Letter to Sir Edward Stirling

This sub-series comprises a letter from Daisy Bates to Sir Edward Stirling (see AA 309), dated 7 January 1919, written from 'Yulbari Native Camp' (near Yalata Station). The letter provides some information on the manufacture by a local Aboriginal woman of woollen caps ('tam-o-shanters') made from wombat fur. Bates also discusses her planned donation to the South Australian Museum of some stone artefacts and a collection of 'koondain' or tjuringa. The letter includes references to places in the far west of South Australia including Fowlers Bay, White Well Station, Boundary Dam, Ooldea and Euria. Note that there is another letter from Daisy Bates to Sir Edward Stirling, dated 20 January 1916, in NB Tindale's journal Ooldea 1951 Papers associated (AA 338/2/32).

These items include references to the following regions of South Australia: Nullarbor - Great Victoria Desert; North West.

This series includes references to: Western Australia; Northern Territory.

CreatorDaisy May Bates
Date Range1919  -  1919
Quantity 0.1cm,     Filed in archive folder with AA 23/1/1-4
FormatsGeneral Correspondence
Series AA23/01