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Series consists of photographs of the Yip Sang family and friends and their activities, as well as some photographs collected by the family. Includes photographs of the Wing Sang Building, Canton Alley, the Chinese Student's Athletic Association soccer team, the Chinese Empire Reform Association, the Kuo Min Tang [Kuomintang] Chinese Nationalist League of Canada, and the opening of the Toishan (Toi Shan) District High School in Kwon Tung (Guangdong) Province, China. Photographs also relate to family events, such as weddings, Yip Sang's birthday celebrations, and Yip Sang's funeral.
The fonds consists of the records of the Yip family, including those of Yip Sang, and of Yip Sang Ltd. and its predecessor, the Wing Sang Company. The fonds includes financial records (mainly account books, remittance stubs, receipts and invoices), correspondence, published material kept by the family, and Yip family photographs, including views of the business, Chinese organizations and schools.
- AM1108-S4-: CVA 689-65
- [ca. 1920]
Photograph shows a large group of boys and young men (some in scout uniforms) standing on Pender Street. The Peking Chop Suey House in the Chinese Freemason's Building at 1 West Pender Street appears in the background. Approximately half of the photograph is missing.
- AM1108-S4-: CVA 689-156
- Jan. 20, 1929
Item is a group portrait of men and a few children taken in front of the Manton Co. Ltd. store building at 296 East Pender Street.
- AM1108-S4-: CVA 689-164
- [ca. 1945]
Mel Yip is a grandson of Yip Sang.
- AM1108-S4-: CVA 689-54
- [ca. 1902]
Yip Sang is the fifth person from the left.
- AM1108-S4-: CVA 689-51
- [ca. 1900]
Item is a photograph of a photograph showing the Wing Sang Building prior to its expansion in 1901. Individuals identified are: Yip Sang (far left), his number seven son Yip Kew Hong (holding Yip Sang's hand) and his number six son Yip Kew Gin (second from the right).
- AM1108-S4-: CVA 689-52
- [ca. 1900]
Photograph shows the Wing Sang Building prior to its expansion in 1901. Yip Sang is on the far left.