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Chinese Merchants in Western Canada

May 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - August 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The Movement of People, Products and Money.

Exhibition at the University of Alberta Bruce Peel Special Collections recounts the history of Chinese merchants in Western Canada, tracing their movements and the flow of their products and money as they survived all odds to become successful. They made a major contribution to Canada’s social, economic and cultural heritage.

This exhibition is curated by Helen Kwan Yee Cheung and is based on her years of research, interviews, and study of rare archival materials from the Chinese Experience in Canada Collection of Bruce Peel Special Collections.

For further information, contact Helen Kwan Yee Cheung hkcheung@ualberta.ca

Details

Start:
May 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am
End:
August 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

University of Alberta

Venue

Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, Lower Level, Rutherford South
University of Alberta
Edmonton,
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Website:
https://bpsc.library.ualberta.ca/