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John Webber fonds

  • 58
  • Fonds
  • [17-]

Fonds consists of matted prints of engravings made from sketches created by John Webber as official artist on Captain James Cook’s third voyage. Prints depict landscapes, animals, people, clothing styles, architecture, and events that were encount...

John Webber

John Williams collection

  • 59
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1837]

Collection consists of one leatherbound book which reads “The Camden”…“presented by Francis Westley to the Rev. John Williams” from circa 1838 with signatures of people who attended Williams’ fundraising talks for the Polynesian mission on the Cam...

John Mennie fonds

  • 30
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1937, predominant 1930-1937

Fonds consists of various photographic materials and a small number of textual records. Glass plate negatives document totem poles, house fronts, street scenes, church groups, school groups, weddings, the local store and maritime subjects in Alert...

John Mennie

Reverend Thomas Crosby fonds

  • 96
  • Fonds
  • 1863 - [199-], predominantly 1863 - [191-]

The records in this fonds pertain to Rev. Crosby’s missionary activities and personal life in British Columbia, Canada. Personal life and missionary activity records include: photographs, bibles, hymns, scriptures, and one textile object.

Thomas Crosby

MOA General Media collection

  • 132
  • Collection
  • [1870] - [2000]

Collection consists of the media -including photographs, sound recordings, and video recordings - that is about, by, or related to the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) and its collections. Media can be found in many collections and fonds in the MOA Ar...

Reverend Smith Stanley Osterhout fonds

  • 89
  • Fonds
  • [1870-1911]

Fonds consists of 45 glass-plate lantern slides featuring scenes from Osterhout's work with B.C. First Nations, including Haida, Tsimshian and Kwakwaka'wakw. Images document First Nations individuals, communities, totem poles and landsca...

Smith Stanley Osterhout

Charles Gladstone fonds

  • 34
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1888 - 1895]

The fonds consists of Gladstone's diary.

Charles Gladstone

Robert Reford fonds

  • 11
  • Fonds
  • [1889-1891]

The scanned images contained on the two discs in this fonds represent a selection of Robert Reford’s amateur photographs found in two albums from his time in British Columbia (1889-1891). The images are presented in the order that existed in the ...

Robert Reford

Frederich H. Maude fonds

  • 47
  • Fonds
  • [189-?], 1977

Fonds consists of 71 black and white photographs of the Moki Indians, the Zuni Indians, and Inscription Rock. The fonds is divided into threes series: Donation Letter (1977), Moki Indians [189-?], and Zuni Indians and Inscription Rock [189-?].

Frederich H. Maude

Harry B. Hawthorn fonds

  • 51
  • Fonds
  • [189-] - [200-], predominant [193-] - [197-]

The fonds consists of records created and collected by Harry B. Hawthorn in a number of different capacities: as researcher, professor, Dean of Anthropology and Director of the Museum of Anthropology. Textual records in the fonds include correspon...

Harry Bertram Hawthorn

James Davidson collection

  • 16
  • Collection
  • 1894-1902

Collection consists of glass lantern slides collected by James Davidson in Formosa and Japan between 1894 and 1902. Davidson used these slides for his lectures.

James Davidson

Edward Sheriff Curtis collection

  • 45
  • Collection
  • Copied [ca. 197-?] (originally created 1897 - 1930)

The collection consists of slides, photographs and negatives, all copies of Curtis’s most extensive work, “The North American Indian.”

David Cunningham fonds

  • 28
  • Fonds
  • [19-?] - 2014, predominant 1990 - 2014

The fonds reflects Cunningham’s function as Manager, Design/Exhibits for MOA; his role in MOA facility planning and renovations; his position as an instructor in the Department of Anthropology at UBC; and involvement in other projects for MOA and ...

David Cunningham

Hugh Campbell-Brown fonds

  • 55
  • Fonds
  • 19--

Fonds consists of papers that appear to be the beginning of a catalogue of Chinese charms and coins that were hand drawn. It is not clear whether they are specific to the Campbell-Brown collection of Chinese coins that were acquired by the Museum ...

Hugh Campbell-Brown

Roland Reed collection

  • 121
  • Collection
  • 1907 - 1921

Collection consists of photographic prints by Roland Reed, featuring Native Americans and scenery of the western United States.

Roland Reed

R.M. Ferguson fonds

  • 73
  • Fonds
  • 1910

Fonds consists of black and white and hand-tinted photos taken in 1910 depicting various monuments, landscapes, architecture and events in Japan and China. Most photos are labeled with a title and location.

R.M. Ferguson

Eric Parker fonds

  • 4
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1910-11 - 198?

The fonds consists primarily of material accumulated and/or created by Lt. Col. Parker during the period of his military duties in Tibet and time spent there after his release from the military (1921-1924). This material includes textual records s...

Eric Parker

James and Mary G. Fyfe Smith fonds

  • 56
  • Fonds
  • 1911 - 1914

The fonds consists of two albums containing images accumulated by James and Mary Fyfe Smith during visits to Japan between 1911 and 1914.

James Fyfe Smith

Ben William Leeson collection

  • 93
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1914], [ca. 1972]

The fonds consists of 16 photographic prints, some of which are hand-coloured, stamped “B.W. Leeson Quatsino, B.C.”, labelled on the front or back with explanatory information, or signed in ink. One print of a longhouse is stamped “The Leeson Coll...

Ben William Leeson

F.E.R. Wollaston fonds

  • 10
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1915-1919

The fonds consists of photographs likely taken by A.F.R. Wollaston in Uganda, the Congo, New Guinea, and Fiji. Also included are the envelope in which the photos were posted, and a note from M (Marjorie Halpin) to Audrey (Shane? Hawthorn?) regard...

A.F.R. Wollaston

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