'Journal of Visit to the North West of South Australia in February 1966 by Norman B. Tindale. 1966'.

Archive Collections / Dr Norman Barnett Tindale / Series AA338/01 / 'Journal of Visit to the North West of South Australia in February 1966 by Norman B. Tindale. 1966'.
Board for Anthropological Research Expedition AS

This journal has been handwritten with annotations. Journal entries are on the right-hand page leaving the left for annotations, drawings, etc. Tindale included pages 53a, 53b and 156a. The last 153 pages are blank. A contents list precedes the journal and the index commences on page 105. The actual expedition dates were from 5-25 February 1966 (pages 9-91); pages 1-9 concern preliminary meetings and planning discussions.

This journal includes the following:

  • newspaper clippings

  • correspondence

  • coloured drawings by Tjibukudu, Mundjandji and Colin (Papa tjukurupa)

  • David Hewett's black and white photographs and negatives

  • sketches

  • songs

  • vocabulary

  • place names

  • drawings of stone implements

  • 'List of people associated with work at No. 25 Bore W. Musgraves, Feb. 1966'

  • typescipt copy of pages 9-19 of the journal

Places visited included Musgrave Park, Musgrave Ranges, No. 25 Bore, Ngalpo:nja, Bell Rock Range, Mount Caroline and Cave Hill [Owalinga].

The expedition party included Peter Aitken (South Australian Museum mammalogist), John Greenway (University of Colorado Professor), Robert Seamark and Norman Barnett Tindale. Prof. Walter Victor Macfarlane (Professor of animal physiology at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute) and Godfrey Macpherson met the party on the fourth day.

Tindale Tribes: Nakako; Ngadadjara; Pitjandjara; Pintubi.

CreatorDr Norman Barnett Tindale
ControlAA 338/1/22/2
Date Range05 February, 1966  -  25 February, 1966
Quantity 3.1cm,   1   buckram bound volume, 21.7x26.2 cm, 331 pages with 6 inserts and 1 loose item
FormatsNewspaper Clippings, General Correspondence, Loose Photographic Prints, Photocopied Documents, Drawings, Sketches
Series AA338/01