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This is Haida records

Series consists of images found in or related to Carter's 1969 published work. Focus is on photographic representations of First Nations communities and individuals throughout Haida Gwaii. Geographic locations include Anthony Island (Ninstins), Masset, Skedans, Skidegate, Tanu and Yan. Series also contains images related to the 1969 Masset pole raising ceremony in honor of Robert Davidson, Jr. Files are generally arranged chronologically according to subject matter and/or locality. Except where noted with square brackets, the titles for files and items in this series were taken from annotations on the original material.

Anthony Carter

Photojournalism records

Series consists of materials related to Carter’s work as a photographic correspondent, primarily from Carter's work for Canada Rides Magazine documenting HRH Prince Charles' visit to Alberta for the centennial of the Treaty 7 signing between the Crown and Blackfoot First Nations. Files include photographs, textual materials, and other ephemera.

Personal records

Series consists of records related to Carter’s family life and travels with Minn Sjolseth, general research, self-published writing projects, and the posthumous management of his estate by Alan and Laila Campbell. Records include photographs taken by Carter, research photographs and articles, drafts by Carter and Alan Campbell, self-published materials, notes and poetry, correspondence, various certificates and licenses, and scrapbooks. The series also includes files that contain personal photographs mixed with photographs from publications documented in other series in this fonds. Wherever possible, links have been made to the relevant file in other series.

W. and M. Koerner Ceramics Collection

Series consists of photographs, object descriptions, background summaries and bibliographic citations documenting the W. and M. Koerner Ceramics Collection. The binders comprise seven volumes organized according to region and time period, as well as a catalogue of the collection. The additional textual material is a copy of the collection catalogue in the binders; there are some differences between the two versions and it is unclear which is the more recent version.

W. and M. Koerner Collection Purchases

Series consists of files related to purchases of items for the W. and M. Koerner Collection. The arrangements for these purchases were handled by Eugene Horvath, who acted as a sort of personal assistant for the Koerners' ceramics collection. Files contain documents and photographs related to purchases.

Collections Files

Series consists of correspondence and memoranda, minutes, reports, collections lists, draft copies, handwritten notations, journal articles, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, slides, and other textual records related to the Museum of Anthropology’s collections. Includes records related to the acquisition of new collection pieces, including records related to the museum’s Acquisitions Committee and the donation of particular items and collections to the museum. Also included are records related to the de-accessioning and repatriation of museum collection items. The series also includes records related to the preservation, conservation, and storage of collections, and records related to the museum’s collections in general.

The series is divided into the following subseries:

A. General Files 1971-1994

B. Acquisitions/De-accessioning Files 1953-2004

C. Preservation/Conservation and Storage Files 1972-1997

D. Loans Out 1983-1984

Interviews and Event Recording

Series includes audio and video interviews with Agnes Alfred and other members of the Kwakwaka'wakw community. Series also includes translations of some of those interviews or sections by Daisy Sewid-Smith

Martine J. Reid

Administrative files

Series consists of correspondence, interdepartmental memoranda, loan requests and commissions, exhibit receipts, exhibit proposals and forms including blank forms, policy drafts, news releases, pamphlets, minutes of committee meetings, budgets, agendas, exhibition and gallery schedules, exhibition lists, facility reports, expense claims, installation invoice, handwritten notations, photographs, and slides. These records relate to the administrative duties carried out by Carol Mayer either in relation to exhibitions or other miscellaneous events such as courses taught at Emily Carr College of Art and Design, conference planning and participation on a provincial Task Force on Museum and First Nations.

The Records are divided into the following sub-series:

A   Administration files    1987-2001

B Miscellaneous files 1988-2012

C Committee files 1987-2014

Guides and brochures

Series consists of informational guides, pamphlets, and brochures printed by, and about, the Museum of Anthropology from the 1970s to the 2010s. Guides and brochures cover general Museum of Anthropology information, such as opening hours, exhibitions, maps, and contact information.

Programs, events, and milestones

Series contains materials related to programs, events, and particular milestone ceremonies/celebrations at the Museum of Anthropology. Materials are primarily publicity, such as press releases, newspaper clippings, flyers, and invitations. Other record types include informational booklets, programmes, and registration forms. The series is divided into 15 files:

  1. Field trips and day tours
  2. Talks and workshops
  3. Performances and screenings
  4. Ceremonies and celebrations
  5. Totem pole raisings
  6. Youth and children's programs
  7. School programs
  8. Native Youth Program
  9. Sunday programs
  10. MOA construction and opening
  11. Bill Reid tribute
  12. MOA open house
  13. 50th anniversary
  14. Partnership of Peoples
  15. Miscellaneous programs

Some files group together materials related to specific types of programming or events ("Talks and lectures," or "Youth and children's programs," for example). Other files are focused on a specific program, event, or ceremony. The "Miscellaneous programs" file groups together materials related to more than one type of program or event.

Nuu-chah-nulth

Series is made up of records related to the creation of a Nuu-chah-nulth (otherwise referred to as T’aat’aaqsapa, West Coast language, or Nootka) dictionary.

Powell was first contacted to do a Nuu-chah-nulth language project in 1989 by Andrew Callicum, a Nuu-chah-nulth Elder and acquaintance. Originally they planned to create curriculum materials, but after John Thomas, a main informant, left the project, it was decided that they would create a dictionary instead.

Series comprises five sub-series:
A. Field notes
B. Dictionary/publications
C. Research materials
D. Morphological lexicon
E. Audio recordings

Exhibits

Series consists of records relating to exhibits curated by Jennifer Kramer. The records span the entire breadth of the intellectual creation process, including research material pertaining to exhibition subjects, transcripts of interviews used for research and publication purposes, administrative files and notes and correspondence pertaining to exhibition design, installation and publication development. Fonds currently has records from only one exhibit; additional exhibits material expected.

The series is arranged into sub-series relating to a specific exhibition:
Sub-series 1-A: Kesu': The Art and Life of Doug Cranmer (1964-2012)

Miriam Clavir

Series consists of records associated with the functions and responsibilities assigned to Miriam Clavir in her role as the conservator of the Museum of Anthropology, and/or are related to the Conservation Area, as well as to her teaching activities. Included are: correspondence, memoranda, reports (published and unpublished), evaluations, building (architectural) plans, photographs, slides, e-mails, facsimiles, computer disks, and audio cassettes.

The series is arranged in the following six subseries:

  1. Administrative Records
  2. Conservation Records
  3. Exhibit Records
  4. Teaching & Internship Records
  5. Building Records
  6. Conference Records

Miriam Clavir

Exhibitions

Series consists of records related to exhibitions in which Porto was involved. Material includes planning documents, correspondence, meeting minutes, research, and promotional material.

Nuno Porto

Textual materials

Series consists of written X̄a’islak̓ala (Haisla language) documentation and learning materials by the Dutch linguist Hein Vink (also known as Henry Vink). These language materials consist of a dictionary, one beginner course book, and one advanced level Haisla learning course book. The series also contains written tellings of traditional Kitimat stories, as told by Jeffrey Legaic and collected by Gisele Mendel.

Education records

Series consists of artists’ statements, cards, diagrams, lecture notes, pamphlets, reports, student assignments, and syllabi relating to David Dunnett Cunningham’s responsibility as an instructor of Anthropology 431: Museum Principles and Techniques, and 432: The Anthropology of Public Representation, and a community course, Introduction to the Museum of Anthropology.

Exhibit records

Series documents Cunningham’s responsibilities as exhibits designer, and consists of records related to the planning and implementation of various exhibits since the late 1980s. In addition to his role as designer, Cunningham has also been involved in producing exhibit proposals; assisting with travelling exhibits; and developing exhibition policies and guidelines. Records include artists’ statements and artwork; banners; calligraphy; case lists; contact prints/proofs; contracts; correspondence; exhibition catalogues; exhibition panels; exhibition proposals; exhibition text; guidelines; invitations; labels; loan agreements; measurements; memoranda; minutes; negatives; object lists; photographs; photocopy of artworks; plans; policies; reports; schedules; and sketches.

The records are divided into the following sub-series:

A Guidelines 1992-1994

B Long-term installations [ca. 1992]-2000

C Proposals 1988-1996

D Schedules 1991-1993

E We Sing to the Universe: Poems and Drawings by Ron Hamilton [1994]-1994

F Fragments: The E. Sonner Donation of African Sculpture 1990-1991

G A Coat of Many Colours: Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada 1990-1991

H Ancient Cloth / Ancient Code? 1990-1992

I Savage Graces: After Images by Gerald McMaster 1990-1993

J A Rare Flower: A Century of Cantonese Opera in Canada 1989-1997

K Inside Passage: 1792 1993

L Multiplicity: A New Cultural Strategy 1989-[ca. 1993]

M Cannery Days: A Chapter in the Lives of the Heilsuk 1993-1994

N High Slack: An Installation by Judith Williams 1992-1994

O Reclaiming History: Ledger Drawings by Assiniboine Artist Hongeeeysa 1993-1995

P Trapline Lifeline 1990-1992

Q Our Chiefs and Elders: Photographs by David Neel, Kwagiutl 1989-1990

R Festival Hong Kong: Possessions from the Past: Objects from a Lifetime of Change and Contrasts: Hong Kong’s New Territories in the 20th Century 1991-1992

S Nunavutmiutankik Elisasiniq: A Tribute to the People of Nunavut 1998-1999

T Travelling exhibits 1990-1991

U Gathering Strength: New Generations in Northwest Coast Art [199-?]-2004

V Continuing Traditions: Coast Salish Basketry 2000-2001

W Musqueam Weavers 1999-2000

X Haida Metalwork [1999?]-1999

Y Kaxlaya Gvilas [200-]-2002

Z Proud to be Musqueam 1991-1993

AA Repatriation 2000-2002

BB To Wash Away the Tears 2002-2003

CC Artifacts 1995-[ca. 1996]

DD The Abstract Edge: Recent Works by Robert Davidson 2001-2005

EE Mehodihi: Well-Known Traditions of Tahltan People [200-]-2003

FF Connoisseur’s Collection: Chinese Ceramics from the Victor Shaw Donation 2000-2002

GG Written in the Earth 1993-2002

HH Recalling the Past: Early Chinese Art from the
Victor Shaw Collection 1997-1998

II Maui: Turning Back the Sky: Exhibition of Contemporary
Hawaiian Art 1996-1997

JJ El Corazon Del Mundo: At the Heart of the World
La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia 2002

KK The Art of Norval Morrisseau 1999-2000

LL Without Masks: Contemporary Afro-Cuban Art 2014

MM Safar/Voyage: Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian and Turkish Artists 2013

NN The Smart One video

OO Luminescence: the Silver of Peru 2012

PP Inuit Prints and Drawings: Selections from the Permanent Collection 1988-1989

QQ Carl Beam 2011

RR Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens 2010-2011

SS Jack Shadbolt and the Coastal Indian Image 1986

TT Speaking to Memory 2013

UU One Mind, One Heart 2013

VV Hiroshima 2011-2012

WW Mungo Martin: A Slender Thread 2004

XX "Pasifika: Island Journeys” - The Frank Burnett Collection of Pacific Arts 2003-2004

YY Exhibit unknown

ZZ: Recent acquisitions 2005

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