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GÜNTHER, James: Wiradhuri vocabulary

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 6
Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
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Full title: GÜNTHER, James: Wiradhuri vocabulary
Date(s): 1839-1871
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Günther | James | fl 1839-1871 | clergyman


Administrative/Biographical history:

James Günther was a clergyman in Australia, c 1839-1971. In 1871 he was curate of St John's Parsonage, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia.


Scope and content/abstract:

Vocabulary of the Indigenous Australian dialect, Wiradhuri, collected by James Günther, 1839, including notes on grammar, added by Günther, in 1840 and 24 Aug 1871.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English and Wiradhuri

System of arrangement:

Single item

Conditions governing access:

Appointments are necessary for all visits; please contact the archivist by email to arrange; a fee of £10 is payable by all visitors except Fellows and Members; membership details can be found on the RAI web site; access to material referring to the most recent thirty years is restricted; some material is very fragile and may not be available for view; a few items are of restricted or forbidden access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies and scans for personal research only may be arranged at the discretion of the archivist; charges apply; in all cases forms governing use of copies must be signed; use of digital cameras is not allowed.

Finding aids:

Hand list available in the Institute's Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Apr 2008

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