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McConnel Collection

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Comprehensive collection of Wik material culture, including women's objects, toys, ceremonial material, hunting and gathering objects. More than 350 Aboriginal artefacts collected by U.H. McConnel, mostly among the Wik peoples of Cape York, Qld in the 1930s

dc.coverage.spatialYarrabah
dc.coverage.spatialMapoon
dc.coverage.spatialBatavia River
dc.coverage.spatialGulf of Carpentaria
dc.coverage.spatialWeipa Mission
dc.coverage.spatialKendall River
dc.coverage.spatialCairns
dc.coverage.spatialDaintree River
dc.coverage.spatialPrincess Charlotte Bay
dc.coverage.spatialArcher River
dc.coverage.spatialCape York Peninsula
dc.coverage.spatialQueensland
dc.date.accessioned2018-09-14T03:11:18Z
dc.date.available2018-09-14T03:11:18Z
dc.date.created2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/147537
dc.descriptionFurther information may be found in S.A. Museum specimen documentation files. For a description of the recent rediscovery of a significant quantity of McConnel's archival material, see: P. Sutton 2010 'Ursula Mcconnel's Tin Trunk: A Remarkable Recovery' Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, vo.134(1), pp.101-14. McConnell's S.A. Museum ethnographic collection is published in U. McConnel, 1953, Native arts and industries on the Archer, Kendall, and Holroyd rivers, Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland, Records of the South Australian Museum Vol. 11, no.1 (for other refs, see Wikipedia article below). Related collections notes: Associated archival component held in the SAM Archives; McConnel ethnographic material also held in Australian Museum, Sydney and Queensland Museum, Brisbane. Entry in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ursula_McConnel. Entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online: http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150214b.htm
dc.description.abstractComprehensive collection of Wik material culture, including women's objects, toys, ceremonial material, hunting and gathering objects. More than 350 Aboriginal artefacts collected by U.H. McConnel, mostly among the Wik peoples of Cape York, Qld in the 1930s
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherMuseum Metadata Exchange
dc.source.urihttp://museumex.maas.museum/oai/sam/2578
dc.source.urihttps://researchdata.ands.org.au/mcconnel-collection
dc.subjectAboriginal Artefacts
dc.subjectAboriginal Culture
dc.subjectAboriginal Peoples (Australians)
dc.subjectFood
dc.subjectAboriginal Material Culture
dc.subjectAxe
dc.subjectBag
dc.subjectBags
dc.subjectBasket
dc.subjectBoomerang
dc.subjectCeremonial Objects
dc.subjectClub
dc.subjectContainer
dc.subjectCordage
dc.subjectEarly to Mid 20Th Century
dc.subjectFire-Making
dc.subjectKnife
dc.subjectMaterial
dc.subjectMedical
dc.subjectMessage|\Musical Instrument
dc.subjectNarcotic
dc.subjectOrnament
dc.subjectPigment
dc.subjectPlume
dc.subjectShield
dc.subjectSorcery
dc.subjectSpear
dc.subjectSpear-Thrower
dc.subjectToy
dc.subjectU.h. Mc Connel
dc.subjectAboriginal Peoples
dc.subjectArtefacts
dc.subjectDrugs
dc.subjectIndigenous Foods|\Musical Instruments
dc.subjectPigments
dc.subjectToys
dc.subjectAnthropological Specimens|\Containers
dc.subjectEdged Weapons
dc.subjectPersonal Adornments
dc.subjectProjectile Weapons
dc.subjectTools
dc.subjectWeapons
dc.subjectUrsula Hope McConnel
dc.titleMcConnel Collection
dc.typeDataset
local.type.statusMetadata only
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access via publisher website
dc.rights.licenseS.A. Museum
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