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Building and spaces

Series consists of materials related to the Museum of Anthropology's physical building and spaces. Record types include newspaper clippings, press releases, pamphlets, flyers, invitations, and programmes. The series is divided into 4 files, grouping together materials related to specific features of MOA's building and spaces:

  1. Koerner Ceramics Gallery
  2. Outdoor Sculpture Complex
  3. The Raven and the First Men
  4. The K'san Doors

Prints

Series consists of 13 art prints, related to the collections or exhibitions of the Museum of Anthropology. The series includes works by Arthur Amiotte (Oglala Lakota), Clifford Beck Jr. (Navajo), Doug Cranmer (Kwakwaka'wakw), Robert Davidson (Haida), Jim Hart, (Haida), Richard Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw), Gordon Miller, and Ken Mowatt (Gitxsan).

Requests for operating funds

Series consists of correspondence between Dean Douglas T. Kenny and other members of the Planning and Coordinating Committee, and other committees concerned with obtaining resources for continuing operation of the Museum of Man, and letters from federal and provincial government departments. Also included are budget estimates, maintenance estimates, copies of minutes from various committees, a pamphlet concerning the erosion of Point Grey Cliff, and a notice concerning the Point Grey Cliffs from the UBC Alumni Association. The majority of the correspondence is copies of outgoing correspondence.

Collected research and ephemera

Series consists of research material collected by Stewart that cannot be identified as being for one particular project, as well as miscellaneous memorabilia and ephemera. Although material in this series is not necessarily connected to a particular project, it is all related thematically to Stewart’s research interests in the art and culture of First Nations peoples of the Pacific Northwest.

Papua New Guinea Footage

The collection consists of 5 Super 8 video reel tapes with footage of schools and the community Iris and Jack visited during their time in Papua New Guinea. Reels include footage about: Goroka Market, Goroka Teachers College, a primary school, a show, and an Eid-el-Fitr ceremony.

Bill Reid

Series consists of records created and collected by McLennan relating to Bill Reid and his art held both in private collections and at the MOA. Projects included in these records are the installation of Raven and the First Men in the MOA and The Spirit of Haida Gwaii at the Vancouver International Airport. Photographs also document jewelry designed by Bill Reid, along with small sculptures, large scale sculptures, ivory and argillite works and drums

Quileute

Powell first went to La Push, the Quileute village in Washington State, in 1969 to complete research for his PhD dissertation Proto-Chimakuan: A Reconstruction. While he documented the language he also developed relationships with the local families. During Jensen’s initial visit to La Push, the couple began their first collaborative work with the Quileute, as Jensen photographed the community for eventual use in a language book.

Powell completed his dissertation in 1974, but the language revival projects had only just begun for Jensen and Powell.  Over the next 36 years, they spent time in La Push every year, sometimes travelling down for a weekend, and sometimes staying for a month or two.  The results of these regular visits are a number of general linguistic books for adults and children; Big Books on culture specific themes to be used in schools; teaching materials to be used by Quileute language and culture teachers; cultural resource studies; dictionaries; and translated stories and resources for smaller language revitalization projects.  The records in this series consist of Powell’s research notes; drafts and outlines for the language books; photographs documenting the community; Jensen’s photographs taken of particular subjects for use in language and culture books; audio and visual records of events, stories, and cultural activities.

Jensen and Powell have a continuing relationship with the Quileute and are currently involved in an ongoing language revitalization project. Another dictionary is due to be published in 2009.

The series consists of eleven sub-series:
A. Research
B. Field notes
C. Administrative records
D. Publications
E. Village life photographs
F. Modern basket weavers’ photographs
G. Counting book photographs
H. Historical photographs and artefacts
I. Photographs of La Push folks
J. Audio recordings
K. Quinault materials

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