Collection 98 - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) collection

Finding aid - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) collection 1

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) collection

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material
  • Sound recording

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98

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  • 1996 - 2000, predominant 1997 (Creation)

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25 cm of textual records, 8 audio cassettes, ca. 474 photographs, ca. 50 cm³ graphic materials and ephemera.

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The APEC collection was established in 1997 when the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) hired two students, Todd Tubutis and Maria Roth. These two students were supervised by Director and Professor Ruth B. Phillips, and instructed to gather information in a variety of formats that would serve to represent the events of the 1997 APEC Leaders Meeting at MOA. These materials, in addition to their archival value, were to be used in a public exhibition at the museum and for other museum educational projects.

The collection consists of materials gathered by Todd Tubutis and Maria Roth in 1997 and 1998. These two students were hired to gather information in a variety of formats that would serve to represent the events of the 1997 APEC Leaders’ Meeting at the Museum. These records consist of textual materials, sound recordings, photographs, posters and banners, and physical artifacts. The records include: photographs of the Museum of Anthropology in preparation for the Leaders’ Meeting and protests against APEC at UBC and throughout Vancouver; posters and banners collected at protests at UBC and the Museum of Anthropology; radio broadcast recordings from UBC campus radio (CITR) on the day of the APEC Leaders’ Meeting and heavy student protesting; official APEC paraphernalia (both textual and graphic); textual records of the impact APEC had at the Museum of Anthropology; newspaper and journal articles concerning the APEC Leaders’ Meeting at the Museum of Anthropology; press releases from protest groups, the Prime Minister’s Office, and APEC; concerns of the Musqueam Nation regarding APEC; and coverage of the APEC Leaders’ Meeting in U.S. newspapers.

The collection has been organized into the following series and sub-series:

Series 1: APEC textual records
Sub-Series A: Official APEC publications
Sub-Series B: APEC material from other sources

Series 2: “This Is Not An Exhibit” multi-media materials

Series 3: APEC oversized posters and banners
Sub-Series A: APEC hand-rendered protest posters and banners
Sub-Series B: APEC printed posters and signs

Series 4: APEC audio recordings
Sub-Series A: Revolutionary Radio
Sub-Series B: Post-APEC interviews

Series 5: APEC artifacts

Series 6: APEC photographs

See attached pdf document for full description of these series/sub-series and a file list.

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Physical condition

Some posters and banners were exposed to the elements before collection and it is reflected in their condition.

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Due to lack of original order, the records have been arranged by the assistant archivist.

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Consult archivist for details

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This collection contains materials for which the Museum of Anthropology does not hold copyright.

Finding aids

Full finding aid is attached as a pdf document

Associated materials

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Archives, located at 1825 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., holds APEC Alert ephemera. The UBC Archives also holds material related to APEC.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Created December 2, 2015

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