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Aboriginal Tasmanians -- History
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Letter from G. A. Robinson

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS65
  • Collection
  • 1832

Letter from George Augustus Robinson dated 16 August 1832 to Rev. Henry Dowling, Baptist minister, V.D.L., reporting that he had removed 23 aborigines from the main territory to Hunter Island in Bass Strait , with a brief description of the Hunter Island settlement -- a pleasant situation containing nearly forty aborigines.

George Augustus Robinson

The Late King Billy

Photocopy of printed poems in the memory of King Billy, the 'last of the aboriginal race'

Calder Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS19
  • Collection
  • 1843-1877

Collection includes letters and cards relating to government house, scrap book of newspaper cutting and a bound volume of Aboriginal vocabularies

James Erskine Calder

The Furneaux Islands, their early settlement and some characteristics of their inhabitants

'The Furneaux Islands, their early settlement and some characteristics of their inhabitants'· by Edward William Stevens, State School teacher and catechist, 1790-1899.
Written for for the Royal Society of Tasmania in 1899. Handwritten article described as being compiled 'from a diary and notes written during many years residence in the islands and compiled at the request of the Right Rev. H. H. Montgomery, Bishop of Tasmania, Launceston, October 16th 1899

Edward William Stephens

Language & dialects spoken by the Aborigines of Tasmania

Printed paper presented by the Secretary of The Royal Society of Tasmania entitled 'Language & dialects spoken by the Aborigines of Tasmania, compiled from official and other vocabularies and arranged for comparison by J.E. Calder’. Published by the Parliament of Tasmania in 1901

James Erskine Calder

Papers relating to Cape Barren Island

Papers relating to Cape Barren Island 1902 - 1928. Including: correspondence or Captain Bladen concerning the aboriginal reserve 1902-1927, genealogical tables of mixed race people, list of all mixed race people living on the Reserve 1928 and a 'chronological' list of residents in order of age, giving dates of birth, notes, etc.

James M Bladon

Furneaux Islands Aboriginal Settlement

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS40
  • Collection
  • 1899-1928

Collection of papers regarding Aboriginal settlement, genealogical tables and mutton bird industry on Cape Barren Island and Furneaux Islands. Includes a handwritten article entitled "The Furneaux Islands, their early settlement and some characteristics of their inhabitants"· by Edward William Stephens, State School teacher.

Edward William Stephens

Tasmania’s vanished race

Tasmania's vanished race : national talks delivered from 3AR Melbourne, on February 26th, 1935, March 6th, 1935 and March 12th, 1935 written by Frederic Wood Jones

Frederic Wood Jones

Notes on Aborigines

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC X2
  • Collection
  • 1869-1950

Collection consists of booklets and and photocopies relating to Tasmanian Aborigines

Meston Papers

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC M11
  • Collection
  • 1933-1958

Research notes, correspondence and drafts of historical studies of the Van Diemen's Land Company, Jorgen Jorgensen, etc. by Archibald Lawrence Meston (1890-1951).

Archibald Lawrence Meston

Wauba Debar's grave

Newpaper cutting from the Mercury newspaper about Wauba Debar's grave at Bicheno Tasmania. Article includes image of the grave of Wauba Debar (1792–1832) a female Aboriginal Tasmanian.

Wauba Debar

The story of Tasmanian aborigines

The story of Tasmanian aborigines , prepared by Dr. William Bryden. Published Hobart [Tas.] : Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, 1960.

William Bryden

Manuscript notes on Aborigines

Handwriten manuscript notes and copies of government correspondence concerning aborigines, 1830 - 1832 . Thought to have been compiled c. 1950 - 1970, author unknown

Boyer Lecture : The Spectre of Truganini

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC DX32
  • Collection
  • 1980

Collection consists of 3 audio cassettes of the 1980 Boyer Lectures given by Bernard Smith, entitled 'The Spectre of Truganini'

  1. The ethical roots of culture
  2. The mechanisms of Forgetfulness
  3. The concerned conscience
  4. Black voices.
  5. A cultural convergence

Bernard Smith

Proclamation to the Aborigines

  • AU TAS UTAS SPARC RS141
  • Collection
  • n.d.

Copies of Governor Davey's pictorial proclamation to the aborigines, promising equal justice for whites and natives, with modern tracing (Davey altered to Arthur in a modern hand) and another copy with a different heading.

Thomas Davey