Fonds - Victoria Yip fonds

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Victoria Yip fonds

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  • 1923 - 1936 (Creation)
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    Yip, Victoria

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1 cm of textual records
6 photographs : b&w ; 7 x 11.5 cm

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Victoria Yip joined the Chinese Times in Vancouver in 1929 and was responsible for local Vancouver and Canadian news. She was also the part-time editor for the cultural and literary columns and she later assumed the role of Advertising Manager.

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Fonds consists of theatre programs from Victoria, opera clippings, photographs of the Chinese Carnival in 1936, a copy of the Chinese Times, and Yip’s reminiscences of the establishment of The Chinese Canadian Times in Vancouver and the Chinese Opera in Victoria.

FILE LIST:
MAN 1997-007-001 : Chinese Times, 1936, article on Chinese Times, Willie Le[-]o n.d.

MAN 1997-007-002 : Cantonese Opera clippings, n.d.

MAN 1997-007-003 : Six photographs of Chinese Carnival, Vancouver, 1936

MAN 1997-007-004 : Theatre program from Victoria, B.C., 1923

MAN 1997-007-005 : Theatre program from Victoria, B.C., with poetry on back written by Yip’s father, 1930

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Victoria Yip donated the records to the Museum of Anthropology in 1995.

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  • Chinese

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Created 9 December, 2012
Revised December 9, 2015 (file list added)

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