Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1860-06-23
Death 1929-07-14
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Appointed to the Chair of Biology, Melbourne University, 1887. He made a number of expeditions to the Northern Territory and published several works arising from his studies of Australian aborigines.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225763945

Anthropologist and author of many books concerning the natives of Central and Northern Australia.

From the description of The Arunta [manuscript] : a study of a Stone Age people. 1927. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225840593

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Subjects:

  • Aboriginal Australians--Social life and customs
  • Aborigines, Australian--Rites and ceremonies
  • Aborigines, Australian--Social life and customs
  • Aranda (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Ethnologists--Archives

Occupations:

  • Anthropologists

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia, Northern (as recorded)
  • Australia, Central (as recorded)
  • Australia--Northern Territory (as recorded)
  • Central Australia (as recorded)