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Ban Seng Hoe fonds [textual record, sound recording]. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

2 cm of textual records.
2 audio reels (1 h, 8 min).

Scope and content

Fonds consists of a statement of the Wong Clan Association, Toronto, 1962, giving reasons for amalgamation of Wong Chiang Sia Tang and the Wong Yun Shan Kung So, as well as three conference papers on the Chinese community in Quebec and North America. Photocopies of three published essays concerning the Chinese community in Quebec and North America and copies of reviews of Dr. Hoe's book: Structural Changes of Two Chinese Communities in Alberta. Fonds also consists of sound recordings of an interview of Hoe by Peter Blackhouse for the radio program Between Ourselves; an interview in Cantonese of Sign Wong Tao by Dr. Hoe; and Chinese folk songs and lullabies in Cantonese.

Sound recordings
90: Open
Textual records
90: Open
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Sound recording: Reproduction and use in any form requires the written permission of the copyright owner and the written permission of the interviewees.

No finding aid

Biography / Administrative history


Dr. Ban Hoe was born in Malaysia. He received his training in sociology and anthropology at the University of Alberta and Vanderbilt University and did considerable research on the Chinese and other Asian communities in Canada for his personal research and as Senior Coordinator, Oriental Asiatic Programme, Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies.

Additional information

Presented in 1979 and 1981 by Dr. Ban Seng Hoe of Ottawa.

Location of originals note
Sound recordings: Originals held by Ban Seng Hoe.


Other system control no.

Related control no.

1978-0093 MISA