This item is a typescript copy of the journal. Includes handwritten annotations and drawings, vocabulary (400+ Ngalia words), population movements from 1950-1951, seasons of the year, songs, place names. Pages 39a and 46a have been included.
The expedition received financial assistance from the American Wenner-Gren Corporation, and from the Board for Anthroplogical Research (see AA 346), University of Adelaide.
The Board for Anthropological Research expedition party included Dr Thomas Draper Campbell (leader, Director of the University Dental School, see AA 52), Prof. Andrew Arthur Abbie (Anatomy School, see AA 688), Dr William Ross Adey (Anatomy School), Drs David I Kerr, ND Crosby and Dr Hugh Le Messurier (Physiology Department), Prof. John Burton Cleland (plant data, see AA 60), Dr Henry Kenneth Fry (City Health Officer, social organisation, see AA 105), Mr Murray James Barrett (Reader in the University of Adelaide's Dental School), Miss Gwen D Walsh, Mr B Hill, Mr Charles Pearcy Mountford (Aboriginal art, see AA 228), Mr JC Dobbie (cinematographer) and Norman Barnett Tindale (South Australian Museum, ethnologist).
Tindale Tribes: Aranda; Ildawongga; Kukatja (NT); Ngalia; Pintubi; Walpiri; Wenamba.