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Mathews, R. H. (Robert Hamilton) 1841-1918

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Works: 251 works in 477 publications in 2 languages and 1,969 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Dictionaries  Legends  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Art  Folklore  Bibliography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Aranda : OI08( )

in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aranda refers to a language group of separate cultural communities who live or lived in the central Australian desert. They are the Western Aranda, Northern Aranda, Eastern Aranda, Central Aranda, Upper Southern Aranda, and Lower Southern Aranda and are either extinct or have become assimilated
Ethnological notes on the aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria by R. H Mathews( Book )

7 editions published between 1904 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the aborigines of New South Wales by R. H Mathews( Book )

5 editions published between 1907 and 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language of the Kurnai tribes of Gippsland : with notes on grammar and pronunciation by R.H. Mathews and Kurnai-English and English- Kurnai vocabularies by P. D Gardner( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The native tribes of Victoria : their languages and customs by R. H Mathews( Book )

5 editions published between 1899 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orthography; Dhauhurtwurru grammar and vocabulary of about 260 words; myths told to author by natives Hopkins and Eumeralla Rivers, including myth of Murkupang and Mount Shadwell (for another version see his A giant in a cave - an Australian legend); sociology, divisions of tribes
Divisions of North Australian tribes by R. H Mathews( Book )

4 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New table of eight-section of Arrida, further investigations into sections of Warramonga, sections and marriage rules of Yuckamurri, Leanawa, Yookala, Kurrawar, four sections of Lower Arrida
Pictorial art among the Australian Aborigines : with two plates by R. H Mathews( Book )

5 editions published between 1899 and 1901 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paper read at meeting of Victoria Institute 1899; Description of paintings in 5 rock shelters in Hawkesbury sandstone area; tree carvings on Redbank Creek (Qld) on Kamilaroi Bora ground; ground designs on same Bora ground; image of wood & clay made for Burbung ceremonies (Lachlan & Murrumbidgee R.) clay & mud images at ceremonies south-east coast of N.S.W.; swan figure from stream near Nindigully (Qld.); effigies - Condamine R., Darwin, Moorundi; Carvings on wooden objects - designs on message sticks; Comments on article by members of Institute; Quotes many authors
Some mythology and folklore of the Gundungurra tribe by R. H Mathews( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the Arranda tribe by R. H Mathews( Book )

4 editions published between 1907 and 1908 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Languages of some tribes of Western Australia by R. H Mathews( Book )

3 editions published between 1907 and 1910 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribes in country from Laverton & Weld Spring to S.A. border and 200 miles into S.A.; Locations of Loritya & Erlistoun tribes, grammatical structures, vocabularies (Loritya, 127 words, Erlistoun, 103 words); Loritya information from C. Strehlow, Erlistoun from Kenneth Young
Divisions of Queensland Aborigines by R. H Mathews( Book )

4 editions published between 1898 and 1985 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Limits of Aboriginal nations inhabiting that portion of Queensland lying between the northern boundary of N.S.W. and the 19th parallel of south latitude; Dippil - kinship system, marriage laws, deviant marriages; Kogai-Yuipera - four section system; Kooinmerburra - two inter-marrying groups; sketch map showing tribal territories
Das Kūmbainggeri : eine Eingeborenensprache von Neu-Süd-Wales by R. H Mathews( Book )

7 editions published between 1903 and 1910 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of grammar of language spoken from Nambucca to Grafton and inland as far as the Great Dividing Range; includes vocabulary of approximately 300 words recorded by the author; note that men use a secret language at initiation ceremonies
The Aboriginal rock pictures of Australia by R. H Mathews( Book )

5 editions published between 1894 and 1901 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of past discoveries of rock paintings and carvings in all parts of the continent and description and scale drawings of a number found by author in various parts of New South Wales
Die Sprache des Tyeddyuwūrru-Stammes der Eingebornen von Victoria by R. H Mathews( Book )

5 editions published in 1904 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives outline of grammar (nouns, adjectives, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, prepositions), gives location (upper Loddon, Avoca, Wimmera & Richardson Rivers); bound in his Papers, Languages, no.19
Initiation ceremonies of Australian tribes by R. H Mathews( Book )

3 editions published between 1898 and 1907 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribal areas of Koombanggary, Thangatty, Anaywan, similar moiety section with Kamilaroi; description of Burbung, messengers with emblems sent to neighbouring tribes, headmens camp, carved trees, ground designs, earthen figures; etiquette of visiting tribes, medicine men and magical feats, corroborees; decorating novices, mothers part in ritual, bullroarers, use of blood, isolated camp, imitation of totemic animals, description of ceremony; washing at special water-hole, painting with pipe clay, preparation by women for novices return, part in ceremonial return, smoking novices, food restrictions, magical substances shown, cannibalism once practised; tribal map, no.1; Wiradjuri, dialects of Wonghibons, Eethaeetha, Watthi-watthi, Kianigani, Yuppila, Yota-Yota, Boorabirrba; no.2; Kamilaroi, Yookumble, Walaroi, Pickumble, Yuollary, Wailwan, Moorawaree; no.3; Bunan ceremony, Thurrawall, Wodi-wodi, Jeringin, Ngarroogoo, Beddiwell, Mudthang, Dhooroomba, Gundungurra, Wonnawal; no.4; Darkinung, Wannerawa, Warrimee, Wannungine, Dharrook, initiation ceremony Narramang; no. 5; Wattung, Gooreenggai, Minyowa, Molo, Kutthack, Bahree, Karrapath, Birrapee; no.7; Bunjellung, Gidjoobal, Kahwul, Nowgyjul, Watchee, Yackrabul, Ngandowul, Wandarral ceremony; no.8; Barkunji, Bungyarlee, Bahroongee, Wombungee, Noolulgo, Wamba Wamba, Waiky Waiky, Latjoo Latjoo, Mutti Mutti; Appendix contains The Nguttan initiation ceremony (tribes on Williams and Gloucester Rivers); gathering of tribes, corroborees, heat endurance of initiates, use of carved bark, bullroarers, return to camp, food prepared by women, showing sacred white stones, origin of stones, way of obtaining them
The Gundungurra language by R. H Mathews( Book )

7 editions published between 1901 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orthography, grammar; location of tribes Gundungurra, Dharrook
The Arran'da language, central Australia by R. H Mathews( Book )

2 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Bundandaba-Zeremonie in Queensland by R. H Mathews( Book )

4 editions published in 1910 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ceremony from N.S.W. border to about vicinity of Port Curtis & for about 150-200 miles inland; this ceremony is the concluding part of initiation; details of preparations and ritual
Some peculiar burial customs of the Australian Aborigines : paper read before the Third Australasian Catholic Congress, Sydney, September, 1909 by R. H Mathews( Book )

5 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oval shaped objects used in connection with burials, Darling River, N.S.W., description of objects (kopai) called Murndu by people of Ngunnhalgu tribe, Yurda by Murawarri tribe, Dhaura by Ngeumba - used for decorating graves.; 39 specimens found near Kallara Station, on Curronyalpa run; Widows caps called kurno
The Wiradyuri and other languages of New South Wales by R. H Mathews( Book )

4 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Location of tribes; grammatical information of Wiradyuri, Burreba-Burreba, Ngunawal; Wiradyuri vocabulary of approximately 430 words, Ngunawal vocabulary (approximately 290 words)
 
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Ethnological notes on the aboriginal tribes of New South Wales and Victoria
Alternative Names
Mathews, R. H. 1841-1918

Mathews, Robert H. 1841-1918

Mathews, Robert H. (Robert Hamilton), 1841-1918

Mathews, Robert Hamilton 1841-1918

Robert Hamilton Mathews

Robert Hamilton Mathews antropoloog uit Australië (1841-1918)

Languages
English (82)

German (11)

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Culture in translation : the anthropological legacy of R.H. Mathews