This shoebox contains Narangga and Ngadjuri materials relating to Tindale's South East of South Australia place name project.
The Narangga section (9 cm) has two sub-sections, with the first relating to place names and the second consisting of a general vocabulary.The first header card reads: 'Narangga, Yorke Peninsula, S. Aust. Copied on to paper at 70% 22/24 July 88'. Many of the entries are drawn from published literature sources, while others relate to Tindale's work in the 1930s with Louisa Eglinton (in 1935), and later with Gladys Hughes during the Harvard and Adelaide Universities Anthropological Expedition, 1938-9 (see Journals AA 338/1/35 and AA 338/1/15/2 respectively). See also green metal drawer AA 338/7/2/11.
The Ngadjuri section (14cm) also has two sub-sections, with the first relating to place names and the second consisting of a general vocabulary. Most of the place names data are drawn from published sources, especially the Atlas of South Australia, 1986.The place name sub-section begins with a header card reading: 'vocab. Take in Noble in Taplin 1879: 142-152'. The general vocabulary sub-section begins with a header card reading: '+/- 360 from Berndt & Vogelsang 1941; +/- 80 words from N B Tindale & other sources' (see R.M. Berndt & T. Vogelsang 'Comparative vocabularies of the Ngadjuri and Dieri Tribes, South Australia', Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 65(1), 1941, pp. 3-10). Cards containing bibliographic references also appear. See also green metal drawer AA 338/7/2/10.
Tindale Tribes: Narangga; Ngadjuri.