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Collections and Curators: South Australian Museum Anthropology from the 1860s to the 1920s

This article first appeared in the Journal of the Historical Society of SA, no.16 1988, pp,87-103 and is republished here with minor corrections.

Dr Philip Jones has worked as a curator at the South Australian Museum since 1984. A graduate in history from the University of Adelaide, he pursues interests in Aboriginal-European frontier history, material culture, and the history of anthropology and collecting.

Tags: Aboriginal artefacts, Anthropology history, Board for Anthropological Research, Cawthorne William, Diprotodon, Haacke Wilhelm, museums history, Natural History Society of SA, Rockefeller Foundation, Stirling Edward, Taplin George, Tindale Norman, tjuringa stones, Waterhouse Frederick

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