Spencer, Baldwin, Sir, 1860-1929

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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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Australia
Australia, Northern
Australia, Central
Australia--Northern Territory
Central Australia
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Aboriginal Australians--Social life and customs
Aborigines, Australian--Rites and ceremonies
Aborigines, Australian--Social life and customs
Aranda (Australian people)
Aboriginal Australians
Ethnologists--Archives
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Anthropologists
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Birth 1860-06-23

Death 1929-07-14

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