Subseries 1 - Business records

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  • 1896-1966 (Creation)

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9.87 m of textual records

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Subseries consists of business records of Wing Sang Co. and Yip Sang Co. The records reveal the Yip family members' involvement with the following businesses: Kew Dang with salt herring packing business; Yip Qipeng, Kew Ming, Kew Yacht, and Kew Sheck with Remittance Co.; Kew Dang and Kew Yacht with Shanghai service gas station; Yip Kew Him with the bake shop Canada Cafe and Keu Hing Co.; Quene Yip as insurance agent; and Men Yip with Sonny's Marketaria. A substantial portion of the records are those of remittance transactions from Vancouver to Hong Kong.

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Records in this subseries have been arranged chronologically by business category. These are: import and export of general merchandise, post office registration, shares, rentals, fish packing, tobacco, transportation, passenger agency, bakery, theatre management, money remittance, insurance, gas service, and grocery. Within each category, records are arranged by form, and within this division, chronologically.

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