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Elizabeth Johnson fonds

  • 21
  • Fonds
  • 1980 - 2006

The records in this fonds were created and received in the course of Elizabeth Johnson’s tenure at the Museum of Anthropology. The records relate to activities Johnson was involved in through her various positions at the Museum, including: involvement with exhibitions, collections, the museums relations with the community and various community events sponsored by the museum, teaching and various administrative activities. The fonds consists of agendas, agreements, articles, artifact lists, attendance figures, biographies, books, business cards, budgets, calendar of events, catalogue drafts, comment books, conference schedule, consent forms, contract lists, correspondence, course descriptions, curators statement, declaration, diagram, drawings, evaluations, exhibit labels, expenses, internal forms (exhibit proposal forms), financial records, flyers, final reports, guidelines, grant applications, invitations, lecture notes, memoranda, minutes of meetings, museum exhibit diagrams, notes, permission forms, photographs, photograph labels, posters, plans, policies, press releases, proposals, publications (books), publicity records, receipts, reports, reproductions of newspaper ads and articles, research notes, revisions, schedules, slide list, slides, speaking notes, student papers, surveys, syllabi, teaching notes, transcripts of research interviews, audio cassettes of interviews, translations, visitor surveys and comments, and videos.

The fonds is arranged in the following series:

  1. Proposed Exhibits
  2. Exhibits
  3. Collections
  4. Special projects and events series
  5. Correspondence series
  6. Museum education series
  7. Administrative series
  8. Academic materials

See attached pdf document for description of series and file lists.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Mayan Project

The material in this subseries relates to a proposed exhibition on the Mayan civilization. Much of the material here focuses on the subject of the commission of various textiles from Guatemala for the exhibition. The subseries also includes materials related to events which occurred peripherally to the development of the exhibit, in particular a file which focuses on ‘Maiwa’ a conference which took place in 2004 and the records of a Mayan Cultural evening hosted by the Museum of Anthropology in 2002 which involved many of the same people who played a part in the process of the textile commission. The records in this subseries are comprised of correspondence, notes, financial records, including budgets and receipts, schedules, minutes, contracts, grant applications, documents relating to museum objects acquisitions, agendas, interview transcripts, drawings and ephemera.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Gu Xiong

Subseries relates to a proposed exhibition or portion of an exhibition which was to be called ‘Blue Thread an Installation by Gu Xiong’. The subseries includes correspondence, an exhibition catalogue of Gu Xiong’s work, a consent form, and newspaper photocopies.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

A Family Affair: Making Cloth in Taquile Peru

Subseries consists of records relating to the exhibit "A Family Affair: Making Cloth in Taquile Peru". This exhibit was installed at MOA from May 9 – Oct 1 1989, in Gallery 5. Elizabeth Johnson coordinated this exhibit; it was curated by Mary Frame. Records include: correspondence, grant applications, labels, newsletters, newspaper articles, drawings, notes, phone messages, slide list, statements of agreement, photocopies of documents outlining the layout and budget for the exhibit, inventories of materials used and notes on the exhibit graphics, photocopies of photos selected for the exhibit, and copies of the text for the didactic panels.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Chinese Peasant Textiles Art: Kwantung and Szechuan Provinces

Subseries consists of records relating to the exhibit, “Chinese Peasant Textiles Art.” This exhibit was proposed by Elizabeth Johnson and carried out by students. Records include notes, excerpts from articles, visitor survey forms, handwritten notations, hand-drawn diagrams of display cases, proposals and budgets.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Wong Toa Anniversary exhibit

Subseries consists of records relating to the Wong Toa Anniversary exhibit hosted by the Jin Wah Sing Musical Association. The records in this file consist of two photographs, and notes.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Cantonese Opera

Subseries consists of records relating to various aspects of the Cantonese opera in Vancouver including, photo permissions, questions surrounding documentation, and seminars. Records relate to the Hong Kong Cantonese Opera Troupe performance hosted by the Museum of Anthropology. The records in this file consist of photographs, correspondence, notes, agreements, business card, programmes, signage, object list, work plan, presentation, contact list, notebooks, oversized posters, and ephemera.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Opera in the Museum book proposal

Subseries consists of records relating to a proposal for a book by Johnson to be called Opera In the Museum. Included in this series is a proposal.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Collaborative process

Subseries consists of records relating to the development of a book on the subject of the impact of the collaborative process on museum practice. The records in this series consist of correspondence and notes.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Delegations

Subseries consists of records relating to various delegations from international museums with the intent of examining and learning from MOA’s practices. The records included in this series are composed of correspondence and notes.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Grant applications

Series consists of records relating to Elizabeth Johnson’s activities to obtain grant funding for a book on Salish weaving, research for monograph of preservation on Cantonese opera in Canada, Hakka urban village research, and collections documentation and research. Records include research and publication grant applications and reports, grant budgets, Salish weaving book, Cantonese Opera research, correspondence, and memoranda.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Musqueam Heritage Awareness Program

Series consists of records relating to Elizabeth Johnson’s activities in coordinating the Musqueam Heritage Awareness Program. Records include participant’s contact information, progress, and resumes, training program, feedback, training plan, correspondence, memoranda, phone messages, diary, and a card.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Administrative files

Series consists of records pertaining to sundry administrative and operational activities of the Museum of Anthropology. Records include staff retreat notes, summary of recommendations and decisions, correspondence, contracts, minutes and memoranda.

The series is arranged into the following subseries:
Subseries A: Staff retreat notes
Subseries B: Bequests
Subseries C: Assistants and associates
Subseries D: Goals and plans

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Bequests

Subseries consists of records relating to miscellaneous financial bequests to the museum with a particular focus on the Fyfe-Smith bequest. Records in the series include minutes, a portion of the Fyfe-Smith will, and correspondence.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Academic materials

Series consists of records pertaining to Elizabeth Johnson’s teaching activities. The records relate both to courses which Johnson taught and notes on guest lectures that Johnson gave for classes at the University of British Columbia. Records include correspondence, notes, reports, syllabi, funding applications, memoranda, bibliographies and grading sheets.

The series is arranged into the following sub-series:
Subseries A: A431
Subseries B: Programme communication and flights
Subseries C: Lecture notes Cantonese Opera
Subseries D: Special sessions
Subseries E: A341
Subseries F: Chinese painting course
Subseries G: MOA volunteer training
Subseries H: Papers and publications
Subseries I: Presentations and conferences
Subseries J: A302
Subseries K: Miscellaneous teaching material

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

V.A.G. Delegation/ Emily Carr Asia Tour 1987/88

Subseries consists of records relating to a joint project of the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Museum of Anthropology to send a travelling exhibition of Emily Carr’s work and related material on a tour of Asia. The records consist of correspondence, financial records, invitations, 2 maps, business cards, reports, newspaper photocopies, itineraries and memoranda.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Proposed Exhibits

Series consists of records relating to proposals for development of exhibits at MOA which did not result in completed exhibitions. The series includes memoranda, correspondences, notes, proposals, budgets, interview transcripts and photographs.

The series is arranged into the following sub-series:

Subseries A: Exhibit Cultural Property
Subseries B: Mah [Unbound Lives: Chinese Women’s Dress in the Twentieth Century Exhibit Proposal
Subseries C: Textile Exhibit
Subseries D: Exhibit Ideas
Subseries E: Textile Access Project
Subseries F: Door Gods
Subseries G: Mayan Project
Subseries H: Gu Xiong
Subseries I: Grace Young
Subseries J: Ulli Steltzer Photograph Exhibit

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Exhibit Cultural Property

Subseries consists of one file of correspondence and notes relating to a proposed exhibition of Peruvian artifacts in conjunction with the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Ulli Steltzer Photograph Exhibit

Subseries consists of one file relating to an exhibition, proposed by Ulli Steltzer to Elizabeth Johnson, on the subject of a photograph exhibit representing indigenous and ethnic minorities in China. The subseries includes a project proposal: stage 1, correspondence, and memoranda.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

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