File 14 (67.6; 68.1-2) - Canoes

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14 (67.6; 68.1-2)

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  • [199-?] (Creation)

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211 photographs + 6 contact sheets
2 cm of textual records

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(1948 - 2020)

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File contains a combination of historical and modern day images of canoes used by First Nation groups living on the Northwest Coast. The historical images contain images of village life and uses of the canoe in a historical context. The modern day images show canoes housed in various museums in Canada and the United States. The textual records contained in this file are photocopies of images of canoes, both from historical photographs and of modern day photographs.

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Many of the prints and negatives in this subseries belong to museums and archives around the world, as noted by the copyright notices on verso of the prints. MOA does not hold copyright to the photographs for any use; therefore copyright must be obtained from the original institution in order to use the photographs for any purpose.

Images have been obtained from the following institutions: Royal British Columbia Museum; American Museum of Natural History; British Columbia Archives and Records Service Visual Records Unit; National Museum of the American Indian; Vancouver Public Library; National Museums of Canada; Glenbow Museum; Field Museum of Natural History; and the Museum of Northern British Columbia.

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68 photographs : b&w negatives ; 35 mm - 62 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm - 43 photographs : b&w negatives ; 6x6 cm - 30 photograph : b&w negatives ; 10 x 12 cm - 4 photographs : b&w slides ; 35 mm - 3 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm - 1 photograph : b&w - 20 x 20 cm

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  • Box: William McLennan fonds 67
  • Box: William McLennan fonds 68