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Selig and Gloria Kaplan fonds
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- Graphic material
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Digitized 1998 - 2011 (originally created 1977 - 2011) (Creation)
- Kaplan family
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90 photographs (tiff) : col.
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Name of creator
Selig Kaplan is a professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Nuclear Engineering. He and his wife Gloria have been longtime collectors of Northwest Coast First Nations artwork.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of Gloria Kaplan with various indigenous artists, whose names have been recorded in the image titles and IPTC metadata. The photographs were taken by Selig Kaplan with the intention of documenting the artists from whom the Kaplans acquired artwork or anticipated acquiring artwork from.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Selig Kaplan in March 2011.
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Original negatives held by Selig Kaplan.
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Copied from MemoryBC on November 24, 2015 by Katie Ferrante.