Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Named Person:||Rhys Jones|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rhys Jones; Mike Smith
|Notes:||Working duplicate and user cassette copies made.
Corrected transcript available (typescript, 70 leaves).
|Event notes:||Recorded on April 12, 1991.|
|Description:||3 sound tape reels (ca. 151 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 track, stereo. ; 10 in. + transcript (70 leaves)|
|Responsibility:||interviewer, Mike Smith.|
He then talks about how he got a teaching position at University of Sydney in Sept. 1963, the significance in shell middens at Sister's Creek and West Point revealing evidence that suggests Pleistocene Tasmania is the source of Aboriginal mainland culture, the political sensitivity of many digs, the problems in interpreting and dating these stratifications, the advent of carbon dating in 1966 confirming their previous estimates, the problem with sites providing too much information prior to the advent of computers, the discovery of the Sealed Cave in 1967 and dated as 6,000 years old, the discovery of Pleistocene remains dating 18,000 years ago by Sandra Bowdler at Cave Bay Cave in 1973/74.