The Resource Papers of Lester R. Hiatt series 5, 7, 9 and 10

Papers of Lester R. Hiatt series 5, 7, 9 and 10

Label
Papers of Lester R. Hiatt series 5, 7, 9 and 10
Title
Papers of Lester R. Hiatt series 5, 7, 9 and 10
Title variation
Hiatt papers series 5, 7, 9, and 10
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Series 5 Contains the original field notes from Hiatt's trips to Maningrida between 1958-60. The handwritten scattered notes deal with disputes, kinship, language, marriage, population data, religion and ritual, sexuality, sickness and sorcery, social change and racial relations and trade; Series 7 Documents the Anbarra clans from around the Kopanga Outstation region, Maningrida, in the Northern Territory. Contains shorthand notebooks and lined exercise books with notes on genealogy, word lists and language texts; an exercise notebook with handwritten diary entries from May 1958 to March 1959; and a number of carbon copy notebooks and small pocketbook notebooks which Hiatt referred to as 'checking books'; Series 9 Notes, genealogies, diaries, reports and correspondence resulting from Hiatt's work in the field, mainly in Maningrida in the Northern Territory, but also in Sri Lanka [Ceylon] and Papua New Guinea. Correspondents include John Barnes, Judith Barbour, Bill Rowe, R. Jayasuriya, Nur Yalman, Dennis McGilvray, S. Selvaratnam, and Mahen Vaithianathan; Series 10 includes some of Hiatt's earliest manuscripts dated from 1959 on diverse topics such as Coronation Hill; reproductive competition amongst Australian Aborigines; Aboriginal leadership, conflict and social control;
Cataloging source
AIAS
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1931-2008
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Hiatt, L. R.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Barnes, J. A.
  • Barbour, Judith
  • Jayasuriya, Rohan
  • Yalman, Nur
  • McGilvray, Dennis B.
  • Rowe, Bill
  • Vaithianathan, Mahen
  • Selvaratnam, S.
  • Hiatt, L. R.
  • Sri Lanka
Label
Papers of Lester R. Hiatt series 5, 7, 9 and 10
Link
https://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/ms4129_hiatt.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
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Digitisation status: Digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Papers of Lester R. Hiatt series 5, 7, 9 and 10
Link
https://aiatsis.gov.au/sites/default/files/catalogue_resources/ms4129_hiatt.pdf
Publication
Note
Digitisation status: Digitised
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying, closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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