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Place of creation
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4 photographs col.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and photographs relating to the career of E.C. Mark, publisher of the "Shing Wah Daily News", 1925-1939, 1942, 1957, 19.5 cm; and two booklets commemorating the 50th anniversary of the "Shing Wah Daily News" published in Chinese, and a booklet, "A Tribute to Ernest C. Mark" in English and Chinese, 1972, 1973, 1.5 cm. The fonds also contains photographs showing the interior of the print shop of the "Shing Wah Daily News", Ont., 1977.
Photographs: No restrictions. Various copyright. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
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Biography / Administrative history
Ernest C. Mark came to Canada from China in 1916 to study medicine at the University of Toronto. Active in social and political organizations, he was unofficial mayor of Toronto's Chinatown for several years and was an active elder of the Chinese Presbyterian Church. He was publisher of the "Shing Wah Daily News", the largest Chinese newspaper in North America and one of the oldest surviving ethnic newspaper in Canada. In 1951 Mr. Mark was predeceased by his first wife Yuk Fong Mark. He later married Nancy Lau Mark.
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1. Publishers and publishing - Canada, [1928-1973] Shing Wah Daily News, [1925-1957]
2. Scrapbooks, [1925-1957] Chinese Nationalist League of Canada (Kuomintang), Eastern Division, [1925-1957]
3. Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.), [1925-1957] Chines Patriotic Federation of Ontario, [1925-1957]
4. Ernest C. Mark - Career, [1925-1957] "A Tribute to Ernest C. Mark" (Chinese), [1972-1973]
5. International relief - China, [1925-1957] "A Tribute to Ernest C. Mark" (English), [1972-1973]
6. Chinese - Canada, [1925-1957] Shing Wah Daily News. 50th Anniversary Booklet (Chinese), [1972-1973]
7. Manchuria (China) - History, [1925-1957]
8. Airplanes - Photographs, [1925-1957]
9. World War II - Civilian relief, [1925-1957]
10. Chinese organizations - Canada, [1925-1957]
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