Series 10 - External Relations Files

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External Relations Files

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  • 1966 - 2020 (Creation)

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234 cm of textual records
35 photographs : b&w and col.
18 slides : col

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Series consists of correspondence and memoranda, handwritten notations, reports, newspaper clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, minutes, financial statements, papers, membership lists, photographs and other textual and graphic material related to the Museum of Anthropology’s relations with individuals, organizations, and associations external to the museum. Series includes records related to museum membership vis-à-vis the short-lived Friends of the Museum of Anthropology, the museum’s public relations activities, and events held by external organizations or groups at the museum, such as APEC, inquiries and requests received by the museum, including requests for guided visits, as well as records regarding the collection of visitor comments. In addition to Ames’ general communications and correspondence, the series also includes records relating to the Museum of Anthropology’s relations with other museums and institutions. This includes correspondence and other records regarding the director’s participation in a number of external museum-related committees and associations.

The series is divided into the following subseries:

A. General Files 1985-1986

B. Public Relations Files 1971-1990

C. Inquiries and Requests Files 1974-2011

D. Friends of the Museum of Anthropology 1977-1985

E. Communications and Service: Museums and Other Institutions Files 1970-2006

F. Communications and Service: Other Files 1966-2010

G. Outside Events at MOA Files 1986-2012

H. Visitor Surveys and Feedback Files 1976-1992

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Related records in same fonds: Records relating to correspondence with the Musqueam Band Council are located in ‘Musqueam correspondence re: prehistoric art exhibit : [‘Proud to be Musqueam’ exhibit and Musqueam protest of University Endowment Lands Park Ceremony] file (6-B-28) in Subseries B: Planning Files of Series #6: Exhibitions Files.

Related records in different fonds: Other records related to Museum of Anthropology external relations may be found in the Public Relations Office Fonds. Records relating to the Friends of the Museum of Anthropology can be found in the similarly-titled fonds.


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Created May 2018 by Alexandra Alisauskas

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