Boonwurrung / Boonerwrung / Bunurong language (S35)

MS 204 - Samuel Rawson Diary & Papers 1831-1857
Pp. 10 & 11
Describes the ceremonial burial of 'four legged companions'. This manuscript also gives Rawson's personal account of the Gunai massacre of the Boonwurrung and the Boonwurrung's subsequent reprisal raid. Contains one Aboriginal word, Yalluck Kernong (now known as Yallock Creek).

Djargurd Wurrong (S73)

MS 9167 - Letter, 1877 of James Dawson
Contains Aboriginal words and their english translations, chiefly words which were used for animals.

Gunditjmara / Gurndidy / Dhaurwurd-Wurrung language (S20)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, item 161
Contains a list of kinship terms.

Gunai/Kurnai (S68)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 1, Letters 4, pp. 36-43, 56-71, 75-76 & 283-286
Contains lists of  kinship terms between a family of four brothers and one sister, as well as genealogical information about their descendants. Includes correspondence with A.W. Howitt.

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, items 153-156, 157
Contains genealogical information (a family tree). Item number 157 has genealogical information relating to a man named "Toolabar", an Aboriginal leader and one of A.W. Howitt's principle informants on genealogy. You can read more about Toolabar (also known as Tulabar) on his Australian Dictionary of Biography entry.

MS 3343 - Letterbooks of F. A. Hagenauer, 1865-1885
Letter book (brown hardback, red leather binding), p. 321
Nineteen short questions and answers concerning the Gunai/Kurnai titled "queries about Aborigines of Gippsland".

MS 2296 - John Matthews
The Origins of Tasmanian Aborigines
Three pages of notes on Tasmanian Aboriginal people and Gunai/Kurnai of Victoria. Speculative and superficial comparisons between Tasmanian people and Victorian Aboriginal people - very brief paragraph on language characteristics on 2nd and 3rd pages. Language material consists of one word, Tullana - meaning tongue, which is stated as being from a Victorian Aboriginal language.

Jaitmathang / Yadymadhang language (S43)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 1, Letters 4, pp. 173-175, 259-264 & 283-286
Contains kinship terms of the "Omeo Tribe, whose southern boundary coincides with the northern boundary of the Brabrolong." Informants M. Brugier and Mr. A.W. Howitt.

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 3, Folder 3, item 152
Single page listing kinship terms. Informant Cullungumba (AKA Sally).

Taungurong (S37)

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 1, Letters 4, p. 168
Contents as titled "Familial terms used by the Goulburn Tribe". Contains a short langauge list at bottom of page.

Wathi Wathi (D4)

MS 24 - Robert Gow Diary and Journal 1860-1871
P. 23
Reference to Mindi the snake "Snakes are common though I saw none - the blacks have a mythical yarn of one of gigantic size which they name "mindi" but the whites have never seen any larger than 14 or 15 feet."

Wemba Wemba Languages (N/A)

MS 3343 - Letterbooks of F. A. Hagenauer, 1865-1885
Pp. 180-183
Langauge list described by author as the "language of the Western District". Understood in the North, the North west and Swan Hill but "especially at Pine Plains" (which suggests the dialect is Wergaia(S17)). Also includes a list of Aboriginal groups at Ramahyuck Mission on page 183.

Language group unconfirmed

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Letter Book 3 (unboxed), pp. 887-895
List of Aboriginal weapons and implements of Victoria.

MS 7080 - Papers of Lorimer Fison, 1869-1907
Box 2, Letter book VII, pp. 294-300
Notes on matrilineal descent and "class inheritance" (moeity). Aboriginal language group is unstated in text but is most likely Gunai/Kurnai as this letter is addressed to Mr Howitt, who Fison corresponded with regarding the Gunai/Kurnai language.