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EAST LONDON CHINESE COMMUNITY CENTRE

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4499
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: EAST LONDON CHINESE COMMUNITY CENTRE
Date(s): [1990]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): East London Chinese Community Centre

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The aim of the centre is to support the local Chinese community. It runs regular programmes and events, such as exercise classes, aimed at all age groups. It is situated on Grundy Street, E14.

The items were donated by Mrs Kim Choi Chan, a community centre worker. Mrs Kim Choi Chan was originally from Malaysia. She arrived in the UK in the 1970s. K C Chan has worked in one of the first Chinese supermarkets in London and since the 1990s has been actively involved in community activities.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the East London Chinese Community Centre, comprising photograph of an exercise class at the Centre.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Photographs arranged under one series: LMA/4499/01.

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This collection was acquired as part of the 'Footprints of the Dragon' Heritage Lottery Fund project led by Chinese National Healthy Living Centre.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The following Chinese community collections were acquired as part of the 'Footprints of the Dragon' Heritage Lottery Fund project led by Chinese National Healthy Living Centre: LMA/4497-4515, 4518, 4520.


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
June to August 2010.

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