Interviews with Kew Dock Yip

Reference Code: File - C 81-1-0-94
Title: Interviews with Kew Dock Yip
Date of Creation: May 1990 - June 1990
Physical Description:

1 file of textual records (includes 3 audio cassettes (ca. 180 minutes))

Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Kew Dock Yip (b. 1906), the first Asian lawyer in Canada. Interview topics include: family history; Columbia University; University of British Columbia; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; Chinese Exclusion Act; acting career; community work. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes three audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (118 p.).

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Forms Part of: C 81-1 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files
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Interview conducted as part of the joint General and Regional Programme of 1990-1991.

Location and Ordering Information: Textual records located in container B436738; sound recordings located in container B436529
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