One card series containing anthropological data collected on the Board for Anthropological Research expedition to Bentinck and Mornington Islands, Queensland, undertaken by NB Tindale and PF Aitken from 22 April to 13 June, 1960. The expedition was given BAR symbol AI.
This series comprises two groups of cards; one labelled ' Bentinck I.[sland] series BI 1 - 42', and a second group labelled 'For[syth] I[land]. Note that there is not a series of Sociological data cards with photographs, but portrait photographs were taken and are located in the NB Tindale collection (AA 338).
This series comprises printed cards titled: 'UCLA - Australian Population Genetics'. Data has been recorded under the following headings: in the first section: Place, Date, Observer, Recorder, (individual subject) Number, Sex, Age, Effage, Gen[etic] Key, Name, Birthplace, Own Tribe, Father's [Tribe], Mother's [Tribe], Own Horde, Father's [Horde], Mother's [Horde], and a line for data relating to photographs taken. The second section has four columns for recording physical observations and measurements (anthropometric data); the reverse of the cards has a further four sections for recording physical observations and measurements (anthropometric data). These cards have NB Tindale as Observer and P Aitken as recorder. There is a note in NB Tindale's hand on the first card: 'These are the originals 1 set passed to J Birdsell Aug.1961. 1 set xeroxed for NBT'.
These cards are in two groups: