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Inuit and Siberian artifacts photographic slides, 1978, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 36

Abstract

Slides of Inuit maps of Hudson Bay area collected by James Mutch, 1900-1905. The territory covered extends from west of Amadjuake, on the south side of Baffin Island east to Resolution Island and up the coast, Frobisher Bay, Cumberland Sound up to the vicinity of Cape Broughton. Maps and place names by Atchera tow ya, Eyew, Kugarlin, Kooky Emegen, Nicheling Amakjwak, Kookjwak, Etoo, E noo yak, En noo ya and Meliki. Also includes images of artifacts, sculptures and figures some of which are captioned "Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait". Siberian images include artifacts, sculptures, clothing and illustrations.

Dates

  • 1978, undated

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

circa 200 Photographic Slides

Language of Materials

English

Condition

condition reviewed 20110826 good

General Note

Many slides contain K numbers.

General Note

Maps and place names from the Junius Brid collection, JB#1-JB#7.

General Note

Slides contain collection information from Anthropology.

General Note

Bobby Hansson also credited as a photographer.

General Note

Slides labeled "Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait" may have been published in the book of the same name.

Creator

Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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