6688 Southoaks Crescent
CA V5E 4M7
Nikkei National Museum
The holdings relate to the development and settlement of the Japanese Canadian community in Canada, predominantly including Japanese Canadians living in the Lower Mainland up until the time of their internment during World War II, and shifting to their resettlement in the interior of BC and Alberta. The more recent holdings of the Archives include the growth and development of Japanese Canadian organizations and institutions primarily in the Vancouver/Lower Mainland area. Holdings include: extensive photograph collection, manuscript collection (letters, diaries, minutes, etc.), extensive oral history collection, clipping files, a reference library, and miscellaneous archival materials.
Total Volume: ca. 150 metres<br /> Inclusive Dates: ca. 1890 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1942-1945
<a target=newpage href="http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/">Website</a> provides access to the Museum's online collections database and information on the functions and activities of the NNM, along with information on Society membership, a Newsletter, and a "Japanese Canadian Timeline."
Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00-5:00 (Appointment advisable.)
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, December 29, 2010.