Fondo PR-277 - David Chuen-Yan Lai fonds

Portrait of Dr. David Lai

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PR-277

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David Chuen-Yan Lai fonds

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  • 1974 - 2010 (Creación)

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35 cm of textual records.
4 publications.
[130] photographs.

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David Chuen-Yan Lai was born in Hong Kong. He received his PhD from the London School of Economics and began teaching as an assistant professor in geography at the University of Victoria in 1968. A long-time resident of Saanich, Dr. Lai was a member (1982) and Chair (1983 and 1989) of the Saanich Heritage Advisory and Archival Committee and was involved in establishing the Saanich Heritage Foundation. This work earned him a Heritage Society of BC award in 1985. He is a member of the Order of Canada and received the Gabrielle Leger award from Heritage Canada. Dr. Lai, known for his research on Chinese communities and Chinatowns in Canada, is the author of a number of publications including "The Forbidden City Within Victoria: Myth, Symbol and Streetscape of Canada's Earliest Chinatown", Victoria, B.C.: Orca Book Pub., 1991. David Lai died June 15, 2018.

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Donated in 2017.

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Fonds consists of papers and reports relating to Dr. Lai's community work, especially his work relating to Chinese heritage and Chinatown. Fonds includes materials from his time as Chair and member of the Saanich Heritage Advisory and Archival Committee, and to the Saanich Heritage Awareness Program in particular. Topics include Chinese-Canadian history, Chinatown, and D'Arcy Island. Includes correspondence, news clippings, articles, photographs, film negatives, colour slides, and posters. Fonds includes material in Chinese and English.

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  • chino
  • inglés

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See also the David Lai fonds (CA UVICARCH SC556) at the University of Victoria Special Collections and University Archives, as well as the Dr. David Lai Research Collection at the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library (Robarts Library), University of Toronto.

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Accession numbers: 2017-006, 2017-009.

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