Notes by Howitt about Theories of Mathews and Lang

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Date 1908 - 1905
Letter From
Letter To
Author Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 101
Medium Notes
Summary 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.
Physical Description Notes, handwritten, ink, undated. Eight sheets, ten pages. Some additional notations in margin. Condition: good