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Chinese Special Collections

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Henry Lok-Tin Lee (1901 - 1980) was born in Taishan, Guangdong Province, China. He devoted himself to serving the overseas Chinese. During his life , he was actively involved in education and worked as the teacher in many public schools in Vancouver. Besides, he was also on intimate terms with Kuomintang (Guo min dang), and was appointed to many important positions such as the representative for the national assembly of the Republic of China, the standing committee member of Kuomintang’s general party branch in Canada and so on. The UBC Library’s Henry Lok-Tin Lee Collection consists of many rare books donated by Steven Lee (Henry's son).  The collection contains a wide range of books on traditional Chinese medicine, literature and politics and history and so on in the early 20th century.

 

李樂天藏書

李樂天(1901-1980)生於廣東省台山市。他畢生服務僑社,致力於華僑教育,曾在多所溫哥華華僑公​​立小學任教。他與台灣蔣介石總統交往甚密,曾被委派為中華民國國大代表,國民黨駐加總支部常務委員等。不列顛哥倫比亞大學圖書館李樂天藏書系列由其子史蒂芬李捐贈。該系列內容廣泛,涵蓋20世紀初的中國傳統醫學,文學,政治以及歷史等方面。

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

These photographs were taken during the 13th Congress of Kuomintang’s General Party Branch in Canada in 1955. The second image shows the secretary-general Lok-Tin Lee giving a speech at the opening ceremony.

這兩張照片拍攝於民國四十四年中國國民黨駐加拿大總支部第十三次代表大會期間。圖二為李秘書長樂天主持宴會秩序。