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Joan Goodall collection
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- Graphic material
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1926 - 1978 (Creation)
- Joan Goodall
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5 postcards : b&w and col. ; 14 x 9 cm
7 photographs : b&w and col.
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Name of creator
Joan Goodall served as a nurse in Burma during and after the Second World War. Goodall was a volunteer at the UBC Museum of Anthropology (MOA) before the Volunteer Associates was organized. During her volunteer work at MOA, Goodall worked in the Library and then in Ethnology, serving as chairman of the Ethnology Committee and the Nominating Committee. Joan Goodall passed away on 18 January 1982.
Scope and content
This collection consists of postcards and photographs collected by Joan Goodall. Areas depicted include Old Massett, Hazelton, Kitwangar, Port Simpson and other areas. Most images have totem poles or other massive carvings depicted.
ITEMS IN COLLECTION:
“The Museum of Northern British Columbia with the wolf totem and two Haida poles”
– 1960 – 1 postcard : colour ; 8.5 x 14 cm.
“From Joan Goodall Aug/78 – Fertility symbol used on island of [Tan] during yearly festival on island of [Tanna]” – 1978 - 1 photograph : colour ; 12 x 9 cm.
“623” [people in front of cemetery] – [19-] –1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm.
“623” [totem pole and dead tree] – [19-] – 1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm.
“713” [wooden sidewalk with totem poles] – [19-] - 1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.
“713” [view of a wooden fence with a tree flanked by matching totem poles] – [19-] – 1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.
“The Lion Totem of Kitwangar, BC” – [19-] – 1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm.
“Port Simpson, Totems” – [19-] – 1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm.
“Alaska Indian Carvings” – [19-] – 1 postcard: b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.
“Indian Totem, Hazleton, BC” – [19-] – 1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.
“Indian Totems, Old Massett, BC” – [19-] – 1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.
“1926” [two totem poles in front of a wooden house] - 1926- 1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm.
Immediate source of acquisition
Records were donated to the Archives by the creator in March 1980.
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Multiple Private Records, Box 7
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Copied from MemoryBC on November 24, 2015 by Katie Ferrante.
Revised December 8, 2015 (item descriptions added)