Box includes English newspaper fragments, miscellaneous paper items, Christmas cards, letters in English and Chinese, paper gaming sticks for a Chinese game, and a United Church of Canada Chinese kindergarten certificate awarded to Henry Lee Wong in Nanaimo, BC.
Series consists of copies of the research materials, notes and analysis compiled by Chad Reimer, PhD, for his book: "Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A History", which was published in September 2011 by the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia and the Initiative for Student Teaching and Research in Chinese Canadian Studies at the University of British Columbia.
The series contains four sub-series:
Book Administration (2010.070.001)
Census Research (2015.070.002 - 2015.070.011)
Prominent Chinese Individuals in Chilliwack (2015.070.012 - 2015.070.057)
Chilliwack's Chinatowns - Research Topics (2015.070.055 - 2015.070.088)
The series consists of a sound recording of a lecture on the Hudson's Bay saltery at Chilliwack Mountain, and the search to determine its exact location; as well as a portion of a lecture on Chinese immigrants in B.C.
The series consists of collected information on the Dutch, Ukrainian, East Indian, Chinese, German, and Mennonite communities of B.C., and particularly of Chilliwack compiled by Jessica A. Sutherland, Ethnic Research employed by the Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society in 1979 as part of a Ethnic Research Study. The series includes summaries of interviews with immigrants, photocopies of printed items, photographs, and research notes.