File 10 (65.1-5; 66.1-2) - Haida

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10 (65.1-5; 66.1-2)

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  • [199-?] (Creation)

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ca. 350 photographs
4 cm of textual records

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(1948 - 2020)

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File mainly contains historical images of Haida and Tlingit villages and totem poles located on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia and Alaska. There are also images of Haida and Tlingit peoples dressed in regalia. Other photos include images of Haida and Tlingit artifacts, such as bentwood boxes and carvings, housed in various museums around the world. There are also images of a modern day ceremony in front of some totem poles and long houses. The textual records include photocopies of images of totem poles and Haida and Tlingit villages.

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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 or persons: National Museums of Canada; Royal British Columbia Museum; National Archives of Canada [now Library & Archives Canada]; American Museum of Natural History; British Columbia Archives and Records Service Visual Records Unit; Smithsonian; Ubersee Museum; Canadian Museum of Civilization [now the Canadian Museum of Civilization]; George Dawson; G.T. Emmons; and the Field Museum of Natural History.

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168 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm - 85 photographs : b&w negatives ; 6 x 6 cm - 57 photographs : b&w ; 12.5 x 18 cm - 24 photographs : b&w negatives ; 35 mm - 6 photographs : b&w ; 11 x 15 cm - 4 photographs : b&w ; 15.5 x 20 cm - 3 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 22 cm ; 1 photograph : col. ; 20 x 25 cm - 1 photograph : col. ; 12.5 x 18 cm - 1 photograph : col. ; 13 x 9 cm - 1 photograph : b&w negative ; 10 x 12 cm

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