Queensland aboriginal dialects
||Queensland aboriginal dialects
(former reference: MSS 85 V)
||Price, Charles, fl 1885
|Extent and Medium
||1 volume; paper; The board and several pages are detached from the volume.; Manuscript
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
Charles Price's background is not known.
The work has no formal title. It is comprised of an introductory note, 4 pages, headed 'Townsville Cleveland Bay, Queensland, August 31 1885', referring to the author's sixteen years' experience of dialects; 172 pages of vocabulary, with aboriginal words in alphabetical order on the left hand page, and English translations on the right; native songs and chants, the aboriginal version of the Lord's Prayer, etc., 4 pages; and notes on pronunciation, 2 pages.
Presented by the Executive Commissioners of Queensland at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition, 1887.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Queensland aboriginal dialects, RCMS 291
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 167. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS.
|Price, Charles (fl 1885)|
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