Virginia Heyer Young papers
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.
Insect Collection News
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.
MS 4188 "Why the Indians of Little Valdez Island are Related to the Squamish People"
Capilano, Mathias Chief
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
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.
Ada Mitchell Travel Diary
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.
William A. Newcombe and George Gustav Heye photographs from British Columbia
Newcombe, William A.
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957
20 Copy negatives
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.
Trio Photograph and Supply Company photographs from British Columbia
1 Photographic postcard
11 Copy negatives
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.
Franz Boas film of Northwest Coast Indian dance
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 …
Albertype Company photograph collection relating to Native Americans
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 …
Geoffrey N. O'Grady Papers
11.8 Linear feet (24 document boxes and 3 card file boxes)
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 …
Jeni LeGon Papers
Collection documents the career of Jeni LeGon as a dancer, dance instructor, and actress.