Director, see AA 124) reporting on publishing both Reuther's and Stirling's (see AA 309) list of toas as they are complimentary and recommends to proceed with the translation of the text as assessed by Vogelsang.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/10
Date Range 28 October 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap page
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00116
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/11

'DETAILS OF THE REUTHER MANUSCRIPT in the possession of the South Australian Museum'

 

This item is a page of typescript 'Notes made at time of visit of Dr Keppel c Oct 1935'. The note was written in pencil by Norman Tindale (see AA 338). The notes make reference to the 11 volumes of the Reuther manuscript: publication (Howitt, Siebert (see SAMA 1075), Stirling (see AA 309) and Waite (see AA 356)); translation (Vogelsang and Hossfeld (see AA 140)) and editing (Tindale).

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/11
Date Range October 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap page
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier REU-00126
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/12/1-3

Letter to Theodore Strehlow from Norman Tindale relating to Strehlow's film and the movements of the Muramura

 

This item is a typescript letter from Norman Tindale (South Australian Museum Ethnologist, see AA 338) to Theodore Strehlow (see AA 315) requesting his assistance in recording place names relating to the 'movements of Muramura from the N.W. country' recorded in Reuther's manuscript and where Strehlow had been recently working in and comments made on Strehlow's films.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/12/1-3
Date Range 16 November 1935
Quantity 0.1 cm, 3 216cm x 343cm foolscap pages
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00117
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/13

Memorandum from Herbert Hale to Norman Tindale relating to the Reuther manuscript

 

This item is a typescript memorandum from Herbert Hale (South Australian Museum Director, see AA 124) to Norman Tindale (South Australian Museum Ethnologist, see AA 338) relating to the editing and publication of the Reuther manuscript.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/13
Date Range 12 March 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 216cm x 343cm foolscap page
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00115
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/14

Letter from Norman Tindale to Herbert Hale relating to reports on the Reuther manuscript

 

This item is a typescript carbon copy of a cover letter from Norman Tindale (South Australian Museum Ethnologist, see AA 338) to Herbert Hale (South Australian Museum Director, see AA 124) forwarding two reports (see AA 266/5/16 & 19) relating to the Reuther manuscript. The reports are a response to a memorandum, AA 266/5/13.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/14
Date Range 3 May 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap page
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier REU-00121
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/15

'Periods Devoted to Work on Reuther Ms'

 

This item is a page of handwritten notes by Norman Tindale (see AA 338) detailing time spent on the Reuther mansucript by Miss Gooden, Miss Rudd and himself. The details are reported in the 'Second Progress Report on the Editing of the Reuther Manuscript' (see AA 266/5/16/1). Another annotated draft is accessioned as AA 266/5/20.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/15
Date Range 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap page
Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier REU-00120
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/16/1-3

'SECOND PROGRESS REPORT on the EDITING of the REUTHER MANUSCRIPT'

 

This item is a typescript report from Norman Tindale (South Australian Museum Ethnologist, see AA 338) to Herbert Hale (South Australian Museum Director, see AA 124) relating to the Reuther manuscript. The report details of assistants, time spent, further work required, typing and assembling of data, preparation of drawings and photographs and publication. This item relates to AA 266/5/14 & 19.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/16/1-3
Date Range May 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 3 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap pages
Formats Reports
Inventory Identifier REU-00123
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/17/1-3

Copy of 'SECOND PROGRESS REPORT on the EDITING of the REUTHER MANUSCRIPT'

 

This item is a typescript carbon copy of AA 266/5/16.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/17/1-3
Date Range May 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 3 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap pages
Formats Reports
Inventory Identifier REU-00125
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/18/1-2

Copy of 'INFORMATION OBTAINED IN GERMANY REGARDING THE REUTHER MANUSCRIPT'

 

This item is a typescript carbon copy of AA 266/5/19. Attached is item AA 266/5/22.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/18/1-2
Date Range May 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 21.6cm x 34.3cm foolscap pages
Formats Reports
Inventory Identifier REU-00124
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/19/1-2

'INFORMATION OBTAINED IN GERMANY REGARDING THE REUTHER MANUSCRIPT'

 

This item is typescript report from Norman Tindale (South Australian Museum Ethnologist, see AA 338) to Herbert Hale (South Australian Museum Director, see AA 124) relating to the information he obtained in Germany on the Reuther manuscript. Tindale reports on notes made whilst visiting Otto Siebert (SAMA 1075) and Dr L Frobenius, Director of the Volker Museum and Dr Niggemeyer who was in charge of the Strehlow Collection. This item relates to AA 266/14 & 19. Attached is item AA 266/5/22.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/19/1-2
Date Range May 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 2 216cm x 343cm foolscap page
Formats Reports
Inventory Identifier REU-00122
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/20/1-2

'Reuther manuscript progress report on'

 

This item is a typescript manuscript with pencil annotations by Norman Tindale (see AA 338). The manuscript relates to an interview with Reuther's son, Tom on his father as well as Strehlow (see AA 315).

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/20/1-2
Date Range 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 12 216cm x 343cm foolscap page
Formats Manuscripts
Inventory Identifier REU-00119
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/21

Letter from Harold Sheard to Norman Tindale relating to Reuther's son's capacity to translate his father's manuscript

 

This item is a typed letter from Harold Sheard (General Merchant and Nuriootpa and Angaston, see AA 290) to Norman Tindale (see AA 338) confirming if Tindale would like Reuther's son, Tom, to translate his father's manuscript.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/21
Date Range 29 July 1937
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 quarto page
Formats General Correspondence and Specimen Tags
Inventory Identifier REU-00127
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/22

Note with Aboriginal words and their english translation.

 

This item is a handwritten note in pencil by Norman Tindale (see AA 338) of Aboriginal words and english translation. This note was attached to AA 266/5/18/1-2.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/22
Quantity 0.01 cm, 1 page Formats Loose Notes
Inventory Identifier REU-00357
Series AA266/05

AA 266/5/23

'Mus. Director. References to Reuther MSS. Reports & Minutes.'

 

This item is a notebook with handwritten entries in pencil by Tindale on the Reuther manuscript.

  Creator Rev. Johann Georg Reuther
Control AA 266/5/23
Quantity 0.1 cm, 1 notebook Formats Notebooks
Inventory Identifier REU-00473
Series AA266/05