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Correspondence, 1926-1934

Correspondence and other textual material relating to the settlement of Clandonald, including immigration forms, correspondence regarding planning of the settlement, memoranda of the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society, and James Brennand's report on the 16,000 acres of land in the Wainwright District of Alberta.

Mundy Maps Co.

Correspondence and records related to the Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Correspondence and other textual records, received and assembled by Rev. Andrew MacDonell, and arranged chronologically as a file perhaps by Clare Lawrence. Includes letters from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company Department of Natural Resources and Department of Colonization and Development regarding the settlement of Scottish immigrants in Alberta, particularly regarding the Clandonald settlement scheme. Includes several applications for farm work in Alberta and applications for settlement in Canada and for reduced rates for Scottish immigrants travelling via Canadian Pacific steamships to Canada and other related Canadian government Department of Immigration and Colonization forms completed by Scottish immigrants recruited by MacDonell.

Mundy Maps Co.

Correspondence and records related to the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society

Correspondence and other textual material relating to the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society, received and assembled by Rev. Andrew MacDonell, and arranged chronologically as a file perhaps by Clare Lawrence. Includes correspondence regarding the activities of the Society, especially regarding financing and settlement planning for the Society's settlement scheme in Alberta, Canada, minutes of 1925 meetings, printed reports for the years 1933 and 1939, and a 1926 field supervisor's report regarding Clandonald, Alberta. Includes an informal retrospective report by MacDonell in 1952, pamphlets, broadsides and other promotional material for the Clandonald settlement scheme, specifications from 1923 for farm workers' housing construction and settlers' cottages, copies of memoranda and requests for funds by MacDonell, correspondence with and copies of lectures in 1933 by Dr. Coady of the Extension Department of St. Francis Xavier University, and four indentures made in 1939 and the early 1940s by MacDonell with his relative Arthur Lawrence regarding property in Clandonald.

Mundy Maps Co.

Correspondence, 1912-1923

Correspondence and other textual material, received and assembled by Rev. Andrew MacDonell, and arranged as a file in chronological order perhaps by Clare Lawrence. Material relates to settlement schemes for Scottish immigrants to Canada and particularly to the settlement in 1926 of the Clandonald Colony in Alberta. The file includes correspondence retained by MacDonell beginning with letters of introduction in 1912 from British Benedictines to the Archbishop of Vancouver, some early 1920s letters related to MacDonell's efforts to bring Scottish settlers to farm in Ontario and 1920s letters regarding potential for Hebrideans to settle in the Atlantic provinces of Canada, correspondence regarding the industrial farm established in 1923 at Ard-Moire, Alberta, and other concerns of the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society.

Mundy Maps Co.

Correspondence, 1925

Correspondence and other textual material, including manuscript drafts of promotional texts by MacDonell, accounts received by MacDonell of Hebridean settlers travelling expenses, and memoranda by MacDonell regarding requirements for settlers. Also includes specifications for cottages constructed for settlers and farm workers in Alberta by the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society, a Scottish newspaper cartoon depicting Scots answering 'The Call of the West', a pamphlet copy of the Immigration Act and Regulations. Additionally, 'Months diary May 1925' is included along with other draft monthly and yearly reports to the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society prepared in 1925 by MacDonell, as well as minutes of Society meetings, and a copy of an agreement in 1925 between the Society and the Department of Immigration and Colonization.

Mundy Maps Co.

Correspondence, 1924

Correspondence written or received in 1924 by MacDonell on behalf of the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society. Correspondents include the Minister of Immigration and Colonization and the ministry's London office, the Deputy Minister of Public Health of Alberta, Wallace Fisheries on Vancouver Island, the Imperial Oversea Settlement Office, the Archbishop of Edmonton. Correspondence from Colonel Dennis of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company regards planning for Scottish settlers in Alberta for a training farm for Public School boys, a settlement for women, and the 3000 Family Scheme. The letters pertain to the establishment of the Clandonald settlement including the recruitment of settlers, applications and letters from Scottish emigrants, assessment and sale of land to immigrants, construction of farm buildings and supplying provisions for immigrants settling in Alberta. The file also includes copies of 1924 forms for application to the Agricultural Training Scheme, Alberta, and a sectional map of Red Deer, Alberta.

Mundy Maps Co.

Personal correspondence

Correspondence written and received by Rev. Andrew MacDonell including one to his sister Annie Lawrence in Clandonald, Alberta, and arranged chronologically as a file perhaps by Clare Lawrence. Includes letters sent to MacDonell by Scots expressing interest in his settlement plans, letters of reference for settlement applicants, requests for information by relatives of settlers, and letters from immigrants and from friends of MacDonell in Great Britain and Canada. The file also includes some correspondence with Alberta Member of Parliament Alfred Speakman and with the Archbishop of Toronto, and a few letters regarding MacDonell's interest in Scottish genealogy.

Mundy Maps Co.

Solicitation of donations for Tang Yip Yang

Includes records of solicitation of donations for assisting Seto Mau's return to China; this reflects how the Chinese Freemasons (Cheekungtong) of Canada worked as a "mutual aid society." The book of donation record for Seto Mau lists the donation amount and donors' names.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Solicitation of funds for assisting Seto Mau

Includes records of solicitation of donations for Tang Yip Yang's legal expenses in Ottawa; this reflects how the Chinese Freemasons (Cheekungtong) of Canada worked as a "mutual aid society." The letter from the Dart Coon Club of Montreal to the Dart Coon Club of Victoria addresses Tang's need for financial assistance; however, the book of donation record for Tang is empty.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Election ballots of the Dart Coon Club

Includes records that reflect the procedure for the election of Dart Coon Club Headquarter officers in Victoria, B.C. Voters' ballots were mailed to the Dart Coon Club Headquarter of Victoria in 1942. Ballots contain signatures of the voters, the names of candidates, and indication of selected candidates; some ballots have the Dart Coon Club stamps of Canada-wide branches. The ballots are kept in the original order as they were received.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Election ballots of the Dart Coon Club

Includes records that reflect the procedure for the election of Dart Coon Club Headquarter officers in Victoria, B.C. Voters' ballots were mailed to the Dart Coon Club Headquarter of Victoria in 1942. Ballots contain signatures of the voters, the names of candidates, and indication of selected candidates; some ballots have the Dart Coon Club stamps of Canada-wide branches. The ballots are kept in the original order as they were received.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Election ballots of the Dart Coon Club

Includes records that reflect the procedure for the election of Dart Coon Club Headquarter officers in Victoria, B.C. Voters' ballots were mailed to the Dart Coon Club Headquarter of Victoria in 1942. Ballots contain signatures of the voters, the names of candidates, and indication of selected candidates; some ballots have the Dart Coon Club stamps of Canada-wide branches. The ballots are kept in the original order as they were received.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Election ballots of the Dart Coon Club

Includes records that reflect the procedure for the election of Dart Coon Club Headquarter officers in Victoria, B.C. Voters' ballots were mailed to the Dart Coon Club Headquarter of Victoria in 1942. Ballots contain signatures of the voters, the names of candidates, and indication of selected candidates; some ballots have the Dart Coon Club stamps of Canada-wide branches. The ballots are kept in the original order as they were received.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Wong Hong Sung's T4 slips

Includes records that primarily reflects a number of posts that Wong Hong Sung held at the Chinese Freemasons (Cheekungtong) in Canada and the Vancouver branch. File includes Wong Hong Sung's T4 slips, issued by the Chinese Freemasons in Canada Publishers Limited in Vancouver, B.C. and Home Cannery, Canadian Fishing Co. Ltd., dated from 1946 to 1956. The records are arranged in chronological order.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Receipts

Records of receipts and envelopes primarily for the expenses of the Dart Coon Club (Cheekungtong) Headquarters of Canada in Victoria, B.C., which includes payment receipts for utilities, telephone company, tools, hotel and boarding, cigarettes, food, and rental fee for events, and reflects the operation of the Dart Coon Club and the activities of the members of the Chinese Freemasons. The records are arranged roughly in chronological order.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Envelopes

Includes records that reflect the procedure for the election of Dart Coon Club Headquarter officers in Victoria, B.C. Voters' ballots were mailed to the Dart Coon Club Headquarter of Victoria in 1942. The records include envelopes mailed from Vernon, B.C., Kelowna, B.C., Vancouver, B.C., Toronto, Ont., Lethbridge, Alta., Cumberland, B.C., Kamloops, B.C., Cranbrook, B.C., Calgary, Alta., Duncan, B.C., Montreal, Que. The envelopes are arranged roughly in chronological order as some envelopes are undated.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Election ballots of the Dart Coon Club

Includes records that reflect the procedure for the election of Dart Coon Club Headquarter officers in Victoria, B.C. Voters' ballots were mailed to the Dart Coon Club Headquarter of Victoria in 1942. Ballots contain signatures of the voters, the names of candidates, and indication of selected candidates; some ballots have the Dart Coon Club stamps of Canada-wide branches. The ballots are kept in the original order as they were received.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Election ballots of the Dart Coon Club

Includes records that reflect the procedure for the election of Dart Coon Club Headquarter officers in Victoria, B.C. Voters' ballots were mailed to the Dart Coon Club Headquarter of Victoria in 1942. Ballots contain signatures of the voters, the names of candidates, and indication of selected candidates; some ballots have the Dart Coon Club stamps of Canada-wide branches. The ballots are kept in the original order as they were received.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Wong Hong Sung's certificates

Includes records that primarily reflects a number of posts that Wong Hong Sung held at the Chinese Freemasons (Cheekungtong) in Canada and the Vancouver branch, which includes Wong Hong Sung's certificate of appointments at the Chinese Freemasons, dated from 1947 to 1952. The records are arranged in chronological order.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Donation receipts

Includes bound books of donation records for the Chinese Freemasons (Cheekungtong) that list the donors' names and donation amount, which reflect the activities that members of the Chinese communities (who might all be members of the Chinese Freemasons) participated in. The donations might be for the operation of the Chinese Freemasons of Canada in Victoria, B.C. and for rendering financial assistance to members in need. Bound books of donation records are primarily from Cumberland, Victoria (which contains a letter of acknowledgment), Kamloops, the Dart Coon Club of Vancouver, New Westminster, Nanaimo, Vermon, Armstrong, Clinton, Rossland, and Chiliwack; Calgary and Lethbridge; Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Halifax. Branches of the Chinese Freemasons may exist in these provinces and places.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Donation receipts

Includes bound books of donation records for the Chinese Freemasons (Cheekungtong) that list the donors' names and donation amount, which reflect the activities that members of the Chinese communities (who might all be members of the Chinese Freemasons) participated in. The donations might be for the operation of the Chinese Freemasons of Canada in Victoria, B.C. and for rendering financial assistance to members in need. Bound books of donation records are primarily from Cumberland, Victoria (which contains a letter of acknowledgment), Kamloops, the Dart Coon Club of Vancouver, New Westminster, Nanaimo, Vermon, Armstrong, Clinton, Rossland, and Chiliwack; Calgary and Lethbridge; Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Halifax. Branches of the Chinese Freemasons may exist in these provinces and places.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Receipts

Records of receipts and envelopes primarily for the expenses of the Dart Coon Club (Cheekungtong) Headquarters of Canada in Victoria, B.C., which includes payment receipts for utilities, telephone company, tools, hotel and boarding, cigarettes, food, and rental fee for events, and reflects the operation of the Dart Coon Club and the activities of the members of the Chinese Freemasons. The records are arranged roughly in chronological order.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Donation receipts of the Tang On Company

Includes bound books of donation records from the Tang On Company for the Chinese Freemasons (Cheekungtong) that list the donors' names and donation amount. The donations might be for the operation of the Chinese Freemasons of Canada in Victoria, B.C. and for rendering financial assistance to members in need.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Correspondence

Includes handwritten correspondence that pertains to Chinese immigrants' family and financial issues, such as requests for monetary assistances and undelivered family letters to China. Records also include correspondence that reflects the impact of World War II on the Chinese immigrants in Canada: for instance, a letter was detained in Hong Kong by the Japanese from December 1941 to September 1945 and a pile of undelivered Chinese war relief fund tickets, were kept by the Dart Coon Club of Victoria, B.C. for unknown reasons. There are a number of empty envelopes.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Chinese medical text (Zabing pian 7-8) manuscript

Includes bound book of Chinese medicine and acupuncture written in old style Chinese with calligraphy. This text might have been published in China and taken to Canada by the Chinese immigrants who were members of the Chinese Freemasons.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

Chinese medical text (Zabing pian 7-8) printed copy

Includes bound book of Chinese medicine and acupuncture written in old style Chinese with calligraphy. This text might have been published in China and taken to Canada by the Chinese immigrants who were members of the Chinese Freemasons.

Cheekungtong (Chinese Freemasons)

[Young immigrants trust account book]

In the early 1920's Yip Sang and Wing Sang Company continued to assist immigration of youths, often aged 11 or 12 years old, to Canada from China, facilitating their passage and support on arrival in B.C. This volume provides a journal for the year 1923 of funds entrusted to Yip Sang to defray costs of immigration and subsequent living expenses for youths sent by their parents from China to Canada.

Yip, Sang

Young immigrants trust account book

In the early 1920's Yip Sang and Wing Sang Company continued to assist immigration of youths, often aged 11 or 12 years old, to Canada from China, facilitating their passage and support on arrival in B.C. This volume provides a journal for the year 1923 of funds entrusted to Yip Sang to defray costs of immigration and subsequent living expenses for youths sent by their parents from China to Canada.

Yip, Sang

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