Fonds MSS 233 (A2006-007) - Julia Kwong fonds

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Julia Kwong fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 233 (A2006-007)

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Textual material and audio-cassettes

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Julia Kwong was born in Hong Kong in 1946 and earned a B.A. from the University of Hong Kong in 1967. She received a M.Ed. from the University of Alberta in 1972 and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto in 1976. Kwong is a Distinguished Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Manitoba. In addition to monographs on education and political corruption in China, she co-authored with Gunter Baureiss, The History of the Chinese Community of Winnipeg in 1979. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2003.

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The fonds were donated to the Archives and Special Collections by Julia Kwong in 2006.

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The fonds consist primarily of photocopies, clippings, photographs, negatives, research papers, newsletters and directories relating to the history of Chinese Canadians and Chinese communities in Manitoba. Included are taped and transcribed interviews of Manitoba residents of Chinese ancestry. These materials were collected by Julia Kwong during her research for the Manitoba Chinese Historical Society. Also included are typescripts and correspondence relating to Kwong’s other works.

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Created in 2016.
Quality checked by Mary Grace Golfo-Barcelona on 02 June 2017.

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