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Alex Jay collection

Identifier: 2001.026-2015.041-2017.003
Scope and Contents This collection mostly contains materials procured by Alex Jay and focus on Chinese American writers and playwrights, artists and illustrators, actors, comic book artists, filmmakers, designers, and architects. There are various periodicals, artwork, books, comic books, recipes, playbills, and other items either by Chinese Americans or about Chinese Americans, all dating between 1914 and 2015. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at...

Alice Lee Chun collection

Identifier: 2004.096
Scope and Contents This collection consists of paper documents and newspaper clippings related to Alice Lee Chun's work as a public health nurse. In addition, it includes paper documents, photographs, and a large scrapbook from her time as a member of the Ging Hawk Club. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at

Allon Schoener collection

Identifier: 2010.008
Scope and Contents This collection consists of research materials for a planned book and exhibition entitled, "The Chinese in America." These materials include paper documents, such as correspondence, budgets, photocopied articles and images, and rough drafts; audio-visual materials, such as DVDs, VHS cassette tapes, and CDs; and printed material, such as books and one issue of National Geographic. Most of these materials date from 2004-2007, although there are a few publications from the late 1980s and early...

Bruce E. Hall collection

Identifier: 1999.001
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials used by the donor/author for his book, "Tea that Burns." These materials are all paper documents, mostly photocopies of newspaper articles, from 1850-1998. There are also some magazine articles, photocopies of sections from books, handwritten notes, and correspondence with archives.

Cheng Wang collection

Identifier: 1995.030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a manuscript, newspaper clipping, book, and photocopy. The manuscript was written by Cheng Wang, and it described his experience in the war. The newspaper clipping is from the "World Journal" and it is about the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war. Wang is pictured in the photograph included in the article. The book, published in Taiwan, is also a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war; it is the 3rd edition, published in 1991. Finally, there...

Chinatown News

Identifier: 2011.013
Scope and Contents Chinatown News was Vancouver's first Chinese News magazine published in English for the Chinese Canadian community. The entire Chinatown News series was published from its establishment in 1948 to 1996. The bulk of the collection consists of 796 paper magazines published between 1954 and 1992.

Chinese Musical and Theatrical Association (CMTA) collection

Identifier: 1989.002-2013.015
Scope and Contents The items and documents in this collection are related to the administration and performances of CMTA. Series 4, 6, and 8-14 consist of materials related to the day-to-day operations of the association. These materials are mostly paper documents and they include correspondence; bills and receipts; donation records; account ledgers; membership attendance books and charts; various books, journals, and newspapers; newspaper clippings and posters publicizing CMTA performances; tickets and programs...

Chinese Sportswear Workers Social Association collection

Identifier: 2010.040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials and objects used by the Chinese Sportswear Workers Social Association and photographs of the association's members. Most of the materials date from 1971-2007, although there is one book from 1947. Series 1 includes administrative documents and materials used by the association, such as letterhead, annual reports, meeting minutes, and manifestos. Series 2 consists of objects, such as a banner, posters, a mahjong game, and a mahjong table. Series 3 includes...

Chino-Latino Oral Histories collection

Identifier: 2015.007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 33 audiocassette tapes of oral histories conducted from 1997-1998 and 2003. Most of the interviews are compiled on two cassettes, although not all. All of the interviews have been digitized.

Chong Lung and Co. collection

Identifier: 2011.090
Scope and Contents The collection mostly contains administrative and business records of Chong Lung and Co., such as business cards, letterhead, bills, receipts, inventory lists, payroll records, tax records, bank accounts, check books, and other financial records. Most of the business records are from the early 1920s to the late 1940s. In addition, there is a newspaper clipping and a few personal items, including letters, cards, envelopes, and notebooks. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System...

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