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|Title:||Series 10, Section 1: Copies of letters sent 1930-44, including to George Robertson 1930 re possible publication of her myths and legends|
|Abstract:||Copies of letters sent 1930-44, including to George Robertson 1930 re possible publication of her stories, myths and legends collected from Aboriginal people.|
|Description:||Scanned from the copies held by Rare Books and Special Collections as part of the Daisy Bates Papers, MSS 572.994 B32t|
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|Appears in Collections:||Papers etc. Series 10: 'Correspondence 1929-32, 1938, 1944-47'|
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|Series 10.1.1.pdf||1. Miss C.W. Howie. DBNS, 26 December, 1944Letter to Miss Howie, describing Christmas at Wynbring Siding and the people’s delight at having their Kabbarli back and a Christmas pudding served up to about 25 people, together with damper and jam.||7.84 MB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|Series 10.1.2.pdf||2. Mrs. Hosking. typescript copy, 21 December 1944 .Daisy Bates is anticipating the making of a Christmas pudding for her “old natives” who remembered DMB from her Wirilya and Ooldea Camps (1919-1935) and who now collect at Christmas 1944 near her camp at Wynbring Siding, 700 miles east of Ooldea with their children and grandchildren, to reminisce about those former times.||7.11 MB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|Series 10.1.3.pdf||3. George Robertson. 28 July 1930, re possible publication of her myths and legends. Letter of 28 July 1930 to George Robertson of Messrs Angus and Robertson (Publishers), Melbourne, in which she canvasses a future book of the Aboriginal legends she has collected from groups all over Western Australia, the Great Bight and south Central Australia. DMB discusses financial backers for the larger works. ” [The] myths will pay” but the material for the History of the W.A. tribes and the over one hundred vocabularies “would not pay”.||5.14 MB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|Series 10.1.4.pdf||4. Mrs. Constance Wylde. Two letters from DMB 22.12.36 and 25 12.38 to Mr and Mrs Wylde and their 3 daughters.||9.02 MB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|Series X.1.1 Transcription.docx||1. Miss C.W. Howie. - Transcription||16.6 kB||Microsoft Word||View/Open|
|Series X.1.4 Transcription.docx||4. Mrs. Constance Wylde - Transcription||16.48 kB||Microsoft Word||View/Open|
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