Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Kew Dock Yip
Dates of Creation
May 1990 - June 1990
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 3 audio cassettes (ca. 180 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Kew Dock Yip (b. 1906), the first Asian lawyer in Canada. Interview topics include: family history; Columbia University; University of British Columbia; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; Chinese Exclusion Act; acting career; community work. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes three audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (118 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the joint General and Regional Programme of 1990-1991.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-1-0-94
File or Item Forms a Part of

This file or item forms a part of the following group of records:

C 81-1 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files

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File or Item Restriction
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records located in container B436738; sound recordings located in container B436529 Note this information for retrieval of this item.To help you find what you need, also note the File/Item Ref. Code and/or the Creator Ref. shown above.