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Early career [textual record, graphic material]. 

Series consists of



Place of creation


0.87 m of textual records.
1 watercolour.
1 drawing : pencil.
1329 photographs : 1002 b&w; 326 nitrate negatives; 1 b&w transparency.
Whole plate (6.5 x 8.5 in. or 16.5 x 21.5 cm.)

Scope and content

The series consists of three sub-series: Correspondence (1934-1951), Subject Files (1932-1953), and Photographs (1918-1964). The series consists of files covering Shoyama's early life and career, spanning his years at secondary school, at the University of British Columbia, work on The New Canadian, work with the Economic and Advisory Planning Board in Saskatchewan, and studies at McGill University. The series includes two oversize files of issues of The New Canadian.

Textual records
96: Restrictions vary
See restricted access form for details.
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
96: Restrictions vary
Archival reference no.

Additional information

Language note
Most of the material is in English, however, a small amount is in Japanese.