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Roth, Henry Ling and Walker, James Backhouse (1891) Letters to JB Walker from Henry Ling Roth. University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Letters written to James Backhouse Walker by Henry Ling Roth, from Halifax, UK during the years 1891-1988 regarding scientific and historical matters.Henry Ling Roth (3 February 1855 – 12 May 1925) was an anthropologist and museum curator. He wrote on Tasmanian aborigines and the natives of Sarawak and North Borneo. In 1890 he published the book The Aborigines of Tasmania. Letters include discussion of the skeletal remains of King Billy, Fanny Cochrane Smith, testing of hair samples and the measurement of aboriginal skulls.
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Item Type: Other
Keywords: Quaker, Religious Society of Friends, Tasmania, religious history, social history, Australia, Van Diemen's Land, VDL, Ling Roth, Tasmanian Aborigines, James Backhouse Walker, headstools, stone axes, mummification, fish, canoes, catamarans, swimming, diving, religious ideas
Publisher: University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection
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Collections: Quaker Collection
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2013 04:05
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2015 23:29
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