Query: Vancouver (British Columbia)
Virginia Heyer Young papers
Creators:
Young, Virginia Heyer
Dates:
1946-1998
Size:
2 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2010-14
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Virginia Heyer Young's papers document her research among African-American and Chinese-American communities in the United States as well as her field work in St. Vincent in the Caribbean.

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in NAA.2010-14 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
Insect Collection News
Dates:
1988-1995
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-199
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession includes a reference set of "Insect Collection News," a newsletter which began as a handout for a talk presented at the International Congress of Entomology held in 1988 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and became an informal publication for individuals associated with entomology collections around the world.

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in Accession 11-199 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
MS 4188 "Why the Indians of Little Valdez Island are Related to the Squamish People"
Creators:
McKelvie, B. A. (Bruce Alistair), 1889-1960
Capilano, Mathias Chief
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4188
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Also note about Squamish story of the coming of the first white men. Vancouver, British Columbia. No date. Typescript document with annotations by J. R. Swanton. 1 page.

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in NAA.MS4188 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
Ada Mitchell Travel Diary
Creators:
Mitchell, Ada, 1882-1958
Griffith, Gordon
Dates:
1938 July 30-1938 September 9
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1369
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the forty day driving trip made by Ada Mitchell and her son Cecil from Vancouver, Canada to Key West, Florida and back, August-September 1938. This diary was kept by Ada Mitchell and tracks their experiences in all of the places they visited.

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in NMAH.AC.1369 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
William A. Newcombe and George Gustav Heye photographs from British Columbia
Creators:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
Newcombe, William A.
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
Dates:
bulk 1934-1938
1912-1913
1929
Size:
45 Photographic prints (Silver Gelatin DOP)
20 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.051
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographs shot by William A. Newcombe during three collecting trips to British Columbia with George Gustav Heye, director of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Between 1934 and 1938 Newcombe and Heye collected and photographed among the collecting ethnographic materials from the Saanich, Esquimalt, Cowichan, Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo), and Nuxalk (Bellacoola) communities.

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in NMAI.AC.001.051 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
Trio Photograph and Supply Company photographs from British Columbia
Creators:
Trio Photograph and Supply Company
Dates:
1919-1924
Size:
19 Photographic prints
1 Photographic postcard
11 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.134
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Photographic prints made by the Trio Photograph and Supply Company in an around Vancouver Island, Canada among the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) community between 1919 and 1924.

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in NMAI.AC.134 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
Franz Boas film of Northwest Coast Indian dance
Creators:
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
1 Film reel (15 minutes, black-and-white silent; 345 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.17C
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Incomplete edited film shot by Franz Boas on his last field trip to the Northwest Coast. Documented are various Kwakiutl dances which were staged for the camera at the site of Fort Ruppert, Vancouver, British Columbia. Dances demonstrated by women include the Summer, Salmon, Paddle, Bird, and Woman's War dances …

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in HSFA.1987.17C for Vancouver (British Columbia)
Albertype Company photograph collection relating to Native Americans
Creators:
Albertype Co.
Dates:
circa 1890-1910
Size:
318 Negatives (circa, nitrate (includes copy negatives))
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.25
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of photographs collected by the Albertype Company for their postcards and viewbooks, including portraits, scenery, camps, Native Americans schools, and some paintings and composites for postcard printing. Additional subjects include rock drawings in Maine; a statue in Kansas City, Missouri; Standing Rock Monument in North Dakota; people …

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in NAA.PhotoLot.25 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
Geoffrey N. O'Grady Papers
Creators:
O'Grady, G. N. (Geoffrey N.)
Dates:
1949-2007
bulk 1957-1998
Size:
Plus 3 oversize boxes, 4 record storage boxes, and 3 map folders
11.8 Linear feet (24 document boxes and 3 card file boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.2010-30
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of the professional papers of linguistic anthropologist Geoffrey O'Grady. Included are research materials consisting of field notes and notebooks, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, annotated copies of other scholars' work, photographs, and sound recordings. The materials in this collection document O'Grady's career as a linguistic scholar …

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in NAA.2010-30 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
Jeni LeGon Papers
Creators:
LeGon, Jeni, 1916-
Dates:
1930-2002, undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, includes photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0829
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the career of Jeni LeGon as a dancer, dance instructor, and actress.

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in NMAH.AC.0829 for Vancouver (British Columbia)
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