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Description found in Archives

Date(s)

1913-1960

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.3 cm of textual records.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of various certificates, including an immigration certificate, 22 December 1913; certificate, of appointment as an "authorized agent" of the Chinese Freemasons, by the Chee Kong Tong in Victoria, 15 August 1924; certificate, of appointment to "investigate and standardize" the Freemasons work in a building known as "the Temple of Peace"; certificate, of appointment by the Che Kung Tong in San Francisco, 1921; certificate, of appointment by the Che Kung Tong in Victoria, B.C., 1921; receipt for a donation of

Textual records
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Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

No finding aid

Biography / Administrative history

Mr. Tam, community organizer, arrived at Victoria, B.C., 8 August, 1899. He was later active with the Freemasons, in Victoria and San Francisco.

Additional information

Transferred in 1979 from Canadian Center for Folk Culture Studies through Dr. Ban Hoe.

Subject heading

1. Yee Yee Tam - Freemasonry, 1924 Chee Kong Tong (Victoria, B.C.), 1924.
2. Victoria (B.C.) - Freemasonry, 1924 Che Kung Tong (San Francisco, Calif.), 1921.
3. Freemasons - Canada, n.d.
4. War bonds - China, [19-]
5. Canada - Emigration and immigration, 1913.
6. Freemasonry - Lodges, 1960.
7. Toronto (Ont.) - Freemasonry, 1960.
8. Chinese Canadians - Societies, etc. [19-]
9. Tongs (Secret societies) - Canada, 1924.
10. Tongs (Secret societies) - United States, 1921.

Private

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