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Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society fonds

  • AM1068
  • Fonds
  • 1981-[2009]

Fonds consists of the following records:S1 - Records of the Administration CommitteeS2 - Records of the Board of TrusteesS3 - Records of the Building CommitteeS4 - Records of the Documentation CommitteeS5 - Records of the Education CommitteeS6 - R...

Architectural drawings

Series consists of architectural drawings and a technical drawing pertaining to the design and proposed expansions of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, as well as related cartographic and textual material. Architectural drawings includ...

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden : the completion project : Penjing Garden, reception hall, public and support spaces : perspective circulation diagram

Item is a sheet with three architectural drawings relating to the perspective circulation diagram for the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen completion project, which included the Penjing Garden, reception hall, public and support spaces. Drawings include a bird...

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden : the completion project : Penjing Garden, reception hall, public and support spaces : perspective circulation diagram

Item is a sheet with three architectural drawings relating to the perspective circulation diagram for the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen completion project, which included the Penjing Garden reception hall, public and support spaces. Drawings include a bird'...

Original garden drawings 1981

File consists of architectural drawings for the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden created by the Landscape Architecture Company in Suzhou, China. Includes floor plans, landscaping plans, elevations, exterior ornamentation and structural specification drawing...

A Classical Chinese Garden

Item is a promotional film developed to help raise awareness and support for the development of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden, which had not yet been built. The narration throughout is illustrated with relevant still imagery, which is a combination o...

Linking schools with the community

Item is a promotional film developed to support and promote the Vancouver School Board’s Partners in Education program. The film presents testimonials and success stories from various businesses and schools who have taken advantage of the program,...

Jan Walls - storytelling in the garden

Item is an amateur recording of a lecture/performance in the main hall of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden by Dr. Jan Walls on the subject of humorous Chinese folk storytelling. The general theme of the lecture was drawing parallels between the low clas...

Romper room and friends, March 6, 1990

Item is a recording of two segments of the Canadian national production of Romper Room and Friends, from March 6, 1990, set in the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Gardens. In first of the two segments, storyteller Nan Gregory tells a Chinese folktale about a ‘goo...

Harmony in a garden

Item is a short documentary tour of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden with a focus on the philosophical Taoist elements. It discusses how each of the four major garden elements (buildings, rocks, plants, and water) is represented in the garden, and expla...

Exploring Vancouver’s Chinatown

Item is an educational video produced by the Vancouver School Board for use with a textbook entitled ‘Exploring Vancouver’s Chinatown: A Resource Guide’. The film has no narration, but a background score with Chinese instruments, and scene noise ...

Baghead creation myth

Item is an amateur video recording of a theatrical presentation by a grade 5 class from Hastings School, filmed in the courtyard in front of the main hall. The presentation is a creation myth story in which a trickster monkey builds dolls out of m...

China garden

Item is a short documentary exploration of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen gardens with a meditative, philosophical, and poetic approach. The narrator speaks about some of the essential elements of a classical Chinese garden: Water, Rock (Mountains), and Buil...

Gong xi fa cai

Item is a documentary that uses photographs and voice over narration to tell the story of how Chinese New Year came about and how it is celebrated, traditionally, in Vancouver, and at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen garden. The documentary begins with a prese...

It's your life

Item is a television program in which Sandra Samartino performs yoga in the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. The production is accompanied by repeating electronic music, but there is no narration. The yoga poses are set against the rocks,...

The bridge of five thousand miles

Item is a video photo montage ‘walking tour’ of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden, narrated by Mary White. The film discusses the history of Chinese gardens and the history of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen garden, including a discussion of the construction materia...

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