Fonds 988.163.0001-0026, 989.065, 019.R.0016-0021 - John Kung Fonds

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John Kung Fonds

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CA MMBC 988.163.0001-0026, 989.065, 019.R.0016-0021

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  • 1938-1948 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual and photographic records.

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Kung, John

Biographical history

Mr. Kung worked for CPR's BC Coast Steamship Service for 50 years, retiring in 1975. Starting as a mess boy, he eventually became chief cook, and service on virtually every Coast Service Princess ship during his years with the company.

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Fonds consist of photographs, materials, and certificates detail Kung's immigration, and work on the Canadian Pacific Railway.

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Previously loaned, before being donated to the museum, by John Kung, 13 March 1987.


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  • English

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MMBC off-site storage

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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28 January 2019

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