Oral History

Mr. Kew Dock Yip 1990, 116 pages

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.).

Date Started: 22/05/1990

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine J.N. Kates

Number of pages: 116

Archive Details

Archive Link: http://ao.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARCH_LISTINGS/LISTINGS_DET_REP/REF_FILE%20C%2081-1-0-94?SESSIONSEARCH

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-94

Title: Interviews with Kew Dock Yip

Date: May 1990 - June 1990

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

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

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436738; sound recordings located in container B436529 )

Location: Interview conducted as part of the joint General and Regional Programme of 1990-1991.