Fonds PR-0739 - John Douglas Leechman fonds

Indian graves at Champagne, Yukon Territory; tent fly is also a grave; three types found in the s... Indian graves at Champagne, Yukon Territory; three types of graves found in the same graveyard, t... Indian graves at Champagne, Yukon Territory; three types of graves found in the same graveyard, t... On the right, Chief John Fraser, at Champagne, Yukon Territory; box 006/012, file 17, Douglas Lee... Indian graves at Champagne, Yukon Territory; tent fly is also a grave; three types found in the s... Paddling upstream in the "canoe" prepared for the Sbetetdaq ceremony at Tolt, Washingto... "Lifting over the daylight" in the Sbetetdaq ceremony at Tolt, Washington; box 6 file 12. Poling the "canoe" upstream in the Sbetetdaq ceremony at Tolt, Washington; box 6, file 12. Swanc, and another figure used in Sbetetdaq ceremony; at the Ferry Museum, Tacoma; box 6 file 12. Figures used in Sbetetdaq ceremony; at the Ferry Museum, Tacoma; box 6 file 12. Swanc, and another figure used in Sbetetdaq ceremony; at the Ferry Museum, Tacoma; box 6 file 12. A figure used in Sbetetdaq ceremony; at the Ferry Museum, Tacoma; box 6 file 12. A petroglyph at the north end of Bainbridge Island, Puget Sound; Box 6, File 12. From box 6, file 12. Hunting canoe at Tulalip, Washington; box 6, file 12. Fighting off the ghosts in the Sbetetdaq ceremony; Tolt, Washington; box 6, file 12. Indian canoe under construction; box 6, file 12. A fishing canoe, made by Jack Adams, Suquamish people; Box 6, File 12. From box 6, file 12. Case containing Nicola Valley string records, see I-61966 and I-61965; from box 6, file 12; known... Typical sections of a Nicola Valley string record; lengths of sections 6.5 inches; from box 6, fi... Curved branches and stones used for sweat bathing, Parker, Yakima, Washington; from box 6, file 12. University of Washington; museum, fishing line made of kelp, nereocystis leutkeana; from box 6, f... University of Washington; museum, a string record unwound; from box 6, file 12; known variously a... University of Washington; museum, fishing line made of kelp, nereocystis leutkeana; from box 6, f... George, a Duwamish Indian; died November 1920, Seattle; box 6 file 12. The symbolic canoe prepared for the Sbetetdaq ceremony at Tolt, Washington; box 6, file 12. Swanc, and another figure used in Sbetetdaq ceremony; at the Ferry Museum, Tacoma; box 6 file 12. Figures used in Sbetetdaq ceremony; at the Ferry Museum, Tacoma; box 6 file 12. Sealth headstone.
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John Douglas Leechman fonds

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  • textual record
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PR-0739

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  • 1924-1978 (Creation)
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    Leechman, John Douglas, 1890-1980

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6.9 m of textual records and other material

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Douglas Leechman was born in England and was educated in the United Kingdom, Egypt and Switzerland. In 1917 Leechman came to Canada and entered the University of Washington in 1918 to pursue a career in Library Science. In 1924 he took a position in the Anthropology Division of the National Museum of Canada, where he remained until 1955, when he became the first Director of the Glenbow Foundation in Calgary, Alberta. He retired in 1957 and moved to Victoria, B.C.

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The fonds consists of personal correspondence, general subject files, typescripts of material, journalism lecture notes, committee files, photographs, films and sound recordings.

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Donated to the BC Archives in 1978 by J. Douglas Leechman.

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Archives code(s): 78-132; 78-210; 198501-014; 89-0977; F1981:16; MS-1290; T3888; CM/A 17484; CM/A 17485; CM/A 17435; CM/A 17438.

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Accession number(s): 78-132; 78-210; MS-1290; F1981:16; T3888

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Sound recording and moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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Includes: ___ photographs, 22 audio reels, and 6 film reels.

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