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Paul Yee fonds Subseries
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Community photographs

Subseries consists of photographs of political demonstrations and cultural events in Vancouver Chinatown, and of people involved in Chinese Canadian cultural and political organizations in Vancouver.

Foon and Lillian Wong photographs

Subseries consists of photographs of Lillian and Foon Wong, Vernon and Paul Yee, Gum May Yee, and the Wongs’ family, friends, and associates in Vancouver, Hong Kong, China, and various cities in Canada and the United States.

Wong, Lillian Ho

Foon and Lillian Wong textual records

Subseries consists of records relating to the personal, educational, and professional activities of Foon and Lillian Ho Wong and their family members, including correspondence, birth and naturalization certificates, and creative writing exercises. The subseries also includes publications and posters that the Wongs collected, as well as three drawings of Lillian Ho Wong as a young woman.

Wong, Lillian Ho

Hoy Yin Association records

Subseries consists of records relating to the functions of the Hoy Yin Association, a benevolent association that was active in Vancouver in the 20th century and that appears to have ceased its operations in the 1970s. The subseries includes records of donations, Association elections, and Association membership; publications of other benevolent associations and community organizations; personal correspondence and photographs sent to or from various men living in Vancouver, who may have been members of the Hoy Yin Association, and their families, friends, and associates; and two C.I.36 certificates.

Yee family photographs

Subseries consists of photographs of Gum May Yee and Gordon Yee, their children, and some of their friends and acquaintances in the area of Naicam, Saskatchewan.

Duncan, B.C., Branch of the Chinese Nationalist League (Kuo Min Tang) records

Subseries consists of records relating to the functions of the Duncan, B.C., branch of the Chinese Nationalist League (Kuo Min Tang, or Kuomintang) of Canada. The branch appears to have been active from the 1910s to the 1970s. The subseries is composed of records of the branch’s establishment and membership; donation receipts; remittance slips; personal records of several men who worked or resided in or near Duncan; and official Kuomintang publications.