File contains copies of administrative files related to the Bill Reid Canoe displayed at Expo 86. The files contain budgets, copies of correspondence to McLennan from Expo organizers, notes, copies of contracts between Expo and MOA, and other reports related to the exhibition.
File mainly contains textual records related to the Tlingit Long-tail Canoe Exhibit. Textual records mainly consist of photocopies of historical photographs of Tlingit canoes. Other textual records include copies of correspondence between McLennan and the Royal British Columbia Museum, where many of the images were obtained from, and information about the exhibit, including a promotional handout, and a project report.
The images contained in this file are historic photographs of Tlingit canoes.
File contains information about the Northwest Coast canoe including how they're made, their importance, and their history. There are also photocopied images of canoes from the Nuu-chah-nulth and the Kwakwaka'wakw communities.
File contains a photocopy of the article titled "Canoe names in the Northwest, an areal study" by Barry F Carlson and Thom Hess. The article appeared in the Northwest Anthropological Research Notes, Spring 1978 12.1 publication.
File contains images of a canoe created by Captain Carpenter housed at the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Images show the canoe prior to and post restoration. In addition this file contains the Canadian Conservation Institute report regarding the paint samples taken from the canoe.