Volume 2, pages 201-456
[Volume 1 of this diary is AA 338/1/1/3, 'Journey to Groote Eylandt. 1921-2.' Volume 3, pages 1-200c]
The volume commences on page 201 and ends on page 456. This diary is handwritten in black ink.
The journal includes the following:
- 'Visit to Groote Eylandt and Roper River 1921 - 1922', visit dates 22 May 1922 to February 1925, pages 201-273
- 'List of events 1923-1924' includes: engagement to Dorothy May Gibson on 18 August 1923, purchased a house at 55 Somerset Avenue, Cumberland Park, SA for £ 1018 on 17 October 1924, Married at Unley citadel on 27 December 1924, and appointed assistant entomologist in February 1925, page 273
- 'Trip to Yorke's Peninsula, S. Australia, trip dates 17-22 August 1925, pages 274-279
- 'Trip to Kangaroo Island', 14 January to 8 February 1926, pages 280-294
- 'Journal on Anthropological Expedition to Hermannsburg, Central Australia', 4 August 1929 to 31 January 1961, pages 295-352
- 'Expedition to Tartanga, River Murray, and to examine Devon Downs Rockshelter', 21 November 1929 to 9 August 1930, pages 353-438. See related journal paper by HM Hale (see AA 124) and NB Tindale in Records of the South Australian Museum, 1930, Vol. 4(2), pages 145-218]. Also includes Discovery of Aboriginal Rockshelter in Hundred of Jutland (Square Mile Paddock), 8-10 February 1930, pages 439-443
- 'Reed raft made by Bob McKinlay' and Amy (Grace) Johnston), 1 June 1930, pages 444-448
'Normanville trip with Robert Pulleine' (see AA 259), 14 June 1930, pages 449-450
- Newspaper article: 'Views and News. Groote Eylandt. An isolated life' in 'The Argus', 6 June 1931 and notes, pages 451-452
- 'Letters from HM Hale [see AA 124] to N. B. Tindale at Devon Downs excavation', pages 453-455
- 'Murray River Flood data, page 456
A reprint entitled 'Report to the Chief Protector on the Mortality of Infants at Hermannsburg, covering the years from 1926-1930' by Missionary Friedrich Wilhelm Albrecht (see AA 662) has been inserted between pages 348 and 349. Note also that the Hermannsburg journal contains Aboriginal terms for celestial bodies and place names. For vocabularies obtained during the Hermannsburg expedition, see AA 338/8/1 'Aranda vocabulary translated by N.B. Tindale and also some Kukatja (Loritja)'.
Note dated January 1986 states that there is a copy at Loxton.
Tindale Tribes: Alawa; Aranda; Kukatja (NT); Murunitja.
Creator: Dr Norman Barnett Tindale
Control: AA 338/1/2
22 May, 1922
15 June, 1930
2.5 cm, 1 exercise book, 18.5x24.2 cm, 256 pages
Formats: Newspaper Clippings, General Correspondence, Loose Photographic Prints, Drawings, Numeric Data, Diaries