Title and statement of responsibility area
General material designation
- Graphic material
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- Source of title proper: Supplied title based on contents of series.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
 - 1999 (Creation)
Physical description area
ca. 5000 photographs : prints and negatives
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Archival description area
Photographs were collected and/or taken by various MOA staff and volunteers over the years.
Scope and content
Series contains photographs collected for curatorial research by MOA staff, mostly relating to First Nations geographical areas, cultures, and artists. The series also includes photographs documenting MOA activities, staff, and volunteers.
The photographs are organized into two subseries:
A. Early MOA activities and curatorial research
B. MOA Activities, 1976 and later
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Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Some photographs have been digitized.
Restrictions on access
Access to some photographs is restricted due to culturally sensitive subject matter. Consult archivist for details.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
See sub-series level descriptions for photograph lists.
Many more photographs are located in other fonds/collections in the MOA archives. From ca. 2000 forward, photographs have remained with the records of their creator rather than being separated and added to this general photograph collection.
No further accruals are expected.
This series was previously catalogued as the Museum of Anthropology General Photograph collection. It was added to the MOA General Media collection in 2017.
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Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Jen Smith, 2002
John Lund, 2005
Janine Johnston, 2005-2006
Katie Ferrante, 2017