Out of the Archives:

Today’s edition of Out of the Archives asks readers to remember that the United States is not the same thing as America. Instead, we travel to the Northern third of North America, Canada. Specifically, we are looking at the Chung Collection at the  University of British Columbia’s Special Collections. There isn’t a lot of information associated with the picture, but the Reverend’s almost invisible mustache caught my eye (that and the frame!):

Portrait_of_Reverend_Chan_Yu_Tan_and_wife_Chan_Wong_Sze

 

Title [Portrait of Reverend Chan Yu Tan and wife Chan Wong Sze]
Identifier CC-PH-00248
Subject Spouses
Clergy
Creator Wand Studio
Date [194-?]
Media type Photographic material
Category Images of Chinese people and communities in North America
Rights These images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books & Special Collections http://www.library.ubc.ca/spcoll/.
Repository University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections.
Project website http://digitalcollections.library.ubc.ca/cdm/landingpage/collection/chung
Collection website http://chung.library.ubc.ca
Forms part of Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung collection

Reference URL: http://digitalcollections.library.ubc.ca/cdm/ref/collection/chung/id/348

More about the Chung Collection at UBC from their website:

The Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection is an outstanding collection of archival documents, photographs, books and artifacts related to three broad themes: British Columbia History, Immigration and Settlement and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Donated in 1999 by Drs. Wallace and Madeline Chung, the Chung Collection is held at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections. For further details about the types of items found in the Chung Collection, click here. Selections from the collection have been digitized. For more information about the Chung Collection and a complete inventory, please visithttp://chung.library.ubc.ca.

 

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