95 pieces of rice paper, each backed with card stock for durability (added after). Each piece has stamp-printed Chinese characters; some have handwritten Chinese writing on them and some have characters marked out by black or red ink. Also include...
Includes an account book of the purchase of a building from one of the members for a Tai Ping Fong (Peace Room) at Keitheley Creek in 1888.
Includes 33 chits with black Chinese characters used in the gambling game Zhi Hua.
Boxes contain various paper items. Some items are reproductions, some are product packaging, some are original artifacts, and some are paper fragments.
An official Chinese Head Tax certificate dated April 13, 1903 and an envelope connected to Kwong Yee Jane & Co.
Originals and reproductions of China's Foreign Exchange Certificates.
Assorted unidentified published and unpublished Chinese books.
BC Express Company receipts with Chinese writing on verso, dated April and May 1883.
Assorted Chinese materials, some from the Chi Kung Tong in Barkerville and Quesnelle Forks.
Box 1: Chi Kung Tong and Hong Shun Tong notebooks containing information about membership, festivals, and Society support.
Box 2: Gambling supplies - White...
A book in Chinese about food.
A book used for semi-religious practices of divination. Stamped with the Kwong Lee Wing Kee stamp, the same stamp used by the store in 1890 and possibly earlier.
Five envelopes addressed to Sing Kee in Barkerville, complete with stamps from Canada and Mexico.
Miscellaneous letters to Lum Bo Kui, Kwong Lee Wing Kee (Cariboo), and Sing Kee (Barkerville). Many of the letters were sent care of Gee Sang Tong herb store in Hong Kong in 1918 and 1919.
A Paper matchbook cover; all matches have been used. Item is white with a red image and Chinese characters.