Fonds AR113 - Charles Sedgwick fonds

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Charles Sedgwick fonds

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  • 1970-1973 (Creation)
    Sedgwick, Charles Peter, 1941-

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11 cm of textual records, 21 photographs

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Charles Peter Sedgwick was born in England in 1941. He obtained his BA from the University of Nevada in 1970, and his MA in Anthropology from the University of Victoria in 1973. He is now Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Fonds consists of six files of research material used in the production of Sedgwick's master of arts thesis concerning the Chinese community in Victoria, B.C.: The Context of Economic Change and Continuity in an Urban Overseas Chinese Community. The fonds includes photographs not reproduced in the thesis. The files consist of the following: 1.1 Essay, Categories and Techniques of Fund Raising in an Overseas Chinese Community, Sedgwick, Charles P., May 1973 1.2 Photographs: 24 prints b&w and colour relating to Victoria Chinatown events, scenes and businesses. Some reproductions from BC Archives, Victoria Colonist, and photographer Don Alan Hall. 1 illustrated page removed from a publication. 1.3 Academic papers, other authors, relating to Chinese settlement in Victoria, in Canada and in North America 1.4 Research material, various sources, photocopies, lists, transcriptions, many with annotations 1.5 Research data, survey responses, historical records transcriptions, research sources 1.6 Field notes and supporting references

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Donated to UVic Archives by Charles Sedgwick in 1995.


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  • Chinese
  • English

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Fonds includes copies of photographs which originate with the British Columbia Archives; UVic Archives does not have the right to grant permission to reproduce.

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A pdf file of The Context of Economic Change and Continuity in an Urban Overseas Chinese Community is available through UVicSpace, the University of Victoria's digital repository.

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1995-018. No further accruals expected.

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  • English

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