British Columbia History Internet/Web Site
Historical Disciplines and Subjects: Ethnic /
Immigration / Emigration
To search for new or updated content, use the page-search function of
your Web browser and search on "date added" or "date updated". Dates are
entered as "yyyy.mm.dd", for example, "2001.08.23".
- Across the
Generations: A History of the Chinese in Canada (Sumner Group and
Collections). Date added: 2001.05.28.
- Asian Canadian includes links to
historical and genealogical resources under the Knowledge category.
- Becoming Canadian:
Pioneer Sikhs in Their Own Words (Canada's Digital
- Black Historical and
Cultural Society of British Columbia
- British Columbia
Black History Awareness Society
Canadian Historical Photo Exhibit (Chinese Canadian National Council
- A Chinese Canadian
Story: The Yip Sang Family (Vancouver Museum and
Doukhobor Collection, 1898-1930 (Electronic Document Centre, Simon Fraser
University Library). Searchable/browsable multimedia digital facsimile
collection which includes full-text books, book chapters, magazine articles,
and archival records preserved by SFU.
- Early Asian
Pioneers in Western Canada by Nadine FabbiShushan (Canadian Studies Center,
University of Washington)
- Harvest of
Dreams celebrates the centennial of the first Ukrainian immigrants to
Canada (Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre and Canada's Digital
- Home Children Canada
- Immigrant Voices (Canada's Digital
Collections). Produced and donated by Chinook Multimedia Inc. Date added:
- Immigrants to
Canada maintained by Marjorie P. Kohli (University of Waterloo, Ontario)
includes extensive emigration data and links.
Canadian Internment Information at the University of Washington Libraries
- Kootenay: An
Exploration of Historic Prejudice and Intolerance (Fort Steele Heritage
Town and Canada's Digital
- The Last Best
West: Advertising for Immigrants to Western Canada, 1870-1930 by Jean
Bruce (Canadian Museum of Civilization)
- Making History,
Constructing Race: Situating 'Race' in Time, Space and Theory, 25 to 28
October 1998, University of Victoria, Cadboro Commons Conference Centre
- Nikkei Place (National Nikkei Heritage
Centre Society) is a Web site and physical facility in Burnaby devoted to the
history and culture of Japanese Canadians
- Pioneer East
Indian Immigration to the Pacific Coast by T.S. Sibia includes text and
photographs documenting the experiences of East Indian immigrants to the US and
- Scotland's Transatlantic Relations
(STAR). Edinburgh, Scotland: University of Edinburgh and Centre of Canadian Studies. Summary:
"STAR's mission is to further the study of Scotland's connections with
North America and the Caribbean." The site includes the STAR Archive
with multimedia electronic resources relating to STAR's mission. Date added: 2002.10.25.
- TheShipsList (Sue Swiggum
and Marjorie P. Kohli). Date added: 2001.06.03.
- Swiss Guide
Centennial Festival, 1899-1999 (Golden) celebrated the arrival of Swiss
mountain guides to the Canadian Rocky and Selkirk Mountains.
- The Wallace B. Chung
and Madelaine H. Chung Collection (University of British Columbia Library).
Donated in 1999 by the the Chungs, the collection features documents and
artifacts relating to voyages of discovery to the Northwest Coast, immigration,
and the Canadian Pacific Railway. Date added: 2002.05.19.
Immigrants to Canada maintained by Marjorie P. Kohli (University of
Waterloo, Ontario) contains data and links pertinent to child immigrants.
Social Sciences section of Canadiana and British Columbiana
to Family History / Genealogy
Compiled by David
Mattison, Victoria Telecommunity
Network, BC. Copyright © 1995-2003 by David Mattison. This page may be
freely linked to but not duplicated in any fashion without my consent.