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Virtual Sourcebook for Aboriginal Studies in the Hunter Region Guide:  1900-1939

A guide to materials from the collections relating to Aboriginal people throughout Newcastle and the wider Hunter Region.

Sourcebook for Aboriginal studies : 1900 - 1939 Sources

1900-1939 : Sources for Aboriginal Studies

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  • Cooksey, Daniel F. "Stone Age Relics" in The B.H.P.Recreation Review (July 15th 1925). (80 KB PDF) Transcribed by Gionni Di Gravio. [Courtesy Col Whitehead with kind permission from the Cooksey Family]
  • [Cooksey Family] File containing correspondence, field notes, maps and drawings of artefacts. (1.00 MB PDF) Including: Letter dated 12th August 1925 from W.T. Wells to D.F.Cooksey regarding deposit of artefacts with Australian Museum and W.W. Thorpe's intention for a critical study; Letter of Receipt of Donation from Australian Museum to Mr D.F. Cooksey dated 15th April 1926; Letter from Town Clerk (Newcastle City Council) to Fred Cooksey dated 29th April 1926 regarding the establishment of a Museum in the city; Letter from W.W. Thorpe to Mr Cooksey dated 17th August 1926 regarding papers, Miss Hall's deductions regarding artefacts and Morna Point and fascination for Newcastle; Three hand drawn maps of Newcastle showing islands and find spots of Aboriginal artefacts [c.1920s]; Letter from C.C. Humphries to Mr Cooksey dated 27th September 1926 regarding black stone axe; Assorted field notes and drawings of artefacts [c.1920s] [Courtesy Col Whitehead with kind permission from the Cooksey Family]

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