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Biographical entry Mathew, John (1849 - 1929)

Born
31 May 1849
Aberdeen, Scotland
Died
11 March 1929
Coburg, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Anthropologist and Cleric

Summary

John Mathew, a presbyterian minister, pursued his interest in Aboriginal ethnography on which he published two books and numerous articles. He lived on Manumbar station in the Burnett district, Queensland 1865-70.

Archival resources

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

  • John Mathew - Records, 1869 - 1929; Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). Details

John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland

  • John Mathew - Records, 1869 - 1929, OM74-17; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details

Queensland State Archives

  • John Mathew - Records, 1869 - 1900, EDB/02 & V2; Queensland State Archives. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Prentis, Malcolm D., Science, Race and Faith: a Life of John Mathew, 1849-1929, Centre for the Study of Australian Christianity, Sydney, 1998, 240 pp. Details

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Prentis, Malcolm D., 'From Aberdeen to Coburg: a Lad o' Pairts in Australia', Northern Scotland, vol. 12, 1992, pp. 106-116. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.