Roth, H. Ling, (Henry Ling) (1855-1925)

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Roth, H. Ling (1855-1925)
Roth, Henry Ling (1855-1925)
Roth, Ling (1855-1925)
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Anthropologist; Author; Museum Curator; Museum curator
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Henry Ling Roth (1855-1925), anthropologist, author and museum-curator, was born on 3 February 1855 in London, son of Mathias Roth (d.1891), physician, and his English wife Anna Maria, née Collins....

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Henry Roth spent several years in Queensland 1878-1884, reporting widely on the sugar industry. He wrote "The Tasmanian Aborigines", an encyclopaedic work which remained the basic source until 1966. He left Australia in 1884 and set up a business in Halifax, Yorkshire, UK and was also first the part-time then full-time curator of the Bankfield Museum.

  • Career position - Timber merchant in Russia
  • Career position - Investigated and reported on the sugar industry in Queensland
  • Career position - Honorary Secretary to the Mackay Planters' Association
  • Life event - Left Australia
  • Career position - written
  • Career position - Curator (part-time) at Bankfield Museum
  • Career position - Curator at Bankfield Museum

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Roth, Henry Ling
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Walter and Henry Ling Roth: "On the Significance of Couvade": the Place of Australia and British Guiana in the Fin de Siècle Debate Concerning the History of Humanity
    McDougall, Russell
    Published: University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2002
    Series: To the Islands: Australia and the Caribbean, 61-67
  3. Roth, Henry Ling (1855-1925)
    Griffin, Helga M.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 461-462
  4. The first stone and the last Tasmanian: the colonial correspondence of Edward Burnett Tylor and Henry Ling Roth
    Taylor, Rebe
    Published: 2016
    Series: Oceania, 86, 3, 320-43

Resources by H. Ling Roth (62)

  1. Spears and other articles from the Solomon Islands / by H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1898 ]
    Languages: German
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 72,231.875)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 72,231.875)

  2. Ancient Egyptian and Greek looms / H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1913-2019 ]
    At 6 libraries
    Ancient Egyptian and Greek looms / H. Ling Roth
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,292.633)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,292.633)

  3. The discovery and settlement of Port Mackay, Queensland : with numerous illustrations, charts and maps, and some notes on the natural history of the district
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1908-2009 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 22 libraries
    The discovery and settlement of Port Mackay, Queensland : with numerous illustrations, charts and maps, and some notes on the natural history of the district
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,080.855)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,080.855)

  4. Bibliography and chronology of Hales Owen. By H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1887 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,052.234)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 48,052.234)

  5. Methods of hand spinning in Egypt and the Sudan / by Grace M. Crowfoot. Hand woolcombing / by H. Ling Roth
    Crowfoot, G. M. (Grace Mary)
    [ Book : 1931-1974 ]
    At 4 libraries
    Methods of hand spinning in Egypt and the Sudan / by Grace M. Crowfoot. Hand woolcombing / by H. Ling Roth
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,769.613)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45,769.613)

  6. The natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo : Based chiefly on the MSS. of the late Hugh Brooke Low Sarawak Government Service By Henry Ling Roth ... With a preface by Andrew Lang Over 550 illustrations In two volumes
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book, Microform : 1896-2002 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,930.984)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 41,930.984)

  7. Oriental silverwork, Malay and Chinese with over 250 original illustrations : a handbook for connoisseurs, collectors, students and silversmiths / by H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1910 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39,229.137)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39,229.137)

  8. The Mackay (Queensland) sugar crop : as affected by the weather and want of labour / by Henry Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1884 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39,022.73)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 39,022.73)

  9. The natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo / by Henry Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1896-1968 ]
    At 21 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,999.078)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,999.078)

  10. Oriental silverwork, Malay and Chinese : a handbook for connoisseurs, collectors, students and silversmiths / H. Ling Roth
    Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1855-1925
    [ Book : 1910-1966 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 12 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,914.344)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 38,914.344)

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Resources about H. Ling Roth (12)

  1. [Review of] The Aborigines of Tasmania / [by] H. Ling Roth
    Griffin, P. Bion
    [ Book : 1974 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,645.344)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110,645.344)

  2. [Review of] The Aborigines of Tasmania / by H. Ling Roth
    Thomas, Northcote W. (Northcote Whitridge), 1868-1936
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 108,613.125)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 108,613.125)

  3. [Review of] The Aborigines of Tasmania / by H. Ling Roth
    Elkin, A. P. (Adolphus Peter), 1891-1979
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 108,312.18)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 108,312.18)

  4. [Review of] The Aborigines of Tasmania / by H. Ling Roth
    Jones, Rhys, 1941-2001
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 108,312.18)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 108,312.18)

  5. [Review of] The Aborigines of Tasmanian / by H. Ling Roth
    Plomley, N. J. B. (Norman James Brian)
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 107,684.117)

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  6. Memoranda on the Aborigines of Australia
    Gregory, Augustus Charles, Sir, 1819-1905
    [ Book : 1887 ]
    Possibly online
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  7. Die Tasmanischen Sprachen : Quellen, Gruppierungen, Grammatik, Worterbucher [The Tasmanian languages : Sources, Grouping, Grammar, Dictionaries]
    Schmidt, Wilhelm, 1868-1954
    [ Book : 1952 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  8. The white divers of Broome : the true story of a fatal experiment / John Bailey
    Bailey, John, 1944 Dec. 15-
    [ Book, Audio book : 2001-2002 ]
    At 94 libraries
    The white divers of Broome : the true story of a fatal experiment / John Bailey
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  9. The Roth family, anthropology, and colonial administration / edited by Russell McDougall and Iain Davidson
    McDougall, Russell
    [ Book : 2008-2016 ]
    View online
    At 20 libraries
    The Roth family, anthropology, and colonial administration / edited by Russell McDougall and Iain Davidson
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 25,012.104)

  10. Encyclopedia of exploration 1850 to 1940 : the oceans, islands and polar regions : a comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization in the oceans, the islands, New Zealand and the polar regions fro ...
    Howgego, Raymond John, 1946-
    [ Book : 2006 ]
    Possibly online
    At 25 libraries
    Encyclopedia of exploration 1850 to 1940 : the oceans, islands and polar regions : a comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization in the oceans, the islands, New Zealand and the polar regions from 1850 to the early decades of the twentieth century / Raymond John Howgego
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  1. Roth, Walter Edmund (1861-1933)
    Physician; Anthropologist; protector of Aborigines; Ethnologist; Artist; ; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Teacher; 8102
    ... Roth, Henry Ling (1855 - 1925) ... Roth, Reuter Emerich (1858 - 1924) ... Walter Edmund Roth (1861-1933), physician, anthropologist and protector of Aborigines, was born on ... 2 April 1861 in London, sixth child of Mathias Roth, physician (a naturalized Hungarian refugee ...
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  1. LING-ROTH'S MEMOIRS MACKAY DISTRICT
    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 - 1954) Wednesday 23 July 1952 p 5 Article
    ... yeara ago. ^ Ling-Roth's reference to Mr. G. H. M. King's representation recslls the New Guinea coup d ... LING-ROTH'S MEMOIRS MACKAY DISTRICT (Bv 'HARTI.E FREBE') The discovery of the Maclay district u ... 2228 words
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  2. Review. NOTES ON CONTINENTAL IRRIGATION, by HENRY LING ROTH. Trubner and Co., London.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 15 July 1882 p 32 Article
    ... " Portor-Rhodos," tho " Turkey I. and H.," tho "Pitt or Regent," valued at .£l.S0,O00, the " Mountain of ... 1368 words
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  3. Appa[?]ling Accident to an Irish Mail Train.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Wednesday 28 October 1868 p 3 Article
    ... , and tbs whole was speedily reduced to a heap sf blaok ol)ar. Roth line» were blocked up, and the ... « crackling of the woodwork, reached from out of tho I H«min|f unció. ... ^».u.« . I Wu wer« breathing en ... 2753 words
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  1. No. 19. LIST OF UNCLAIMED LETTERS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Thursday 28 July 1892 [Issue No.545 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 6157

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... ., " Camelia Grove" 120 Hill Mr., Metropole 122 Hill Donald 123 Hill G. H. 124 Hill Henry, 126 Pitt-st. 125 ... 69 Kilts H. 71 King Mrs. K. 70 King Mrs. Ji, " Australia Hotel" 72 King G., Chatfield 73 King Henry ... 11913 words
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  2. Index page
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Sunday 31 December 1944 [INDEX Jan 1944-Dec 1944] p 3

    Government Gazette Index And Contents

    ... . C., 2271. Abbott, F. C., 73, 1990. Abbott, G. G., 2367. Abbott, J. H. P., 1373. Abbott, N. F., 944 ... ., 2719. Ada, B. L., 664. Adair, A. H. B., 2720. Adair, H. L., 2721. Adam, A. A., 1323. Adam, B. J., two ... 122234 words
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  3. Government Gazette Proclamations and Legislation
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Friday 10 October 1919 [Issue No.115] p 1493

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation

    ... Private H. N. Roth, 58th Battalion. No. 6565 Lance-Corporal W. T. Rutherford, 2nd Battalion. No. 2396 ... THE following extracts from London Gazettes are published for information. GEO. H. WISE, for ... 8737 words
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    Queensland Historography
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  1. Troilus and Cressida / edited by Kenneth Muir
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Microform : 1609-2019 ]
    Languages: English;Japanese;Chinese;Spanish, [10 others]
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  1. Henry Ling Roth in Tasmania
    McDougall, Russell
    Writing, Travel and Empire: in the Margins of Anthropology
    [ Article : 2007 ]
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  2. Henry Ling Roth's and George Kingsley Roth's Pacific anthropology
    McDougall, Russell; Croft, Julian
    Journal of Pacific History
    [ Article : 2005 ]
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  3. Walter and Henry Ling Roth: on the signification of couvade: the place of Australia and British Guiana in the fin de siecle debate concerning the history of humanity [Paper in: To the Islands: Australia and the Caribbean, McDougall, Russell (ed.)]
    McDougall, Russell
    Australian Cultural History
    [ Article : 2002 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 333.633)

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  4. Advertising (12 January 1926)
    Federated Builders' Association of Australia
    Building : the magazine for the architect, builder, property owner and merchant.
    [ Article : 1918-1926 ]
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    Advertising (12 January 1926)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110.246)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 110.246)