'Anthropometric Ledger of the Harvard-Adelaide Expedition'

Archive Collections / Dr Joseph Benjamin Birdsell / Series AA689/01 / 'Anthropometric Ledger of the Harvard-Adelaide Expedition'
Harvard and Adelaide Universities expedition, 1938-1939

This item contains anthropometric data collected on the Harvard and Adelaide University expedition of 1938-1939 and includes records by date and area on subject numbers, sex, age-class, genetic-class, hair and blood samples taken and photograph negative numbers. There is also blood group summaries, a brief 'Effage', and a contents list of 'Miscellaneous Rolleiflex Films'. Data was recorded for the following areas:

  • Swan Reach, South Australia

  • Cumeroogunga, New South Wales

  • Pilliga, New South Wales

  • Walgett, New South Wales

  • Brewarrina, New South Wales

  • Boggabilla, New South Wales

  • Woodenbong, New South Wales

  • Mona Mona, Queensland

  • Yarrabah, Queensland

  • Palm Island, Queensland

  • Woorabinda, Queensland

  • Cherbourg, Queensland

  • Kempsey, New South Wales

  • Wallaga Lake, New South Wales

  • Lake Tyers, Victoria

  • Point McLeay, South Australia

  • Murray Bridge, South Australia

  • Adelaide, South Australia

  • Point Pearce, South Australia

  • Collie, Western Australia

  • Gnowangerup, Western Australia

  • Borden, Western Australia

  • Albany, Western Australia

  • Mount Barker, Western Australia

  • Narrogin, Western Australia

  • Moore River, Western Australia

  • Southern Cross, Western Australia

  • Mount Margaret, Western Australia

  • Laverton, Western Australia

  • Norseman, Western Australia

  • Nullarbor Station, South Australia

  • Koonibba, South Australia

  • Port Augusta, South Australia

  • Menindee, New South Wales

Birdsell's note on page 59 reads, 'Cape Barren: Island, Tas. (see special journal) #1579-#1712 incl.' This note refers to the 'Tasmanian Journal', Book 3 of AA 689/1/1.

The pages of this journal have been numbered. There are 103 pages of data and 77 blank pages. This item was previously identified as 'Birdsell Collection Notebook 1'. 'Ledger S762N-L' printed on cover.

CreatorDr Joseph Benjamin Birdsell
ControlAA 689/1/3
Date Range1938  -  1939
Quantity 1.5cm,   1   Red soft-bound notebook, 180pp., 22x14 cm
FormatsNumeric Data, Notebooks
Series AA689/01