Roth, Walter Edmund (1861-1933)

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Roth, W. E. (1861-1933)
Roth, W. E. (Walter Edmund) (1861-1933)
Roth, Walter (1861-1933)
Roth, Walter E. (1861-1933)
Roth, Walter E. (Walter Edmund) (1861-1933)
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Physician; Anthropologist; protector of Aborigines; Ethnologist; Artist; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Teacher
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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), and...

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Colonial cartoonist and teacher.

cartoonist and teacher, brother-in-law of painter and cartoonist Constance Roth , also did cartoons, although no extant ones are known. He got a job teaching at Brisbane Grammar School, Qld, after meeting the headmaster in a Brisbane bookshop where he had gone to sell his cartoons. This entry is a stub. You can help the DAAO by submitting a

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Walter Roth was appointed the first Northern Protector of Aborigines 1898 and was based in Cooktown Queensland. In 1904-1906 he was Chief Protector and part of his duties was to record Aboriginal cultures. He published widely and became internationally known for his work.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Roth, Walter Edmund
    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. Acacias and Aesulapius: Walter Edmond Roth, 1861-1933
    Pearn, J.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 161, 3, 216
  4. Roth, Walter Edmund (1861-1933), Physician, Anthropologist and Protector of Aborigines
    Reynolds, Barrie
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 463-464
  5. The Man Who Collected Everything: WE Roth
    Kahn, Kate
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 2008
    Series: The Makers and Making of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections, 163-86

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  1. Papers
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Unpublished : 1898-1904 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 176,993.312)

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  2. Reports to the Commissioner of Police and others, on Queensland Aborigines, 1898-1900, 1903, by Walter Edmund Roth
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Photograph : 1898-1903 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,935.438)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 135,935.438)

  3. Reports by the Under Secretary for Public Lands and Dr. Roth re complaints against Dr. Roth, Chief Protector of Aboriginals
    Queensland. Legislative Assembly
    [ Government publication, Book : 1905 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 120,537.945)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 120,537.945)

  4. Walter Edmund Roth North Queensland Ethnography, 1904-1906
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Unpublished : 1904-1906 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96,000)

  5. Walter Edmund Roth papers, 1904-1906
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Unpublished : 1904-1906 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 95,565.164)

  6. North Queensland Ethnography Bulletins 1-5, 7-18, 1901-1910, by Walter Edmund Roth
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Unpublished : 1901-1910 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,632.383)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,632.383)

  7. Food supply and preparation
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Government publication, Map : 1979 ]
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  8. North Queensland Ethnography : Bulletin no.13. Fighting weapons / by Walter E. Roth
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Book : 1909 ]
    At State Library S Aust
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89,148.625)

  9. Annotations to publications by W.E. Roth / compiled by Lindy Allen & Bernice Borey
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 16 libraries
    Annotations to publications by W.E. Roth / compiled by Lindy Allen & Bernice Borey
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  10. Walter Edmund Roth Papers
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Unpublished : 1915-1919 ]
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  1. Papers
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Unpublished : 1898-1904 ]
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Walter Edmund Roth, author, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 157,000.812)

  3. Walter E. Roth
    Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
    [ Book : 1934 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  4. [Review of] Food : its search, capture and preparation / by W.E. Roth
    Edge-Partington, James, 1854-1930
    [ Book : 1903 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  5. [Review of] Food : its search, capture, and preparation / by Walter E. Roth
    Mason, O. T
    [ Book : 1902 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 150,064.078)

  6. Reports to the Commissioner of Police and others, on Queensland Aborigines, 1898-1900, 1903, by Walter Edmund Roth
    Roth, Walter Edmund, 1861?-1933
    [ Photograph : 1898-1903 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 134,414.75)

  7. Dr. W.E. Roth [obituary]
    [ Book : 1933 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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  8. Reports by the Under Secretary for Public Lands and Dr. Roth re complaints against Dr. Roth, Chief Protector of Aboriginals
    Queensland. Legislative Assembly
    [ Government publication, Book : 1905 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 120,690.656)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 120,690.656)

  9. Huts and shelters
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  10. Australian childrens games : [Review of] Games, sports and amusements / by W.E. Roth
    Haddon, Alfred C. (Alfred Cort), 1855-1940
    [ Book : 1902 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,472.117)

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  1. Roth, Reuter Emerich (1858-1924)
    Physician
    ... Roth, Walter Edmund (1861 - 1933) ... Roth, Henry Ling (1855 - 1925) ... Reuter Emerich Roth (1858-1924), physician, was born on 20 March 1858 at Brighton, England, son of ... Mathias Roth, Hungarian patriot and physician, and his English wife Anna Maria, née Collins. Like his... ...
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  2. Roth, H. Ling, (Henry Ling) (1855-1925)
    Anthropologist; Author; Museum Curator; Museum curator
    ... Roth, Walter Edmund (1861 - 1933) ... Roth, Reuter Emerich (1858 - 1924) ... 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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  3. Conder, Charles (1868-1909)
    Artist; ; Draughtsman; Printmaker; Cartoonist / Illustrator; Painter; Textile Artist / Fashion Designer; Lithographer; fan-designer
    ... Sickert, Walter ... Davis, Edmund ...
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  1. DR. WALTER ROTH'S NEW BOOK.
    The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 10 June 1916 p 29 Article
    ... DR. WALTER ROTH'S NEW BOOK. A new work, " An Inquiry into the Animism and Folk-lore of the Guiana ... Indians," by Wal-   ter E. Roth, has been published by the Bureau of American Eth-nology, Washington ... 326 words
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  2. DR. ROTH IN GUIANA
    The Daily Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1903 - 1926) Saturday 24 July 1926 p 16 Article
    ... DR ROTH IN GUI ANA Notice wns- rocciitiy tnkcti n.iily .JfaiiV- of an adventurous trip undertaken ... border of t-uialia for the, purpose of studyinf- the little known NVni' Wnl Indians.. . Dr. Roth, wlio ... 709 words
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  3. 0BITUARY. DR. W. E. ROTH.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 10 June 1933 p 17 Article
    ... Indian tribes and their arts and crafts. Dr Roth was born in London in 1861. He was educated at Magdalen ... OBITUARY   DR. W. E. ROTH. The death in British Guiana on April 5 last of Dr Walter Edmund ... 285 words
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  1. Government Gazette Proclamations and Legislation
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 23 May 1918 [Issue No.76] p 1121

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation

    ... example of initiative and cheerfulness under most adverse conditions. No. 1933 Sergeant C. H. Smith ... , A.M.C. Major Walter Henry Toeft, A.M.C. [Supplement No. 30466, dated Wednesday, 9th Jammvry, 1918 ... 8390 words
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  2. Government Gazette Proclamations and Legislation
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 18 April 1918 [Issue No.57] p 841

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    ... . V. D. MOODY, Engineers. No. 1861 2nd Corporal J. L. MOUNSEY, Engineers. No. 1764 Sergeant B. F ... .S.O., A.D.C. Colonel GEORGE WALTER BARBER, D.S.O., A.M.C. Colonel THOMAS ALBERT BLAMEY, D.S.O., Infantry ... 8161 words
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  3. Government Gazette Notices
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 8 June 1836 [Issue No.225] p 439

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    ... Town Bird Thos, Launceston Birmingham Mr. Walter, at Mr Lord's, Launceston Bouchier Esq, 17th Regiment ... Town Burk Mrs, Fitzroy-cresent, Hobart Town Burns Mr Richard, Hobart Town Butler Mr Walter, George and ... 2322 words
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  1. Annotations to publications by W.E. Roth
    Roth, Walter Edmund
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At UQ Inst Rep
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  2. Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland aborigines. Walter Edmund Roth
    Roth, Walter Edmund
    [ Book, Government publication : 1897-2010 ]
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    Ethnological studies among the north-west-central Queensland aborigines. Walter Edmund Roth
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  3. Record
    IEEE Mountain-West Electromagnetic Compatibility Conference (Tucson/Sierra Vista, Ariz.)
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1971 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 191.483)

  4. Play, games, amusements, pastimes and selected physical activities of the Aboriginal Peoples of northern Australia: with a bibliography of all works by Walter E. Roth which include information on these topics
    Edwards, Ken
    [ Article, Book : 2017 ]
    At USQ Inst Rep
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    GODDARD, Roy Hamilton, accountant. Vice-Consul for Honduras.
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    Author, Life of James Milson, History of the Union Club, Sydney, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. Amateur anthropologist, worked with ..Married Helen Noel KEEP, eldest daughter of Walter John Keep and Ali...

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    Pearn, John H
    [ Article : 1994 ]
    At UQ Inst Rep
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  2. Acacias and Aesulapius. Walter Edmund Roth, 1861-1933
    Pearn, J
    [ Article : 1994 ]
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  3. Walter Edmund Roth: ethnographic collector and Aboriginal protector
    McGregor, Russell; Fuary, Maureen
    Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, Culture
    [ Article : 2016 ]
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  4. Walter Edmund Roth: Royal Commissioner of Western Australia, 1904
    Gray, Geoffrey; Russell McDougall; Iain Davidson
    The Roth Family, Anthropology, and Colonial Administration
    [ Article : 2008 ]
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    Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
    [ Book, Audio book, Microform : 1800-2019 ]
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    Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953
    [ Sound, Audio book, Printed music : 1900-2018 ]
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