WorldCat Identities

Meston, Archibald 1851-1924

Overview
Works: 52 works in 76 publications in 2 languages and 194 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DU277, 919.43
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Most widely held works by Archibald Meston
Geographic history of Queensland by Archibald Meston( Book )

6 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the government scientific expedition to Bellenden-Ker Range upon the flora and fauna of that part of the colony by Archibald Meston( Book )

5 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes observations on Aborigines - physical appearance; subsistence activity; description of ceremonial ground; cannibalism; weapons; brief vocabularies of Russell River, Mulgrave, Barron River, Townsville, and Clarence River, NSW; notes Aboriginal uses and names of flora and fauna; detailed measurements of two skulls of Charroogin (Mulgrave River) Aborigines
Queensland railway & tourists' guide by Archibald Meston( Book )

4 editions published between 1890 and 1896 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queensland Aboriginals : proposed system for their improvement and preservation, addressed to the Honourable Horace Tozer, Colonial Secretary of Queensland by Archibald Meston( Book )

5 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on the Aboriginals of Queensland by Archibald Meston( Book )

4 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geographic history of Queensland by Archibald Meston( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bellenden-Ker Range (Wooroonooran), north Queensland : report ... on the government scientific expedition by Archibald Meston( Book )

2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on visits of the Tasmanian aborigines to the Hunter Islands by Archibald Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queensland railway and tourists' guide 1890( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expedition to the Bellenden-Ker Range : report by Archibald Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on Fraser Island by Archibald Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The halfcastes of the Furneaux Group by Archibald Meston( )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Names of sealers who lived with Aboriginal women in Bass Strait Is.; Population figures 1866, 1872, 1908; Brief family histories; Cape Barren Is. made reserve for half-castes 1881; Act of Parliament 1945 greatly improved conditions; Mutton bird industry means of support; Names of some Tasmanian Aborigine women; Dinah, Jumbo, Mooney, Judy, (Oyster Bay tribe), Wapperty, Emerinna, Margaret, daughter of chief Limina Bungana, Lucy Beadon, half-caste offered home to Truganini 1872, Betty, part Maori & Ben Lomond tribe
Bellenden-Ker Range (Wooroonooran), north Queensland by Archibald Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboriginal rock-carvings in Tasmania by A. L Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Description of sites, carvings at 1) The bluff (Devonport), motifs; 2) Mount Cameron West, geometric designs; comparison with Worora rock art, suggests Tasmanian carvings may be connected with increase rites
Wild white men : Australian instances by Archibald Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lists number of known white men living among Aborigines in nineteenth century with particular description of the adventures of James Murrells in Queensland
[Lists of vocabularies from ... Aboriginal tribes : Part I] by Archibald Meston( )

in Australian languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Gumbainggar wordlist; wordlists from Qld; Townsville, Cairns and surrounding areas; Darling Downs, Moreton, Stradbroke, Fraser Islands; NSW; Clarence, Brunswick Rivers
Expedition to the Bellenden - Ker Range : flora of Bellenden - Ker : report by Archibald Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Archibald Meston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Notebooks containing Aboriginal vocabularies and other notes chiefly relating to Aborigines; press-cuttings, books chiefly of articles by Meston; photographs including some of the Bellenden-Ker expedition
Customs and traditions of the Clarence River Aboriginals by John Frederick Small( )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Deals briefly with belief in a supreme spirit, funeral ceremonies, marriage and initiation; Author was one of the first squatters on the Clarence and spoke Yoocumbill fluently
Aboriginal rock-carvings on the North-West Coast of Tasmania by A. L Meston( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Previous descriptions of Tasmanian Aboriginal art by Peron, Daniel Bunce, Bonwick, Ross, Calder; location of present rock carvings; not clear what carvings represent; two classes - natural objects, signs and patterns; seventy five carvings at time of writing but numbers being reduced by weather; remarkable depth of carvings considering hardness of rock; measurements; tools used a mystery; art utilitarian rather than means of self expression
 
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Alternative Names
Archibald Meston Australian politician

Archibald Meston Journalist, Autor, Protektor der Aborigines in Queensland, Australien

Archibald Meston ontdekkingsreiziger uit Australië (1851-1924)

Archibald Meston político australiano

Meston, Archibald Lawrence

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