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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.

Mee Heung Chow Main Co. collection

Identifier: 2004.041
Scope and Contents The collection mostly contains administrative and business records of Mee Heung Chow Main Co., such as bills, business cards and letterhead, calendars, handwritten menus, insurance documents, monthly receipts, and tax records. In addition, there are a few objects, including a cash register, check register, and original storefront sign and awning. Most of the business records are from the 1960s, but there is an automobile insurance card from 1937. Other proprietors, from the late 1950s-early...

Mui Yuen Kung Chiu & Hung Fook Chiu collection

 Collection — Box: 1-11, Frame: 12-13
Identifier: 2009.015
Scope and Contents The collection contains 250 hand written opera manuscripts, Books and articles written by Chiu, Hung Fook and other authors on Cantonese opera history, theory, performance, and instrument. Photographs of Chiu, Mui Yuen Kung and Chiu, Hung Fook on stages, at training classes, at their opera business, and in their daily life, in group pictures with other Hong Kong opera singers, as well as the materials of the Art and Performance Center and the Arts Training Centre, including business stationary,...

Poy Gum Lee collection

Identifier: 2015.044
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, sketches, drawings, blueprints, documents, and objects. Photographs and newspaper articles portray Lee’s life in New York and China, his family, and his architectural projects. Letters and documents record business transactions, proposals, legal contracts and the experiences after the Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War. The objects encompass some of the essential tools of the trade used by an architect. Lee...

Sam Katz collection

Identifier: 1993.008
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of 78 rpm record albums (102 total) and audio tape reels of Chinese and Japanese music, mostly instrumental. The audio tape reels are duplicates of the record albums. Most of the albums are undated, but the few that do have dates are from the 1950s-1960s. The records include classical, opera, and folk music. In addition, there are a few paper documents and journals, such as a journal in English with an article about ancient Chinese instruments, from 1926; a...

Samuel S. Fung collection

Identifier: 1985.001-2011.053
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials gathered by Samuel S. Fung that focus on the Chinese-American boy scouting experience and self-publishing practices for amateur authors. There are various periodicals, photographs, maps, book mock-ups, illustrations, certificates, Boy Scout memorabilia, Boy Scout records, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, font samples, composition notebooks, journals, coupons, general correspondence, receipts, and other items produced between the 1910s to the 1980s....

Sun Sing Theatre collection

Identifier: 1993.007-2014.006
Scope and Contents This collection consists of paper documents, printed materials, publicity materials, objects, and photographs. The paper documents include administrative and financial information about the theater, such as film inventories, time schedules, bills, account ledgers, and payroll records. Printed material, of which there is very little, includes books and journals, most likely personal copies of Sun Sing Theatre employees. Publicity materials consist mostly of film posters and lobby cards (or...

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