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Indo-Canadian oral history collection (Hari Sharma collector)

  • CA SFU F-77
  • Collection
  • 1984 - 1987

The Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection documents the histories of immigrants from the Punjab Province of India who came to Canada between 1912 and 1938. The project was initiated by Hari Sharma, Professor of Sociology at SFU, who conducted the interviews with the assistance of a graduate student.

The interview subjects, primarily Sikhs, discuss such topics as why they came to Canada, the journey to Canada, adjustment to Canadian society upon arrival, employment in Canada, family life, and their ongoing links with their country of origin. Appendices include an interview guide prepared by Hari Sharma and an article about the project.

Sharma, Hari

Robin Hooper collection

  • CA DMA CR-60
  • Fonds
  • 1990-1995

The fonds consists of a 1990 paper for an anthropology class entitled "An Analysis of Artifacts Salvaged from Ladner's Chinatown" and a 1992 report about an archaeological dig of Ladner's Chinatown entitled "Dragon Harvest." Also includes a photograph album titled "A Decade in Ladner (1979-1989)", photographs and montages of Ladner's Chinatown and a sketch of the area by Robin Hooper.

Tak Toyota fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-69
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1942-1946

The fonds consists of photographs of the internment camp at Slocan, B.C.

Toyota, Tak

Revelstoke Multicultural Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1974-1997

Fonds consists of 4 series: Minutes (19771997); Correspondence (19741995); Public Relations and events: (19781992); Photograph series.

Revelstoke Multicultural Society

Tsuruko Goto fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-65
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1942-1990, predominant 1942-1946

The fonds consists of records documenting the internment of the Goto family at Slocan, B.C. They include personal records, photographs and awards. The fonds also consists of a taped interview with Tsuruko Goto conducted by Minnie Hattori, ca. 1990.

Goto, Tsuruko, 1913-

Limners fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR440
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2008

This fonds documents the activities of the Victoria Limners Society from 1972-2008 and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records and society filings. It also contains records related to various group exhibits, including the Limners’ 25th anniversary exhibition in 1996, as well as records related to a book and video produced about the group. A small number of newspaper clippings, exhibition pamphlets, various editions of a booklet on the Limners Society artists and black and white photographs showing Limner members at exhibitions and meetings can be found in this fonds. This fonds has been arranged into into six series: 1) letters; 2) minutes; 3) financial records; 4) society filings; 5) 25th anniversary exhibition; and 6) publications and graphic materials.

Limners (Group of artists)

Sasaki family collection

  • CA JCN 2011.68
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 2011

The collection consists of two series. The first series consists of family photographs and the second series is an interview of Mitsue Fugeta (nee Sasaki) discussing her life on Powell Street in Vancouver, BC.

Sasaki (family)

Burquest Jewish Community Association fonds

  • CA JHS A.2011.035
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2002

Fonds is arranged into three series: Administrative and operational records; Newspaper clippings; Photographs and audio/visual.

Burquest Jewish Community Association

Wah Hing Land Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1942

The fonds consists of a register, written in Chinese characters. It includes one receipt and one application to transfer money to the Bank of China.

Wah Hing Land Company

West Vancouver Scottish Society fonds

  • CA WVAN 066
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1935

Fonds consists of a ledger, cash book, minute books, membership rolls, and the report and correspondence of the Trust Committee which was appointed to oversee the dissolution of the Society and the disposal of its assets.

West Vancouver Scottish Society

Women's Auxiliary fonds

  • CA VAG 08.27-28; 09.13-15
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2009

The fonds consists of records relating to the functions of the Women’s Auxiliary to the Vancouver Art Gallery from 1947 to 2009; most predominantly their fundraising operations, which document the growth of the Gallery. The fonds consists of annual reports, meeting minutes, financial statements, loans list, sales forms, receipt books, bank books, Certificate(s) of Change in Constitution, drafts and revisions, correspondence, member lists, Noreen Anderson award records, Alumni Association records, programs, reservations, and rentals records, bulletins, newsletters, requests, job descriptions, mission statements and objectives, a personal notebook, newspaper clippings (some copied from scrapbooks), ephemera, correspondence, prize lists, statements, lists of sales, lists of recommendations and regulations, original art work, applications, programs, agendas, maps, publicity, ticket sales, catalogues, policies, permits, histories, and scrapbooks. The fonds is arranged into 5 series: Series 1. Reports and Minutes; Series 2. Financial Records; Series 3. General Records; Series 4. Events and Activities; Series 5. Historical Records.

Women's Auxiliary to the Vancouver Art Gallery

Val Anderson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953 - 2006

Fonds consists of thirteen record series: Vancouver School of Theology / Union College (1953-2006); Council of Churches (1973-1985); Student Christian Movement (1962-1977); BC Conference on the Family (1975-1979); Ecumenical Consultation on Inter-Church Cooperation (1976-1977); Pacific Youth and Family Addiction Services Society (1987-1989); Alternatives to Justice and Corrections (1973-1981); Pastoral Institute (1971-1984); Boards and Committees of Other Organizations (1971-1986); Reference and Liaison Materials (1967-2004); Multi-faith and Ecumenical Work (1960-2004); Habitat Forum (1973-1976); Poverty Related Materials (1974-2000).

Anderson, Val

National Council of Jewish Women, Vancouver Section fonds

  • CA JHS A.1998.009, A.2008.003
  • Fonds
  • 1902-2004

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated mainly by the local section including: textual records; photographs; sound recordings; and moving images. Records generated by the National Council for Jewish Women Canada are included as the policies, procedures and activities of the local branch influenced, and were influenced by the larger administrative body. The records were generated by members of the Board of Directors and members at large. Series 1, minutes, contains a fairly complete record of proceedings from the 1950s to the 1990s while earlier minutes may be found embedded in Series 3, President’s subject files and Series 12, Program, project and subject files.

The fonds is arranged into 16 series: Minutes; Correspondence; President’s subject files; Annual reports; Local publications; Financial statements; Clippings; Directories; Membership lists; Ephemera; National publications; Program, project and subject files; Scrapbooks; Audio recordings; Moving Images; and Photographs.

National Council of Jewish Women, Vancouver Section

Haruko Kobayakawa fonds

  • CA JCN 1995-146
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1989

The fonds consists of records relating to the Redress Committee (1963-1987), and Haruko Kobayakawa's application for redress (1989). Fonds also includes wartime correspondence (1942-1949), financial records (1922-1941 and 1957-1989), as well as scrapbooks and diaries (1929-1985). Photographs depict friends and family.

Kobayakawa, Haruko

Haruo Ichikawa collection

  • CA JCN 94/52
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1991

Collection consists of photographs depicting Ichikawa's youth in Japan, internment at Petawawa, Ont. and East Lillooet, B.C., and his daffodil farm in Bradner, B.C.

Jack Duggan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942-1946

The fonds consists of Duggan's photographs depicting people, events, and views relating to the relocation of Japanese Canadians during World War II. Fonds includes photographs depicting relocation camps at Slocan City, Lemon Creek, Tashme, and New Denver.

Duggan, Jack (John W.), 1919-

Jewish communities of British Columbia historical collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1858-2000]

The collection consists of documents and photographs intentionally assembled collection of discrete items documenting the following areas: the occupational pursuits of B.C. and Yukon Jewry; the organized religious life of Jews in B.C.; leisure activities; and the membership and good works of organizations formed to aid and represent the Jewish community, such as the National Council of Jewish Women. There is also a wide range of individual and family portraits, and photographs of headstones.

Jewish Western Bulletin fonds

  • CA JHS A.1995.006, A.2011.024
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2001

The fonds consists of a large portion of the photographic archives of the newspaper dating primarily from 1960 to 1990, microfilm copies of back issues including material published by predecessor community newspapers, and hard copies of recent "Bulletin" issues.

Jewish Western Bulletin

British Columbia Indian Language Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR019
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1976

The fonds consists of manuscript of "Indian Legends of the North Pacific Coast of America", translation by Dietrich Bertz of Franz Boas' work "Indianische Sagen von der Nord-Pacifischen Kuste Amerikas", typescripts of works on the following subjects: ethnobotany of the Squamish and Okanagan Indians; knowledge and usage of land mammals, birds, insects, reptiles and amphibians; studies of the Bella Coola Indians; Lillooet stories; and utilization of fish by the Colville Okanagan, Mount Currie, Te'u'hus, Squamish, and Chase Shuswap Indians.

British Columbia Indian Language Project

Abram A. Wiens fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to foreign relief work, Mennonite service programs, and the establishment of the Mennonite Central Committee in B.C. Fonds also includes photographs of church groups and activities, certificates, clippings, and reference material pertaining to Wien's life.

Wiens, Abram A.

Chinese Canadian Picture Project fonds

  • CA VPL 48169-48442;50421-50504
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1972

The fonds consists of photographs of social events in Chinese-Canadian communities in Vancouver and Victoria. Many of the earlier photographs were created by the Chinatown News newspaper of Vancouver.

Chinese Canadian Picture Project

Ronnie Tessler fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1986 - 1987

The fonds consists of photographs created by Ronnie Tessler from 1986 to 1987 documenting a canoe project by the Nisga’a carver Norman Tait. The project was abandoned in the summer of 1987, and the canoe was left uncompleted. The photographs depict models for the canoe, transportation of the log for the canoe to the Museum of Anthropology, ceremonies performed throughout the project, and various stages of work on the canoe and model. Additional photographs from the same period depict a totem pole raising at Capilano Mall in North Vancouver and portraits of Les Baker, a model Tait wanted to use for a “white man” mask.

Tessler, Ronnie

James Pilton fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of draft copies and research notes for Pilton's M.A. thesis.

Pilton, James William

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