Japanese--British Columbia



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Central registry of the Immigration Branch

This series contains the Central Registry of the Immigration Branch of the Dept. of the Interior. These records (classified in the Public Archives of Canada as RG 76 Series 1) include deputy ministers' files, personnel dockets, and the operational records of federal government immigration agencies in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, and Continental Europe. Several files deal with Asian immigration and Doukhobor settlements in British Columbia. Also included are Registers of Chinese immigration at Port of New Westminster, 1887-1908 (RG 76 Series II) and headquarters registers of Chinese immigrants and residents, 1885-1903 (RG 76 series VI).

Canada. Immigration Branch

Correspondence and papers

Series consists of Alderman Wilson's correspondence and papers pertaining to his anti-Oriental stand during the years 1938-1942. It also includes papers, briefs and pamphlets concerning the Oriental situation in British Columbia and the West Coast of North America; school exercise book containing Sunday School picnic accounts and church camp accounts for various years during the 1930s.

Indexes to policy and subject files with regard to immigration

Alphabetical indexes to policy and subject files relating to immigration, citizenship, and other functions of the department. Includes dates and file numbers. The files form parts of RG 26, Citizenship and Immigration and RG 76, Immigration Branch, Public Archives of Canada.

Canada. Department of Citizenship and Immigration

Monthly statement of arrivals : British Columbia Immigration Act, 1903, Vancouver Dept.

  • GR-0978
  • Series
  • 1903

The series consists of a record book created by the Vancouver Immigration Dept. in 1903. Between 1900 and 1908, British Columbia passed nine acts which empowered officials to require prospective immigrants to pass a written test in any language of Europe prior to admission. Of the nine acts, eight were disallowed by the federal government and one (1907) was reserved by the Lieutenant-Governor.

The book records the names and passport numbers of Japanese passengers coming into the Port of Vancouver, the date of arrival, the name of the ship, where the passenger was from, and whether or not they were allowed to pass into Canada.

Canada. Immigration Branch

Provincial Secretary correspondence on diverse topics

  • GR-1668
  • Series
  • 1872-1934

The series consists of miscellaneous correspondence inward and outward on diverse topics. Most of these records pertain to the 1920s and early 1930s. Included are files dealing with the exclusion of Orientals (1921), the preservation of Craigflower schoolhouse and other historic sites, acquisitions (of paintings and photographs) by the Archives department, removal of Indian totem poles, petitions protesting the dismissal of Judge Helen Gregory MacGill (1929), and the Bedaux Sub-Arctic Expedition (1934). Early files include a memorandum on the benefits of establishing a Treasury Board for the provincial government (1872) and a letter of introduction for John Blair, landscape architect (1896).
Also included is a schedule referred to in order-in-council no. 911, confirmation of reserves, reductions of cut-off's and new reserves, Ditchburn-Clark Commission.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Public Works correspondence

  • GR-1615
  • Series
  • 1910-1970

The series consists of general correspondence files created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1910 and 1970.
The files are concerned primarily with Provincial Government buildings including the Parliament Buildings, Provincial Archives, Provincial Museum, as well as jails, courthouses, hospitals, office buildings, etc. throughout the province. The series also contains files relating to the control of Japanese nationals during World War II.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Star Shipyard (Mercers) Ltd. records

The series consists of general correspondence, work record files (including construction, repair and refit contracts), financial reports, ledgers, ship plans and the logs of the "Eva," a tug owned by the Mercer brothers.

The finding aid lists files concerning construction contracts, indicating vessels with their construction number, vessel name, type and owner.

Photographs in the series were transferred to Visual Records accessions 198105-6 and 197912-38. Ship plans were transferred to Map accessions M13846 and M13954.