Archief PR-277 - David Chuen-Yan Lai fonds

Portrait of Dr. David Lai

Identificatie

referentie code

PR-277

Titel

David Chuen-Yan Lai fonds

Datum(s)

  • 1974 - 2010 (Vervaardig)

Beschrijvingsniveau

Archief

Omvang en medium

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

Context

Naam van de archiefvormer

Biografie

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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Geschiedenis van het archief

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

Donated in 2017.

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

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.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie

Aanvullingen

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No restrictions.

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Taal van het materiaal

  • Chinees
  • Engels

Schrift van het materiaal

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Toegangen

File list available.

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Related units of description

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.

Aantekeningen

Aantekening

Accession numbers: 2017-006, 2017-009.

Aantekening

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Status

Niveau van detaillering

Verwijdering van datering archiefvorming

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