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LAM, Tom (fl 1970-2008)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4502
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: LAM, Tom (fl 1970-2008)
Date(s): 1968-2007
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.06 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): Lam | Tom | fl 1970-2008 | charity worker


Administrative/Biographical history:

Mr Tom Lam was born and brought up in Vietnam by ethnic Chinese parentage, before moving to the UK in the 1970s. He has worked in the catering trade and various other places, before his current employment in charity. Mr Lam worked as a project officer on the 'Footprints of the Dragon' project run by London Metropolitan Archives in 2007-2008. Most of the items donated by Mr Lam are gifts given to him by friends or the organizations involved.


Scope and content/abstract:

Personal papers of Tom Lam, charity worker, including photograph of students at the School for Chinese in Vietnam; edition of Chinese poetry; scroll of Chinese calligraphic work; magazines and journals.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Chinese and English.

System of arrangement:

LMA/4502/01: Photographs; LMA/4502/02: Printed Material.

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 this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This collection was acquired in 2008 as part of the 'Footprints of the Dragon' Heritage Lottery Fund project led by the Chinese National Healthy Living Centre.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The following Chinese community collections were acquired as part of '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:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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