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Chock On fonds
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Series consists of a traditional Chinese bamboo brush pen with a cap, made in Canton, China.

Chock On fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1124
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1983

The fonds consists of the incoming correspondence of Wo Shou, Wo Sai Jik, and other members of the Wo Surname Association, mainly regarding cannery labour-related business and fundraising activities. It also consists of records and printed materia...

Chock On


Series consists of about 50 letters addressed to Chock On, 31 of which (1929-1933) directed to Wo Shou from Chock On’s Chinese contractors (mostly members of the Wo Surname Association) at various canneries including Bones Bay Cannery, Pacific Sal...


Series consists of 3 photographs, including 2 identical pictures of a Chinese man, dated Aug. 1959, and 1 picture of a three-generation Chinese family taken in Hong Kong, dated July 5, 1955.

Printed material series

Series consists of 10 copies of a half-yearly journals published by Gee How Oak Tin Association, Vancouver, from 1973-1983, 1 special commemorative edition by Wo Chock On Fong in 1980, 3 Chinese year books of B.C. Mainland from 1968-1972, and othe...


Series consists of records relating to various issues of the native place of the Wo Surname Association in Canton, China, including landed and public properties, school fund-raising, and conflicts with people from other surname associations; and r...

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