File 6 (63.2-3) - Tlingit/Tahltan/North

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6 (63.2-3)

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  • [199-?] (Creation)

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120 photographs
7 pages of textual records

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(1948 - 2020)

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The majority of this file contains historical images of the Tlingit and Tahltan First Nations and their respective villages. The other images are of Tlingit or Tahltan artifacts housed in various museums in Canada and the United States. The historic images are of Tlingit or Tahltan villages which include images of Northwest Coast architecture, houses posts and totem poles, canoes, and other household items such as bowls, weavings, and bentwood boxes. There are also some images of the Tlingit people in regalia. The textual records contained in this file is a paper titled "The History of the Babine Carriers," written by Wilfred Adam for the class Education 479, Cross Cultural Education.

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Many of the prints and negatives in this subseries belong to museums and archives around the world, as noted by the copyright notices on verso of the prints. MOA does not hold copyright to the photographs for any use; therefore copyright must be obtained from the original institution in order to use the photographs for any purpose.

Images have been obtained from the following institutions or persons: Smithsonian; American Museum of Natural History; UBC Archives; G.T. Emmons; Alaska State Library; Manchester Museum; City of Kitchener Museum Department; University of Washington Libraries; Royal British Columbia Museum; Tongass Historical Society; Field Museum of Natural History; Oregon Historical Society; National Archives of Canada [now Library & Archives Canada]; Glenbow Museum; Sitka National Historical Park; Stratton Library; and the British Museum.

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80 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm - 27 photographs : b&w ; 12.5 x 18 cm - 4 photographs : b&w negatives ; 10 x 12.5 cm - 3 photographs : b&w ; 21.5 x16.5 cm - 1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 20 cm - 1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 8.5 cm - 1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x18 cm

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