Letter from William Flowers 30 December 1883

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Document Details

Date 30 Dec 1883
Letter From Flowers, William H
Letter To Howitt, Mr Alfred William
Country Australia
Colony/State Queensland
Holding Institution Museums Victoria
Collection Name Alfred W. Howitt Collection
Registration Number XM 563
Medium Letter
Region East
Locality Rockhampton
Summary Detailed notes regarding the Kuinmurbura Tribe and include social organisation, marriage rules, relationship terms, burial practices. Notes are subtitled: 'According to information collected by Mr W.H. Flowers, Pine Mountain, Rockhampton'.
Physical Description Letter, circular and notes. The letter and circular have been completed by W H Flowers and the notes are in Howitt's handwriting with annotations by Flowers. Letter consists of one sheet, four pages; questionnaire/circular consists of two sheets, two pages and notes consist of seventeen sheets, twenty-four pages. Letter includes two pages of relationship terms. Notes include two completed questionnaire sheets of relationship terms ('call names'). Detailed annotations and a number of hand-drawn tables throughout. Condition: generally good, but three of the smaller sheets are tattered along right edge.