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Bent-wood boxes
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McCord Museum

File contains images of bentwood boxes housed at the McCord Museum. The textual records contained in this file are copies of catalogue records.

Museum of Anthropology

File mainly contains images of bentwood boxes housed at the Museum of Anthropology, but also contains images of other Northwest Coast artifacts such as cedar hats and carvings.

Tlingit/Tahltan/North

The majority of this file contains historical images of the Tlingit and Tahltan First Nations and their respective villages. The other images are of Tlingit or Tahltan artifacts housed in various museums in Canada and the United States. The historic images are of Tlingit or Tahltan villages which include images of Northwest Coast architecture, houses posts and totem poles, canoes, and other household items such as bowls, weavings, and bentwood boxes. There are also some images of the Tlingit people in regalia. The textual records contained in this file is a paper titled "The History of the Babine Carriers," written by Wilfred Adam for the class Education 479, Cross Cultural Education.

The Field Museum

File contains images of Northwest Coast boxes and other artifacts such as dishes and shaman drum sets housed at the Field Museum. The textual records include an invoice for the photographs from the Field Museum, as well as a catalogue record for a war rattle.

Alaska State Museum

File contains correspondence and art packages. The two art packages consists of Northwest Coast Art and The Whale House of the Chilkat. These packages contain historic photographs with full explanations, as well as high lighting the design elements. They were published by the Alaska State Museum.

General Salish

This file contains images of Coast Salish and Kwakwaka'waku artifacts. Many of the photos are official photographs taken by various museums in Canada and the United States, but others are historical photos. These artifacts include masks, rattles, carvings, fishing equipment and fish processing, canoes, and North Coast architecture, such as long houses and house posts.

Southwest Museum

File contains photographs of a bent-wood box held in the collection at the Southwest Museum as well as notes regarding the objects and the collections policy.

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