List of numbers and occupations of Chinese in British Columbia Public

A list of numbers and occupations of Chinese from communities all over British Columbia including Nanimo, Quesnelle, Cariboo, Lilloort, Lytton, Yale, Dog Creek, Clinton, Cache Creek, Kamloops, Boston Bar, Hope etc. Occupations listed include store employees, farmers, labourers, miners, butchers, barbers, wahsermen, doctors, and prostitutes. Also includes statistics about overall commercial conditions of Chinese merchants in British Columbia like the amount of business done, amounts of trade, the amount paid annually for rents to white people, what kind of merchandise is imported from China, Japan, and the United States by Chinese Merchants etc. A report to government officials on the "Chinese Question" denying the immorality of Chinese people in British Columbia is also included. 23 August 1884 (光绪十年七月初三)


In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 14 pages
Alternative title
  • 查明哥伦比亚华人事务覆英委员细册及说帖存稿
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 53.99983, -125.0032
Physical repository Collection
  • Chinese Canadian Collection
  • Donor: Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Victoria, B.C.)
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Acc. No.: 1977-084, 1.6, 1.6.03
Fonds title
  • Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association fonds
Fonds identifier
  • AR030
Is referenced by Date digitized
  • January 17, 2008
Technical note
  • 600 dpi TIFF, no colour correction, archived in Cataloguing on DVD, digitized by CDW. Metadata by MH and KD.
  • 1884
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests ( This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.
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