The journal entries have been written on the right-hand page, leaving the left for annotations, drawings, newspaper clippings etc. A note on page 95 reads 'see USA Anthropological Journal 1973- '. The volume includes 'Unwritten Literature Australian Aborigines. Draft of a paper written Jan - May 1945 for submission to Joseph Shipley', that was published in 1946, isographs showing physical anthropology from the Harvard-Adelaide expedition, correspondence and newspaper clippings. The last 19 pages are blank.