The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, contracts, and reports relating to the Planning of the Museum of Man (later Museum of Anthropology). The fonds includes information pertaining to the planning for the new museum, building needs, museum function, and the Functional Program which outlines the results of decisions the committee made.
Item is an audio recording of speeches made during MOA's official opening ceremonies, featuring the following speakers: Hon. J Hugh Faulkner, then Minister of State for Science and Technology of Canada; the Honorable Grace McCarthy, Deputy Premier of the Province of British Columbia; Thomas K. [?], the Chairman of the Board of Governors of UBC; Michael Ames, Director of MOA at the time; Douglas T. Kenny, UBC President; the Right Honorable Jules Léger, the Governor General of Canada.