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Notice of Assesment to Wong Poy

  • CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.030
  • Item
  • 1932-06-17

Envelope B: Reads” Return to Provincial Assessor- Cumberland B.C.” and includes a Cumberland and postage stamp; The notice of assessment for Wong poy is for the fiscal year of 1931 stating payment is due by July, 31, 1932; Dated: June, 17,1932; Ph...

Wong Poy

Royal Bank Deposit Slip

  • CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.050
  • Item
  • 1928-10-06

This is a deposit slip from the Royal Bank with Chinese notes on the back. There is also an accounting report attached to the letter which was likely written to an absent partner.

Royal Bank

Collection of Small Opium Bottles from Mine Site in Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2015.013.002.A-G
  • Item

These bottles were recovered from an old mining site in Cumberland B.C. They were in the ground under a foot of mud. It is believed that these bottles contained opium for Chinese miners. Note the presentation of the corks. Some of the bottles of c...

Dalphne Joyce Mulholland

''Robert Lawrence'' Tapestry

  • CA CUMB CUMB_989.034.001
  • Item

This tapestry was gifted to Dr. Robert Lawrence in appreciation for his services to the Chinese community in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. He was given this gift when he moved to Vancouver B.C. -The Chinese Community in Cumberland had this tapestry m...

Dr. Robert Lawrence

Embroidered Table Runner from Jumbo's Cabin

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2005.038.001
  • Item

This item is from Jumbo’s Cabin in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah) was one of the last residents of Cumberland’s Chinatown; his cabin is the last remaining structure.

Jumbo

Personal Seal/ Chop of Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah)

  • CA CUMB CUMB_984.100.001
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This was Jumbo’s (Hor Sue Mah) personal seal; there is a carved lion on the top and the mahogany base was made by Bill Johnstone. Jumbo gave this seal to Bill Johnstone just before he left Chinatown in Cumberland B.C. Jumbo was the last Chinese re...

Jumbo

Royal Bank Deposit Form

  • CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.076
  • Item

This deposit form from the Royal Bank has writing on the back.

Royal Bank

Booklet of The Nationalist League Policy

  • CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.016
  • Item

This booklet contains the policy of The Nationalist League; full translation available (Translated by: Sen-Shou Lin June, 4th, 1988)

The Nationalist League

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