Fishing activities of Aboriginal people and settlers near Ulladulla, New South Wales, approximately 1885

Bundjalung / Banjalang language (E12)

FRM F1858 (Petherick Copy) - Lancelot Edward Threlkeld.
An Australian grammar : comprehending the principles and natural rules of the language, as spoken by the Aborigines in the vicinity of Hunter's River, Lake Macquarie & New South Wales.
Two and-a-half pages word list containing Aboriginal place-names and their meanings, natural features of the landscape (plants, types of trees), animals and parts of the human body. Lists nouns and pronouns. Language stated in text as being from the Manning River district of New South Wales. Note on page states "collected and forwarded by Mr John Thomson from information supplied by Aboriginal Tommy Bulmer."

Dharawal / Tharawal / Dariwal language (S59)

MS 9197 - Papers of Byram Mansell, 1910-1986
Short stories
Story titled ""the Warratah", in unpublished book titled “Stories of the Dream Time Aboriginal Legends and Folklore".  It is unclear as to whether the stories, and associated language, are legitimate recordings of language or were created as part of a narrative.

Dhurga (S53)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, item 158
Contains genealogical information. Name of the Aboriginal group is listed in text as “Bingural”.

Galibal (E15)

MS 3973 - Memoirs, [19--] of Mary Prior
Memoirs, [19--]

Four single sided pages of notes on the Aboriginal people of the Richmond River. Limited language material, text contains only two words: "Pichnieban" (Water vessel), "Cooradgi" (Native Doctor). One reference to the location of a Bora Ring.

Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language (D23)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Letter Book 3 (unboxed), pp. 345-349, 351-354, 364-479, 518-523, 650-651, 694-697 & 760-761
Contains notes on kinship and laws of descent.

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, items 131 & 160
Contains notes on kinship for language group described as the “Kamilaroi tribes of the Liverpool Plains, and the Namoi and other tributaries of the Darling”.

Gundungurra / Gundungura / Gandangara language (S60)

MS 8102 - Notebook, 1897 of Therese McMahon
Notebook, 1897
Contains sixty-two Aboriginal words (no specific category) and their meanings, as well as popular names for Aboriginal people of the Burragorang Valley. Informant Therese “Polly” McMahon. Typescript available at MS 9933 - Mary Therese McMahon.

Marawara (D6)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, item 140
Three pages of notes on kinship of Aboriginal peoples “...inhabiting the country at the junction of the River Darling and the River Murray and a considerable distance up the Darling”.

Wiradjuri (D10)

MS 9197 - Papers of Byram Mansell, 1910-1986
Short stories
Story titled ""the Waterfall", in unpublished book titled “Stories of the Dream Time Aboriginal Legends and Folklore".  It is unclear as to whether the Dreamtime stories, and associated language, are legitimate recordings or were created as part of a narrative.

YUIN (S67)

MS 3270 - Papers of George Thornton, 1880-1899
Twenty-four pages of Yuin place names of New South Wales, some astronomical terms are also included.

Language group unconfirmed - most likely Ngunawal / Ngunnawal language

MS 7627 - Papers of Philip Johnson 1852-1861
Box 1, Folder 7
Personal diary. Most likely Ngunawal / Ngunnawal language (D3) (NSW SI55-16) as previous page mentions a journey to Binalong which is Ngunawal / Ngunnawal country. Contains two pages of language notes - predominantly names for native animals.

MS 7627 - Papers of Philip Johnson 1852-1861
Box 2, Folder 12, Document 30
Three untranslated words on an envelope. Language is possibly Ngunawal / Ngunnawal language (D3) (NSW SI55-16).