Notes by Howitt about Theories of Mathews and Lang
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1908 - 1905
Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Notes discuss Rev Mathews and A. Lang theories that the origin of the organisation of Australian Aboriginal tribes by the amalgamation of two tribes, one being Mukwara or Eaglehawk and the other being Kilpara or Crow. Note also include A.W. Howitt's refutation of these theories. Contains references to and transcriptions of material by Andrew Lang, Brough-Smyth and E.M. Curr and Rev Bulmer in Howitt's handwriting. Notes also refer to the impact of contact on tribal organisation.
Notes, handwritten, ink, undated. Eight sheets, ten pages. Some additional notations in margin. Condition: good