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Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds
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First Nations jail at Metlakatla, BC

Photograph depicts a man and woman standing on steps to a round tower in fenced area. Roofs of other buildings can be seen below on right; water and shore visible in background.Printed on image: "Indian Jail, Metlatkla".

Funeral party on beach at Metlakatla, BC

Photograph depicts a group of men, women, and children walking across beach towards water. Buildings visible on shore in left background.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Funeral party - en route to boat Metlakatla BC (Taking body over ...

'Place of Echoes' at Kincolith, BC

Photograph features a steep cliff across water, rocky shore in foreground.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Up the 'Big Creek' at Kincolith B.C. Rock face called 'the place of echoes' by the Indian people."

View of Wrangell, Alaska

Photograph depicts community buildings on shoreline, water in foreground.Handwritten annotation on image reads: "Wrangle, Alaska."; on verso: "Fort Wrangle, Alaska Territory. visited by W.H.Collison, C.M.S. 1877. Prior to the establ...

Poling a canoe

Three Native men stand in a canoe poling their craft along a shoreline while one man sits and steers. An unidentified village is visible along the opposite shore.

Shoreline Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs featuring coppers painting onto a rock face next to a lake.Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “As seen from the R.R. track. By Harlan I. Smith. 4 poles E of 92 mile or about 1 ½ meter E. of Tyce, B.C., Red Pictograph, Not...

Rock carvings

Carvings visible on a moss covered rocky outcrop. Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Rock carvings. Copper Mountain, Al”.

First Nations village at Haida Gwaii

Rocky shoreline featuring a small dwelling, totem pole, net rack, canoes pulled up to shore, barrels and boxes and a tent.Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Kunhalas [sic] at entrance to C--- Harbour”.