Fonds BARK_RG136 - BARK_RG136

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Hong and Lee Chong Collection

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CA Barkerville Historic Town BARK_RG136

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68 boxes and one map (8 linear meters)

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Recovered by Barkerville staff from the abandoned Wah Lee Store building.

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This collection consists primarily of various records of the Lee Chong Store, as well as some personal and mining related correspondence.

Box 1 – 13 Statements & Invoices 1925·-1924
Box 14 Misc. Receipts 1935-1942
Box 15 – 21 Correspondence Received 1927· ·1943 (Lee Chong)
Box 22 – 23 Correspondence Sent 1930 -1939 (Lee Chong)
Box 24 Stanley Lee Chong Store Records 1934
Box 25 Counter Slips 1933 - 1943
Box 26 - 29 Freight Bills 1926 - 1943
Box 30 – 32 Accounts Rendered 1931- 1943
Box 33 – 35 Banking Documents 1926 - 1943
Box 36 Misc. Orders & Statements of Accounts 1930’s
Box 37 Cash Resister Slips & Price Lists
Box 38 Counter Slips, Misc., Ephemera Etc.
Box 39 – 41 Lee Chong Day Books, Ledgers, and Notebooks
Box 42 Tax Documents & Oversize
Boxes 43 - 57 Counter Cheque Books 1927-1943
Box 58 Correspondence Personal & Mining 1927 - 1970
Box 59 Mining Related documents 1911-1943
One large map of Barkerville identifying buildings
9 Large Boxes - Untranslated Chinese Material.

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Items originally found in disarray. Arranged and described by Barkerville staff.

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See finding aid at Barkerville Library and Archives

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