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Teaching/Training and Research Files
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- Textual record
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- Sound recording
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1971 - 2008 (Creation)
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99.7 cm of textual records
551 slides : col.
25 photographs : col. and b&w.
22 negatives : col.
2 contact sheets
4 audio cassette tapes
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Series consists of published and unpublished articles and papers, draft copies, correspondence and memoranda, minutes, handwritten notations, curriculum vitae, pamphlets, brochures, speech outlines, photographs, and other textual and graphic material related to the director’s teaching, training, and research activities, as well as those of other Museum of Anthropology staff members. Includes records related to the teaching and planning of University of British Columbia credit courses, such as the Museum Studies Certificate program, taught at the museum, as well as records regarding special volunteer training and internship programs at the museum. The series also includes files regarding research and publications by the directors, other Museum of Anthropology staff and individuals not employed by the museum. In addition, the series includes records relating to talks given by the Director of the Museum, as well as a few files related to Michael Ames’ retirement and nominations for various awards.
The series is divided into the following subseries:
A. General Files 1974-1997
B. Planning Files 1974-2005
C. UBC Credit Files 1972-2003
D. Special Training Files 1979-1995, pre-dominant 1991-1995
E. Staff Research, Publications, and Productions Files 1971-2004
F. Non-staff Research, Publication, and Productions Files 1978-2008
G. Talks-Related Files 1971-2004
H. Volunteer Training Files 1979-1991
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Access restrictions apply to this series, consult archivist.
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Other records related to Museum of Anthropology staff and non-staff publications may be found in the “Publications Committee” file in the Committees Files subseries of the General Administration Files series.
The day timers in the General Files of Series #9 contain notes written by Ames regarding his travels, teaching ideas, speeches, meetings and lectures as well as notes form banquets and workshops that he attended. In addition, there is a personal poem/song written by Ames in August 1974 (File 9-A-9).
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Created May 2018 by Alexandra Alisauskas