Sub-series consists of slides which were used for research and possibly teaching purposes. Among them are slides relating to artists such as Robert Davidson, Bill Reid, Jack Shadbolt, Ron Hamilton, and Dorothy Grant. Also included are slides of objects from MOA, the British Columbia Provincial Museum, Royal Ontario Museum, and the Glenbow Museum. Art objects featured in the slides include masks, totem poles, rattles and pipes from the K’san, Tsimshian and Tlingit.
Sub-series consists of maps and posters acquired by Halpin during her career. The maps depict Nishga land and the native languages of the North Pacific Coast. There are two maps of the native languages of the North Pacific Coast, one of which was done by Wayne Suttles and the other by his son, Cameron Suttles. Additionally, there are posters collected by Halpin at various exhibits, as well as one from the Shadbolt exhibit which she curated in 1986. There is also a drawing of a canoe design; however the person responsible for this drawing is not identified.
Sub-series consists of textual records accumulated during research and proposals for exhibits by Dr. Halpin and students. Records include NWC Mechanical Masks and Puppetry, Great Canoes: The Photographs of David Neel, and J. Shadbolt and Northwest Coast Indian Art. Research files include planning and grant applications for the Diesing exhibit and West Coast Screens.
Sub-series consists of textual records including research done by Dr. Halpin on various First Nations artisans some of whom are (later) featured in exhibitions. Records include biographies, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles and exhibit brochures on Bill Reid, Laura Wee Lay Laq, Roy Vickers, and Art Thompson.
Sub-series consists of textual records related to an exhibit on visible storage space at the museum. Records include meeting minutes from the Textile Committee and reports by Michael Ames, Moya Robinson, Herb Watson, Audrey Shane, and the Royal Ontario Museum.
Sub-series consists of textual records of the Acquisition Committee and items acquired for the museum. Records include minutes from Acquisition Committee meetings, database printouts of items acquired from Northwest Coast artists between 1977-1997, and the transcribed interview with Coast Salish artist Susan Point by Karen Duffek in 1985.
Sub-series consists of textual records related to Dr. Halpin’s participation on a number of committees while working at the museum. General committee records include meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence on the development of ethics and policies for the museum and new curricula in the Anthropology department. Records from the Research and Teaching Committee include budget reports, grant application forms, administrative records, and proposal reports for a new MA degree in Advanced Museum and Curatorial Studies.
Sub-series consists of textual records including grant applications, a report on the 5- year plan for the museum, policies on museum access, photography, professional guidelines and acquisitions, and the MOA Review, including reports and submissions to the review committee.
Sub-series consists of textual records including correspondence regarding and general research notes on totem poles, and specific research on the poles of Stanley Park and the artisans who worked on them. Records also include biographies on the artisans who carved the museum totem poles and correspondence and the agreement between the Museum of Anthropology and the Royal British Columbia Museum to remove totem poles from Kitwancool in 1958. Sub-series also contains slides of totem poles, three video tapes, one photograph and one cassette tape.
Sub-series consists of textual records including descriptions and notes on the locations of films on native subjects. Film lists include items from the Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia Anthropology department, the Royal British Columbia Museum and the National Archives of Canada.
Sub-series consists of textual records related to Halpin’s work on a number of videos. Included is the narrative for the video “Introduction to Totem Poles” and notes and photographic research for the U’mista project.