Fonds PR053 - Toyo Takata fonds

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CA PR053


Toyo Takata fonds


  • [ca. 1905]-1934 (Creation)

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47 photographs.

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Biographical history

Toyo Takata was born in the family residence, near the Japanese Tea Garden on January 14, 1920. His father and uncle owned the Tea Garden and ran it until April, 1942, when they were expelled from Victoria and sent to detention camps in the British Columbia interior. Toyo Takata spent the war years in Slocan and later settled in Toronto, where he worked in the printing business. He married Martha Masato Hori on October 21, 1950.

Archival history

Gift of Toyo Takata; 3 accessions donated between 1986 and 1993.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of the Japanese Tea Gardens in Esquimalt, B.C. and of the Takata family.

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No further accruals are expected.

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There are no restrictions on access to these records.

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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright regulations.

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  • English

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    Accession Numbers: 993-064, v986-018, v989-019.

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    Created - 2022-03-23




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