Subseries A - Totem poles

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Totem poles

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  • 1958 - 1997 (Creation)

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7.0 cm of textual records; 1 photograph : col., 278 slides: col., 5x5 cm; 3 videotapes; 1 cassette tape.

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(1937 - 2000)

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Sub-series consists of textual records including correspondence regarding and general research notes on totem poles, and specific research on the poles of Stanley Park and the artisans who worked on them. Records also include biographies on the artisans who carved the museum totem poles and correspondence and the agreement between the Museum of Anthropology and the Royal British Columbia Museum to remove totem poles from Kitwancool in 1958. Sub-series also contains slides of totem poles, three video tapes, one photograph and one cassette tape.

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